New Residents

Welcome to the Huon Valley

If you are new to the Huon Valley there is so much to do and see in your new region.  The Valley prides itself on its pristine environment, rich living history, strong maritime connections, temperate wilderness, unique accessible wildlife, world renowned food and wine, seasonal climate variations and of course, its people.

The natural beauty of the Huon Valley is augmented by a rich cultural heritage and our outstanding events such as The Cygnet Folk Festival and A Taste of the Huon.  Each township is special and has a unique identity and history, and something special to offer every new resident to the Valley. Your move to the Huon Valley ensures you will become part of our history, our future and our community.

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New Residents Survey

Please take the time to fill in the New Residents Survey as this helps us provide direction for the region by identifying future needs in infrastructure and  impacts on community lifestyle.  This will take less than five minutes but provide a wealth of information.


Congratulations on your decision to settle in the Huon Valley. On behalf of the Huon Valley Council I have great pleasure in welcoming you and your family into our vibrant community.

We are blessed to live in an area which is renowned for its unspoilt natural beauty and rich cultural heritage. The Huon Valley has been known as an ideal setting to raise your family, start a new business venture or to spend your retirement.

Now that you have settled into your new region, may we suggest that you consider the following matters:

Please don’t hesitate to drop into Council’s Customer Service Centre,  where our Customer Service Officers can help you. Once again, on behalf of the Huon Valley Council, I take this opportunity to welcome you into our community. We believe you have made a wise choice in selecting our community as your new home.

Kind regards

Huon Valley Council