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The West Coast is the gateway to Tasmania's wilderness. Coastal populations include Strahan, situated on Macquarie Harbour, and the picturesque shack sites of Granville Harbour and Trial Harbour. The inland population centres of Queenstown, Zeehan, Tullah and Rosebery and the small historic townships of Gormanston and Linda are all within a short distance from magnificent lakes, rivers, rainforests, dunes and historic sites.

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Expression of Interest: Queenstown Recreation Ground

24 September 2018

West Coast Council Invites Expressions of Interest from business and community groups in regard to the future management of overnight parking at the Queenstown Recreation Ground or other appropriate facility identified by Council.

Who can vote at a local government election?

10 September 2018

Anyone who is currently enrolled on the State Electoral Roll for an address in a municipal area, is automatically enrolled for that municipal area for a local government election.

Draft Annual Plan & Budget 2018-19

13 June 2018

Please find attached Draft Annual Plan & Budget 2018-19.

Local Government Elections 2018

12 June 2018

The next Council elections will be held during October 2018.

Battery of the Nation

12 December 2017

The West and North West of Tasmania are emerging as areas of high potential for future pumped hydro development, based on studies being done by Hydro Tasmania


Road maintenance has commenced on Corrina Road and should be completed by Friday 28 September 2018 weather permitting.

There may be two crews working in different areas during this time. Heavy machinery will be in use, including an excavator, trucks and a verge mower. Please adhere to all traffic management for the safety of workers, other road users and the public.


Due to safety concerns with a landslip in Denison Street Queenstown, changed traffic conditions have been implemented for public safety. Please adhere to traffic management that is in place.


Some changed traffic conditions have been put in place at Macquarie Heads Road at Swan Basin. Please adhere to traffic management that is in place and proceed with caution.

 Check out the Major Projects page for details of the 2017-2018 Capital Works Program.

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