Paper… it is used every day; writing, reading, information, creativity… have you ever thought about what goes into something you use so frequently?
Burnie has a 75 year tradition in paper making, which turned a seaside village into a booming industrial pulp and paper town. The industrial factory now closed, the cities association with paper continues today post factory with Creative Paper Tasmania where you can experience an enlightening hands on paper tour experience.
Learn ancient paper making techniques used to create beautiful, eco friendly Tasmanian papers. How materials such as recycled denim jeans, natural plant fibres, apples and even roo and wombat poo are used to make unique papers.
Explore the science, sustainability and recycling effort used by the boutique factory.
You also have the opportunity to make your own sheet of paper! So roll up those sleeves and get ready for a creative experience of a life time.
The beautiful papers made at Creative Paper are for sale, developed into wonderful stationery and souvenir products for sale.
Located within the magnificent Makers’ Workshop on the Bass Highway on the western side of Burnie.