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Local Government Elections information

21 August 2018

Information for those enrolling or thinking of standing as a candidate for the 2018 Local Government Elections.

Council amends Montagu Park fees

17 August 2018

The fees for Montagu Park Recreation Reserve for the 2018/19 financial year have been amended following last night’s Council meeting

Entry forms for Art About Town and CHArtchibald Prize

15 August 2018

Get your entry forms for Art About Town and the CHArtchibald Prize here.

Severe weather warning for North West Coast

14 August 2018

A severe weather warning has been issued for for damaging winds and abnormally high tides Wednesday 15 August.

Changes to fee structure for Montagu Park Recreation Reserve

8 August 2018

There has been a change to the fee structure at Montagu Park Recreation Reserve from last year.

North West Coast Audit Panel expressions of interest

3 August 2018

Circular Head, Waratah-Wynyard and King Island Councils are seeking expressions of interest for appointment to a joint 3-member independent audit panel.

East Esplanade Boat Ramp Closure

3 August 2018

The boat ramp at East Esplanade, Smithton may be intermittently unavailable during the month of August 2018.

Severe Weather Warning - Conditions Update

18 July 2018

Latest updates from them BoM earlier today indicates that Coastal areas will experience abnormally high tides again this afternoon.

Severe weather warning for Tasmania

17 July 2018

Please note: The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for damaging winds across Tasmania this afternoon.

Mayor welcomes Bass Highway commitment

10 July 2018

Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam has welcomed the announcement of $60M from the Federal Government for works on the Bass Highway between Wynyard and Marrawah.

Municipal property revaluation

10 July 2018

Residents and property owners within Circular Head are advised that a full Municipal property revaluation is about to be conducted.

Richardson’s Bridge closure

6 July 2018

Parks and Wildlife intend to close Richardson’s Bridge at the end of Linnanes Road due to public safety concerns.

School holiday activities

29 June 2018

Circular Head and Waratah-Wynyard Councils have a wide range of activities on offer for the school holidays.

The I Am Youth Project

25 June 2018

Get your nomination forms for the I Am Youth Project here.

Council adopts Annual Plan and Budget Estimates

22 June 2018

Eco-friendly heating alternative for Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre

21 June 2018

The Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre will use a wood chip (biomass) boiler heating system, to provide facility heating.

Local Government Elections 2018

15 June 2018

The next Council elections will be held during October 2018.

Changes to the Dog Control Act 2000- Microchipping

3 May 2018

There have been some amendments to the Dog Control Act 2000, that have come into effect in Tasmania in late 2017.

Council calls for tenders for the operation and management of wellbeing centre

20 April 2018

Circular Head Council at its meeting on the 19 April 2018 resolved to call for tender submissions for management and operation of the Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre.

Smithton crowned Australia's tidiest town

11 April 2018

Smithton has been announced as the winner of the 2018 Australian Tidy Towns Awards, at an event hosted by last year’s winner Barmera, South Australia on 6 April 2018.

Fuel reduction burn planned for Rocky Cape

5 April 2018

Tasmania Fire Service will be conducting a Fuel Reduction Burn at Rocky Cape West on Friday, 6 April 2018

Information session on proposed Port Latta Wind Farm

26 March 2018

Nekon Pty Ltd will hold an information and community feedback session for the proposed Port Latta Wind Farm, to be held at the Rocky Cape Tavern on Wednesday 4th April at 7:30 pm.

Easter holiday bin collection

22 March 2018

Bin collection information for the Easter Holiday period.

Applications open for first round of Community Small Grants

2 March 2018

Applications are invited from interested people and community groups for Round One of the Community Small Grants Scheme for the 2018/2019 financial year.

Mayor's Education Fund recipient announced

9 February 2018

Bzuayehu Heres was announced as the recipient of the 2018 Mayor's Education Fund Bursary at the Celebration of Education Event on Friday 9 February.

Your chance to recognise a wonderful woman in Circular Head

2 February 2018

Nominations are open for Circular Head Soroptimist Awards.

Circular Head Celebration of Education set for Friday 9 February

1 February 2018

Come and join us for the Celebration of Education at the Hall of Fame on Friday 9 February from 12pm.

Crystal Theatre Film Society releases 2018 program

24 January 2018

Crystal Theatre Film Society will screen the first film of their 2018 program at the Stanley Town Hall on Friday, January 26.

Changes to traffic for Montagu Road works

15 January 2018

Additional traffic management will be in place for works on the Montagu Road upgrade.

Have your say- Central Area Development Plans Smithton and Stanley

12 January 2018

Council is developing a long-term strategy to guide public and private investment in the central areas of Smithton and Stanley over the next 25 years.

Smithton Christmas Parade and Christmas Lights winners

18 December 2017

The winners of the Christmas Parade and Christmas Lights competition were as follows:

Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre Community Update – Construction

7 December 2017

Stubbs Constructions have made significant progress on the Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre since construction started on site on the 16 October 2017.

Planned water interruption Saturday 9 December cancelled

7 December 2017

TasWater has advised that the water interruption planned for Saturday (9 December) in Smithton has been postponed due to operational reasons.

Applications open for Mayor's Education Fund

7 December 2017

Council is now seeking applications for the 2018 Circular Head Mayor's Education Fund.

Planned water interruption Saturday 2 December cancelled

1 December 2017

TasWater has advised that the water interruption planned for tomorrow (Saturday, 2 December) in Smithton has been cancelled.

Scott Riley appointed as General Manager of Circular Head Council

29 November 2017

Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam has today announced the appointment of Scott Riley as the new General Manager of Circular Head Council.

Mayor welcomes sale of Edith Creek site

29 November 2017

Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam has welcomed today’s announcement of the sale of the Edith Creek milk processing site to Dutch Mill (Australia) Pty Ltd.

Draft Open Space Sport & Recreation Plan released for public comment

17 November 2017

Circular Head Council has approved the Draft Open Space Sport & Recreation Plan 2017-2027 for public consultation.

Montagu Road- Infrastructure Reconstruction & Upgrade 2017/18 project update

16 November 2017

Preliminary storm water infrastructure renewal and installation works located on the section of Montagu Road Smithton between the Duck River and Lane Park, are progressing well.

Fire Season and Bushfire Management

15 November 2017

It’s that time of the year again – bushfire season, so it's time to think about making sure your property is not a fire hazard.

Construction starts at Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre

3 November 2017

Construction has started at the Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre in Smithton.

Bridge replacement works to commence at Cyathea Road, Forest

18 October 2017

Council is due to start bridge replacement works on Cyathea Road, Forest, through contractor TasSpan.

Stubbs Constructions appointed as contractors for Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre

10 October 2017

Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam has announced that Stubbs Constructions have been appointed as building contractors for the Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre.

Montagu Road upgrade to begin from Monday, October 9

4 October 2017

Council is due to commence stormwater infrastructure replacement and upgrade works located on Montagu Road between the Duck River Bridge and Lane Park Road on Monday, October 9.

TasWater to carry out de-sludging works at Smithton Sewage treatment Plant

10 July 2017

TasWater will commence de-sludging works at the Smithton Sewage Treatment Plant from August 2017.

Welcome to Circular Head, one of Tasmania's most beautiful and productive locations. The municipality has:

A diverse range of industries including dairy and prime beef production, commercial fishing and aquaculture, agriculture, forestry and timber production, iron ore pelletising, vegetable processing, manufacturing and tourism.

We invite you to read the Circular Head Profile and watch a short film to discover more about Tasmania's far north-west.

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