Warrane, Tasmania facts for kids
North Warrane Oval with the Meehan Ranges in the background
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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).
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.
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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