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

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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

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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

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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

Commencement of Tasmanian Planning Scheme

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The Tasmanian Planning Scheme came into effect for the Devonport local government area on Wednesday 18 November 2020. Devonport is the second council in the State to  implement the single statewide planning scheme. Devonport Mayor, Cr Annette Rockliff, said the transition to the Tasmanian Planning Scheme forms a key part of the State Government’s reforms to […]

Mayor’s Message – 9 November 2020

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This weeks Mayor’s Message comes in the form of a video. Watch the message here as the Mayor discusses the TASTAFE program ‘Skill Up’ and Devonport’s Christmas light display map. CR ANNETTE ROCKLIFF MAYOR

Annual General Meeting

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Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Devonport City Council for the year ended 30 June 2020 will be held on Monday 9 November 2020 commencing at 5:30pm in the convention centre, Level 3 of the paranaple centre, 137 Rooke Street Devonport. Registration is essential and can be made by phoning […]

LIVING CITY Sound and Light Show

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The Devonport City Council is lifting the curtain on an exciting new tourism and public art proposal for the region as part of its LIVING CITY urban renewal program. The LIVING CITY Sound and Light show concept will create a new experience to be located within the Waterfront Park precinct, that responds to the magnificent […]

COVID-19 impacts highlighted in Council’s Annual Report

2018 Spirit Image Credit Kelly Slater

The Devonport City Council today released its 2019/20 Annual Report, which highlighted two distinct halves of the financial year, pre and post COVID-19. Devonport Mayor Annette Rockliff acknowledged the challenges of 2020 as unprecedented on a global scale. Mayor Rockliff said she was proud of Council’s support for residents, local businesses and community groups in […]