Covid-19 Information and Updates


Anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms should come forward and get tested. If in doubt, get a test.

The Premier's Plan to Rebuild a Stronger Tasmania here

If you have even mild flu symptoms arrange a Covid-19 test by speaking to your GP or calling the Public Health Hotline 1800 671 738.

As of 6th July, Council offices are open to the general public.

Information on Health, Restrictions & Council Operations

Information about Economic Support & Rates

Information on Local Business Operations

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Online Council Meetings

You can access the live stream of the Council Meeting taking place on Tuesday 22 September 2020 at 5:00pm here:

This meeting will be open to the public but due to COVID-19 restrictions, you must register your attendance prior to the meeting by contacting Council on (03) 6471 4700 or via email at

Questions from the public can also be submitted to the General Manager or a Councillor (to raise on your behalf) up to 7 days prior to the meeting. Those submitted after that time will be taken as questions without notice. A recording of the meeting will be available on our website in the days following the meeting.

You do not need a Microsoft Teams account to join the live stream, select "view in browser" and then "join anonymously".

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Hire of Council Facilities

Council has a variety of facilities available for public use across the municipality catering for both recreational and social activities.  With such a large number of facilities to manage there are procedures in place to ensure those wishing to access the facilities are able to use them as easily as possible.  For many reasons these facilities are often not left open for people to access and use without any monitoring or control.

Council must know who is using a facility to ensure it is not double-booked and most importantly, we need to ensure the safety of users.  If you or your organisation need to use a Council facility, please contact us as early as possible to start the booking process – we do our best to have the facility available but early bookings are good to avoid disappointment.

An Application for Use form is available from the Council office and website.  Applicants are required to provide (where applicable) copies of insurance policies, alcohol permits and rosters along with risk management plans.  This process is also applicable to organised events in open spaces such as parks and reserves.  A booking cannot be confirmed until all required documentation is received by Council and as such we recommend not advertising your event until this confirmation is provided.

Council staff will always contact you should the facility already be booked, or if information has been missed off the application.  Details regarding any applicable fees are located below, along with application forms.  To make a booking please contact Council on (03) 64714 700. 

Application for Use of Council Facility & Open Space(476 kb)

Application to Use Council Chambers Application%20to%20Use%20Council%20Chambers (109 kb)