Summer Activities Guide 2019-2020

Summer Activites Guide 2019 2020. Beach Fun

What’s on in Devonport this Summer – view the community activity guide here:   Download the Summer Activities Guide for 2019-2020   Summer 2019 Program (web) File size: 4.63 MB Updated: 06-12-2019 Download Preview

Devonport City’s 40th birthday celebration

Citys 40th celebrations

Devonport City Council will host a 40th celebration for the city’s birthday on Wednesday, 21 April in the Rooke Street Mall. Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff will cut the birthday cake at 3.15pm commemorating 40 years since Devonport officially became a city. The celebrations will include 80s music and a disco dome jumping castle, a photographic […]

Ambleside-Latrobe section of Coastal Pathway opens

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Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff joined in today’s official opening of the newest section of the Coastal Pathway extension. The 3.6km Latrobe to Ambleside section is a joint venture with Federal, State and Local government funding, with Devonport City Council financially supporting the new pathway section, on our side of the municipality border. Mayor Rockliff said the community […]

Mayor’s Message – 1 April 2021

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A special Easter message from our Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff, wishing everyone a safe and happy Easter this year. For more information on Council’s Easter opening hours please visit our website page here.

Council’s Easter opening hours

Easter opening hours

Council Offices will be closed for Easter from Good Friday, 2 April and reopen on Wednesday, 7 April 2021. HOUSEHOLD WASTE AND RECYCLING COLLECTIONS Households whose bins (waste and recycling) would normally be emptied on Friday, 2 April will instead have their bins collected on Thursday, 1 April.All residents are asked to place their bins […]

Bass Strait Maritime Centre collection EOI for valuation

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Devonport City Council invites expressions of interest (EOI) from individuals or organisations to undertake a complete valuation of the Bass Strait Maritime Centre’s maritime and local history collections. Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff said the Bass Strait Maritime Centre’s collection includes more than 3,000 objects and about 15,000 photographic negatives, acquired since1973. Cr Rockliff said it’s been almost 10 years since Council established the Bass Strait Maritime Centre, which is why a full evaluation of the collection […]

Mayor’s Message – 18 March 2021

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Tune in to our Mayor’s Message with Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff and find out what’s been happening in our great city. The Mayor covers:- International Women’s Day– Diamonds of Devonport– Devonport Food & Wine– Harmony Day- Citizenship ceremony- Know Your Odds competition– Devonport Motor Expo– Devonport Electrikhana

Calling all skateboard, scooter and BMX enthusiasts

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Skateboard, scooter, and BMX enthusiasts will converge at the Bluff Skate Park to compete for great prizes and bragging rights, as the Know Your Odds competition series returns to Devonport this Saturday, 20 March. Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff said the series is a partnership between Devonport City Council and Youth, Family & Community Connections (YFCC) […]

Devonport Food & Wine a culinary celebration

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A celebration of the Coast’s culinary excellence started today for this year’s new-look Devonport Food & Wine. For the next 14 days, the Devonport City Council event will take centre stage on the region’s culinary calendar and feature a range of events from high-end dinners and foodie tours, to high teas and free community events. […]

Shining the light on International Women’s Day

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Devonport women will have the chance to shine through a week-long program to celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day. From next Wednesday, 3 March, Devonport will host 10 events ranging from inspiring forums and massage pampering sessions, to belly dance classes, a Long Table Garden Tea and a panel presentation titled “I am woman … […]

Community input sought for historical Don cemetery

Don cemetery

Devonport City Council is seeking community input on management priorities of the historically significant Congregational Cemetery at Don. Considered to be one of the oldest congregational cemeteries in Tasmania, there are more than 700 known recorded burials and several unmarked sites, with the first recorded burial on 17 October 1865 of Elizabeth June and Jane Hodgkiss. Devonport Mayor, Councillor Annette Rockliff said community input will help guide the development of a 10-year master plan for the […]

Devonport Regional Gallery permanent collection EOI

Richard Wastell 2005 Not Far From Here EOI

Devonport City Council invites expressions of interest (EOI) from individuals or organisations to undertake a complete valuation of the Devonport Regional Gallery’s Permanent Collection of artworks. Council requires a suitably qualified valuer, preferably recognised as an Approved Valuer by the Cultural Gifts Program. Council will preference a valuer that can provide a valuation of all […]

Milojevic highlights the quest for cross-cultural identity

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A contemporary exploration of cultural identity and the complexities of a cross-cultural position best describes renowned artist Milan Milojevic’s solo commission exhibition Terra Incognita: A duck-billed what?, which opened on Friday at the Devonport Regional Gallery. The Hobart-based artist is a first generation Australian of German/Serbian parents, and for 40 years has engaged with the dilemma of growing up and belonging to three countries and finding a space ‘in […]