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Taroona Community Website

We respectfully remember the muwinina, whose homelands we now live upon here in Taroona. We are grateful for their care of the land and for the deep knowledge their descendants carry.

 About Taroona

Taroona is a southern suburb of Hobart, on the island of Tasmania in the Southern ocean. Hobart is the capital city of Tasmania, Australia's island state.Taroona, on the banks of the Derwent River estuary, is part of the Kingborough municipality, and lies at Lat. 42°56 South,  Long. 147°20 East.

Our suburb has about 1700 households. There are no shops, but there is a cafe, The Picnic Basket, and a Bowls Club with a bar and occasional restaurant. A number of small businesses including a masseuse, dog vet and food preparation service operate from the former shopping centre.

Taroona is home to a high school and a primary school, a playcentre (3-5 year olds) and a campus of the UTAS Institute of Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS).

Read more about us here  l  Google map of Taroona

Congratulations to the Taroona Community Association!

Awarded Kingborough Council 2021 Community Group of the Year.


Some of the TCA committee members at Taroona BeachSome of the TCA committee members at Taroona Beach


The Taroona Community Association has been awarded the Kingborough Council 2021 Community Group of Year at the awards ceremony in January.  This is a great acknowledgement of all that this dynamic group of achieved this past COVID year forging networks of communication and care during the COVID pandemic and more recently the bushfire communication network. Kindness, respect and care are stand out qualities that hold our Taroona community together.

Thanks to the 2020 committee members - Jill Hickie, Janette Power, Fiona Rice, Anne Parrott, Alison Phillips, Liz Haywood, Roger Kellaway, Damian Devlin, Dal Andrews, Maureen Robinson, and recently joined committee members Oberon Carter and Marilyn Pauley. Additional thanks to Deirdre Brown the Taroona website coordinator and the many volunteers who help distribute the quarterly Taroona News  to all 1400 Taroona households. The photo of the committee below does not include some of these key committee members.



 Community Bushfire Protection Plans 2019

Taroona Protection Plan    l    Bonnet Hill Protection Plan

Tasmanian Fire Service website for alerts and bushfire information

 Join the Taroona Good Karma Facebook Page to connect with your community