Covid-19 Information and Updates - Updated 1 July

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 will reopen to the public from 10am - 2pm from Monday 1 June 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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Rates payments are payable at the beginning of each financial year.  Instalments are due on a quarterly basis.

1st Instalment On or before the 30th day after the issue of the rates notice or the 30th August 2019 (whichever is the later).

2nd Instalment 31 October 2019

3rd Instalment 31 January 2020

4th Instalment 30 March 2020

If you have any enquiries regarding your rates please contact the Property Officer on (03) 6261 8500.

Change of Address

If your current address is different from the address on your rates notice, please advise the Revenue Officer in writing immediately, Derwent Valley Council, PO Box 595, New Norfolk Tas 7140 or email