Covid-19 Information and Updates - Updated 27 May

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 closed to the public until further notice.

Please be assured we are closing our doors only, not our services. We can still assist you over the phone or email, or in some circumstances, by appointment. 

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. Practice social distancing and good hygiene practises.

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Latest News

  • DA 65/2020 Application for Planning Approval - 3400 Lyell Highway, Gretna

    27th May 2020
    • Public Notice
    • Public Notice
    Public Notice. 27th May 2020. In accordance with the provisions of Section 57(3) of the Act, it is hereby notified that an application has been received for consideration for a Planning Permit in respect of the following:-. APP No. SITE. PROPOSAL.
  • Council joins 2020 Red Shield Appeal

    19th May 2020
    • News
    Council has joined the Derwent Valley Salvos for this years Digital Doorknock to help raise money to fund vital services for people in need all over Australia
  • Lifting of COVID-19 Restrictions Stage One

    18th May 2020
    • News
    Mayor Ben Shaw has this important update around the lifting of COVID 19 restrictions effective today
  • Draft Planning Scheme Amendment – Bushfire Prone Areas Overlay

    16th May 2020
    • Public Notice
    • News
    Public Notice. 16th May 2020. Notice is hereby pursuant to s.38 of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 and s.6 of the Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 that Council has initiated and certified the following draft amendment in
  • Council Meeting 21 May to be recorded

    15th May 2020
    • News
    Mayor Ben Shaw would like to announce that while Council chambers are closed to the public its not currently possible for members of the public to attend Council meetings We will be video recording the Council meeting and making the recording
  • Video recording of Special Council Meeting

    11th May 2020
    • News
    Watch a video recording of Derwent Valley Council s 30 April Special Council Meeting
  • Recreational activities in national parks and reserves

    11th May 2020
    • News
    From Monday 11 May residents will be able to exercise at their local national parks and reserves including beaches located on reserved land provided they are within 30km from your place of residence
  • Free plants for giveaway

    7th May 2020
    • News
    Councils resident gardener has been busy propagating seedlings for the community which are ready just in time for Mothers Day
  • Derwent Valley Council Appoints New General Manager

    6th May 2020
    • Media Release
    Following a very competitive recruitment process involving rigorous assessments and interviews the eight 8 Councillors of Derwent Valley Council have reached a unanimous decision to appoint a new General Manager
  • Tynwald Park footbridge closed for repairs

    1st May 2020
    • News
    The footbridge at the bottom of Tynwald Park will be closed for repair works from Tuesday 5 May New gravel pathways and wheelchair accessible ramps will also be installed