The 1850s saw the introduction of responsible government in Tasmania and the establishment of municipal administration, in the form of a general purpose locally-elected Council.
There are 12 Aldermen who represent the businesses and residents of the City of Hobart.
This section of the website includes information about Council and Committee meetings, presenting petitions, and access to live audio recordings.
Discover career opportunities at City of Hobart
Provides a full listing of the City's fees and charges register.
Provides options on how payments can be made for rates, parking fines, dog registrations.
The City of Hobart has formal sister city relationships with Yaizu, Japan and L'Aquila, Italy, as well as friendship relationships with Xi’an and Fuzhou in China. Find out more here.
The City of Hobart operates under a Customer Service Charter which specifies the principles relating to services we provide.
This section contains information about many of the strategies and plans developed by the City of Hobart.
Find out what's happening in the City of Hobart
The City of Hobart is established, and operates, pursuant to legislation. This page contains information about the various acts and regulations that govern our operations, as well as links to the by-laws enforced by the City of Hobart.
Click here to find out how to contact us.
16 Elizabeth Street Hobart
Mon–Fri, 8.15 am – 5.15 pm
03 6238 2711
Town Hall, Macquarie Street Hobart
GPO Box 503
Hobart Tasmania 7001
The City of Hobart acknowledges the Tasmanian Aboriginal People as the Traditional Owners and ongoing custodians of lutruwita, Tasmania. We pay our respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and to their Elders past, present and emerging.