Lifestyle Information

Bell Bay Aluminium operates the southern hemisphere’s oldest aluminium smelter 45km north of Launceston and 5km from the coastal town of George Town.  Producing 180,000 tonnes of primary aluminium per year Bell Bay Aluminium contributes significantly to the Pacific Aluminium “from mine to market” group.  

Direct flights from Melbourne (50 minutes), Sydney (1 hour 20 minutes) and Brisbane (2.5 hours) will have you in Launceston quickly and without fuss - or perhaps book your car on the Spirit of Tasmania for an overnight Bass Strait crossing from Melbourne.

The Launceston Tamar Valley region offers an enviable lifestyle.  Everything you need to have an amazing Tasmanian experience is right on your doorstep including one of the top 10 wine routes in the world, the Tamar Valley Wine Route (Essential Travel magazine (UK), June 2011), gourmet food, history and heritage, wilderness, adventure and beaches.

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