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Whitemark
Tasmania
Population 598 (2006 census)
Postcode(s) 7255
LGA(s) Flinders Council
State electorate(s) Bass
Federal Division(s) Bass
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
17.8 °C
64 °F
9.8 °C
50 °F
741.8 mm
29.2 in

Whitemark is the main settlement of Flinders Island, in the Australian state of Tasmania.

Buildings

Whitemark has a local pub, called the Flinders Island Interstate Hotel. As well as a post office, a supermarket, a bakery, a petrol station, a mechanic, a library as well as small local produce businesses.

History

Whitemark Post Office opened around 1902.

The Hydro Tasmania developed power supply for the settlement in the 1980s

The local newspaper was the 'Island News'

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