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

State Government COVID-19 Website

LG Pro COVID-19 Resources