Latrobe Council

A message from your mayor

Visitors should take the time to fully explore the beauty and diversity of the Latrobe Municipality, which includes the townships of Latrobe, Port Sorell, Shearwater, Hawley, Wesley Vale, Sassafras, Moriarty and Tarleton


Tasmania’s health system is broken and needs to change

31 March 2015
MInister for Health, the honourable Michael Ferguson MP recently stated the following in relation to State Health Reform.

Easter Church Services

29 March 2015
A number of church services are held throughout the Latrobe Municipality.

Controlled Burn of Pitcairn Reserve

25 March 2015
A controlled burn of Pitcairn Reserve, Port Sorell will be undertaken on Sunday, 29 March involving personnel of the Port Sorell FIre Brigade and Moriarty Fire Brigade.

Did You Know?

13 March 2015
You can drop your unused mobile phone and accessories into the Latrobe Council office for disposal under the MobileMuster recycling program ...

Foreshore Footpath Works Underway

12 March 2015
Council's Parks and Reserves personnel are currently undertaking works on the foreshore footpath between the Port Sorell Surf Life Saving Club and the outdoor gym equipment in Shearwater Park.

Twist to Traditional School Fair

12 March 2015
The traditional fair has been discarded for the more adventurous, fun, family focused event of Messtival at Port Sorell Primary School this Saturday (21 March).

Country Music Line-up Exceeds Expectations

12 March 2015
Country Music Line-up Exceeds Expectations The Country Music Day at Bells Parade, Latrobe this Sunday (22 March) from 11am until 4pm, will feature an increased number of performing artists. MC, Darrell Fawkner said “we have more artists participating this year than last year resulting in the day being non-stop.

Grant Programs and Events

11 March 2015
Funding can make the difference between a dream and an action. Here are a few opportunities that you may or may not be aware of (sourced from Regional Development Australia).

Community Grants 2015-16 Financial Year

5 March 2015
Latrobe Council's annual Community Grants for the 2015-16 financial year are now open

Reinvigorating Tennis

4 March 2015
Due to interest in re-establishing a Latrobe Tennis Club from a number of individuals, a public meeting will be held from 7.00 pm on Monday, 16 March at the Latrobe Council Chambers, 170 Gilbert Street, Latrobe. The purpose of the meeting is to gauge whether there is sufficient interest to establish a tennis club and, if so, whether that organisation should be social or competitive in its format. For more information, please contact Stephan Pearce on 0448 020 185.

Mersey Community Care is seeking new volunteers!

2 March 2015
Mersey Community Care Association is having a Volunteer Recruitment and Open Day on Friday 6 March, at the premises at 167 Steele Street, Devonport, in the hope of recruiting more volunteers to help in the provision of services to clients and their carers.

Community Physical Activity Programs

26 February 2015
For physical activity opportunities available throughout the Latrobe Municipality please click on the link provided.

Bell's Parade Temporarily Closed for Swimming

24 February 2015
Latrobe Council's Environmental Health Officer has amended on-site signage to reflect the closure of Bells Parade for swimming/aquatic activities due to high micro levels.

Commbank Community Grants Applications Now Open

18 February 2015
In 2015, the Cemmonwealth Bank will be awarding $2 million in individual grants of up to $10,000 to youth-focused community organisations across Australia.

Latrobe Mayor Seeks Inclusive Consultation on State Health Review

9 February 2015
The topic of the State Government's Health Review is currently receiving much media attention, so what is Latrobe Council's stance on this issue?

Photos of Harford Sought

17 January 2015

New Gilbert St Roundabout

5 September 2014

Council Meetings

2015 Council Meeting dates

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Strategic Plans

Our Place, Our Plan is Latrobe Council's five year strategic framework

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Council Committees

Committee Representation

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Council Address
PO Box 63
170 Gilbert Street
Latrobe Tasmania 7307
Opening Hours
Monday - Friday
8.00am - 4.30pm
Emergency After Hours: 03 6426 2653