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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To support a safe and healthy community, Council offers the following services:

  • Infrastructure construction and management (roads, footpaths, bridges, parks, reserves, recreation grounds, pools and halls.
  • Planning and development assistance and supervision (planning, building and plumbing)
  • Environmental Health and Public safety monitoring (food premises registration, immunisations, fire hazard abatements, animal control, emergency management)
  • Promotion and support for economic, community and tourism development.

Some of the Council services include ordering plaques, Justice of the Peace certifications, Citizenship Ceremonies, immunisations and more. Find out more about these services below.