Tasmanian Councils' measures to assist communities during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Measures Tasmanian councils have proposed or endorsed as of 27 July 2020 view here. This page will be updated as measures are endorsed at council meetings.
Many Councils are also listing information and support measures on their websites. You can find your Council's website listed here
LGAT resources for Councils
**New** LGAT Council Meeting and COVID-19 Safety Plan Guide - view here
LGAT Remote Meeting Guide - view here
Please view this video for tips on how to be an effective Chair in a remote meeting. View here
Template Financial Hardship Policy to help councils assess the unique circumstances and challenges that ratepayers are likely to face as a consequence of the COVID-19 Pandemic view here.
Draft Commercial Hardship addendum - view here
Template Application Form for Financial Hardship - view here
Policy issues arising due to COVID-19
Waste Management - Things we can do to help assist waste overload during the current pandemic view here
Important announcements and correspondence
Message from LGAT President - Local Government is here to help 6 April 2020 view here.
Letter to Prime Minister - JobKeeper Payments Initiative view here.
MR - 22 May 2020 Additional Roads and Community Infrastructure Funding Welcomed view here
LGAT Opinion Editorial "Councils are supporting their communities while shouldering a share of the COVID-19 burden" -20 April view here
MR - 27 Macrh 2020 LGAT General Meeting outcomes including in principle Member actions re COVID-19 and praise for State Government Stimulus Response 27 March view here.
Other LGAT information
LGAT Updates on Covid-19 view here