Perth is a town in northern Tasmania, Australia. It lies 20 km south of Launceston, on the Midland Highway. The town has a population of 2,239 and is averaging a 1% increase per year (2001 census). Perth is part of the Northern Midlands Council. Former Federal Lyons MHR Eric Hutchinson also has an office in the town. At the 2006 census, Perth had a population of 2,239.
It is the first major town out of Launceston on the route to Hobart, and also serves as a major junction for people bypassing Launceston on the route from Hobart to the northwest of the state.
Like nearby Longford, Perth is a historic town with many buildings dating back to the early 19th century.