Visit Hobart in the 1960s by watching the video below!

Please be advised that this short film may contain words and descriptions that may be culturally sensitive, which reflect the attitude of the period in which it was produced, and which may be considered inappropriate today.

Tas That Was is a column that includes anecdotes of life in Tasmania in the past, as well as historical photographs of locations in Tasmania.

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