City of Hobart
Hobart City Council (or City of Hobart) is a local government body in Tasmania, covering the central metropolitan area of the state capital, Hobart. The Hobart local government area has a population of 50,439 and includes the suburbs of West Hobart, Mount Stuart, South Hobart, New Town, Sandy Bay and most of Fern Tree, North Hobart and Mount Nelson .
|Hobart City Council|
Flag of the City of Hobart
Map showing the Hobart local government area.
|Population||50,439 (2016 census)|
|• Density||647.5/km2 (1,677/sq mi)|
|Established||1 January 1852|
|Area||77.9 km2 (30.1 sq mi)|
|Website||Hobart City Council|
History and attributes
The City of Hobart is governed by the Hobart City Council, consisting of twelve aldermen headed by the Lord Mayor of Hobart. The current Lord Mayor is Anna Reynolds, after winning the 2018 Council Election. Aldermen are elected every four years.
|Anna Reynolds||Lord Mayor/Alderman||Independent|
|Helen Burnet||Deputy Lord Mayor/Alderman||Tasmanian Greens|
|Bill Harvey||Alderman||Tasmanian Greens|
- Health and Community Services 17%
- Retail Trade 13%
- Property and Business Services 12%
- Government Administration 12%
- Education 9%
|Selected historical census data for City of Hobart local government area|
|Population||Estimated residents on census night||46,622||47,700||48,703||50,439|
|LGA rank in terms of size within Tasmania||3rd|
|% of Tasmania population||10.25%|
|% of Australian population||0.25%|
|Cultural and language diversity|
(other than English)
|Median weekly incomes|
|Personal income||Median weekly personal income||A$526||A$641||A$718|
|% of Australian median income||112.9%||111.1%||108.5%|
|Family income||Median weekly family income||A$1380||A$1782||A$2023|
|% of Australian median income||117.9%||120.3%||116.7%|
|Household income||Median weekly household income||A$1036||A$1260||A$1439|
|% of Australian median income||100.9%||102.1%||100.0%|
|Dwelling type||Separate house||67.1%|
|Semi-detached, terrace or townhouse||9.3%||10.6%|
|Flat or apartment||22.1%|
Coat of arms
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Hobart (C)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
- "About Council". hobartcity.com.au. Hobart City Council. Archived from the original on 15 February 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
- "Agency Details: Hobart City Council". search.archives.tas.gov.au. Tasmanian Government. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
- Draft City of Hobart Planning Scheme 2009 Archived 2009-10-20 at the Wayback Machine, Hobart City Council
- Sister Cities. City of Hobart (2006). Retrieved on 24 December 2006.
- "Alderman - Hobart City". hobartcity.com.au. Hobart City Council. Archived from the original on 23 January 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
- "Local government national report 2014-2015". regional.gov.au. Australian Government. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (9 March 2006). "City of Hobart (C)". 2001 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "City of Hobart (C)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "City of Hobart (C)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 3 December 2017.
- Hobart City Council official website
- Local Government Association Tasmania
- Tasmanian Electoral Commission - local government