Northern Midlands Council will consider whether it should remove or alter plaques that feature the name of convicted paedophile John Wayne Millwood at its next council meeting.
Millwood's name is included on the Eliza Forlonge Memorial Status in Campbell Town under "committee members" and on a plaque near the John Glover statue in Evandale under "benefactors".
Northern Midlands mayor Mary Knowles said the matter had been brought to the council's attention several months ago and there was no reason why it could not be addressed at the August 19 meeting.
The council's general manager has since confirmed in an email to a concerned resident that it will be included in the next meeting.
It is unclear if the council will consider both plaques, or just the Campbell Town plaque, and whether Millwood's name should be removed or new plaques be installed entirely.
Councillors have attended at least one workshop to discuss the matter.
Victim advocate Dayna Dennison said it was an opportunity for the council to show support for all victims of child sex abuse.
"Having a name on a plaque might not seen like much to most, but this is an important symbolic gesture. Northern Midlands Council now has a powerful role to play in making a decision that would empower victims wider than just John Millwood," she said.
"This would show that no matter what successes you have in public life, if you're going to conduct yourself in this manner, we're not going to build you up in any way.
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"The message it would send is massive."
The City of Launceston voted unanimously in April to remove a plaque from the It's About Us sculpture in Brisbane Street Mall because of its acknowledgement of Millwood. A new plaque costing $1500 will be installed.
The council's report found the plaque mentioning Millwood was "a cause for some considerable distress for members of the community" and it was "not reflective of our community vision".
In 2017, the council withdrew the 2009 Heritage Award given to Millwood.
The University of Tasmania also removed all honorary research titles, and he is no longer a member of the Glover Society board.
Millwood 'lacks remorse' and is 'narcissistic'
John Millwood was released on parole in March, despite a psychologist reporting he had described the public's concerns for child sexual abuse as "flavour of the month".
Millwood was jailed for four years in 2016 with a non-parole period of two years after pleading guilty to sexually abusing a boy for a period of six years in the 1980s.
In the Parole Board decision in March, a psychologist noted Millwood lacked remorse, was a risk of future offending, demonstrated behaviour consistent with a paedophilic disorder and was "narcissistic".
The Parole Board agreed Millwood's character was concerning, but parole was granted.
"Features of the applicant's personality including lack of capacity for self reflection and insight, his inability to take full responsibility for the nature of his offending behaviour and the impact that that has had upon his victim raise quite real and genuine concerns regarding his return into the community," the report reads.
"Nevertheless the risks that this applicant poses to children and to his victim can be managed through imposition of conditions upon a parole order."
Millwood was barred from entering Launceston as a condition of his parole.