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Drawing Room at Hawey House

Hawley House prides itself on being an easily accessible, yet isolated 'place apart', making a perfect and exclusive conference venue. Hawley regularly hosts business conferences, government meetings and executive retreats. Conferences, Functions and meetings are catered for up to 30 delegates, other functions, seminars and workshops can seat over 100 attendees, with option to source external catering of your choice.

Below is a summary of our facilities, which are described in more detail in our conference information package. Our comprehensive conference packages and competitive all-inclusive quotes tailored to your requirements can be provided by contacting us.

Hawley is also a perfect venue to celebrate a special occasion.


  • Historic house set in a beautiful water gardens 

  • 150 ha property including our extensive native wildlife reserve.

  • Conveniently located between Launceston and Devonport on the Coast makes Hawley an ideal meeting point for statewide conferences and meetings.

  • Enjoy the secluded beach and gardens for your team-building or breakout activities for no charge.

  • View aerial location video


The following equipment is included for all conference room options, at no additional charge.

  • Chilled water & mints

  • Data Projector & screen

  • Photocopying.

  • Flip charts & butchers paper

  • White boards & markers

  • Wifi (free access)

  • Audiovisual (TV & DVD)

  • breakout rooms & spaces

Other equipment can be provided by prior arrangement at a modest hire fee.



With its impressive 14 foot ceilings, an enormous bay window overlooking the sea, a large fireplace and a concert grand piano, either can be set up for casual discussions or replaced by formal U-Shaped set up for up to 25 delegates.


The All Creatures Church (c.1878) is situated in a picturesque glade 100 metres away from the house. The windows provide ideal natural light, and the space is ideal for theatre-style presentations or lectures, for as many as 50 delegates.


The sandstone paved courtyard on the north of the house is covered by a airy permanent roof. The conservatory can seat up to 120 people on round tables, or for informal workshops and team-building activities, thespace is entirely flexible in how it can be set up.


The main dining room has the capacity to seat up to 30 delegates on one large table.


  • Exclusive use of the property guaranteed if your group books all the accommodation.

  • Competititve Group Rates apply for conference delegates or other events booked direct.

  • Beautifully appointed ensuite rooms for up to 16 single or up to 36 twin share.

  • Read more information about our accommodation.


Small groups up to 30 are catered for in-house using the freshest available ingredients and prepared on the premises.

Lunches, Morning and Afternoon Teas are served outdoors one of the sheltered lawns, weather permitting, or in the stately Drawing Room. All inclusive quotes are tailored to your requirements, please contact us for more information.

  • Lunches, Morning and Afternoon Teas as well as Evening meals & breakfast arranged according to your requirements, 

  • More about the dining room.

  • Larger events can choose an external caterer of your choosing- we can give you recommendations.  We can seat up to 150 guests in the conservatory which is a magical setting. 

  • A self-catering  group guest kitchen is available should you wish to arrange your own lunches or BBQ (only if all accommodation is booked by your group)


Tour Groups - whether it be a heritage tour, garden tour, golfing holiday, vintage car club or wildlife safari tour, for bus groups or a relaxing private holiday to play a few rounds of golf with friends, Hawley is the perfect place to base your Tasmanian tour! 


Accommodation for up to 40 guests and seating for functionsdinners and luncheons up to 150 delegates, in a unique & superb family home, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Christmas functions, office parties, conferences, executive getaways & meetings are all catered for with flair and gusto. For information packages or a tailored quote to suit your requirements and budget, please contact us.

Product Launch - Your exclusive & executive product launch can be hosted at Hawley House with elegance, originality & style. Hawley House is also the perfect Location for a Film Set, or a magnificent Photo Shoot!


We are more than happy to assist with breakout activities.

See also more information about day trips, or exploring our property, its wildlife and scenic surrounds. ​

  • Glorious beaches

  • Numerous Golf courses

  • Narawntapu National Park or Cradle Mountain 

  • King Solomon and Marcoopa Caves.

  • Fishing, Go-Kart, Paintball and horseriding can be arranged (offsite)

  • Penguin rookery tours on request

  • Day trip to Cradle Mountain

  • Wilderness scenic flights


  • 20 minutes east of Devonport

  • 1 hour drive west of Launceston

  • 12 minutes from Devonport Airport

  • 1.25 hours from Launceston Airport

  • 20 minutes from Spirit of Tasmania

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