Traditionally the manufacturing heart of Tasmania, Glenorchy is experiencing increased diversification across industry sectors. We are home to an extensive range of professional services to support business growth and development. These include business incubation, banking, graphic design, engineering, technical, technology and science based services.
Glenorchy is the home of the Tasmanian Technopark. Devoted to developing, supporting and marketing internationally competitive technology and innovation-based industry in Tasmania for the local and global markets, the park’s businesses include:
- PML – Print Mail Logistics
- Tasmanian Institute of Sport (TIS)
The Technopark offers accommodation options to suit a range of businesses – from complete, self-contained, client-owned buildings to leased accommodation, including a business incubator.
Located on an exclusive headland overlooking the River Derwent, the Technopark’s 5-hectare site is 15 minutes from the Hobart city centre and 20 minutes from the Hobart International Airport.
Visit the Tasmanian Technopark website.
Glenorchy has long been the industrial hub of southern Tasmania; home to some of the state’s biggest international exporters:
- Nyrstar Hobart Zinc Smelter
- Mondelez International (Cadbury)
In the area of Prince of Wales Bay, we host world-leading international exporters in the maritime and defence industries:
- Taylor Brothers
- Liferaft Systems Tasmania
- CBG Systems
Arts, tourism and culture
Glenorchy’s cultural economy has flourished in recent years – with a growing emphasis on the thriving arts and tourism sectors.
Our community envisions our City’s future as an exciting and vibrant hub for arts and culture, forging a reputation as a leading tourism destination both nationally and internationally.
We are proud to be home to:
- Museum of Old and New Art (MONA)
- Moonah Arts Centre
- GASP! Art and Sculpture park (Montrose Foreshore)
- Mystate Bank Arena
- Elwick Functions and Events at the Tattersalls Racecourse
- Tasmanian Transport Museum
- Royal Agricultural Society of Tasmania
The City is proud of its diverse multicultural community; the area of Moonah is one of Tasmania’s most ethnically diverse communities. Combined with the advantage of large areas of flat land, close to services, the City of Glenorchy is the place of choice for aged care and community care providers such as:
- Migrant Resource Centre
- One Care
- Aveo Derwent Waters
- Hobart District Nursing
- St Johns Ambulance
- Community-based Support South
- Independent Health Care Service