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The City of Hobart and the State Department of State Growth manage different aspects of transport for access to and around Hobart.

Information on the range of transport access modes to the City and current projects the Hobart City Council is pursuing are available in this section along with other information relating to the road and transport network.

Work on a transport strategy for the City of Hobart for 2018-2030 began in late 2016. Four consultation papers and a draft strategy will be released for public comment between September 2016 and September 2017. To be involved in having your say on the transport strategy register at our Your Say website here:


In this section

  • Getting to Hobart

    Details on the various modes of transport to travel to Hobart from interstate and overseas.

  • Getting Around Hobart

    Details on services and travel choices for moving around our City.

  • Parking in Hobart

    Information about parking for your bicycle, motorcycle or car, including disability access in the city and the free park and ride service for the festive season.

  • Permits

    Council requires permits for work in the road reserve and for other related activities. Details are available here.

  • Lighting, Roads, Footpaths and Street Cleaning

    The Council is responsible for maintaining and replacing most of the physical assets within the road reservation. These include the road, footpaths, street lights, seats, trees, stormwater pits, street signs, barriers and services.

  • Managing the Transport Network

    The Council is responsible for the control of most traffic management functions in Hobart. The provision of traffic regulation signs and road markings is a shared responsibility with the State Government's Dept of State Growth.

  • Sustainable Transport Planning

    The Council has begun planning for a more sustainable transport system for Hobart.

  • TravelSmart

    TravelSmart programs are about encouraging Australians to reduce their reliance on private cars and make informed decisions regarding alternative transport options.

    If you have any requests or complaints please refer to the Councils Requests and Complaints page.

Customer Service Centre

16 Elizabeth St, Hobart
Office Hours: Mon–Fri 8.15am–5.15pm
Telephone (03) 6238 2711
Email coh@hobartcity.com.au

Postal address

Town Hall, Macquarie St
GPO Box 503
Hobart Tasmania 7001