General Manager's Roll for Local Government elections

Local Government elections are held every four years in October (next elections are due in 2022).  

Who can vote? 

Those entitled to vote in the Devonport City Council election are those who are enrolled on the State Electoral Roll (Tasmanian House of Assembly Roll) at an address in the Devonport municipality or those who are enrolled on the General Manager's Roll for the Devonport municipal area. 

Am I eligible for the General Manager's Roll?  

You may be eligible for the General Manager's Roll if: 

·                 If you are a resident in the Devonport municipality but are not eligible for the State Electoral Roll (eg. you are not an Australian Citizen); or  

·                 You own or occupy land in Devonport but do not live in Devonport (eg. you lease a shop or own a rental property); or 

·                 You are the nominated representative of a corporate body which owns or occupies land in Devonport. 

Enrolment on the General Manager's Roll is not automatic. 

If you believe you are eligible for inclusion, please complete the appropriate form (GM Roll – Non-Resident(PDF, 62KB)  for those who are not on the State Electoral Roll, but a Devonport resident; or are on the State Electoral Roll, but not for the Devonport municipality, but own or occupy land in Devonport); or GM Roll – Corporate(PDF, 63KB)  for those who are the nominated representative of a corporate body owning or occupying land in Devonport). 

If you wish to seek further information regarding eligibility prior to completing a form, please contact Council on 6424 0511 or email council@devonport.tas.gov.au  

Where do I submit the enrolment form? 

Forms may be mailed to the following address: 

The General Manager 

Devonport City Council 

PO Box 604 

Devonport TAS 7310; or  

emailed to council@devonport.tas.gov.au; or 

handed to Customer Services at Devonport City Council (Level 2, 137 Rooke Street, Devonport).  

If you are eligible for inclusion on the General Manager’s Roll, written confirmation of your inclusion will be provided.  You will also be advised in writing if you are not eligible for the Roll. 

 If you have previously enrolled for the General Manager’s Roll and wish to re-confirm your eligibility, please contact Council on 6424 0511 or email council@devonport.tas.gov.au