West Tamar Council
West Tamar Area includes the western side of the Tamar River from the suburban area of Riverside, extending north to Bass Strait and as far west as Frankford.
The major industries are tourism, agriculture, fishing, world class vineyards and first class maritime education facilities.
The valley has various natural attractions, including the Narawntapu National Park, Notley Fern Gorge, Tamar Island Wetlands and the Tamar River. The valley has an abundance of historic attractions and points of interest associated with the foundation of Tasmania, in particular, the York Town settlement and the Beaconsfield Mine and Heritage Centre.
The Tamar River estuary and its tributaries are home to an abundance of bird life and, combined with its beautiful landscape, make West Tamar a peaceful and idyllic residential and rural setting.
Devonport City Council
The City of Devonport is ideally located on the Mersey River in the heart of the beautiful North West Coast of Tasmania.
This unique location opens the city up to river, ocean and mountain views and a lifestyle enjoyed by its 26,000 residents.
Relaxed, yet progressive, the City of Devonport offers a safe and pristine environment, friendly and welcoming people and plenty of opportunities. Devonport is the major sea gateway to Tasmania and its thriving port is the home for the two luxury passenger ferries, Spirit of Tasmania I & II.
These ferries connect Devonport with Melbourne, offering daily sailings. Devonport airport is the third largest in Tasmania, with frequently scheduled daily services to Tullamarine in Victoria.
Devonport is particularly well known for it's reserves and recreational facilities. From the kilometres of walking and cycling tracks, many beautiful beaches, a river which is suitable for various water sports, great fishing spots and numerous parklands, the city really does encourage an active and family friendly lifestyle.
Cultural facilities include the paranaple arts centre which has a collection of Tasmanian art works, ceramics, prints, and photographs and the Bass Strait Maritime Museum with a collection relating to early shipping activities.