Hobart Town (1804) First Settlers Association Inc

Aims and Activities

The aims of the Hobart Town (1804) First Settlers Association are:

  • To commemorate and promote interest in the first and early settlers of Hobart both free and bond
  • To facilitate contact between descendants of the first and early settlers of Hobart
  • To collect, catalogue and preserve material of all types relating to the first and early settlers
  • To foster and promote awareness of Hobart's historical heritage
  • To encourage our members in their research, collection and the writing of their family's historical backgrounds

Our activities include:

  • Meetings at Moonah Community Centre, 7 Gormanston Road, Moonah on the first Tuesday in each month except in January
  • Trips to places of historical interest
  • Sharing information on our ancestors
  • Interesting monthly meetings with guest speakers
  • Floral Tribute each year on 20th February at the Hunter Street Monument to commemorate the foundation of Hobart
  • Quarterly Newsletters
  • Having our library resources available to (local and visiting) members
  • Celebrating historical Hobart events.


The committee, elected at the Annual General Meeting, consists of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Historian and one to seven financial members. The Association also has a Public Officer. Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional