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

2021 Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony

Australia Day 2020

MEDIA RELEASE Devonport Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony Thursday, 21 January 2021 Honouring those who put others before themselves and celebrating the nation’s resilience and unity, is the focus of this year’s Devonport Australia Day Awards and Citizenship Ceremony. Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff said this year’s Australia Day presents a welcome opportunity to honour […]

Exciting changes for Devonport Food and Wine 2021

Devonport Food and Wine 2021

Devonport Food & Wine (DFW) is changing its format in 2021 to highlight the differences in the seasonal cycle for our regional food producers. To celebrate the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables in 2021, during the first two weeks of March, DFW will be focusing on harvest time, farm gates, and the region’s wonderful […]

Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Station Launched in the CBD multi-level carpark

Electric Vehicle Charging Station

Devonport’s multi-story carpark is now home to a fully operational electric vehicle (EV) fast charging station, funded by a $50,000 grant from the Tasmanian Government through the Electric Vehicle ChargeSmart Grants Program. Devonport City Council Mayor, Councillor Annette Rockliff said, “Having a public, fast electric vehicle charging station in Devonport is a valuable addition for […]

2020-2021 Christmas Season Trading Hours

Christmas Baubles

Council has released the opening and closing times for all its facilities, as well as waste collection arrangements and the operating hours of the Spreyton Waste Transfer Station over the Festive Season. Please see details in the pdf below. Friday Rubbish Collection? Please put your bins out early this Christmas!Friday waste collections will be commencing […]

Santa tours the suburbs to spread the spirit of Christmas

Copy of Freeze frame Photography 2

Next week, as part of the Spirit of Christmas in Devonport, Santa will be touring the Devonport suburbs in a chauffeur-driven convertible. To make it easy for people to track Santa’s journey, the Council, Devonport Motor Show and the Rotary Club of Devonport North have teamed up with RallySafe, a local company used in motorsports […]

Announcement of the winner of the Art Award tidal.20

Eve Williams Curator Devonport Regional Gallery and Ellina Evans Creative learning and Public Programs Officer admiring the winning work Kelp Elegy by Hobart based artist Janine Combes.

The $15,000 tidal. 20 City of Devonport Tasmanian Art Award has been awarded to Janine Combes, from Hobart. The winner of the tidal.20 City of Devonport Tasmanian Art Award major acquisitive prize of $15,000 was announced tonight (4 December 2020) at the opening of the exhibition at the Devonport Regional Gallery. Artist, Janine Combes, from […]

Mayor’s Message – 7 December 2020

Mayor Rockliff 2020

This weeks Mayor’s Message comes in the form of a video. Watch the message here as the Mayor discusses the Inclusive Playground at the Bluff, International Volunteer Day,  Santa Tour, and #SpiritofChristmasinDevonport. CR ANNETTE ROCKLIFF MAYOR

Inclusive playground now open

Inclusive Playground Opening Nov 2020

Devonport’s first public, all-inclusive playground was officially opened on Monday 30 November 2020 at the Devonport Bluff. $42,160 was received from the Tasmanian Community Fund to install play equipment pieces designed to develop children’s physical, social, cognitive and sensory abilities. An additional $6,000 was contributed by the Rotaract Club of Central Coast and $4,000 from […]

ZipBy now available in the multi-level carpark

ZipBy Media Release

Parking in Devonport’s multi-level car park is now even easier! ZipBy is a touchless parking app that allows you to drive in and out of the carpark without needing a ticket – or even touching your phone.  How? Simply download the ZipBy app, free through App Store and Google Play, and register for a ZipBy […]

The Spirit of Christmas

christmas in devonport tasmania

The Spirit of Christmas kicks off on Tuesday 1st December for a full month of celebrating Christmas in Devonport. “This December, Council will provide an array of fun activities to get people into the Christmas spirit following what has been a challenging year for many,” Devonport Mayor Councillor Annette Rockliff said. To officially kick off the festivities, the […]

Art Award tidal.20 to be opened on Friday 4 December

tidal.18 opening night. 2 November 2018. Image Credit Kelly Slater Photography

The opening and award presentation for tidal.20 City of Devonport National Art Award will take place on Friday 4 December at the Devonport Regional Gallery. The winner of the Award will be announced at the opening of the exhibition. The Award, now in its ninth instalment after the inaugural competition in 2004, attracted a record […]

Mayor’s Message – 20 November 2020

Mayor Rockliff 2020

This weeks Mayor’s Message comes in the form of a video. Watch the message here as the Mayor discusses the Draft Public Lighting Strategy,  Australia Day Award nominations, and #SpiritofChristmasDevonport, Christmas light display map. CR ANNETTE ROCKLIFF MAYOR