City of Hobart publications listing

Publications are available (unless otherwise specified) from:

Customer Services
Hobart Council Centre
16 Elizabeth Street
Hobart 7000

Phone: 03 6238 2711

Please contact if you experience difficulty in obtaining reference copies of City of Hobart publications that are no longer available for purchase.

Available publications

Planning Documents

Planning Schemes can be accessed from the Planning Schemes page.

A number of publications relating to the Wellington Park are available through the Wellington Park Management Trust website, or contact for more information.

Wellington Park Management Trust Publications

Name Author
Wellington Park Social Values and Landscape – An Assessment A. McConnell, 2012. Wellington Park Management Trust
Hobart Mountain Water Supply System Conservation Management Plan Futurepast Heritage consulting 2012. City of Hobart
Design guidelines – Hobart Mountain Water Supply System Urban Initiatives and Arterial Design, 2013, City of Hobart and Wellington Park Management Trust
Conservation Management Plan for former Exhibition Gardens, The Springs, Mount Wellington Lee Andrews and Associates Heritage Consulting. Hobart City Council, 2006
Fire Management Strategy for Wellington Park plus Appendices Wellington Management Trust. 2006
The Springs Initial Conservation Policy A. McConnell Wellington Park Management Trust.
Wellington Park Management Plan Wellington Management Trust, 2013


History and heritage publications

Name Author Price
Underground Hobart, The World Beneath the City Peter MacFie, 2008 $24.95
Settlement of Hobart 1799-1805 Kathryn Evans, 2003 $27.50
Architecture From the Edge Leigh Woolley and Barry McNeill, 2002 $50.00
Founding of Hobart 1803-1804 Frank Bolt, 2004 $36.99
A Quarry Speaks: A History of Hobart’s Salamanca Quarry* Anthony R Hope, 2006 $55.00
The Heart of Hobart CD Thomas Heywood, 2020 $25.00
The Heart of Hobart DVD Thomas Heywood, 2020 $35.00
A tranquil haven: A history of Cornelian Bay Lindy Scripps, 2006 $29.95
Growing with strength: History of Hobart City Council 1846 - 2000 Stefan Petrow & Alison Alexander, 2008 $70.00
Here's cheers: a pictorial history of hotels, taverns & inns in Hobart C.J. Dennison, 2008 $39.95
The History of Early Water Supply of Hobart 1804-1904* P.G Crawford and K.A Ryan, 1988 $30.00
Hobart's Tram Trilogy David Kirby, 2008 $60.00
100 Hobart Houses: 1901 - 2000 M. Morris, 2001 $49.95
The Mountain: A people's perspective Emily Stoddart, 2004 $38.50
New Fences for Old Houses: A guide to designing a traditional fence for your home City of Hobart, 2003 $20.00
*The Romance of Mount Wellington John and Maria Grist, 2011 $29.95
This Southern Outpost: Hobart 1846 - 1914 J. Clark, 1998 $27.95
The Story of St David's Park* W.H. Hudspeth, 1975 $30.00
Women's Sites and Lives in Hobart Lindy Scripps, 2000 $20.00
Beneath the Mountain: The History of South Hobart Alison Alexander, 2015 $40.00
Salamanca Market – A Short History of a Long Market Bernard Lloyd, 2014 $15.95
Municipal Magnificence: The Hobart Town Hall 1866-2016 Peter Freeman, 2016 $69.95
Building on Firm Foundations: the Cooper Family in Tasmania, Stonemasons, Builders and Architects* Lorraine Dooley, 2014 $49.00
Hobart Town or Summer Holiday Resort in the Antipodes Ludwig Salvator and Eva Meidl, 2011 $49.50
A Favourable Progression, A Thematic History of South Hobart Ian Terry, 1999 $15.00
Crescent Fields, A Thematic History of West Hobart Godden Mackay Logan, 2002 $15.00
The People's Park, Historical Overview of Queens Domain Ian Terry and Austral Archaeology, 2002 $15.00
A Respectable Neighbourhood, A Thematic History of Sandy Bay Ian Terry $15.00
A Thematic History of Hobart’s City Fringe
Kathryn Bennett $15.00

Publication is not published by Hobart City Council