Prospect, Tasmania

The Mount Pleasant Laboratories[2] are Tasmanian government laboratories located in Prospect and include:

  • Diagnostic Services - Researching the Tasmanian devil facial tumor disease
  • Animal Health Laboratory
  • Water Microbiology Laboratory
  • Veterinary Pathology and Fish Microbiology
  • Seed Laboratory and Certification

Launceston, Tasmania
Population1,722 (2016 census)[1]
Location4.1 km (3 mi) from Launceston
LGA(s)City of Launceston
State electorate(s)Bass
Federal Division(s)Bass
Suburbs around Prospect:
Summerhill West Launceston South Launceston
Prospect Vale Prospect Kings Meadows
Prospect Vale Youngtown Youngtown

Prospect is a suburb of Launceston.

A sawmill, stonemason, Tasmanian Independent Retailers[3] state distribution centre dominate the area. There are a number of restaurants and shops along Westbury Road - Prospect's main commercial corridor - including Supa IGA. The Silverdome Complex[4] is a multi use facility incorporating an indoor cycling track, netball courts and concert seating. The home of the Tasmanian Institute of Sport Offices.


  1. Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Prospect (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 December 2017.
  2. "DPIWE Biosecurity". Tasmanian Government. Retrieved 7 July 2009.
  3. "Tasmanian Independent Retailers". Retrieved 7 July 2009.
  4. "Silverdome Tasmanias Premier Sports and Entertainment Centre". Silverdome. Retrieved 7 July 2009.

41°29′0″S 147°8′23″E

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