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Welcome to Circular Head

Welcome to Circular Head, one of Tasmania's most beautiful and productive locations. The municipality has:

  • A diverse range of industries including dairy and prime beef production, commercial fishing and aquaculture, agriculture, forestry and timber production, iron ore pelletising, vegetable processing, manufacturing and tourism
  • A strong dairy industry with more than thirty per cent of Tasmania's dairy farms 
  • One of Australia's largest wind farms, Woolnorth and the nation's only Baseline Air Pollution Station, Cape Grim
  • Some of the world's cleanest air, a cool temperate climate and regular rainfall, especially during the winter months
  • Fibre optic broadband (NBN) accessibility in central Smithton

We invite you to read the Circular Head Profile and watch a short film to discover more about Tasmania's far north-west.

Latest News

Peiman River Barge Back in Action

25 May 2016
The Corinna Wilderness Experience has advised that the Pieman River 'Fatman' Barge is back in action.

Nut Circuit Track Works

24 May 2016
Please see the following update from the Parks and Wildlife Service.

Tickets Selling Fast

24 May 2016
Circular Head Manager Community Activation Deb Mainwaring has encouraged people to get in quick to next weekend’s Graze the Region food event with less than 10 tickets available.

Temporary Park Closures

24 May 2016
Please find following advice from the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service regarding temporary closures to the Dip Falls Regional Reserve and the Sumac Lookout.

Nelson River / Temma Road Bridge Update

20 May 2016
The recent bushfires had caused significant damage to Council’s timber bridge on Nelson River/Temma Road.

Council Welcomes Support for New Pool

19 May 2016
Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam has welcomed a $3.5 million election commitment from the Federal Labor party to help fund a new pool in Smithton.

For Sale by Auction

17 May 2016
Three blocks of land to be auctioned at Plummers Road, South Forest. Please see the attached flyer for details.

2016 Resilient Australia Awards

14 April 2016
Please see attached flyers regarding the Resilient Australia Awards.

Sundown Creek / Temma Road Bridge Update

4 April 2016
The recent bushfires had caused significant damage to our timber bridge on Sundown Creek/Temma Road. As a result the bridge has been limited to Gross Vehicles Mass (GVM) traveling over the bridge to a maximum of 25 tonnes.
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