Local government areas of Tasmania

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Map of local government areas of Tasmania

This is a list of the 29 local government areas (LGAs) of Tasmania. The LGAs are grouped by region.

This article also includes lists of towns, suburbs and localities of Tasmania.

LGAs[edit]

Local
Government
Area
Principal town Land Area
(km²)[1]
Population
2011 census[2]
Density Region
Break O'Day St Helens 3,525.8 6,194 1.8 North-east
Brighton Brighton 171.3 15,460 90.3 Hobart
Central Coast Ulverstone 933.1 21,355 22.9 North-west and west coast
Central Highlands Hamilton 7,982.4 2,262 0.3 Central
Circular Head Smithton 4,897.7 7,977 1.6 North-west and west coast
Burnie (City of) Burnie 611.0 19,329 31.6 North-west and west coast
Clarence (City of) Rosny Park 378.0 51,852 137.2 Hobart
Devonport (City of) Devonport 111.3 24,615 221.2 North-west and west coast
Glenorchy (City of) Glenorchy 121.1 44,656 368.8 Hobart
Hobart (City of) Hobart 77.9 48,703 625.2 Hobart
Launceston (City of) Launceston 1,413.6 64,193 45.4 Launceston
Derwent Valley New Norfolk 4,108.1 9,704 2.4 South-east
Dorset Scottsdale 3,227.6 6,827 2.1 North-east
Flinders Whitemark 1,996.6 776 0.4 North-east
George Town George Town 653.4 6,636 10.2 Launceston
Glamorgan Spring Bay Triabunna 2,591.4 4,190 1.6 South-east
Huon Valley Huonville 5,507.4 15,140 2.7 South-east
Kentish Sheffield 1,156.0 6,086 5.3 North-west and west coast
King Island Currie 1,095.8 1,566 1.4 North-west and west coast
Kingborough Kingston 720.1 33,893 47.1 Hobart
Latrobe Latrobe 600.5 9,833 16.4 North-west and west coast
Meander Valley Westbury 3,330.3 18,888 5.7 Launceston
Northern Midlands Longford 5,136.5 12,228 2.4 Central
Sorell Sorell 583.7 13,194 22.6 South-east
Southern Midlands Oatlands 2,615.4 6,049 2.3 Central
Tasman Nubeena 660.5 2,355 3.6 South-east
Waratah-Wynyard Wynyard 3,531.0 13,708 3.9 North-west and west coast
West Coast Zeehan 9,589.8 4,678 0.5 North-west and west coast
West Tamar Beaconsfield 691.1 21,817 31.6 Launceston
Tasmania Hobart 68,018.2 495,354 7.3  

Hobart area councils[edit]

Brighton Council[edit]

City of Clarence[edit]

City of Glenorchy[edit]

City of Hobart[edit]

Kingborough Council[edit]

Sorell Council[edit]

South-east area councils[edit]

Municipality of Derwent Valley[edit]

Municipality of Tasman[edit]

Municipality of Huon Valley[edit]

Municipality of Glamorgan/Spring Bay[edit]

North-east area councils[edit]

Municipality of Break O'Day[edit]

Municipality of Dorset[edit]

Municipality of Flinders[edit]

Launceston area councils[edit]

Municipality of George Town[edit]

City of Launceston[edit]

Note: Blackstone Heights and Prospect are in the Meander Valley council; Riverside is in the West Tamar council.

Municipality of Meander Valley[edit]

Municipality of West Tamar[edit]

North-west and west coast councils[edit]

City of Burnie[edit]

Municipality of Central Coast[edit]

Municipality of Circular Head[edit]

City of Devonport[edit]

Kentish Council[edit]

Municipality of King Island[edit]

Municipality of Latrobe[edit]

Municipality of Waratah/Wynyard[edit]

Municipality of West Coast[edit]

Central councils[edit]

Municipality of Central Highlands[edit]

Municipality of Northern Midlands[edit]

Municipality of Southern Midlands[edit]

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ missing land area figures taken from web pages of respective local government area
  2. ^ http://www.abs.gov.au/census Australian Bureau of Statistics: 2011 Census of Population and Housing