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The Minister for Planning and Local Government, the Hon Peter Gutwein MP, has suspended the Glenorchy City Council’s Aldermen for a period of six months effective from 12:00 midnight 8 February 2017. Any questions or queries please contact directly Glenorchy City Council or send an email to or phone Customer Service 03 6216 6800

Jan Dunsby

Personal Background and History


Alderman Dunsby was elected to Council in 2014.


She is a lifelong resident of the City of Glenorchy and has held employment in legal, accounting, defence and education roles.


Alderman Dunsby has been a volunteer in a number of organisations for many years and was Glenorchy Citizen of the Year in 2005.


She is the State President of Neighbourhood Watch Tasmania, and has been involved with the Community Precinct Program since its inception.  She currently holds the office of Justice of the Peace and acts as a Bench Justice.


She is also a member of Citizens for Glenorchy Inc and director of Lady Clark Retirement Village and Treasurer for the Hobart Northern Suburbs Rail Action Group Inc.


Current Council Representation

Alderman Dunsby is Council’s representative on the following committees and working groups:

  • Glenorchy Planning Authority (proxy);
  • Glenorchy City Concert Brass;
  • Glenorchy Access Advisory Committee;
  • Safer Communities Committee;
  • Community Road Safety Partnership Program (proxy);
  • West Moonah Community House Board;
  • General Manager Performance Review; and
  • Code of Conduct Committee.