Brighton Council

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This article is about the council in Tasmania. For the council in England, see Brighton and Hove City Council.
Brighton Council
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Brighton Council
Coordinates 42°43′14″S 147°17′40″E / 42.72056°S 147.29444°E / -42.72056; 147.29444Coordinates: 42°43′14″S 147°17′40″E / 42.72056°S 147.29444°E / -42.72056; 147.29444
Population 16,358 (2010)[1]
 • Density 97.37/km2 (252.2/sq mi)
Established 1863
Area 168 km2 (64.9 sq mi)
Mayor Tony Foster
Council seat Brighton
Region Brighton/Bridgewater
State electorate(s) Lyons
Federal Division(s) Lyons
Website Brighton Council
LGAs around Brighton Council:
Southern Midlands Southern Midlands Southern Midlands
Derwent Valley Brighton Council Clarence
Derwent Valley Glenorchy Clarence

The Brighton Council or Municipality of Brighton is a local government area of Tasmania. It in based in the town of Brighton, and covers the towns of Pontville and Tea Tree. It also covers the far northern Hobart suburbs of Bridgewater, Gagebrook, Honeywood and Old Beach.


Name Position[2] Party affiliation
Tony Foster Mayor/Councillor   Independent
Barbara Curran Deputy Mayor/Councillor   Independent
Geoff Taylor Councillor   Independent
Wayne Garlick Councillor   Independent
Peter Geard Councillor   Independent
Leigh Gray Councillor   Independent
Moya Jeffries Councillor   Independent
Phillip Owen Councillor   Independent
Sonya Williams Councillor   Independent


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 March 2011). "3218.0 - Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2009-10". Retrieved 23 August 2011.  Estimated resident population (ERP) at 30 June 2010.
  2. ^ "Councillors - Brighton Council". Brighton Council. Retrieved 1 February 2015. 

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