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

Coastal artists reveal talents at North West Art Circle exhibition

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Coastal artists will take centrestage once again at the annual North West Art Circle’s Community and Awards exhibition, which opens tonight at the Devonport Regional Gallery. North West Art Circle is a well-known group based on the North West Coast of Tasmania, with a member’s base of about 60 people, who all share their passion […]

Mayor’s Message – 28 July 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 the:-  Waterfront Park project– COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic– Kiah Place Playground upgrade- Meercroft Park facility opening- More parking along Bluff Road.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbVzivemIx0&t=5s

Devonport Jazz update

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Devonport Jazz is only two sleeps away and the good news is, at this stage, ARIA-Award winner Katie Noonan is still able to attend and will be performing an intimate acoustic concert at the paranaple arts centre on Friday 23 July. With herself on piano and vocals, and Zac Hurren on saxophone, it will be […]

Maritime Careers and Study Talk

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The Bass Strait Maritime Centre will be hosting an information session about careers and study options with the Australian Maritime College (AMC), on Tuesday 27 July. This talk is aimed at Year 10-12 students who may be considering a career in the maritime industry, or anyone who is looking at a career change. Academic Damon […]

Devonport Jazz ready to roll from next Thursday

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This year’s Devonport Jazz is gearing up to be a musical feast for all ages, as organisers prepare for the 20th award-winning festival to start next Thursday, 22 July. Despite some travel restrictions affecting parts of the country, no Devonport Jazz events have been cancelled as a result, and Devonport City Council Events Coordinator and Festival Producer Maree […]

Financial assistance grants program now open

Financial assistance grants July 2021

Devonport City Council is encouraging community groups, clubs and organisations to apply for the latest round of the Financial Assistance Scheme grants. Devonport Acting Mayor Alison Jarman said Council has supported many beneficial projects through the grants program and encouraged those interested to assess their strategic goals and requests that may be suitable under the […]

Funding supports Devonport Judo Club’s new ‘Dojo’

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The Devonport Judo Club now has state-of-the-art training facilities thanks to funding assistance from the Devonport City Council. Through Council’s Major and Minor Financial Assistance Grants Scheme, the Club underwent a major refurbishment to transform its Forbes Street premises into a modern “Dojo”, suitable for the diverse needs of the Devonport judo community. Devonport Mayor […]

Devonport home for new Australian citizens

Citizenship ceremony June 2021

Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff welcomed 11 Devonport residents as new Australian citizens at an official ceremony recently Cr Rockliff said the ceremony included a Welcome to Country and a message from the Honorable Alex Hawke MP, Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs. The new citizens represented seven countries including South Africa, Vietnam, […]

Council launches Rose the chatbot

GM and Rose the Chatbot

Devonport City Council today became one of the first local governments in Australia to introduce a chatbot. General Manager Matthew Atkins said a chatbot is an artificial intelligence (AI) application that can imitate a real conversation with a user. They appear as an avatar and engage with customers in a manner similar to normal human […]

View Council’s 2021/22 budget

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Devonport City Council officially adopted its 2021/22 Annual Plan and Budget Estimates last night. Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff said the budget shows a solid result with a proposed operating surplus, modest rate increase and a strong capital works program. Cr Rockliff said as leaders in digital transformation, Council is committed to increasing its transparency through […]

Council surplus for 2021/22 budget

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Devonport City Council’s draft 2021/22 Budget shows a solid result with a proposed operating surplus, modest rate increase and a strong capital works program. Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff said the local economy remains robust and the current forecast indicates Council’s 20/21 operating result, in an unpredictable COVID-19 environment being far better than the original estimate […]

Seeing cities through each other’s eyes

Through each others eyes

Devonport residents are being invited to share a photo of something they love about their city, with the people of Minamata, Japan, as part of Devonport City Council’s project “Through each other’s eyes”. Council’s Community Services, Devonport Regional Gallery and the Bass Strait Maritime Centre developed the art and language exchange project with Devonport’s Sister City […]