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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Roadside Mowing Program

Each year, the roadside slashing and mowing program is undertaken over a four month window commencing late November, through until April. This is subject to resourcing, breakdowns and weather.

Hot weather over 35c and Total Fire Ban days also impact the program as the slasher cannot operate in the conditions in case of sparks from the blades present a high fire danger.

The major rural roads of Lachlan Rd, Glenora Rd, and Molesworth Road are undertaken first, followed by the areas listed below, subject to growth and conditions. If weather or growth conditions are different to what we expect based on previous years, we may change the order we do these in to accommodate.

  • Granton
  • Molesworth area
  • New Norfolk area
  • Lachlan area
  • Magra area
  • Black Hills area
  • Glen Fern area
  • Mt Lloyd area
  • Bushy Park area
  • Westerway / National Park
  • Maydena
  • Plenty area

If your area is not listed here, or you feel a particular roadside needs to be looked at sooner, please complete our Customer Feedback Form call us on 6261 8500 or email with details of where it is and why it needs to be looked at urgently.