Current Works and Projects

Capital Works Program 2020 – 2021

The Devonport City Council has announced a capital expenditure program of more than $25 million as  part of its 2020-2021 Budget.

A total of $15.56 million has been allocated for new capital works, in addition to over $10 million in works funded in the current Budget which will be carried forward into the 20/21 financial year.

The LIVING CITY Waterfront Parkland project will account for almost half of the new planned capital expenditure, with Council contributing 25 per cent of the allocated $8 million and the remainder coming from promised Federal funding.

Download your copy of Council’s Forward Capital Works Program below.

Current Works and Projects

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Please note some dates may change due to weather conditions and changes to the works program.

For more information about any of the works listed below please contact Customer Service on 03 6424 0511.

Don Reserve Pedestrian Rail Crossing Upgrades

This project will upgrade the approach, crossings and signage at the three Don Reserve crossings, noting that other operational work may be required to close off informal and unsafe access points.

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Don River Rail Trail

To provide a recreational path between the Don Hall and Tugrah Road. Provides a link to Tugrah Road only a short distance from one of the entry points to the Kelcey Tier Greenbelt. 

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Don/Lovett/Sorell intersection upgrades

Since the installation of traffic signals in 2012 at the intersection of Don Road, Lovett Street and Sorell Street a significant number of crashes has occurred. The crashes cover a wide range of crash types and modes of transport, including a motorcyclist, a pedestrian, and light vehicles.

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East Devonport Football Club changerooms upgrade

The project involves the construction of new changeroom facilities to encourage the involvement of more women in the sport.

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Electric Vehicle charging station

Electric vehicles are becoming more common on Tasmanian roads, and as their number increases, so will the benefits to the community. Council received funding from state government undertake and funds allocated is council contribution is to complete the project.

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Girdlestone Park Lighting Upgrade

The project involves the design and construction of lighting to regional training specifications.

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Highfield Park – New Barbecue Shelter

This action is to install basic shelter with single electric barbecue and water supply for cleaning purpose. The facility will increase the utilisation of the park by local families and provides an area for food preparation for those without other options

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Hiller and Smith Streets stormwater improvements

 This allocation is required to reduce the risk of flooding in Smith and Hiller Streets and to provide drainage discharge points.

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Horsehead Creek – New Toilet Block and Link Path

Construction of a single accessible unisex toilet including link to existing path network.

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Installation of Public Recycling Bins

A large portion of waste collected in public places is recyclable, including plastic and glass bottles, cardboard and paper. Currently, this material goes to landfill, which is avoidable by providing public recycling bins ‘side by side’ with waste bins.

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