Navy Headquarters Tasmania (NHQ Tasmania) was established as a support office in June 1994, following the closure of the Huon, Encounter and Moreton establishments. The office is located within Anglesea Barracks, Hobart.
The primary role of NHQ Tasmania is to provide support to Australian and foreign military ships, submarines and aircraft, administrative support to Navy personnel working in the Tasmanian region, and to represent Navy in the local community.
Tasmania experiences a cool climate with summer maximum temperatures averaging around 24 degrees, and winter maximums around 12 degrees. There are a wide range of attractions on offer in the state including many historic sites, outdoor activities, national parks, wildlife parks, markets, festivals and other cultural activities.