Governor Lachlan Macquarie's name is in many places in NSW: Lake Macquarie, Macquarie River, Macquarie Marshes, Mount Macquarie, Port Macquarie, Lachlan River, Macquarie Pass, Macquarie St, Macquarie Place, Macquarie Lighthouse, and Macquarie Fields. Fort Macquarie stood on Bennelong Point. In Tasmania: Macquarie Island, Macquarie River, Macquarie Sts, Hobart and Evandale. Also a pub, Shopping Centre, a suburb of Canberra, an electoral division, a hospital, a University, and a bank.
Panshanger Estate is set on the banks of the Lake River, located near the town of Cressy and Tasmania’s historical Heritage Highway. Declared “one of Australia’s most elegant houses” by Country Style Magazine, this idyllic rural retreat provides a perfect atmosphere to relax and recharge. Explore historical buildings, stroll through breathtaking English gardens and riverside woodlands, or take advantage of unrivalled access to kilometres of top fly fishing.
Ross Ross sits on the banks of the Macquarie River, and is one of Australia's most appealing convict-built stone villages. What's special about Ross? Home to Australia's third oldest bridge. Cobble-style paths and grand old elm trees line the main street.