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Time for Clarence residents to have a say on voluntary amalgamations

25 September 2017
Clarence residents and ratepayers are encouraged to have their say on two voluntary amalgamations feasibility studies which were recently considered by Council.

Draft Risdon Vale Recreation and Community Facilities Master Plan Consultation

19 September 2017
Members of the public are invited to view and comment on the draft Risdon Vale Recreation and Community Facilities Master Plan.

Bellerive Public Pier Public Information Session

15 September 2017
Council is holding a public information session on the proposed Bellerive Public Pier.

Seven Mile Beach Sport and Active Recreation Precinct – Revised Master Plan Consultation

15 September 2017
Members of the public are invited to view and comment on ...

Help improve health care services in Clarence

12 September 2017
Join the Clarence GP Access Project and help improve the health care services in our city.

Draft Clarence Cultural History Plan 2017-2022 Consultation

8 September 2017
Members of the public are invited to view and comment on the Draft Clarence Cultural History Plan 2017 – 2022.

Clarence prize for excellence in furniture design awarded

8 September 2017
South Australian designer Hugh Altschwager has won Tasmania’s richest design prize - the 2017 Clarence Prize for Excellence in Furniture Design.

New section of track alongside the Coal River

7 September 2017
There’s a new section of track alongside the Coal River in Richmond.

Bayfield Street streetscape works commence 7 September 2017.

6 September 2017
These works will improve the functionality, safety and appearance of Bayfield Street, Rosny Park, through the improvement of landscaping and public facilities.

Meehan Range Temporary Track Closures

6 September 2017
The following tracks are closed tomorrow, Thursday 7 September 2017, due to scheduled quarry activities at Flagstaff Gully:

Community Activity Hubs Conversation Sessions

23 August 2017
Clarence City Council is undertaking a pilot project to better understand community attributes across the city and how people access these services.

Meehan Range Temporary Track Closures

23 August 2017
The following tracks are closed today, Wednesday 23 August 2017, due to scheduled quarry activities at Flagstaff Gully -

Clarence joins nbn™ network

17 August 2017
Clarence is set to enter a new era of fast broadband with the completion of the nbn™ network build in the region.

Footpath Condition Inspection

15 August 2017
We are undertaking an assessment of the regions 450km network of footpaths and shared access paths over the next 3 weeks.

Spinning, climbing, sliding, racing, rolling, tumbling and leaping as Bellerive’s new play space officially opens

11 August 2017
Clarence’s newest playground, Bellerive Beach Park All Abilities Playground was officially opened today.

Applications now open

10 August 2017
Apply now for Council's Community Support Grants and Partnership Grants.

Public Art Opportunity

8 August 2017
Council is seeking applications from suitably experienced artists to design and construct a public artwork at Council’s administration centre for its children’s services programs on Alma Street, Bellerive. Applications close 5.00pm 25 August 2017

Roches Beach Canal Dune Construction

4 August 2017
Roches Beach has been identified as the most vulnerable site in Tasmania to coastal erosion and inundation.

Meehan Range Temporary Track Closures

4 August 2017
The following tracks will be closed on Monday 7 August 2017, due to scheduled quarry activities at Flagstaff Gully:

Clarence Mountain Bike Park car park closure

1 August 2017
The Clarence Mountain Bike Park car park will be closed for maintenance works on Monday morning 7 August 2017 from 7.00am to 1.00pm.

Have your say on the new Clarence City Council Age Friendly City and Community Plan

24 July 2017
Council is delighted to be partnering with Dr Peta Cook (University Of Tasmania) in the review of the Positive Ageing Plan 2012-2016, toward the development of our new Age Friendly City and Community Plan 2018-2022.

Roadworks on Derwent Avenue between Amelia Street and Wellington Road

13 July 2017
Works commence 24 July 2017.

Official Opening: Bellerive Beach Park All Abilities Playground

13 July 2017
Friday 11 August 11:00am - 1:00pm.

“Art? Art! Art…” at Rosny Barn

6 July 2017
“Art? Art! Art…” is an exhibition of beautiful and provocative works by some of Australia’s most significant contemporary artists:

Clarence to consult its community on voluntary amalgamation studies

5 July 2017
Council has agreed to undertake community consultation on merger options in the two voluntary amalgamation feasibility studies conducted last year.

Justice of the Peace (JP) availability during July

4 July 2017
During July Council’s JP’s will not be available Fridays as well as the usual unavailability on Tuesdays.

Tender awarded to extend Kangaroo Bay Foreshore Promenade

21 June 2017
Clarence City Council has awarded a tender for $775,800 to extend the Kangaroo Bay Foreshore Promenade to the western side of the bay.

Maintenance works on Richmond Bridge

15 June 2017
The Department of State Growth (DSG) is planning to undertake maintenance works on the Richmond Bridge on Friday 23 June 2017 and Monday 26 June 2017.

Temporary road closure: Carella Street

15 June 2017
The roadway between 166 – 182 Carella Street, Howrah will be closed from Monday 19 June 2017 - Friday 22 September 2017 to facilitate the upgrade of existing stormwater infrastructure in Carella Street.

Council wins major Australian coastal award

9 June 2017
Clarence City Council has won the major Australian Coastal Councils award of annual achievement for its coastal adaptation pathway to manage its coastline under a changing climate.

Clarence budgets for improved infrastructure

6 June 2017
Clarence City Council has approved its budget for 2017-18 with a continued focus on delivering quality services for the community along with a fully funded $17.6 million capital works program.

Event to recognise Aboriginal landmark anniversaries

26 May 2017
Clarence City Council is hosting a special evening at Rosny Farm this Sunday, 28 May 2017 to recognise the important historical anniversaries of the 1967 Referendum (50 years) and the landmark Mabo decision in the High Court (25 years).

Changed traffic condition: Tasman Highway, Holyman Avenue approach

23 May 2017
Please be advised the Department of State Growth is arranging for the current ‘left lane ends’ merge to be replaced with zip-merge to improve traffic conditions and reduce driver frustration.

Website issues

23 May 2017
We are currently experiencing some difficulties with our website. Some documents are not loading, including applications for planning permits. These issues are expected to be resolved by the end of the day. We apologise for any inconveniences caused.

Howrah Road/Clarence Street intersection work

19 May 2017
Update on works as at 9 June 2017

Celebrating cultural diversity at World Games Day

19 May 2017
Ever enjoyed a spot of hurling? What about Gaelic football, gridiron or ultimate frisbee?

Kangaroo Bay Skate Park Maintenance

17 May 2017
Kangaroo Bay Skate Park will be closing for maintenance on Monday 22 – Thursday 25 May.

New $25 million Clarence lifestyle village development

11 May 2017
A new residential lifestyle village containing 84 villas and clubhouse has been approved by Clarence City Council.

Clarence votes against TasWater takeover

9 May 2017
Clarence City Council aldermen have voted unanimously against the State Government’s proposal to take control of TasWater at a special Council meeting called to consider the matter.

Urban expansion of Lauderdale will not proceed

4 May 2017
Council has decided not to proceed with a proposal to rezone to residential a large area at Lauderdale.

Exhibition to celebrate 40 years of Clarence Family Day Care

28 April 2017
An exhibition to mark 40 years of the Clarence Family Day Care scheme will open today at Rosny Farm.

ANZAC Day Parades and Services

24 April 2017
Details on the ANZAC Day Parades and Services in the City of Clarence...

World Games Day on 21 May

19 April 2017
There are more than 8,000 sports and games in the world and some of them are converging on the Eastern Shore for World Games Day.

Forthcoming Roadworks Asphalt Re-surfacing

13 April 2017
Council has engaged a contractor to undertake asphalt resurfacing works in Clarence.

Kangaroo Bay Parklands launch

10 April 2017
An important step in the re-activation of Kangaroo Bay into a waterfront destination for residents and visitors was realised on Sunday (9 April) with the launch of Kangaroo Bay Parklands.

Council service arrangements for Easter

7 April 2017
Details on Council service arrangements over the Easter period.

Partial road closure – Surf Road

6 April 2017
Hobart Airport would like to advise the partial closure of Surf Road to vehicle traffic from 10 April 2017.

Youth homelessness matters in Clarence

5 April 2017
In recognition of Youth Homelessness Matters Day, Council’s Youth Network Advisory Group and the Warrane Mornington Neighbourhood Centre handed over 50 bags containing hygiene products and other items to Loui’s Van.

Clarence Social Eating Programs 2017 released

3 April 2017
Food connects people, and in Clarence there are a variety of regular programs to meet new people while enjoying a meal

Kangaroo Bay Rivulet Track opens

3 April 2017
A new track to provide a safe passage between Gordons Hill Road and Kangaroo Bay has opened.

Combo unit at Glebe Hill Park temporarily unavailable

9 March 2017
Please note that the combo unit at Glebe HIll Park is temporarily unavailable due to maintenance. We are sorry for the inconvenience

Clarence welcomes Queen's Baton in lead up to Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

6 March 2017
Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in the City of Clarence as it prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay.

Changed speed limit on Richmond Road between Cambridge and Richmond

28 February 2017
The Department of State Growth are advising motorists that a changed speed limit will come into effect on Richmond Road between Cambridge and Richmond from today (Tuesday 28 February 2017).

Council to visit Binzhou City in China

28 February 2017
A small delegation headed by the Mayor will visit Binzhou City in China to explore possible areas for cooperation between Clarence and Binzhou.

Update on Natone Hill

21 February 2017
Natone Hill is now open to the public following a safety assessment of the bushfire affected area.

Things in Clarence are about to get jazzy

17 February 2017
Life in Clarence is about to get a bit jazzy as the Clarence Jazz Festival comes to town kicking off with a 21st birthday celebration on Saturday 18 February 2017.

Safety assessment of Natone Hill bushfire affected area update

16 February 2017
Reminder: Council is conducting a safety assessment of the bushfire site at Natone Hill to identify and remove trees that may be hazardous. As a result, the affected area will be closed to the public over the weekend and we ask the community to stay away from the this area and follow all signage and directions until further notice. Thank you

Reflective space unveiled to commemorate 1967 bushfires

8 February 2017
A reflective space to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 bushfires has been established in Clarence.

Clarence Jazz Festival 2017 Program Launched

2 February 2017
The festival program for 2017 was launched this morning at Bellerive Boardwalk.

Founder of Be Hers charity wins Citizen of the Year

27 January 2017
A young mother from Sandford who established a charity to raise funds and awareness of the millions of women and children trapped into sexual slavery around the world has won the 2017 City of Clarence Citizen of the Year.

2017 City of Clarence Australia Day Nominees

24 January 2017
Learn about the wonderful achievements that each of the 2017 City of Clarence Australia Day Awards nominees make to our community through a range of endeavours. Winners announced on Australia Day at the Bellerive Boardwalk from 11.00am onwards.

Development approval for Kangaroo Bay hotel and hospitality training school

24 January 2017
Clarence City Council has approved the development of a premium waterfront accommodation hotel and a linked TasTAFE hospitality training school at Kangaroo Bay in Bellerive at a special meeting of Council last night.

Sportsground closures

20 January 2017
Updated sportsground closures 20 - 22 January 2017

Exhibition tells the stories of 1967 bushfires through the eyes of the community

12 January 2017
What Would You Take?, an exhibition of the objects that people took and their stories of the 1967 bushfires, will begin this Friday 13 January at Rosny Farm.

Feedback welcome on draft Clarence Plains Environmental Management Plan

9 January 2017
Council is inviting the community to comment on a draft environmental management plan for the Clarence Plains area.

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