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CHYL Applications have opened

7 December 2016

Do you want to be part of the Circular Head Youth Leaders?

Thanks Is Enough

7 December 2016

Giving us gifts can be a risk to our high standards of ethics and integrity. So that's why we say 'thanks is enough'.

Asbestos Awareness Month

24 November 2016

November is Asbestos Awareness Month. Read More to visit the website for further information.

Create your bushfire survival plans online

23 November 2016

Resource Sharing Review

21 November 2016

At the Council Meeting on Thursday 17 November Council received a report from University of Technology Sydney on the Resource Sharing between Circular Head and Waratah-Wynyard Councils.

Random Kerbside Recycling Assessments

15 November 2016

Random Kerbside Recycling assessments will be undertaken across the Cradle Coast region during November and December 2016. The purpose is to improve education about what is recyclable.

Time to prepare for the Bushfire Season

15 November 2016

As the summer months draw closer, we are reminded of the risks that grass/vegetation fires pose to property owners and their neighbours. Council officers will be assessing fire risk to neighbouring properties for the upcoming bushfire season.

2016 Christmas Parade

10 November 2016

With Christmas fast approaching it’s time to consider spreading some Christmas spirit by entering a float in the Annual Smithton Christmas Parade. There is even the chance to win a cash prize!

Christmas Lights Competition 2016

10 November 2016

To recognise the efforts of those who light up their homes and businesses The Rotary Club of Smithton announces the Rotary Christmas Lights Competition.

Mawbanna Road Repairs Commence

31 October 2016

Repairs have commenced on Mawbanna Road on Monday 31 October 2016, and are expected to take approximately two weeks to complete. Road users are asked to exercise patience and caution during the repair process.

Tarkine Drive (Oct 2016)

12 October 2016

Tayatea Bridge has re-opened and the Tarkine Drive Loop is open to traffic.

2016/2017 Community Small Grants Scheme - Round Two

7 October 2016

Applications are invited from interested people and community groups for Round Two of the Community Small Grants Scheme for the 2016/2017 financial year.

Mayor's Education Fund

7 October 2016

Do you need assistance to study? Applications are invited annually for the Circular Head Council Mayor's Education Fund Bursary. This bursary was established to assist a Circular Head resident to engage in further study by helping offset some of their costs.

2017 Australia Day Nominations

7 October 2016

Do you know someone who works tirelessly for the community? Or maybe a community event that was a great success in 2016? Why not nominate them for an Australia Day Award? Nominations are now open for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Event of the Year. Contact Council for more information: 6452 4864 or on

Traffic Alert - Flood Warning - Removed

5 October 2016

As at 10am 5 October 2016 there are no road closures in place in Circular Head. Please continue to drive to the conditions on the lookout for the effects of the weather.

Trowutta Roadworks

2 September 2016

Council have programmed to conduct road reconstruction works on Trowutta Road commencing 5 September.

Impersonation of Compliance Officer

25 August 2016

Please be aware that there is a male person going around Circular Head knocking on doors and advising the inhabitants he is from Circular Head Council and that they are to surrender their dog to Council immediately.

Tasmanian Flood Recovery Taskforce Information

30 June 2016

Please find attached information sheets about the Tasmanian Flood Recovery Taskforce.

Nelson River / Temma Road Bridge Update

20 May 2016

We are pleased to advise that a new single lane concrete bridge has been installed at Nelson River /Temma Road.

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.

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

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