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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: Jun 03, 2020

Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions

The following information is based upon advice received from the Tasmanian Government and Public Health with a staged easing of restrictions being implemented over the coming weeks.

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Posted: Jun 03, 2020

Council Arrangements

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dorset Council closed the Council Offices and Depots to the public from Thursday 26 March, and has moved to internet and telephone-based customer service systems.

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Posted: Jun 02, 2020

Council Offices | Re-Open to the Public

The Council Office, from 8.30am Tuesday 9 June*, will be re-opened to the public. Council will be operating ‘business as usual’ from this date, with the resumption of ordinary hours 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Friday. *This opening is subject to change if advice is received from the Tasmanian Government or Public Health.

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Posted: May 27, 2020

Coronavirus Information and Assistance

This page is updated daily and contains links to relevant websites, local business trading hours, stimulus and financial assistance packages available and contact details for support services

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Posted: May 19, 2020

Briefing of Decisions | 18 May 2020 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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