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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Unhealthy Premises

The Public Health Act 1997 provides powers to Council to assess and if necessary regulate unhealthy housing. Council have the power to issue Rectification Notices and if required Closure Orders under the Act.

However, in doing so Council does not become involved in tenant /landlord disputes with these actions properly resolved under the Residential Tenancy Act 1997.

When required, Council officers will assess living conditions resulting from building defects or lack of facilities. Issues such as personal hygiene standards are not covered by the ambit of Council’s powers under the Act. A common issue that is raised with Councils is the occurrence of mould in winter months. This is quite often the result of the occupant not being aware of the causes of mould growth.