Banners and signage

Banners and signage

Civic Banners

Civic Banners are designed to add colour to Hobart's streets and provide a fantastic opportunity to get your message to a wide audience.

A typical three-week program can reach more than one million vehicles. Banners are located on poles in the city centre, along the main arterial roads, and in the main shopping precinct areas of North Hobart and Sandy Bay.

For more information, view the Civic Banner Guidelines(PDF, 4MB).

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible to book this program, events and activities must be sporting, cultural, recreational, community or tourism related. Events and activities that achieve one or more of the following objectives will be considered:

  • held within Hobart municipal area
  • increase visitation to Hobart
  • provide direct economic benefits to the City
  • be a national or international event of significant civic value.

Banner bookings for events and activities that promote a business will not be considered.

To ask about availability and the application form, phone 03 6238 2890 or email

The City of Hobart also offers an In-Kind Venue and Event Resources Quick Response Grant of up to $1000 for the manufacturing of Civic Banners. The grant is designed to assist not-for-profit community organisations who are delivering projects with a community benefit.

For more information on this grant, including the guidelines and details on how to apply, please see the Event Grants page.

Gateway signage

Gateway signage

The City of Hobart has gateway signage boards on the Tasman Highway (just below the Cenotaph) and the Brooker Highway (near Rugby Park). For a small fee, special events and community messages can be advertised for up to four weeks.

To check availability or for more information, phone 03 6238 2890 or email

Once you have confirmed availability for your preferred dates, you can make a booking by completing the online special event signage application.

Other promotional opportunities

The City of Hobart owns infrastructure and runs programs that can help increase public awareness of your event, day of cultural significance, festival or awareness campaign.

For more information about the infrastructure and programs please email