City of Devonport

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City of Devonport
A map showing the Devonport City LGA in Tasmania
Devonport City LGA in Tasmania
Coordinates 41°12′36″S 146°18′0″E / 41.21000°S 146.30000°E / -41.21000; 146.30000Coordinates: 41°12′36″S 146°18′0″E / 41.21000°S 146.30000°E / -41.21000; 146.30000
Population 25,533 (2015 est)[1]
 • Density 220.1/km2 (570.1/sq mi)
Established 1981
Area 116 km2 (44.8 sq mi)
Mayor Steve Martin
Council seat Devonport
Region Devonport and surrounds
State electorate(s) Braddon
Federal Division(s) Braddon
Devonport, Tasmania logo.png
Website City of Devonport
LGAs around City of Devonport:
Bass Strait Bass Strait Bass Strait
Central Coast City of Devonport Latrobe
Central Coast Kentish Latrobe

The City of Devonport is a local government area of Tasmania, encompassing the city of Devonport in northern Tasmania. The City is governed by the Devonport City Council.

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 was proclaimed a city by Prince Charles of Wales on 21 April 1981 in a ceremony conducted on the Devonport Oval.


Name Position[2] Party affiliation
Steve Martin Mayor/Alderman   Independent
Annette Rockliff Deputy Mayor/Alderman   Independent
Charlie Emmerton Alderman   Independent
Grant Goodwin Alderman   Independent
Alison Jarman Alderman   Independent
Justine Keay Alderman   Independent
Lynn Laycock Alderman   Independent
Jeff Matthews Alderman   Independent
Leon Perry Alderman   Independent


Suburb Census Population 2011 Reason
Aberdeen Incl. in Eugenana
Ambleside 715
Devonport 14,009 Includes Highfield
Don 372
East Devonport 4,200 Includes Pardoe Downs, Rannoch, Pannorama Heights
Eugenana 447 Includes Aberdeen
Forthside Incl. in Forth
Highfield Incl. in Devonport
Lillico Incl. in Leith
Melrose Incl. in Forth
Miandetta 1,711
Pardoe Downs Incl. in East Devonport
Pannorama Heights Incl. in East Devonport
Quoiba 419
Rannoch Incl. in East Devonport
Spreyton 1,412
Stony Rise 798
Tugrah 195
Total 24,278
337 Variance – in Forth, Leith Counts no Suburb Count
Local Government Total 24,615 Gazetted Devonport Local Government Area


  1. ^ "3218.0 – Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2014–15". Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 29 September 2016. 
  2. ^ "Mayor & Alderman – Devonport City". Devonport City Council. Retrieved 16 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Devonport City Council (28 October 2005). "City of Devonport" (PDF). Retrieved 26 July 2015. 

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