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.

Local government areas[edit]

Local government area Principal town Land area[1] Population[2]
(2011 census)
Density Region
km2 sq ft
Break O'Day St Helens 3,525.8 1,361 6,194 1.8 North-east
Brighton Brighton 171.3 66 15,460 90.3 Hobart
Central Coast Ulverstone 933.1 360 21,355 22.9 North-west and west coast
Central Highlands Hamilton 7,982.4 3,082 2,262 0.3 Central
Circular Head Smithton 4,897.7 1,891 7,977 1.6 North-west and west coast
Burnie (City of) Burnie 611.0 236 19,329 31.6 North-west and west coast
Clarence (City of) Rosny Park 378.0 146 51,852 137.2 Hobart
Devonport (City of) Devonport 111.3 43 24,615 221.2 North-west and west coast
Glenorchy (City of) Glenorchy 121.1 47 44,656 368.8 Hobart
Hobart (City of) Hobart 77.9 30 48,703 625.2 Hobart
Launceston (City of) Launceston 1,413.6 546 64,193 45.4 Launceston
Derwent Valley New Norfolk 4,108.1 1,586 9,704 2.4 South-east
Dorset Scottsdale 3,227.6 1,246 6,827 2.1 North-east
Flinders Whitemark 1,996.6 771 776 0.4 North-east
George Town George Town 653.4 252 6,636 10.2 Launceston
Glamorgan Spring Bay Triabunna 2,591.4 1,001 4,190 1.6 South-east
Huon Valley Huonville 5,507.4 2,126 15,140 2.7 South-east
Kentish Sheffield 1,156 446 6,086 5.3 North-west and west coast
King Island Currie 1,095.8 423 1,566 1.4 North-west and west coast
Kingborough Kingston 720.1 278 33,893 47.1 Hobart
Latrobe Latrobe 600.5 232 9,833 16.4 North-west and west coast
Meander Valley Westbury 3,330.3 1,286 18,888 5.7 Launceston
Northern Midlands Longford 5,136.5 1,983 12,228 2.4 Central
Sorell Sorell 583.7 225 13,194 22.6 South-east
Southern Midlands Oatlands 2,615.4 1,010 6,049 2.3 Central
Tasman Nubeena 660.5 255 2,355 3.6 South-east
Waratah-Wynyard Wynyard 3,531.0 1,363 13,708 3.9 North-west and west coast
West Coast Zeehan 9,589.8 3,703 4,678 0.5 North-west and west coast
West Tamar Beaconsfield 691.1 267 21,817 31.6 Launceston
Tasmania Hobart 68,018.2 26,262 495,354 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]

Derwent Valley Council[edit]

Municipality of Tasman[edit]

Huon Valley Council[edit]

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council[edit]

North-east area councils[edit]

Break O'Day Council[edit]

Dorset Council[edit]

Flinders Council[edit]

Launceston area councils[edit]

George Town Council[edit]

City of Launceston[edit]

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

Meander Valley Council[edit]

West Tamar Council[edit]

North-west and west coast councils[edit]

City of Burnie[edit]

Central Coast Council[edit]

Circular Head Council[edit]

City of Devonport[edit]

Kentish Council[edit]

King Island Council[edit]

Latrobe Council[edit]

Waratah-Wynyard Council[edit]

West Coast Council[edit]

Central councils[edit]

Central Highlands Council[edit]

Northern Midlands Council[edit]

Southern Midlands Council[edit]

Former LGAs[edit]

Tasmania has had a large amount of former LGAs. In 1907, 149 LGAs were shrunk to 53. By the time of a large scale overhaul in 1993 this had shrunk to 46, which was reduced that year to 29.[3] This list therefore is not complete

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
  3. ^ "Is Amalgamation a ‘Silver Bullet’?" (PDF). lgat.tas.gov.au. Centre for Local Government University of New England. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w "1971 census" (PDF). auststats.abs.gov.au. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "Agency Details - FINGAL MUNICIPAL COUNCIL". search.archives.tas.gov.au. LINC Tasmania. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  6. ^ a b c d "Your Council - Northern Midlands". northernmidlands.tas.gov.au. Northern Midlands Council. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  7. ^ "CENSUS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA. 30th June, 1947. CENSUS BULLETIN No. (C.S. No. 760.] 7735. Population in Local Government· Areas," (PDF). ausstats.abs.gov.au. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  8. ^ "Agency Details ULVERSTONE MUNICIPAL COUNCIL". archives.tas.gov.au. LINC Tasmania. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  9. ^ "CENSUS 30th June, 1954 - P ART I. - ANAL YSIS OF POPULA TION IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS" (PDF). ausstats.abs.gov.au. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  10. ^ "CENSUS OF THE COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA, 4TH APRIL, 1921. TASMANIA" (PDF). ausstats.abs.gov.au. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 3 January 2015. 
  11. ^ "CENSUS OF THE C()MMONWEAL TH OF AUSTRAUA TAKEN FOR THE NIGHT BETWEEN THE 2nd and 3rd APRIL, 1911." (PDF). ausstats.abs.gov.au. Australian Bureau of Statistics. Retrieved 3 January 2015.