The Australia-Japan Society (Tasmania) Inc is a nonpolitical, nonprofit organisation that assists Australians (and in particular, Tasmanians) and Japanese in understanding each other’s culture.

The Society is involved in the organisation of numerous activities in various educational, cultural, social and commercial contexts. It is an incorporated body with an active committee of eleven, elected at the AGM held in April/May of every year.

Visiting Japanese nationals are welcome to participate in the Society, as are any Australians with an interest in Japan.


Japanese Film Festival – Hobart
8, 12 & 14 Oct | Hobart State Cinema
The Japanese Film Festival (JFF) is presented and run by The Japan Foundation, Sydney and is now an established calendar event. The JFF started in 1997 with three free film screenings by former Festival Director Masafumi Konomi and is now the largest Japanese film festival in the world. Learn More»


Membership is open to individuals, families, educational institutions, companies and government agencies interested in widening their understanding of Japan and its people, and who wish to share their common interest with others, in a friendly, social and productive way. Learn More»


PO Box 136, Sandy Bay, Tas. 7006
Patron - Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AM, Governor of Tasmania
Vice Patron - Mr Peter Shelley, Honorary Consul for Japan at Hobart
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