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

Dismiss alert
Online Council Meetings

You can access the live stream of the Council Meeting taking place on Tuesday 27 October 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".

Dismiss alert

Animal Control

The Animal Control Program undertakes a regulatory role in relation to the control of dogs within the municipality. Council's Municipal Inspector carries out all Animal Control functions, in accordance with the requirements of the Dog Control Act 2000 and Council policy. Successful control of dogs relies upon education and promotion of responsible dog ownership, in addition to the collection and impounding of stray dogs and administering the registration of dogs within the municipality.

Council is proactive in ensuring that all dogs within the municipality are registered by 31 July each year.  Infringements are issued to owners of dogs found to be unregistered after this date. It is vital that all infringements are paid to prevent further action as Council will refer your details for debt collection - you have only 28 days to comply with the conditions stated on the infringement notice.

Please note that complaints regarding dogs will only be investigated if the Complaint Lodgement Fee has been paid.  If your complaint is proven following an investigation, we will refund the fee.

Cats are an important part of our community. But if we don't manage them well, cats can also be a threat to our native wildlife. TassieCat is a state-wide initiative of the Tasmanian Cat Management Project to encourage responsible cat ownership in the Tasmanian community. For information on cat management please visit

Dog Registration - All dogs aged over six months must be registered! Please find the form here. 

Barking Dogs

De-sexing of Dogs

Microchipping of Dogs

Seizure & Impounding of Dogs

Restricted Breed Dogs

Dangerous Dogs