Newnham is a suburb of Launceston. Newnham is located on the East Tamar Highway, on the eastern side of the Tamar River.

The University of Tasmania, Australian Maritime College and TasTAFE have a campus in Newnham. Mowbray Indoor Sport 'n' Skate is also located in this area.

The suburb was nearly named "Mowbray Heights" in 1961, but this was not gazetted.[2]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Newnham (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 December 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
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Coordinates: 41°23′S 147°08′E / 41.383°S 147.133°E / -41.383; 147.133