Previous media releases

The Council's Project and Executive Officer - Lord Mayor is responsible for all media enquiries and can be contacted on 03 6238 2702 or

July 2017

Media Statement - Council satisfied with guilty plea for unauthorsed demolition at 55 Mt Stuart Road - 7 July 2017(PDF, 39KB)

June 2017

Community input sought to develop a Battery Point Slipyards Master Plan - 27 June 2017(PDF, 20KB)

City of Hobart secures Councils support for Australia Day date change at National General Assembly of Local Government - 20 June 2017(PDF, 25KB)

Signature Christmas tree to illuminate Hobart's waterfront - 19 June 2017(PDF, 19KB)

Sandy Bay toilets get a new lease on life - 16 June 2017(PDF, 23KB)

Council seeks community involvement in 40 year celebrations with Japanese Sister City - 16 June 2017(PDF, 21KB)

Media Statement - 55 Mt Stuart Road legal proceedings commenced - 6 June 2017(PDF, 24KB)

National Reconciliation Week - 1 June 2017(PDF, 20KB)

City of Hobart seeks other Councils support for Australia Day date change - 1 June 2017(PDF, 20KB)

May 2017

Council meeting with Minister on mountain land acquisition, constructive - 29 May 2017(PDF, 15KB)

Ability to Create 'my strongest memory' art exhibition - 26 May 2017(PDF, 21KB)

Landowner consent granted for proposed hotel developments - 23 May 2017(PDF, 24KB)

Works start on Queens Domain Joggers Loop Upgrade - 19 May 2017(PDF, 25KB)

City of Hobart Celebrates National Families Week - 17 May 2017(PDF, 21KB)

Youth Art Showcased at Art on Victoria - 11 May 2017(PDF, 66KB)

Lord Mayor welcomes Government's economic stimulus for Councils statewide - 4 May 2017(PDF, 109KB)

The City of Hobart recognises volunteers - 4 May 2017(PDF, 67KB)

New solar array to cut Council energy costs - 3 May 2017(PDF, 80KB)

Ancanthe Park gets a makeover - 2 May 2017(PDF, 83KB)

City of Hobart Art Prize Review - 2 May 2017(PDF, 81KB)

April 2017

Next round of community input sought to develop a new City of Hobart Transport Strategy - 28 April 2017(PDF, 93KB)

City of Hobart encourages Government and TasWater to work together - 25 April 2017(PDF, 65KB)

2017 ANZAC Day Parade - 21 April 2017(PDF, 81KB)

City of Hobart welcomes referral of draft water and sewerage Bill to the Legislative Council - 6 April 2017(PDF, 57KB)

Marieville Esplanade Coastal Conversations - 4 April 2017(PDF, 67KB)

March 2017

Light up the Lane 2017 - 30 March 2017(PDF, 68KB)

Urban Transformation over 'vibrant' weekend - 23 March 2017(PDF, 126KB)

Council's confidence in TasWater vindicated - 21 March 2017(PDF, 66KB)

TasWater Ownership - 17 March 2017(PDF, 67KB)

A great short walk rejuvenated - 17 March 2017(PDF, 141KB)

Nominations sought for Hobart leg of the Queen's Baton Relay - 8 March 2017(PDF, 136KB)

Bike riders celebrate completion of stage 3 of the Sandy Bay Road bike lane project - 6 March 2017(PDF, 114KB)

February 2017

Unauthorised demolition of property at 55 Mount Stuart Road, Mt Stuart - 27 February 2017(PDF, 69KB)

Hobart Town Hall prepares for a spectacular sea of colour - 22 February 2017(PDF, 67KB)

Healthy Hobart to showcase Rubgy League - 16 February 2017(PDF, 137KB)

Have a crack with 'Healthy Hobart' - 9 February 2017(PDF, 115KB)

City works with government to ease traffic woes - 3 February 2017(PDF, 138KB)

Hobart celebrates 40 years of sisterhood with Yaizu - 1 February 2017(PDF, 82KB)


January 2017

The City of Hobart unveils latest public art project - 30 January 2017(PDF, 113KB)

2017 City of Hobart Citizenship and Australia Day Awards - 26 January 2017(PDF, 150KB)

Hobart welcomes Lunar New Year with a bang - 24 January 2017(PDF, 213KB)

City of Hobart supports North Melbourne schools program - 23 January 2017(DOCX, 749KB)

Hobart signs friendship city agreement with Fuzhou - 6 January 2017(PDF, 144KB)