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

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

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

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Latest News

Please find the latest news and notices from Dorset Council below. If you have any queries regarding any articles listed, please contact the officer listed or Council reception on 03 6352 6500

Posted: Jan 19, 2021

Briefing of Decisions | 18 January 2021 Council Meeting

For further information on any of these items, please contact the Mayor, Cr Greg Howard (0409 546 247) or the General Manager, Mr Tim Watson (03 6352 6500).

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Posted: Jan 13, 2021

Department of State Growth Remote Truck Signs Replacement

From Wednesday 13 January until Friday 29 January 2021, the Department of State Growth will be completing road work to allow for the installation of new sign infrastructure on the Tasman Highway near the Sideling.

During the road work, lanes will not be closed however motorists are asked to follow all traffic management instructions.

The signs require replacement because the technology…

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Posted: Dec 16, 2020

TasWater | Stage 1 Water Restrictions - Bridport

For more information on the restrictions, please contact TasWater directly on 136 992 or visit their website

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Posted: Dec 15, 2020

Dorset Council E-Newsletter | December 2020

To catch up on all the news and happenings around Dorset, grab a copy of our latest Dorset Council E-Newsletter here

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Posted: Nov 18, 2020

Barry Jarvis Education Scholarships 2021 | NOW OPEN

Dorset Council are seeking applications for the Barry Jarvis Education Scholarships. These scholarships have all been named in honour of the late Mayor Barry Jarvis, who was a strong advocate of education in Dorset. Application forms are available from Dorset Council Reception (3 Ellenor Street, Scottsdale) or online.

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