Award highlights Devonport as digital leader

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Devonport City Council has been recognised for its ongoing focus on improving operational efficiencies and service delivery through its digital transformation program, winning a major award at yesterday’s Tasmanian Local Government Professionals Awards. Deputy General Manager Jeffrey Griffith, who initiated the organisational transformation in 2018, accepted the Innovative Management Initiative Award saying few councils have […]

LIVING CITY strengthening City’s property boom

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Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff said Devonport City Council’s urban renewal project LIVING CITY, was starting to pay off and has undoubtably strengthened the City’s performance in the North-West region’s recent property boom. The latest Real Estate Institute of Tasmania (REIT) figures revealed median house prices in Devonport had soared and were up 27% on last […]

20th Devonport Jazz returns to State’s events scene

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Devonport Jazz is returning to the Tasmanian events calendar this year from 22-25 July with a focus on local talent, plus some big headline acts, including ARIA-Award winners Katie Noonan and Paul Grabowsky. Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff said it was the 20th anniversary of the award-winning annual music festival and this year’s events would be […]

Mayor’s Message – 29 July 2020

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Thank you very much to all those who expressed an interest in joining Council’s Sports Infrastructure Master Plan Working Group. Council endorsed the membership at the Ordinary Meeting on Monday 27 July.  The successful applicants appointed are as follows: Business/Community Stephen Casey Drew Smith Lisa Males State/Regional Sport Governing Bodies Chris McCoy (Basketball Tasmania) Simon […]

Mayor’s Message – 22 July 2020

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It’s really great to see local sporting groups, recommencing after they were required to shutdown due to COVID.  Football, hockey, soccer, touch football, running groups, netball to name but a few.  COVID restrictions and social distancing requirements mean that some of our sports look a little different this year, but it is great to see […]

Mayor’s Message – 15 July 2020

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Council is seeking expressions of interest from interested sporting bodies to lease an area at the Devonport Recreation Centre (formerly used by the Devonport Gymnastics Club).  Inspection of the area is by appointment and can be made by contacting Fabio Pizzirani – Sport and Recreation Development Coordinator on 6424 0511 or email  Further information […]

Devonport Jazz

Devonport Jazz

Devonport Jazz is an award winning annual musical festival held in Devonport on the Tasmanian North West Coast every July. The Festival takes place in a variety of venues across the city, from the paranaple convention centre and Town Hall Theatre, to arts venues, cafes, restaurants, pubs, churches and community halls. Devonport Jazz is a […]