Information about Tasmania
Information about Tasmania

The following links will take you to external sites that may provide useful information when considering filming in Tasmania.

Click here for general information about Tasmanian destinations.


The Bureau of Meteorology – Tasmania
ABC weather

Annual climate averages – Hobart
Annual climate averages – Launceston
Annual climate averages – Smithton
Annual climate averages – Lake St Clair
Annual climate averages – other

Daylight hours

Tasmania’s longest day of the year sees over 15 hours of sunlight, while its shortest has nine hours.

Sunset and sunrise times are available here 

Daylight saving commences at 2:00am on the first Sunday in October, when people put their clocks forward by one hour. Daylight saving ends on the first Sunday in April. 

Travel times

Tasmania’s compact size makes it an easy place to travel by car. It has a small population and there are very few freeways but the two-lane roads are mostly well-maintained and the traffic is light.

For other information, email Screen Tasmania or call (03) 616 55075


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