2014 Media Releases

Seniors Week in Clarence 16–22 October 2017

16 October 2017
Take a look at all the fantastic activities on offer in Clarence …

Temporary closure of Derwent Avenue, Lindisfarne

12 October 2017
Derwent Avenue, Lindisfarne will be closed 16 - 18 October.

Demolition of old ferry terminal shed at Kangaroo Bay

11 October 2017
The old ferry terminal shed at Kangaroo Bay will begin being demolished from today and will take approximately two weeks.

Clarence hosts national forum for Age Friendly Cities Australia

9 October 2017
CLARENCE was host to the second National Forum for Age Friendly Cities Australia when delegates from around the state and country met together in Bellerive earlier this month.

Heat pump program switched on

5 October 2017
Saving money and saving energy are the goals of a new heat pump bulk-buy program running throughout October.

Help us deliver a Clarence Christmas Brunch to remember

3 October 2017
This year, why not share the joy and spirit of Christmas with people who are doing it tough?

Doggone - It's Dogs Day Out

29 September 2017
Dog’s Day Out returns this Sunday 1 October to the lush lawns of Rosny Farm to celebrate all things dog.

Christmas Day waste collections rescheduled

26 September 2017
Waste collections scheduled for Christmas Day have been moved to the day before, Sunday 24 December.

Meehan Range Temporary Track Closures

26 September 2017
The following tracks are closed tomorrow, Wednesday 27 September 2017, due to scheduled quarry activities at Flagstaff Gully -

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.

2017 Community Directory and Infobook

16 December 2016
The 2017 Community Directory and Infobook is now available online ...

Cambridge Master Plan adopted

13 December 2016
A master plan for Cambridge has been adopted by Council following public consultation

Community Safety Plan adopted by Council

13 December 2016
A plan to identify actions that Council can take over the next five years to improve safety in our community has been adopted by Council at its December 2016 meeting.

What are your thoughts on public open spaces in Clarence?

1 December 2016
Clarence City Council is developing a public open space strategy to guide with the provision of public open space for the next 20 years.

New shopping centre at Glebe Hill approved

30 November 2016
Clarence City Council has approved the development of a $15m neighbourhood shopping centre for Howrah.

Community Support Grant Recipients Announced

9 November 2016
Council’s Community Support Grant Recipients – September 2016 have been announced...

Council Land and Coastcare Grants 2017

7 November 2016
Councils Land and Coastcare Grants are once again very popular with Natural Area Volunteer Groups with this year’s grants being fully subscribed...

Bellerive Boardwalk Carols swings up tempo

7 November 2016
The Eastern Shore’s biggest Christmas event has swung around again with a wonderful feast of song and celebration.

A festival of smiles to celebrate people of all abilities

4 November 2016
A festival designed to bring a smile to the faces of many will be held on Sunday 27 November at Montrose Foreshore in Glenorchy.

Community feedback sought on expansion of Lauderdale

3 November 2016
Council is inviting the community to comment on a feasibility study on the possible urban expansion of Lauderdale.

Council telephone numbers

3 November 2016
Earlier this year Council moved to a new telephone system, click here for a refresh on our new numbers to contact us on

Living Well in Clarence on this Saturday 5 November 2016

3 November 2016
Promoting good health and wellbeing in the City of Clarence

Living Well in Clarence on this Saturday 5 November 2016

3 November 2016
Promoting good health and wellbeing across all ages and abilities

Planning for a safer Clarence

28 October 2016
A plan to improve safety in Clarence has moved to the next stage with Council inviting feedback on a draft Community Safety Plan.

New Strategic Plan adopted

27 October 2016
A new strategic plan to guide the future direction of the city for the next ten years has been adopted by Council at its October meeting.

2017 Australia Day Awards nominations now open

27 October 2016
Help us recognise and celebrate the achievements of many in our community

What's your active ageing plan? Have your say

26 October 2016
COTA Tasmania's Active Ageing community consultation is a chance to let the Tasmanian Government know how we want to grow older in the place we call home.

Seafarers' Festival this Sunday 23 October

21 October 2016
Scurvy dogs abound, but it's better than ship's biscuit at the Seafarer's Festival

Howrah Community Bowls Centre opens its doors

21 October 2016
A new $1.521m indoor bowling facility in Howrah was officially opened today by the Mayor of Clarence.

Kangaroo Bay premium hotel step closer

18 October 2016
A proposal to create a new waterfront tourism destination at Kangaroo Bay has moved a step closer.

New toolkit launched to focus on simple ways to improve our mental health

11 October 2016
Regardless of who you are there are everyday things that can be done to look after your mental health. That’s the message behind a new mental health tool to be launched today.

Amended plan incorporates Bluff’s classic character to future design

3 October 2016
Clarence City Council has initiated a planning scheme amendment to introduce a Bellerive Bluff Specific Area Plan reflecting the adoption of the Bellerive Bluff precinct Neighborhood Character and Urban Design Framework Study.

Chance to view Japanese art at Rosny Barn this weekend

15 September 2016
A rare opportunity to view the work of contemporary and traditional Japanese art in Tasmania will be available on show at Rosny Barn this weekend only.

It's a dog's day out

6 September 2016
The original and the most unique doggie event is on for the eleventh consecutive year at the Rosny Farm on Sunday 2 October.

Make, Star, Create: Opening doors for local filmmaking talent

5 September 2016
Would you like to be the next George Miller? What about the next Baz Luhrmann or Cate Blanchett? A program operating in Clarence is giving the next generation of budding young filmmakers the chance to develop their craft.

Getting into the Christmas Spirit in Clarence

1 September 2016
For many of us Christmas is an exciting and special time to celebrate with friends and family, but for people experiencing hardship and isolation it can be a particularly tough and lonely time of year.

Parts for popular program

29 August 2016
Do you have an old bike or parts that you no longer need? If you do, Council’s Youth Services team would like to know.

Community Bus celebrates five years getting people out and about

26 August 2016
What do volunteer firefighters and kids with bikes from Risdon Vale have in common with the Garden Club seniors from South Arm and a group of friends from Warrane? A bus.

Council a nominee in the Innovative Tasmania Awards

25 August 2016
Live Clarence is a nominee in the Innovative Service Award category while aWake Before Death is a nominee in the Innovative Community Award.

Street Art Fest: Taking it back to the streets

25 August 2016
ST.ART Fest has been a recurrent fixture on Tasmania’s event calendar for eight years and this time it’s combining an array of street art techniques with a skate competition at the new Kangaroo Bay Skate Park to be held this Saturday 27 August from 12-4pm.

Have your say on strategic direction of Clarence

19 August 2016
Council is seeking the community’s input on a new draft strategic plan to guide the future direction of the city for the next ten years.

2016-17 Land and coastcare grants now open

3 August 2016
Applications are now open for landcare and coastcare projects in Clarence

Delivering sustainable economic growth in the city

28 July 2016
A plan to drive sustainable economic growth of the city has been adopted by Council at its July meeting.

Tasmanian artists come to the fore at City of Clarence Open Art Exhibition

27 July 2016
The works of 118 Tasmanian artists in the fields of painting, photography, drawing, printmaking and mixed media are on show at the City of Clarence Open Art Exhibition at the Rosny Farm.

Clarence City Council receives 2016 Award for Excellence

25 July 2016
Clarence City Council has been announced the recipient of the 2016 Award for Excellence for Large Councils by the Local Government Association of Tasmania for our aWake Before Death project.

Spatial Mapping Report gives better picture of food access

21 July 2016
Council has partnered with the Heart Foundation to better understand how the built environment impacts on how residents access healthy food across the municipality.

Clarence Budget for improved facilities

7 June 2016
Clarence City Council has approved its budget for 2016-2017, with a key focus on current and new major infrastructure projects, while providing an expanded range of quality services.

Would you like to help us decide the City of Clarence Australia Day Awards?

30 May 2016
We currently have three vacancies on the Australia Day Committee

Green light for Wentworth Park Bike Education Track

30 May 2016
Navigating through give way signs, roundabouts, rail crossings and traffic lights is an everyday activity for adults, but now youngsters have the chance to experience it.

Commercial subdivision approved for Glebe Hill

27 May 2016
Council has approved a six lot commercial subdivision at 30 Pass Road in Howrah.

Dark Mofo comes to Rosny Barn

26 May 2016
Come and see artist Lucy Irvine's large scale woven sculpture, Made of Holes

Has your livestock been attacked by dogs in the past ten years?

6 May 2016
A researcher at the University of Tasmania is seeking information regarding dog attacks upon farm livestock, see details below.

Community grants announced to enhance our communities

5 May 2016
Growing fruit and vegetables for emergency relief and telling the history of South Arm are two projects that were successful in Council’s latest round of Community Support Grants.

City of Clarence Open Art Exhibition

27 April 2016
Entries are now open for the City of Clarence Open Art Exhibition.

Get Going Guide 2016-17 now available

27 April 2016
New version available for older people to find out what's going on in Clarence.

Youth homelessness matters in Clarence

13 April 2016
Youth homelessness definitely does matter – that’s the message from Council’s Youth Network Advisory Group and the Warrane/Mornington Neighbourhood Centre as they handover 50 bags containing essential items to Loui’s Van today.

Clarence Social Eating Programs for 2016 now on

12 April 2016
In Clarence there are a variety of regular opportunities to meet new people or catch up with old friends while enjoying a wholesome meal

Free Metro bus service to AFL games in 2016

6 April 2016
Thinking of heading to the AFL games at Blundstone Arena this year? Why not take the Free Royal Coach

East Derwent-Tasman Highway Interchange Improvements Project

6 April 2016
New ramps opening

Fitness and fun continues through winter

6 April 2016
‘Do it, just do it’ is the advice from long-time program participants, Margaret and Kerry, of Clarence City Council’s much loved Fitness in the Park program.

Council amalgamation feasibility studies underway

5 April 2016
Feasibility studies on voluntary amalgamations and shared services for a potential South-East Council and for a Greater Hobart Council have begun.

Get your skates on as Kangaroo Bay Skate Park opens

1 April 2016
The wait is over as Kangaroo Bay Skate Park is officially opened this Sunday 3 April from 1-5pm.

New Bunnings Warehouse approved for Mornington

24 March 2016
Clarence City Council has approved the development of a new Bunnings Warehouse at Mornington

Service Arrangements for Easter

23 March 2016
Find out about our services during the Easter break

Tender awarded to construct Kangaroo Bay parklands

29 February 2016
Clarence City Council has awarded a tender for $1.171m to construct Kangaroo Bay parklands.

Hobart and Clarence unveil places of reflection to commemorate Tasman Bridge disaster

29 February 2016
The cities of Hobart and Clarence have today unveiled places of reflection, housing identical memorial plaques, commemorating the collapse of the Tasman Bridge.

What are your thoughts on safety in Clarence?

25 February 2016
Council is calling on the community to share their thoughts on safety in the Clarence area by completing a simple survey.

From bebop, swing, blues to soulful tunes – get set for some jazz on the eastern shore

18 February 2016
Sunday 21 February marks the start of the Clarence Jazz Festival – an eight day exposè of all things jazz, food, wine and atmosphere.

Use of Council property and facilities?

12 February 2016

Waste management calendars

11 February 2016
2016 Waste management calendars will be send out from the week beginning on 22 February 2016.

Progress on Clarence Interim Planning Scheme 2015

5 February 2016
Clarence City Council has considered representations on the Clarence Interim Planning Scheme 2015 following public exhibition.

Live Well, Live Long: New program to begin soon

4 February 2016
A free program to help people live well and enjoy a great quality of life will begin soon.

All that jazz at Clarence with festival just around the corner

27 January 2016
The Clarence Jazz Festival returns from 21 - 28 February releasing a string of sweet music upon the coastal parks of the Eastern Shore.

Young Risdon Vale community leader wins Citizen of the Year

27 January 2016
The leader of a program which has empowered and given young people confidence and life skills has won the 2016 City of Clarence Citizen of the Year.

Australia Day on the Bellerive Boardwalk

22 January 2016
The Australia Day Breakfast on the Bellerive Boardwalk returns with a hearty breakfast and live music to entertain the crowds before the formalities of the Citizenship Ceremony and Australia Day Awards.

Eastern Shore the new home for ArtBikes

22 January 2016
The Eastern Shore’s arts and cultural profile continues to grow with the announcement that Clarence City Council will introduce the ArtBikes scheme.

Clarence Community Support Grants are now open

20 January 2016
Community Support Grants must be submitted by close of business 15 March 2016.

Turning of sod for Howrah Indoor Bowls Facility

19 January 2016
Construction of stage one of the indoor bowls facility at Howrah Bowls Club has begun with the turning of the first sod today.

Gold Grass Cinema is back... with an extra twist

11 January 2016
Gold Grass Cinema returns this summer to the beautifully manicured lawns at Rosny Farm, with a big screen and amazing sound.

Council's phone numbers have changed

4 January 2016
Clarence City Council has moved to a new phone system and some phone numbers have changed.

Council's Christmas and New Year service arrangements

24 December 2015
Find out more about what services will be available during the Christmas and New Year holiday period.

Bushfire-Ready Field Day at Mt Rumney

22 December 2015
Are you bushfire-ready? Do you have a bushfire plan?

Partnership grants announced for projects that bring communities together

21 December 2015
Transistor Youth Arts, Young Life Australia (Hobart) and Clarendon Vale Neighbourhood Centre have each been awarded a Council partnership grant worth $12,000 each to implement projects that benefit and enhance community life.

Clarence Street safety assessment project

17 December 2015
Clarence City Council has agreed to a number of improvements to increase safety for all users of Clarence Street.

Re-zoning of land at Gordons HIll Road in Lindisfarne reaches next stage

15 December 2015
The Council has resolved to rezone land at 38 Gordons Hill Road in Lindisfarne following public exhibition of the planning scheme amendment in October this year.

Death and dying the subjects of a new film to awaken our thoughts

8 December 2015
Conversations about death and dying will be the subjects of a new short film to be launched today (8 December 2015) by the Honorable Elise Archer MP at the Rosny Barn.

From dancing to massages - Living Well in Clarence

3 December 2015
There was something for everyone at the fifth Living Well in Clarence Expo with free massages, a chill out zone for young people, performances, entertainment, giveaways, seedlings, a healthy barbecue and an array of local health and wellbeing resources on hand.

Howrah indoor bowls facility set for construction

25 November 2015
Clarence City Council has awarded a tender of $1.186m for the construction of Stage 1 of an indoor bowls facility at the Howrah Bowls Club.

Dog management policy adopted for the city

23 November 2015
Clarence City Council has adopted a new dog management policy for the city that balances statutory obligations and the needs of dog and non-dog owners.

Council grants support community groups in all endeavours

23 November 2015
Fourteen groups and not-for-profit organisations have been awarded Clarence City Council community support grants totaling $18,940.

Council approve lodgement of development application for Rosny Hill

17 November 2015
Clarence City Council has given approval for Hunter Developments to enter stage four of the expression of interest (EOI) process for development at the Rosny Hill Nature recreation Area.

Bellerive Boardwalk Concert - A Very Bing White Christmas

5 November 2015
While we’ll never have a fairy tale white Christmas in Australia, this year Clarence’s biggest carols event is channeling the Christmas spirit of yore from the northern hemisphere.

Living well in Clarence

4 November 2015
The 2015 Living Well in Clarence Expo will be held this Saturday from 9.30am to 12.30pm at Rosny LINC.

Final call to nominate for City of Clarence Australia Day Awards

3 November 2015
Time is running out to nominate someone inspiring and worthy of attention for the City of Clarence Australia Day Awards. Nominations close on Friday 27 November 2015 and people are urged to visit the Council’s website or phone Council on 6245 8651 to submit a nomination.

Eastern Shore Meals on Wheels celebrates 40 years

3 November 2015
The Eastern Shore branch of Meals on Wheels has celebrated its 40th anniversary with a week-long celebration for volunteers and members of the public to ‘drop in’ for cake and a chat.

Proposed re-zoning of land at Gordons Hill Road

9 October 2015
Clarence City Council has initiated an application for a planning scheme amendment to rezone land at 38 Gordons Hill Road in Lindisfarne.

Ready for a spring clean? The Annual Hard Waste Clean-Up is on its way

9 October 2015
It’s time to de-clutter the house, garage and shed and toss unwanted large items as the Annual Hard Waste Clean-Up is held throughout November.

Living Well in Clarence

7 October 2015
All things fun and healthy for residents of all ages will be on offer at the fifth Living Well in Clarence event to be held on Saturday 7 November at Rosny LINC.

Wentworth Park Sports Complex change rooms to be upgraded

2 October 2015
Clarence City Council has awarded a tender of $884,000 for the construction of replacement change rooms at Wentworth Park Sports Complex in Howrah.

Join in the fun at the Seafarers’ Festival

30 September 2015
The 2015 Seafarers’ Festival will soon hit our shores with live entertainment, visiting vessels, fine food, competitions and a treasure hunt. Best of all, it’s free. The festival will be held at the Bellerive Boardwalk on Sunday 25 October from 10.30am to 4.00pm.

New stage set for construction at Simmons Park

30 September 2015
The staging of live performances at Simmons Park in Lindisfarne is about to get better with the Clarence City Council approving a tender of $390,000 for the construction of a new stage and associated facilities.

Bayfield Street precinct to be revitalised

29 September 2015
The Council has adopted a concept plan to revitalise the streetscape of Bayfield Street at Rosny Park.

Council seeks comment on draft dog management policy for the City of Clarence

18 September 2015
Clarence City Council has released a draft dog management policy for public comment.

Skate Park at Kangaroo Bay gets go ahead

18 September 2015
The Clarence City Council has accepted a tender of $1.14m for the construction of a Skate Park at Kangaroo Bay.

Outstanding Australian craft and furniture design at 2015 Clarence Prize exhibition

9 September 2015
The 2015 Clarence Prize for Excellence in Furniture Design exhibition is now showing at the Rosny Barn.

New website hub helps build a healthier Clarence

8 September 2015
Finding ways to improve your health and wellbeing just got that bit easier.

Getting fit is fabulous fun

8 September 2015
When daylight savings kicks in you know it’s that time of year again… time to get your jogging shoes on, get out and about, and get active!

2016 Australia Day Awards nominations now open

4 September 2015
Nominations are now open for the 2016 Australia Day Awards. Nominate someone you think is worthy of attention.

Dogs Day Out and Poochibald Art Prize

3 September 2015
The 2015 Dogs Day Out is on again and includes an action packed day of activities for dogs and dog lovers.

BOFA Festival at the Barn

1 September 2015
For the first time in Hobart, the Tasmanian Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival will be screened at Rosny Barn offering a selection of uplifting, funny and intriguing films to Tasmanian audiences.

Nominations - Clarence Cultural History Advisory Committee

1 September 2015
Council is calling for nominations for the Clarence Cultural History Advisory Committee

City of Clarence Partnership Grants - Now Open

17 August 2015
Applications for the 2015 round of Clarence City Council Partnership Grants for up to $15,000 are now available for not-for-profit groups for projects that have the potential to build community capacity.

2015 Clarence Prize winner announced

14 August 2015
The 2015 Clarence Prize for Excellence in Furniture Design has been awarded to South Australian artist Liam Mugavin for his piece ‘Koto Light’.

Are you passionate about a healthy community?

10 August 2015
Clarence City Council's Community Health and Wellbeing Advisory Committee is currently recruiting members for both the Livability, Environment Working Group, and the Information Communication Working Group.

New tracks and trails action plan to guide future development

10 August 2015
Clarence City Council has adopted a Tracks and Trails Action Plan for 2015-2020 to provide guidance on the development, maintenance and promotion of tracks and trails in the City of Clarence.

Essential tree maintenance work to commence in South Street Reserve, Bellerive

28 July 2015
Council staff have identified a number of trees that require attention within the South Street Reserve, 34a South Street, Bellerive also known as Council’s Dog Park.

Stormwater drainage upgrade in the pipes

21 July 2015
Clarence City Council has awarded a tender for just over $570,000 for stormwater works at the junction of Lower River and South Street, Bellerive.

Street Art Festival breaks the mould

20 July 2015
The ST.ART Street Art Festival at Rosny Farm is on in August, encouraging young Tasmanians to explore creative ways of making street art, in an effort to reduce graffiti in the Clarence municipality.

New association to represent Australia’s coastal councils

6 July 2015
The Australian Coastal Councils Association, a new body representing Australia’s coastal councils, is calling for a coordinated national approach to managing the nation’s coastline.

New facilities approved for Simmons Park

25 June 2015
Lindisfarne will groove to the sounds and sights of more live entertainment, after Clarence City Council approved the construction of a new stage and facilities at Simmons Park on Lindisfarne Esplanade.

Clarence City Council to begin development of first-class sporting facility

25 June 2015
Another component of the Kangaroo Bay waterfront redevelopment is about to begin, with Clarence City Council approving a new recreational sporting facility.

Clarence to investigate voluntary amalgamations and resource sharing

3 June 2015
Clarence City Council has adopted a series of strict principles to guide its consideration of possible voluntary amalgamation or resource sharing with an adjoining council or councils.

Clarence Budget – balanced with an eye to costs

2 June 2015
Clarence City Council has approved its Budget for 2015-2016, providing for an increase of one per cent in its total net rating requirement, with a key focus on maintaining quality services while minimising rate increases across the community.

New Alma Street intersection just around the corner

30 April 2015
Clarence City Council has accepted a tender for the construction of the signalised intersection at Alma Street and Cambridge Road, Rosny Park. The intersection will provide improved access to and from Kangaroo Bay to support Council’s adopted Kangaroo Bay Urban Design Plan.

Council Grant helps a new garden grow

30 April 2015
Clarence City Council has recently awarded nine community organisations community grants totalling $12,495 after the March round of their Community Grants program was decided. Projects as diverse as youth mental health programs, a mens’ shed and a community garden all received funding in the March round.

Improved landscaping of iconic Esplanade continues

30 April 2015
Clarence City Council is continuing to implement the Victoria Esplanade and Kangaroo Bluff Landscape Plan by formalising the gravel carpark adjacent to the Old Regatta Pavilion, north of the King Street intersection.

Funding received to improve Acton intersection

30 April 2015
Clarence City Council has accepted a tender to install a turning lane at the intersection of Acton Road and Tara Drive. The works will include a dedicated right turn lane and a deceleration lane to Tara Drive.

Rosny Hill reveals potential to become top tourism destination

28 April 2015
A proposal to create a major new tourism destination on Rosny Hill would see the development of new accommodation, restaurants and a conference centre for the area as well as improving public access for locals and visitors to enjoy the spectacular views and native parklands.

Machine guns and poignant letters in Exhibition evoke war memories

24 April 2015
A Century of ANZAC: 100 years of Service at Home and Abroad explores the sacrifices and wartime experiences of those who served abroad and also the effects of the war on those left behind. The exhibition opens on Friday, 24 April and will be open on Anzac Day.

Kangaroo Bay set to become a world-class waterfront destination

22 April 2015
Tasmania’s largest waterfront redevelopment project, Kangaroo Bay in Bellerive, is now open for development proposals, as Clarence City Council seeks to realise its vision for a vibrant waterside hub in the heart of the city.

City of Clarence agrees to modifications to Draft Interim Planning Scheme

23 March 2015
Clarence City Council has agreed to undertake a number of modifications to its Draft Clarence Interim Planning Scheme 2014, as directed by the Minister of Planning, Peter Gutwein MP. Once these modifications have been made, the Council will submit the amended Scheme to the Minister for declaration.

Council to explore options for potential mergers and resource sharing

19 March 2015
Clarence City Council has agreed to explore options for voluntary mergers and shared services with neighbouring municipalities to determine whether any potential new arrangements can be in the best interests of Clarence ratepayers.

Call for entries 2015 Clarence Prize for Excellence in Furniture Design

25 February 2015
Council has called for entries in the 5th biennial Clarence Prize for Excellence in Furniture Design.

Rose Bay students to benefit from anti-discrimination program

13 February 2015
Students at Rose Bay High are being encouraged to be compassionate and supportive to their fellow classmates as part of a new education program aimed at preventing and reducing antisocial behaviour.

Works on South Arm Highway through Rokeby

11 February 2015
Clarence City Council is currently conducting works on the South Arm Highway through Rokeby to install new stormwater pipe and upgrade kerb and guttering in the area.

Clarence Jazz Festival kicks off at Richmond – 15 to 22 February

6 February 2015
Starting off with a set of free park concerts, this years’ Clarence Jazz Festival will kick-off on Sunday 15 February at the Richmond Village Green, Monday at Clifton Beach Reserve and Tuesday at Beltana Park in Lindisfarne.

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