CELEBRATING GREATNESS IN OUR COMMUNITY
DCCI ANNUAL AWARDS
Records held by the Chamber show that the Chamber was formed on the 11th June 1940. The foundation meeting was held at the Majestic Theatre on that date.
There are indications in later records that an earlier body existed but this has not been authenticated.
There was an attendance of more than 70 people at the inaugural meeting together with 5 members from the Launceston Chamber.
Some of the names of those in attendance at that meeting are names that have lived on through public life in the town and now the city of Devonport.
The sectional committee’s set up included the following.