City of Devonport
Devonport City Council (or City of Devonport) is a local government body located in the city and surrounds of Devonport in northern Tasmania. The Devonport local government area is classified as urban and has a population of 25,415, which also encompasses Lillico, Tugrah and part of Spreyton.
|Devonport City Council|
Map showing the Devonport local government area.
|• Density||229.0/km2 (593.0/sq mi)|
|Established||1 January 1907|
|Area||111 km2 (42.9 sq mi)|
|Region||Devonport and surrounds|
|Website||Devonport City Council|
History and attributes
The Devonport municipality was established on 1 January 1907, becoming a city council on 1 January 1981. Devonport was proclaimed a city by Charles, Prince of Wales on 21 April 1981, in a ceremony conducted on the Devonport Oval. The city motto is The City with Spirit, this gives reference to it being the home base for the passenger ferry ships Spirit of Tasmania I and Spirit of Tasmania II.
|Suburb||Census population 2016||Reason|
|East Devonport||4,053||Includes Pardoe Downs, Rannoch, Pannorama Heights|
|Highfield||Incl. in Devonport|
|Pardoe Downs||Incl. in East Devonport|
|Pannorama Heights||Incl. in East Devonport|
|Rannoch||Incl. in East Devonport|
|Local government total||24,696||Gazetted Devonport Local Government Area|
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- "Agency Details: Devonport City Council". search.archives.tas.gov.au. Tasmanian Government. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
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- "Mayor & Alderman – Devonport City". devonport.tas.gov.au. Devonport City Council. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
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- Devonport City Council official website
- Local Government Association Tasmania
- Tasmanian Electoral Commission - local government