Tunnack, Tasmania

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Tunnack is located in Tasmania
Coordinates42°28′21″S 147°27′04″E / 42.4725°S 147.4511°E / -42.4725; 147.4511Coordinates: 42°28′21″S 147°27′04″E / 42.4725°S 147.4511°E / -42.4725; 147.4511
Population178 (2016)[1]
Location25 km (16 mi) SE of Oatlands
LGA(s)Southern Midlands
State electorate(s)Lyons
Federal Division(s)Lyons
Localities around Tunnack:
Stonor Baden, Stonor Whitefoord
Rhyndaston Tunnack Woodsdale
Colebrook Colebrook Levendale

Tunnack is a rural locality in the local government area of Southern Midlands in the Central region of Tasmania. It is located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) south-east of the town of Oatlands. The 2016 census determined a population of 178 for the state suburb of Tunnack.[1]


Tunnack was gazetted as a locality in 1974. The name is an Aboriginal word for “cold”.[2]


The Coal River forms much of the northern and western boundaries.[3]

Road infrastructure[edit]

The C312 route (Tunnack Road / New Country Marsh Road) enters from the north and runs through to the south-east, where it exits. Route C342 (Eldon Road) starts at an intersection with C312 and runs south-west until it exits.[2][4]


  1. ^ a b "2016 Census Quick Stats Tunnack (Tas.)". quickstats.censusdata.abs.gov.au. Australian Bureau of Statistics. 23 October 2017. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Placenames Tasmania – Tunnack". Placenames Tasmania. Retrieved 5 June 2020. Select “Search”, enter 1288K, click “Search”, select row, map is displayed, click “Details”
  3. ^ Google (5 June 2020). "Tunnack, Tasmania" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved 5 June 2020.
  4. ^ "Tasmanian Road Route Codes" (PDF). Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment. May 2017. Archived from the original (PDF) on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 18 May 2020.