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Kingston, Tasmania


Kingston is located in the Hobart region of Tasmania.  It is the largest town in the Kingborough area, located south of Hobart. Kingston is the home of the Australian Antarctic Division's research facilities. The centre also provides support to the field stations in Antarctica. There are public displays of historic items and photographs from Antarctic expeditions

Botanist Robert Brown discovered the picturesque beach in 1804 and the first settlement was called Browns River. The town is now a developing resort and commuter suburb for Hobart and looks across the Derwent River to South Arm.
 
   

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