About Devonport Council


Devonport will be a thriving and welcoming regional City living lightly by river and sea.

  • Strong, thriving and welcoming – Devonport is a regional leader with a strong economy.  It is a great place to live, work and play.
  • Valuing the past, caring for the present, embracing the future – We have been shaped by a rich cultural heritage and enthusiastically embrace present challenges and future opportunities.
  • Engaging with the world – We have an outward focus and send quality products and experiences to the world.  We welcome all to share our beautiful City and all it offers.
  • Living lightly by river and sea – We live lightly on our valued natural environment of clean rivers, waterways, beaches; rich agricultural land and coastal landscapes, so future generations can also enjoy this special place.


Devonport City Council is a values-based organisation. Values are the underlying attitudes that consistently affect all of our actions and decision-making processes.

We aim to make these values consistent across the entire organisation by the ongoing development of our staff.

  • Leadership – We will embrace a culture of leadership founded on respect, professionalism and integrity, to ensure we make strategic decisions today for tomorrow.
  • Customer Satisfaction – We will strive to consistently engage and communicate with our internal and external customers to meet desired outcomes.
  • Our People – We will respectfully work together by recognising each others talents, skills, experience and knowledge.
  • Continuous Improvement – We will continually evaluate current practices and changing needs to foster an adaptive and innovative environment.
  • Results and Accountability – We will be results focused and take pride in our successes and efforts and be accountable for our actions.


A commitment to excellence in leadership and service.