Hobart is the capital of Australia’s smallest state – Tasmania, and Australia’s second oldest city. Located on the southeast coast of Tasmania, Hobart lies on the Derwent River protected by Kunanyi (Mt Wellington). The 221,000 inhabitants and frequent visitors make Hobart a lively city with heritage buildings, a decent restaurant scene, and manifold cultural offers. Tasmania is known for its unique nature resulting in almost 45% of its area being reserves, national parks, and World Heritage Sites.

Additional information may be found on the City of HobartHobart Travel Centre, and Discover Tasmania websites. If you have questions about visting Tasmania before and after the conference send an email to info@uas4rs.org.au.


View from Mt Murchison, NW Tasmania (Foto: R. Oncken)