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


Comment Sought for Youth at Risk Strategy

2 May 2016

Femal Football Expands Latrobe Football Club to Nine Teams

2 May 2016

Last Days to Enter Competition

2 May 2016
Entry forms must be lodged by this Friday 6th May.

WorkSafe Tasmania Information re Firework Displays - Cracker Night

2 May 2016
Information from WorkSafe Tasmania - Re: Firework Displays - Cracker Night 28th May 2016

10th Annual Wedding Expo

11 April 2016
The 10th annual Rotary Wedding Expo will be held at the Latrobe Memorial Hall, Gilbert Street, Latrobe this Sunday, 17 April from 10.30 am to 3.00 pm with entry only $6.00 per person with under 12’s free.

Kentish and Latrobe Councils launch the $4.1m Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Development.

6 April 2016
The Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Development project aims to construct over 100km of mountain bike trails throughout the Kentish and Latrobe municipalities, catering to both mountain bike enthusiasts and families looking to experience the Tasmanian wilderness.

Notice of Special Meeting

30 March 2016
A special meeting of the Latrobe Council will be held at the Banksia Centre, Port Sorell on Monday, April 4th 2016, commencing at 5.00pm.

Emerging Needs Grants Offered

18 March 2016
Identified a need in the Latrobe Municipality in the fields of environment, health and community welfare; and sport and recreation and need a helping hand?

Competition for design of Port Sorell Defence Memorial

16 March 2016
A competition is being held to design a new Defence Memorial for Port Sorell that honours “all those men and women who served their country at home and abroad in all wars, conflicts and peace-keeping endeavours”. This competition is open to students, emerging designers or designers of many years experience. It is free to enter with the Design Brief available when you click on "read more". The resulting designs will feature in an exhibition of all entries to showcase and acknowledge the work and effort of all competitors. $500 will be awarded to the design deemed the most visionary in meeting the objectives in the brief. The winning design will progress to the build stage.

News in Brief 22nd March 2016

16 March 2016

Program a Catalyst to Improved Health

16 March 2016
Chronic health conditions have a debilitating effect on one’s quality of life but help is at hand.

Easter Saturday Market by the Beach

16 March 2016
The success of the inaugural Market by the Beach at North Freers Beach in January has prompted the Port Sorell Surf Life Saving Club to host a special Easter Saturday Market by the Beach this Saturday from 4.00 pm until 7.30 pm.

Events Support Offered

7 March 2016
Are you considering running an event in the Latrobe Municipality in the 2016-17 financial year?


13 December 2015
Latrobe Council has a new main phone number.

Council Meetings

2016 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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Our Community

  • Information for new Residence
  • Chocolate Winterfest, Latrobe
  • Public Notices
  • Camp Banksia
  • School Holiday Program
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Contact Us

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