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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

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SNAKES - what to do and who to call

12 October 2018

MAKE YOUR VOTE COUNT

9 October 2018

Make a difference in your community

2 October 2018
Local Government elections are on this month and young voters are encouraged to have their say.

LATROBE COUNCIL DECLINES PRISON OPPORTUNITY

27 September 2018

Let's Ride Latrobe

27 September 2018
Empower you child to ride safely at Let's Ride at Bells Parade, Latrobe on 4 October and learn new bike control skills.

JOIN THE WAR ON WASTE - FUNDING AVAILABLE

10 September 2018
The Cradle Coast Waste Management Group (CCWMG) has up to $15,000 of funding available to share across community organisations within North West Tasmania. Completed application forms can be emailed to ‘admin@dulverton.com.au’ before the closing date of 31st October 2018.

Latrobe to Host Hurricanes Indigenous Tournament

7 September 2018
It will be all purple in the town of Latrobe the week of 26 November. Find out why ...

MAYOR FRESHNEY'S MESSAGE - 5 SEPTEMBER 2018

5 September 2018
Catch up with the topics currently interesting Mayor Freshney ...

Final Cradle Coast Regional Festivals, Events and Arts Strategy

20 August 2018
A five-year strategy has been completed and all the information can be found on the Cradle Coast Website.

Port Sorell Waste Transfer Station - Rehabilitation Project

13 August 2018

LATROBE WELCOMES FLOOD PROTECTION ANNOUNCEMENT

18 June 2018
Options and alternatives to flood proofing 70 homes in Latrobe presented in "Minimising Flood Risk in Latrobe - Hydraulic modelling and levee options assessment" report jointly funded by the Natural Disaster Resilience Grants program and Latrobe Council.

FREE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CANDIDATE INFORMATION SESSIONS

18 May 2018
Tasmanian Local Government Elections will be held in October 2018. Local Government elections are held every four years with all Councillors (including Mayors and Deputy Mayors) facing the polls at the same time. Mayors and Deputy Mayors are elected by popular election. Unlike other tiers of government, Local Government elections are not compulsory. To raise awareness of the elections and to encourage community members to stand for election, the peak body for Local Government in Tasmania (LGAT) are coordinating candidate information sessions throughout Tasmania

SMALL GRANTS CLOSE SOON

19 April 2018
Latrobe Council's Small Grants are currently open for application but close soon. This is the only round of funding for the 2018-19 financial year so, if you have a project coming up that fits the criteria of either the Emerging Needs Grant or the Arts, Culture, Sport and Festival Sponsorship Grant, please apply before 7 May, 2018.

IMPORTANT UPDATE - FRUIT FLY

2 April 2018
The following information regarding the detection of fruit fly in Tasmania has been provided by Biosecurity Tasmania. All residents are urged to keep informed.

NORTH-WEST BOOSTED AS WORLD-CLASS MOUNTAIN BIKE DESTINATION

11 January 2018
Latrobe and Kentish Councils welcome today’s announcement by the Tasmanian Government of $600,000 funding of the Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Trails project. Valued at over $4 million, the project is a new adventure tourism product for the North-West Coast and will be a key economic driver for the region.

Neighbourhood Disputes about overhanging and nuisance trees/shrubs.

13 December 2017
Recently the government have passed new legislation in relation to neighbour disputes about overhanging and nuisance trees/shrubs called the Neighbourhood Disputes about Plants Act 2017.

Resource Sharing

28 July 2017

Council Meetings

2018 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

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  • School Holiday Program
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170 Gilbert Street
Latrobe Tasmania 7307
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