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Living in Dorset

Dorset Council provides community services based on the principles of quality, equity, value and responsiveness.

Visiting Dorset

Dorset has a unique blend of wilderness, wildlife, stunning scenery, mining heritage, secluded beaches and world class golf courses.

Contact us

  • Phone (03) 6352 6500
  • Fax (03) 6352 6509
  • After hrs 1300 858 824

Business community in Dorset

Dorset Council is focused on providing support to potential investors to facilitate sustainable developments large and small.

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Contact Us

If you have been unable to find the information you were looking for, have a more specific query, or need to get in touch with someone, all the contact information you require is available on this page.


Address details

Council offices
  • 3 Ellenor Street, Scottsdale, Tasmania 7260
  • (03) 6352 6500
  • (03) 6352 6509
  • dorset@dorset.tas.gov.au
Postal address
  • Address PO Box 21, Scottsdale, Tasmania 7260

Contact numbers

  • After Hours Emergency 1300 858 824
  • Scottsdale Visitor Information Centre 03 6352 6520

Who should I email or call??

Unsure of where you should direct your query?  Have a look below at the short description of each area and which email address or number you should use:

Works & Infrastructure

infrastructure@dorset.tas.gov.au or 03 6352 6510

Queries relating to the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR), road works permits and closures, road signage, parks, community facilities, etc.

If your query is regarding maintenance of any Council owned facility, responsible road, etc., please use the online Customer Service Request form here

 

Building & Planning

development@dorset.tas.gov.au or 03 6352 6500

Queries relating to subdivisions, development (planning) and building applications, plumbing applications, inspections, outstanding works, status of applications, etc.

 

Accounts

accounts@dorset.tas.gov.au or 03 6352 6500

Queries relating to accounts payable and receivable

 

Governance

gm@dorset.tas.gov.au or 03 6352 6500

Queries relating to Council Meetings, Councillors, citizenship ceremonies, etc.

 

Maintenance of Council Facilities

03 6352 6500

If your query is regarding maintenance of any Council owned facility, responsible road, etc., please use the online Customer Service Request form here

 

General

dorset@dorset.tas.gov.au or 03 6352 6500

If your query doesn’t fit into any of the categories above, or is just a general enquiry, please use the general email address or reception number above, or alternatively, you can lodge a customer contact form online at the bottom of this page.


Opening Hours

Physical Office Opening Hours: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday

Customer Service Hours: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday to Friday

Closed: Saturday/Sunday/Statutory Public Holidays


National Relay Service

The Dorset Council is National Relay Service (NRS) friendly.

If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can call Dorset Council through the NRS and ask to be connected to 03 6352 6500.

  • TTY Users can call 13 36 77
  • Speak and listen (speech-to-speech) users can call 1300 555 727
  • Internet relay users can visit www.relayservice.com.au

 


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