Mayor’s Message – 16 June 2020

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The Cradle Coast Authority and the University of Tasmania have recently launched surveys aimed at better understanding the impact of the COVID-19pandemic on both the general and business communities in the region. The Cradle Coast survey is focussed on businesses and other organisations in the region. If you would like to participate, you can find […]

Mayor’s Message – 09 June 2020

Mayor Home Hill

The Mersey Vale Memorial Garden will be closed to the public from Tuesday 16 June until Friday 19 June to allow for the installation of new columns. Obviously, the work is dependent on suitable weather. Only the memorial garden is affected and the remainder of the Cemetery will be open as normal during the work. […]

Mayor’s Message – 02 June 2020

Mayor Home Hill

Council has released the latest update report on its Bike Riding Strategy 2015-2020. The objective of the Strategy is to make bike riding more accessible and safer for everyone through promotion, community education and by providing a well-maintained network of bike lanes and paths. It contains 26 actions. Four actions have been completed and another […]

Mayor’s Message – 26 May 2020

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Because of ongoing COVID-19 restrictions Council has extended the expiry date for Pensioner Parking Permits until 13 July. To assist with restrictions around social distancing, a staged approach to processing applications for new permits is required.  A letter will be sent to all recipients explaining the process this week. *** Council’s intention to make proposed […]

Mayor’s Message – 19 May 2020

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Volunteer Week, which began yesterday, acknowledges the contributions that volunteers make within local organisations and the broader Devonport community. The theme this year is Changing Communities. Changing Lives. Devonport City Council offers Certificates of Recognition for organisations to request and present to their volunteers during National Volunteer Week. Given social distancing requirements, this year Council […]

Mayor’s Message – 12 May 2020

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If you are anything like me, I am starting to wonder if the COVID-19 pandemic will ever end! But take heart from the fact it will, and we will eventually be able to return to life as normal, or at least a new normal anyway. The efforts of all our residents – and those in […]

Mayor’s Message – 05 May 2020

Speakers Forum 110

Work has begun on improvements at the base of the stairs at Back Beach. Many residents have told Council that it was difficult to walk from the stairs to the sand because of the loose rock in the area. The work to be undertaken over the next two weeks includes the construction of a concrete […]

Mayor’s Message – 21 April 2020

Mayor Annette Rockliff Spring

There has rarely been a more important time than the current COVID-19 pandemic for all of us to take some “me time” and keep an eye on our health and well-being. There remains a lot of uncertainty about the nature of the disease, its scope and potential impact. The emotional stress which comes from this […]

Mayor’s Message – 14 April 2020

Mayor Home Hill

Due to the State emergency response to COVID-19 Council Meetings will now be held via video conference, until advised otherwise. Section 23 Committee Meetings are suspended until further notice with all relevant business to be considered at monthly Ordinary Council Meetings.  A recording of the meeting will be available the following day on Council’s website. […]

COVID-19 Update Keeping club members engaged

COVID 19 Update Keeping club members engaged

It is important for club’s, groups and organisations to implement a course of action to keep members engaged during COVID-19. Council have collated some handy hints for your Sports team, Service club, Trivia team, Organisation, Volunteer group, Community group etc etc to keep connected and engaged whilst staying safe at home. A Message from R […]