Elizabeth Street is the major street which runs South-East to North-West through the city and suburbs of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. It was named by the Governor of New South Wales from 1810-1821, Lachlan Macquarie, after his wife Elizabeth Macquarie. It starts at Sullivans Cove and runs north-westerly through the CBD of Hobart, the North Hobart shopping district, and changes to become New Town Road at the intersection with Augusta Road in New Town.The Elizabeth Street Pier extends into Sullivan's Cove (the Port of Hobart) from Franklin Wharf near the intersection with Elizabeth Street. Along the street are the General Post Office, the Hobart Bus Mall, the Elizabeth Street Mall, and Elizabeth College. Many major banks, insurance companies and retail outlets are situated on or close to Elizabeth Street.