Hobson-Latreille Reserve is categorised as Linear Open Space.
Linear Parks are low use public open space areas with primary uses for stormwater management, buffering or linkage. Recreation or active transport are secondary uses.
History behind the name
Named after the road it adjoins. Hobson Drive, Brinsmead is named after Alderman William Doyle Hobson who was present at the first meeting of the Municipal Council held in the Council Chambers on 22 July 1885. He was a prominent cane farmer and businessman in the shipping industry.