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The great storm of May 10th. - Photo Gallery


Local news and events 

 Read March 2018 Taroona News online

Now calling for articles for winter edition of Taroona News (deadline Sat. 16 June).

Send submissions to :

Congratulations to designer Duncan Meerding.

Winner of the best floor light in the international light award @darc_awards.

See photos of Duncan's winning design here:

Alexander Technique comes to Taroona

Weekly group classes at Taroona community hall. Batchelor Way, Taroona. Starting 24 July 2018.

Tuesdays 12.30pm to 2.30pm (during term time) more...

Bowls Club Kitchen: Counter meals Friday and Saturday evenings, 5.30-8.30pm.


Taroona residents Jason and Michael Ketchell who are now offering good value counter meals on Friday and Saturday evenings.

Bookings are appreciated although 'walk-ins' are welcome. Phone 62278243.

Bar: The bar is open every day from 3.30 pm, closing late on Friday and Saturday nights.

See the Facebook page:

Plasticwise Taroona - Happy first Birthday!

Next bag-making workshop including mending session at the Picnic Basket Cafe Mon. 25th June 2018 from 6.30-8.30pm.  All welcome, see Facebook page for details.


Also See Plasticwise Taroona Facebook Page

July 7-8: Giant second hand book sale at the old shopping centre

Now accepting donations in the old supermarket space at the end of the 'mall' in the old shopping centre. Workers will be there to accept your donations 10-12 on Tuesday mornings, and 2-4pm on Thursdays.


Latest Newsletter for Bushfire-ready Neighbourhoods (Issue 12, May 2018)  here...

Taroona Area Community Bushfire Protection Plan

Bonnet Hill Area Community Bushfire Protection Plan

Picnic Basket Cafe open early morning until 3 pm

See the Facebook page:

News for Garden enthusiasts...  TGF page

****Locals move to build a biochar kiln for sawmill waste - see Christina's and Bodie's crowdfunding appeal****

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


About us

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.

Read more about us here  l  Google map of Taroona