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Port Sorell Indoor Sports

10th Aug 2020
Port Sorell Indoor Sports, held at the Banksia Centre in Port Sorell, provides a variety of sports programs and rosters for all ages. Fun, fitness and meeting new people are the criteria. Heaps of fun assured. Great avenue for new residents to the area to get to know the local community. Rosters include mixed and women’s netball, volleyball, table tennis and badminton. Alternate sports are ad... Read full article

Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Trail Nearing Completion

9th Jul 2020
In some positive news in these challenging times, trail buildering contractor Trailscapes has started construction of the final stage of the Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Trail project. More than 55kms of new trails will be built in the Badgers Range, north of Sheffield, taking the total distance of the trail network to over 90kms. At this early stage Council anticipates approximately 20kms of new trails will be o... Read full article

Port Sorell Caravan Park Upgrade

9th Jul 2020
Latrobe Council has been fortunate to receive $2.5 million from the Local Government Loans Program to finalise the implementation of the Port Sorell Caravan Park Master Plan. The program is part of the Tasmania Government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis and is designed to “encourage local governments to invest and employ more Tasmanians to upgrade, renovate and to do necessary maintenance to improve existing... Read full article

Coastal Pathway On Track

9th Jul 2020

The section of Coastal Pathway linking Ambleside to Latrobe has seen significant progress since February.

A retaining wall has been completed on River Road, close to the intersection with Oakwood Drive, as well as realignment of the road in this area allowing for improved line of sight for vehicles going aroun... Read full article

Rubicon River Arts – Where Creativity Flows

2nd Apr 2020
It takes more then COVID-19 to quell the enthusiasm and creativity of the members of the Rubicon River Arts Group - they may not have met for a while yet as individuals they have continued to produce amazing art works and craft pieces and the day is not far off when all of this will once again be on display for us all to see.  For an early viewing go to their web site to see some images of local art works of all for... Read full article

Latrobe RV Friendly

1st Apr 2020
Latrobe is home to the Latrobe Mersey River Caravan Park situated adjacent to Bells Parade, the Australian Axeman's Hall of Fame and the Mersey River and we encourage all those with Caravans, Motor Homes and tents to spend their time in Latrobe at this great Caravan Park. If however the Caravan Park is full or your van maybe a bit bigger then normal there is camping space at a Cotton Street.  Please note there is... Read full article