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Below is information about key organisations and service providers around the municipality. If you'd like to know more, please contact us

Find more community services near you by visiting the FindHelpTAS website, a free online directory with over 900 services that support health and wellbeing across Tasmania.

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If you're moving to Launceston and planning to bring your fury friend, please see our Animals page for more information, including how to register your dog with Council.


Care for Kids helps find childcare facilities near where you live in Launceston - just type in your postcode.

Domestic, Family & Sexual Violence

To locate support services for domestic, family and sexual violence in your area, please refer to the FindHelpTAS website

FindHelpTAS is a free, online directory with over 900 services that support the health and wellbeing of Tasmanians and our communities.

Education and Training

The Department of Education has a complete list of primary schools, high schools and colleges around Launceston. 

The city is also home to the University of Tasmania and Australian Maritime College. These are two major tertiary training institutions that attract students from across the globe.

TasTAFE offers an extensive list of vocational training courses.

Launceston's main library, Launceston Library, is located in leafy Civic Square. There's a wide range of books to borrow plus a café to enjoy a quiet moment. There are also great research facilities including newspaper records and adult education courses that run all-year round.


There are a range of employment agencies operating in Launceston to support your employment search, these include:

Free public Wi-Fi

Free public Wi-Fi is available in the City. See the map here for locations.


Whether you're looking for information on how to reduce graffiti around your neighbourhood, school or business, the below resources will offer a guide for helpful tips and contacts within the community. 

Hospitals and Medical Centres

Tasmania's public health system includes four major hospitals plus support services and smaller medical facilities in regional areas.  

The Launceston General Hospital is located on Charles Street and includes the W.P. Holman Clinic. See the Department of Health and Human Service's website for more information.

Calvary runs two private hospitals, Calvary St Luke's and Calvary St Vincent's.

Public Toilets

The Federal Government's National Public Toilet Map helps you find public toilets, baby change facilities and showers around the Launceston municipality. 

See the map here


There is a huge range of leisurely things to do and see around Launceston, from bike tracks to museums, swimming pools to boutique shopping. See our Recreation page for more information. 


The City of Launceston prides itself on constantly striving to reduce its contribution to landfill.

Explore more about our recycling programs online here.

Visit the Rethink Waste website for tips on how to manage your household waste.


The City of Launceston's free Tiger Bus transports people to popular locations around the city. See the timetable here.

Metro Tasmania is the state's major bus service and operates in most suburbs and surrounding areas of Launceston. See the Metro timetable here. For more information, see our Parking page.