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


Back to Basics this Easter 15 April 2014

Easter is rapidly approaching as evidenced by all the chocolate eggs/rabbits and holiday adventures that come with it however it is important to remember that Easter is a religious celebration during which Christians commemorate the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

School Holiday Guide to Fun 10 April 2014

An abundance of activities are available for young people throughout the Latrobe Municipality these school holidays.

Shamrock Vacation Care - Easter Holidays April 2014 9 April 2014

Easter school holidays vacation care

School Holiday Activities for 10-16 year olds 9 April 2014

Aged between 10-16 and at a loose end these school holidays?

Plan for School Holidays 9 April 2014

Your Guide to these school holidays ...

News in Brief - 8 April 2014 9 April 2014

News in Brief for the 8th April talks about the Junior Fish Out Day this Sunday; The Port Sorell Golf Club''s Trivia Night; the extension of closure to Bakers Beach Road; the April-May School Holiday Guide; musical entertainment at Shearwater Resort and Pay What You Think ...

News in Brief 1st April 2014 9 April 2014

This weeks edition of news in brief talks about Latrobe High School's Make a Difference Challenge; new Adult Day Centre at Latrobe; Football Under Lights at Latrobe Recreation Ground; School Holiday activities and the results of the Ride to Recovery ...

The 8th annual Latrobe Rotary Wedding Expo 27 March 2014

The 8th annual Latrobe Rotary Wedding Expo is being held this weekend at the Latrobe Memorial Hall.

Skatepark Opens with Competition 27 March 2014

The town of Latrobe has a new skatepark and you are invited to the official opening this Saturday, 5 April at 10.45 am which is followed by the Know Your Odds Skate, Scoot and BMX Competition, heats from 11.00 am.

Latrobe Council Annual Community Grants 2014-15 14 April 2014

Latrobe Council's annual Community Grants for the 2014-15 financial year are now open for application.

News in Brief 15th April 2014 15 April 2014

News in Brief for the 15th April talks about Kids in Creative Communities and linking with local businesses, Street Rods calling into the town of Latrobe; Port Sorell University of the Third Age (U3A) and briefly touches on ANZAC Day Services in the Latrobe Municipality ....

Recycling Bin Assessment 19 March 2014

To assist residents in understanding what should and should not be recycled, the Cradle Coast Waste Management Group will be carrying out random kerbside recycling bin assessments in our area over the coming weeks. This educational program will involve officers checking kerbside recycling bin contents at random and providing residents with helpful tips or recognition of great recycling practices by placing an informative sticker on the lid of the bin. Further information can be found by visiting www.rethinkwaste.com.au or by contacting Council’s customer service team. http://www.latrobe.tas.gov.au/binassessment

AHOF Expressions of Interest 13 March 2014

The Australian Axemans Hall of Fame is situated at picturesque Bells Parade on the banks of the Mersey River at Latrobe. The contemporary building currently houses a restaurant, café/function centre, museum and visitor centre. Council has recently assumed responsibility for the facility and is now seeking expressions of interest for its lease from 1 July, 2014.

Latrobe Council Facebook Page 13 March 2014

Latrobe Council can now be found on Facebook.

Two School's Journey Through Time 13 March 2014

With any school, there is a lot of academic and social history.

Port Sorell Waste Transfer limited free paint program 13 March 2014

Commencing the week of the 24th March, the Port Sorell waste transfer station will be conducting a limited program to accept for free, paints

Track Extension Provides Options 26 February 2014

The recent expansion of Latrobe Council's footpath network has linked Atkinson Park, Latrobe to the Bert Campbell Memorial Walk with another section installed from Bells Parade to River Road to improve access to the extensive walking track network throughout Dooleys Hill.

Expo Highlights Tasmanian Artefacts 26 February 2014

Tasmanian artefacts are gaining interest from further afield, particularly the many bottles that exist and date back to early Tasmanian settlement.

Media Release Cradle Coast Regional Tourism Forum Announcement 16 January 2014

The Latrobe Municipality will this year host the ninth annual Qantaslink Cradle Coast Regional Tourism Forum on 23rd and 24th July, 2014

Cradle Coast Visitor Services 14 January 2014

Improvements identified in Cradle Coast Visitor Services - A report into the efficiency and effectiveness of the distribution of visitor information, visitor information centres, and directional and interpretive signage has been completed for North West Tasmania.

Waste Not Awards 2013 2 January 2014

Recognising Excellence in waste management and recycling in the North and North West of Tasmania.

Latrobe Council Easter Arrangements 13 March 2014

The Council Office will be closed for business during the Easter break from 4.30 pm, Thursday, 17th April 2014; reopening 8.00 am, Wednesday, 23rd April 2014.

Council Meetings

2014 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
  • Anzac Day
  • Public Notices
  • Port Sorell Surf Fiesta
  • School Holiday Program
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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