City of Devonport, Tasmania

W hen it comes to quality of life, the lovely City of Devonport offers the best of everything. It has all the amenities of a fairly urban area, but surrounded by peaceful countryside and farms. Ideally located on the North West Coast, the City is just a short trip by passenger ferry or airline flight to mainland Australia, only two hours from world-famous Cradle Mountain, and features a wealth of recreational activities for all ages. With a municipal population of approximately 26,000, Devonport is the third largest city in Tasmania, serves a regional population of 65,000 and is simply a perfect place to call home. Matthew Atkins, Devonport General Manager, reports, “Already in the last five years, we’ve seen Tasmania and Devonport CITY OF DEVONPORT, T A S M A N I A AT A GLANCE CITY OF DEVONPORT, TASMANIA WHAT: A thriving coastal community; population 26,000 WHERE: North West Coast of Tasmania WEBSITE: Embracing the Living City All photos courtesy of Kelly Slater