Stanley goes to Hollywood

Due for release 3 November 2016 across Australia, this DreamWorks production was filmed on location in Stanley, Tasmania. The Light Between Oceans is a 2016 romantic period drama film written and directed by Derek Cianfrance and based on the 2012 novel … Read More

Welcome to our new website!

We’re excited to finally have our new website online and we hope you find the site easy to use and enjoy looking back at the history of the Old Cable Station.

In 1936 the eyes of the engineering world were on Tasmania…

Although as early as 1859 Tasmania was linked to the mainland of Australia by a cable laid across Bass Strait this could be used only for telegraphy communications. With the laying of a new submarine cable the Post Office achieved … Read More