Invest In The Dorset Municipality
The Dorset district covers approximately 3,196 square kilometers in north-east Tasmania. Dorset is bordered by Break O'Day municipality on its eastern, southern and south-eastern boundary, George Town on its western boundary, City of Launceston municipality on its south western boundary and is bound to the north by the coast and Bass Strait.
Dorset is a proud, stable and self-reliant rural municipality primarily involved with agriculture, forestry and associated industries with a small amount of mining, fishing and a growing tourism industry.
One of the districts outstanding qualities is the spectacular diversity of landforms and ecosystems, including coastal geomorphology with extensive complex dunes, rolling rural landscapes and precipitous mountains with a broad range of vegetation types. The district is well endowed with natural resources boasting large areas of high fertility soils, native and plantation forests, abundant but relatively undeveloped water resources and significant undeveloped coastal resources.
The district enjoys a cool temperate climate The average annual rainfall is 983 mm at Scottsdale but much higher in the in the mountainous areas. The district has long daylight hours in summer (maximum 15 hours 10 minutes) and warm summer temperatures (mean monthly maximum summer temperature, 21.8degrees in February) ideal conditions for intensive agriculture and silviculture.
(Draft Copy) Highlights a diverse range of investment opportunites available in the Dorset Municipality