Award highlights Devonport as digital leader

Jeffrey Griffith LG award

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

Dev Mayor Annette Rockliff

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

Devonport Jazz 2021

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 […]

New Meercroft Park facility opened

Meercroft Park opening 22 May 2021

Devonport’s new Meercroft Park Facility was officially opened today by Federal Member for Braddon Gavin Pearce MP, Deputy Premier of Tasmania the Hon. Jeremy Rockliff MP and Mayor of Devonport, Annette Rockliff. The $1.5 million facility received funding and support from all tiers of government, plus Football Tasmania and the Devonport Junior Soccer Association. Devonport […]

Community input sought on Don Cemetery plan

Don Cemetery Facebook

Devonport City Council is seeking community input on its draft Don Congregational Cemetery Master Plan 2022-2032, which is aimed at sustainably managing the site for current and future community needs for the next 10 years. Council sought community feedback on the top priorities for management of the cemetery through a survey, which attracted 90 responses […]

Mayor’s Message – 29 April 2021

Mayor Rockliff 2020

Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff updates the Devonport community on what’s been happening at Council and in the community. This Mayor’s Message features the City’s 40th birthday celebrations wrap up, the Don Congregational Cemetery Master Plan and Reclaim 2021 (Youth Week). Thanks for tuning in!

Council reveals election funding priorities

Devonport City Council 2

Continued investment in the LIVING CITY project is priority for the Devonport City Council’s election funding opportunities, which were revealed today. Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff said continued commitment from State and Federal Government partners in the LIVING CITY Masterplan was vital in transforming the City of Devonport. Council’s top project funding opportunities include: LIVING CITY […]

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

Coastal Pathway web pic

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

Mayor Rockliff 2020

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.

Bass Strait Maritime Centre collection EOI for valuation

BSMC valuation pic

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 […]

Calling all skateboard, scooter and BMX enthusiasts

Skate comp website

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) […]