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is a farming community in northern Tasmania
Tasmania is an Australian island and state. It is south of the continent, separated by Bass Strait. The state includes the island of Tasmania—the 26th largest island in the world—and the surrounding islands. The state has a population of 507,626 , of whom almost half reside in the greater Hobart...
. It has a population
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of fewer than 200. It has a church, graveyard
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and recreation ground. Nearby towns include Carrick
Carrick is a small town in northern Tasmania about west of Launceston on the Liffey River, and on the 'Old Bass Highway' or Meander Valley Highway. At the 2006 census, the town had a population of 439....
For the town of Bracknell in England, see BracknellBracknell is a small rural town in northern Tasmania, Australia. The town was established to serve the needs of the forestry industry but is now a centre for the local farming community. At the 2006 census, Bracknell had a population of 371...
Longford is a town in the north-east of Tasmania, Australia. It lies 175 m above sea level at the convergence of the Macquarie River and the South Esk River, 21 km south of Launceston. It is just south of the Illawarra Road, a road connecting the Bass and Midland Highways. It has a...
. Almost all the houses and farms are located on Bishopsbourne Road and there are a few back roads.
There has been increased activity of development in recent years, though none of it has been commercial.