Live & Work


George Town is ideally located with strong industries and a skilled labour force with a population of 6906.  It has accessible and affordable town, country or coastal living with excellent medical facilities, schools and shopping.  It has great access to recreation, heritage and the natural environment.  Located only 45 minutes from the Launceston Airport and located 50km North of Launceston.

George Town has a range of available land, including:

  • Residential
  • Rural Residential
  • Commercial
  • Industrial

Education and Childcare

There are three Primary Schools and one High School.

Health & Emergency Services

The following are availble at George Town:

  • Hospital
  • Ambulance
  • Police
  • Fire
  • SES
  • Aged Care with Independent Living Units, Assisted Living and 24 hour care.
  • Child and Family Centre


There is a regular daily bus service to Launceston and return.

Technology and Communications

George Town is connected to the NBN.


George Town has a number of employment opportunties with two large industrial businesses in Bell Bay Aluminium and South 32.


For any further information please contact Council on (03) 6382 8800 or email