City of Devonport
|Devonport City Council|
Map showing the Devonport local government area.
|Population||24,696 (2016 census)|
|• Density||221.9/km2 (575/sq mi)|
|Established||1 January 1907|
|Area||116 km2 (44.8 sq mi)|
|Region||Devonport and surrounds|
|Website||Devonport City Council|
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 24,696, which also encompasses Lillico, Tugrah and part of Spreyton.
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 Prince Charles of Wales on 21 April 1981, in a ceremony conducted on the Devonport Oval. The city moto is The City with Spirit, this gives reference to being the home base for the passenger ferry ships Spirit of Tasmania I and Spirit of Tasmania II.
Devonport is classified as urban, regional and small (URS) under the Australian Classification of Local Governments.
|Annette Rockliff||Mayor/ Alderman||Independent|
|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|
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Devonport (C)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
- "Agency Details: Devonport Municipal Council". search.archives.tas.gov.au. Tasmanian Government. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
- "Agency Details: Devonport City Council". search.archives.tas.gov.au. Tasmanian Government. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
- "Local government national report 2014-2015". regional.gov.au. Australian Government. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
- "Mayor & Alderman – Devonport City". devonport.tas.gov.au. Devonport City Council. Retrieved 16 May 2015.
- Devonport City Council (28 October 2005). "City of Devonport" (PDF). Retrieved 26 July 2015.