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Population 1,439 (2011 census)
Postcode(s) 7250
Location 4.1 km (3 mi) from Launceston
LGA(s) City of Launceston
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) Bass
Suburbs around Prospect:
Summerhill West Launceston South Launceston
Prospect Vale Prospect Kings Meadows
Prospect Vale Youngtown Youngtown

Prospect is a small suburb of Launceston.

The Mount Pleasant Laboratories are Tasmanian government laboratories located in Prospect and include:

  • Diagnostic Services - Researching the Tasmanian devil facial tumor disease
  • Animal Health Laboratory
  • Water Microbiology Laboratory
  • Veterinary Pathology and Fish Microbiology
  • Seed Laboratory and Certification

A sawmill, stonemason, Tasmanian Independent Retailers state distribution centre dominate the area. There are a number of restaurants and shops along Westbury Road - Prospect's main commercial corridor - including Supa IGA. The Silverdome Complex is a multi use facility incorporating an indoor cycling track, netball courts and concert seating. The home of the Tasmanian Institute of Sport Offices.

41°29′0″S 147°8′23″E / 41.48333°S 147.13972°E / -41.48333; 147.13972Coordinates: 41°29′0″S 147°8′23″E / 41.48333°S 147.13972°E / -41.48333; 147.13972

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