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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

Matthew Stevenson

Personal Background and History


Alderman Stevenson was first elected to Council in 2010.


Alderman Stevenson has a background in project management within the finance industry. In his time in the finance industry he was involved in the integration of two major credit unions in a local merger and process efficiency and redesign projects.


He was formerly Will Hodgman's economic advisor while he was in opposition (now Tasmanian Premier) and now successfully runs his own small business.


His professional qualifications and affiliations include: Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Tasmania; Certificate III Financial Services; Project Practitioner – Prince2 certified and Board of Management - St Therese’s School.


He is a member of the Tasmanian Catholic Schools Parent’s Council, and a former board member of the Northern Suburbs Athletics Club.



Current Council Representation

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

  • Glenorchy City Concert Brass (proxy);
  • Sport and Recreation Advisory Committee;
  • New Moonah Arts Centre Steering Committee;
  • Wilkinsons Point/Elwick Bay Master Plan;
  • Glenorchy Tracks, Trails and Cycleways; and
  • Glenorchy Planning Authority and Audit Panel (proxy).