Treasury And Finance Complex

21 Murray Street, Hobart

Saturday, Nov 13

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BOOKINGS OPEN 12 NOON, TUESDAY 26 OCTOBER, 2021

Architect: John Lee Archer (1824)

The eight buildings that make up what is now referred to as the Treasury Building are regarded as the most significant in Tasmania’s administrative history, including the oldest Supreme Court in Australia (built 1824). Over the following century another seven buildings were constructed, including the Police and Convict Office in 1835 and Public Offices in 1841, both of which were designed by colonial architect John Lee Archer. The latter, constructed by convict James Blackburn, was the first public building to house the Treasurer of Van Diemen’s Land. The complex has also housed offices for the Attorney-General, the Chief Justice, the Premier and various government ministers. What the future holds for this important site is yet to be revealed.

Pre-booked Tour Times: 10 am, 10.15 am, 10.30 am, 10.45 am, 11 am, 11.15 am, 11.30 am, 11.45 am, 12 noon, 12.15 pm, 12.30 pm, 1 pm, 1.15 pm, 1.30 pm, 1.45 pm, 2 pm, 2.15 pm, 2.30 pm, 2.45 pm, 3 pm, 3.15 pm and 3.30 pm

Duration: 45 minutes

BOOKINGS OPEN 12 NOON, TUESDAY 26 OCTOBER, 2021

Locations

CBD

Hobart

Building Types

Government

Intact Interior

Architectural Period

Pre-separation Colonial (1836-1850)

Features

Heritage

History of Hobart

Accessibilities

Level Changes

Stair Access Only

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