George Town Connect With Tennis

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Contact - Narelle Ellmers 0490 047 017

Residential Waste collection - Link below.

Stay up to date with the latest news happening in and around the George Town Municipality - see links below.

If you are building a house, outbuilding, subdividing or otherwise changing or adding to your property you may need to contact Council's planning and / or building and plumbing department to establish if you will need a permit.

For more information see the link below.

George Town Council operates waste transfer and recycling sites at Mt.George Road, George Town and Parry's Road, Pipers River.

See link below.

The George Town municipality is bound by Bass Strait to the North and the Tamar River to the West and is a short commute to Launceston airport. The municipality is diverse and represents a key gateway into Tasmania servicing a population of approx. 6,800

The region covers approx. 65,000 hectares of lush agricultural areas including award winning vineyards; the Bell Bay Industrial precinct and a number of beautiful coastal settlements. George Town municipality has many opportunities for business, work or leisure activities.

George Town Council Office

Opening Hours 8.30 am - 5.00pm  (Monday - Friday) (Closed Public Holidays)

GTCC Tamar Saints

Teams ranging in ages from Under 10's to Seniors.

Licensed bar and canteen facilities.

Clubrooms available to the Public to hire for functions.

Playing Fees apply.

Opportunities for Volunteers: Yes.

Disability Access : Partial.

For all your storage needs, large or small.

Store your cars, boats, truck, furniture etc.

Lock-up security yard.

Short or Long term.

George Town Fire Brigade


George Town Folk Club


"The Saints"

Lynette Walker - 0417 822 644

Michael Spinks - 0400 773 712

Rhonda O'Sign - 0409 179 087


Dale Crane, Tyeisha Hinds, Nicki Metljack, Luke Crane, Melissa McGillivray, Greg Dawson, Pacer Markham, Peter McGillivray, Donna Spinks


Michael and Donna Spinks

Training Hours: Tuesday and Thursdays 6-8pm

Playing opportunities for all ages.

Club facilities for hire on application to the Club.

Playing Fees apply.

Opportunities for Volunteers: Yes

Disability Access: Yes

Services Delivered
Acute / sub acute inpatient facilities; Community nursing.
Facilities available for public use
Consultancy rooms, meeting room and physio room all available for allied health and other service provision. Check with hospital for availability.
Disability Access
Opening times:

Monday:  8am - 4pm
Tuesday:  8am - 4pm
Wednesday:8am - 4pm
Thursday :8am - 4pm
Friday:      8am - 4pm
Saturday: 8am - 4pm
Sunday:    8am - 4pm

24hr On-Call emergency doctor is available in case of an emergency. Refer to Anne Street Medical Centre. Ph: 03 6382 4333

George Town Hospital Auxiliary

Contact: Dot Smith


1st Wed. each month, 1.30pm at the George Town Hospital.

Services Delivered.

The Auxiliary provides equipment for the George Town Hospital through fundraising.

Disability Access: Yes.

The George Town Visitor Information Centre is your first point of call when visiting our lovely community.  Our staff and volunteers will be able to assist you with enquiries in relation to food, attractions, tours, accommodation and general enquiries about the area.

Opening Hours: 9.00 am - 4.00 pm (Summer) and 9.00 am - 3.00 pm (Winter) 7 days per week including holidays.

Closed: Christmas Day and Good Friday.

President: William Potter
Vice President: Kim Lockhart
Treasurer: Kristy Fawdry
Secretary: Jessica Berger
Public Officer: Fiona Hills

Committee members:
Heath Smith
Kristi Sara
Caroline Brown
Dayle Clark

Training : Mondays and Thursdays from 5 pm at South George Town Primary School

Check with Club for age group times, sessions available to children from 6 years on.

Contact: June Smith


Every Tuesday, 9.30am at the Anglican Church Hall

Cost:  $5.00 per visit, includes morning tea.

We Provide:  Fun, Friendship, Social Activities.

Weed Spraying
Lawns Mowed
Garden Maintenance
Rubbish Removal
Gutters Cleaned
Window Cleaning
Tree and Hedge Trimming
Flu Cleaning
Lawn Maintenance
Fence Replacement
Reasonable prices, friendly service, very reliable workmanship.

"My garden is my advertisement"

Phone:  0417 321 896 (Graham)





Season runs from October to Febuary, Ages 5-15.

Training: South George Town Primary School , Wednesdays 4.00 - 5.00pm


George Town Medical Centre is a fully accredited general practice providing  comprehensive, quality, emergency, ongoing and preventive medical care for the maximum benefit of individuals, families and the community.


Monday-Friday  8.30am-5.30pm
Saturday              9am AND 5pm
Sunday                10.30am AND 5pm

A doctor is on call for EMERGENCIES, phone 6382 4333.  Weekend sessions are designed for urgent medical problems.

Consultation is by appointment. Please ring 6382 4333 during opening hours or book using the HotDoc app anytime.

If you need more time with your doctor, for example for a medical examination or procedure, please tell the receptionist when booking.

Urgent medical problems will always be dealt with promptly.

Home visits can be organised if necessary.

George Town Model Railroad & Engineers Club

Serving the Locals in George Town:

Bar Facilities
Lounge and Restaurant
Budget Accommodation

Call into your local newsagent, family owned and operated right in the heart of Town.

Trading Hours:

Monday - Friday
6:00am - 5:30pm


6:00am - 4:00pm

Public Holiday
6:00am - 1:00pm

Call in and see our friendly staff for all your:




Ink Cartridges

Books and Magazines

Tasmanian Books


Phone Recharges

Tatts and Golden Casket agent.

George Town Park Run is held each Saturday morning at 9.00am at the Pier end of Elizabeth Street.

5km course along the Kanamaluka trail.


George Town Photography Group

George Town Photography Group is open to anyone, our present group covers all age ranges and all skill levels.
We meet monthly at 'The Hub'.

President: Gary Crane

George Town R&SLA Sub Branch

President: Vince Davis

Contact:  Robyn Moody - Secretary

Pension Advocate: Greg Rush

Come in and have a look at our Military Memorabilia Display.

Summer Opening Hours  10am to 2pm, Monday to Friday.

The RSL, as a whole, was founded in 1916 to provide support to Australia’s Veterans and their families, as well as comradeship.

Services Provided:

Services to the veteran community and their families; commemorative services; schools bursaries and partnerships.

Disability Access: Yes


President: Anne Pearce

Meetings: 1st Tuesday of the Month

Volunteering Roles: 

Coaches, Managers, Umpires, Players.

Fresh quality Tasmanian Seafood direct from our fishing Vessel.
Locally Owned and Operated.
HACCP Export accreditation.
Delicious takeaway cooked Fish and Chips

Retail, Wholesale, Export, Processing, Fish & Chips, Harvest Stallholder.

Please visit us on the corner of Franklin Street and Thompsons Avenue in George Town.


George Town Community Centre

Co-Ordinator: Fay Clark

The George Town Storage Centre offers you affordable secure storage that will give back your valuable yard and shed space.

Offering under cover parking for caravans, boats and cars.

We also offer dry lockable containers for furniture storage or those items around the house or shed that get in your way.


Open: October - March 10.30am - 5.30pm

Step Back In Time.............


Written and Audio Interpretation
A Model Village of Early George Town
"Departures and Arrivals" bonnets display


Secretary: Tony Coogan

Meetings: 1st Wednesday of the month at the Yacht Club - 13 Esplanade North George Town

Fees: Yes - Contact Club

Gordon Square Childhood Services

Why not come in and:
Relax in the Keno Lounge area for a quiet drink.

Enjoy a relaxing quality bistro meal 7 days a week whilst the children play in the designated "play area".

Try your luck in the gaming room, keno or tote facilities available.

Join us in the sports bar for "Happy Hour" Thursdays and Fridays 5.00pm - 7.00pm and Sundays 12.00pm -4.00pm, a game of eightball, watch live sports or dance the night away listening to "Live Music" or jukebox Friday and Saturday nights.

Accommodation at affordable rates.

We strive to provide a friendly and welcoming environment, along with GREAT service.

Open Daily 10.00am

Join our members Facebook page at "Grays Group" for all updates on entertainment, promotions etc.

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Adhesive Vinyl Lettering
Large Format Digital Prints
Traditional Signs



Physiotherapist:   Weekly Mon,Wed, Frid -Private   Tues. - Public   6702 6019  or 6382 2170

Community Health: Daily  6702 6021

Home Help: Daily  6702 6022

Meals on Wheels: Daily (Not Sat. or Sun)  6702 6005

Continence Advisor: Monthly  6336 5108

David Casalengo Podiatry: Fortnightly  0419 129 755

Audio Clinic: Monthly  6334 1466

Australia Hearing: Monthly 6332 4700

Drug and Alcohol Worker: Fortnightly  6777 1234

Tess Crawley Psychologists: Fornightly  6331 0577

Joan Perks Psychologist : Weekly 6394 7596

Diabetes Workers: Monthly 1300 136 566

Osteopathy : Fortnightly  6334 9044

Cancer Support Group: Monthly  6382 1276

Gary Saunders (Dental Prosthetist) Wednesdays (1700 - 1900)  6331 4168

Child Dental Service: Weekly  6702 6088

Adult Dental Service: Weekly 1300 011 013

MSOAP Midwife: Fortnightly  6702 6060

Community Podiatrist: Monthly  6777 4422

Catholic Care: Weekly  6332 0600

Anglicare Financial Advisor:  Monthly  6333 3000


Hillwood Fire Brigade

Training : Every 2nd Thursday at Hillwood Fire Station  Contact - Elaine Burns 6394 8320

"The Sharks" - NTFA Division 1

Club President:

Senior Coach:

Seconds Coach:

Unders Coach:

Clubroom Hours:  September to March  Thursday evenings at  March to September  Tuesday and Thursday evenings at

Training Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays at

Clubroom Facilities Available : Contact Club.

Hillwood Garden Club

President:  Robin Claxton

Meetings : 3rd Monday each month at Hillwood Hall (Jetty Road)

Services Delivered:

Usually a guest speaker on a garden related subject.

Small Fees Apply.

Opportunities for Volunteers:  Yes, particularly when weed blitzes and working bees are being planned and conducted.


Contact : Susan Gillman

Meetings : Every 2nd Friday during school terms at the Hillwood Hall (Jetty Road)

Services Delivered:

Fun social group for children ages 5 - 12, providing 2.5 hrs of activity including games, craft and a meal.

Small Fees apply.

Contact: Gayle Laverty

Meetings : Wednesdays 10.00am - 12 noon at the Hillwood Hall (Jetty Road)

Small Fees apply.

Training : Thursday Nights at 5.00pm

President:                        Carolyn Smith

Meetings:                         Bi-monthly from February

Services Delivered:

The Hillwood Progress Association , through its constitutional objectives and subsequent practices, proactively aims to undertake activities for the general betterment and improvement of the Hillwood Community, to promote a feeling of goodwill and cohesion, to work together to raise funds to provide better facilities for the Hillwood community and visitors to the area and to work with the George Town Council and any other agencies, in order to achieve these aims.

Membership Fees:          $5 per annum

Volunteers Needed:       Yes


Launceston General Hospital: 6777 6777 Including George Town Division 6702 6020  2.00pm - 8.00pm

Queen Victoria Maternity Unit: 6777 8950 - in LGH - Visiting every day 8.00am - 2.00pm  and 4.oopm - 8.00pm Patients rest period 2.00pm - 4.00pm - no call please.

Southern Cross Care - Low Head Complex : Bruce Griffiths Hostel 6382 3111 ; Nursing Home 6382 1477  Visiting any reasonable hour. After hours please enquire with Facility Manager or Registered Nurse.

St. Vincents: 6332 4999  Visiting every day 9.00am - 7.00pm  Rest Period between 12.00pm - 2.00pm

St.Lukes: 6335 3333  Visiting every day 9.00am - 7.00pm

Aldersgate: 6341 1400  6323 8200  Aldersgate Village any reasonable time.