Covid-19 Information and Updates - Updated 6 January 2021

To reduce the number of face-to-face interactions with the community and protect our staff and their ability to carry out ongoing essential services, the Derwent Valley Council Offices are open to the public from 10am - 4pm from Monday 24 August for essential visits only.

Council operating hours are still 8.15am – 5pm (Mon - Fri) and Council services can be accessed over the phone, by email or via our website. We encourage all enquiries by phone or email where possible.

Information on the Tasmanian Government and Council's response to COVID-19.

This information includes support available to individuals, business and community organisations including grant funding and mental health support and where to access further information around the pandemic and Council services.

Please stay home, save lives. Practise social distancing and good hygiene practises.

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Councillor Representatives and Delegates

As at 03 October 2019.

Special Committees of Council

Access Advisory Committee - Cr Triffett
Boyer Oval Management Committee - Cr Triffett, Cr Shaw (proxy)
Bushy Park War Memorial Swimming Pool - Cr Belcher
Derwent Valley Youth Future Action Team (D’FAT) - Cr Woods, Cr Triffett (proxy)
Economic Development and Growth Special Committee - Cr Shaw, Cr Browning (proxy)
Environmental Management Committee - Cr Triffett, Cr Shaw (proxy)
Friends of Frascati Community Garden - Cr Belcher,
Friends of Willow Court Special Committee - Cr Woods, Cr Shaw (proxy)
Historical Information Centre - Cr Triffett, Cr Cosgrove (proxy)
Molesworth Recreation Reserve - Cr Shaw, Cr Evans (proxy)
New Norfolk Business Alliance - Cr Browning (proxy)
New Norfolk Swimming Pool Committee - Cr Triffett, Cr Cosgrove (proxy)
Tidy Towns Committee - Cr Triffett,
Tynwald Park Development Committee - Cr Triffett, Cr Shaw (proxy)

Authorities and Associations

Australian Local Government Women's Association - Tasmanian Branch - Cr Triffett
Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) - Cr Shaw, General Manager (delegate) Cr Cosgrove (proxy)
Southern Tasmanian Council Authority (STCA) - Cr Shaw, Cr Cosgrove,
Southern Waste Strategy Authority (SWSA) - Cr Triffett, Cr Shaw (proxy)
TasWater - Cr Shaw, General Manager (delegate), Cr Evans (standing proxy), Cr Cosgrove (proxy)


Australia Day - Cr Cosgrove, Cr Triffett, Cr Shaw, Cr Browning (proxy)
Community Grants - Cr Belcher, Cr Triffett, Cr Shaw, Cr Browning, Cr Cosgrove (proxy)
Derwent Catchment Project - Cr Evans (proxy)
Derwent Estuary Program - Cr Evans,  Cr Shaw (proxy)
Derwent Valley Autumn Festival - Cr Belcher, Cr Cosgrove (proxy)
Derwent Valley Council Audit Panel - Cr Browning, Cr Triffett
Derwent Valley Emergency Planning Committee - Cr Cosgrove, Cr Triffett (proxy)
Derwent Valley Visitor Information Centre - Cr Triffett,
Maydena Community Association - Cr Triffett , Cr Evans (proxy)