Hobart’s GPO was one of the first public buildings opened in Tasmania after Federation. Recently restored, the sandstone building’s famous clock and tower were actually funded through public subscription by the people of Hobart.


Address: 9 Elizabeth St, Hobart

Open: Pre-booked tours only, Saturday 5 November

Highlights: Heritage restoration, see inside the clock

Tours: 10am, 10.30am, 11am, 11.30am, 12pm, 1.30pm, 2pm, 2.30pm, 3pm & 3.30pm

Building specs: Type: Post office, Built: 1906, Architect: Alan C Walker