Local Government Elections

Councils have a significant impact on the lives of all Tasmanians, enabling the economic, social and cultural development of the community, supporting individuals and groups, and providing a wide range of services for the wellbeing of the community. 

Aldermen/Councillors play a vital leadership role, working together to create and implement their community’s vision, strategic direction and the values within which they operate.

Mayors, Deputy Mayors and Aldermen/Councillors are all elected for four-year terms. Mayors and Deputy Mayors are popularly elected.

The latest City of Hobart elections were held in October 2018. View the list of the City of Hobart Aldermen/Councillors