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Warrane
HobartTasmania
North Warrane Oval.jpg
North Warrane Oval with the Meehan Ranges in the background
Population: 2194
Postcode: 7018
LGA: City of Clarence
Federal Division: Franklin
Suburbs around Warrane:
Rose Bay Lindisfarne Flagstaff Gully
Montagu Bay Warrane Mornington
Rosny Park Bellerive Mornington

Warrane is a suburb of Hobart, Tasmania, in the City of Clarence. It is approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) from Hobart's CBD. It is located between Rosny Park and Mornington and runs parallel to the Tasman Highway.

Warrane is a primarily residential suburb, and is served by Rosny Park for commercial services.

Public facilities include Warrane Primary School, Clarence Campus of The Tasmanian Polytechnic and the Tasmanian Academy (formerly TAFE Tasmania).

History

The current Post Office opened on 1 June 1955. An earlier office named Montagu Bay opened in 1923, was renamed Warrane that year, Montagu Bay in 1944 and closed in 1951.

Meehan Range

On its north-eastern side, Warrane abuts the Meehan Range, a bushland area with bush walks, cliffs, and views of Mount Wellington and surrounding areas. The ranges are home to native wildlife including Tasmanian devils and tiger snakes.


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