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Mac Point has been many things to many people


For almost 200 years, Mac Point has been used as a farm, an abattoir, lumber yard, a gas works, cold store, goods storage, for heavy industry, rubbish disposal, the military, freight, and rail. As a result, the site’s soil and ground water has been polluted over time with a combination of fuels, heavy metals and other contaminants. Prior to this short history, the site was used by the Tasmanian Aboriginal community, which is evident from the corporation's recently completed archaeological investigations. 

To help showcase the historical uses of the site, Mac Point has begun to display the first suite of Interpretation Boards along the fencing on Davey Street.  Further Interpretation Boards are being finalised.  Watch this space for where they will be installed.

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