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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.

Latest News

Queenstown Cemetery

20 July 2017

Visitors to the Queenstown Cemetery will now be able to locate graves more easily following the installation of a new sign.

West Coast Aquatic Facilities Strategy

14 June 2017

Council has appointed consultants to prepare an Aquatic Strategy for the municipality

West Coast Volunteers to be recognised

24 April 2017

In recognition of the contribution of volunteers across the West Coast, West Coast Council will be hosting an event on Tuesday 9 May as part of National Volunteer Week.

2017 Annual Kerbside Collection

13 April 2017

A great way to clear your property of that unwanted rubbish!

School students learn about Council

30 March 2017

A group of Queenstown primary school students have spent time learning about the role of Council within their community.


West Coast Aquatic Facilities Study

@leisure Planners has been appointed by the West Coast Council to prepare a Aquatic Strategy.

The Aquatic Strategy will present options and a long-term plan for how swimming pools will operate in the future and prepare a 1 year and a 3 business plan for the operation of the swimming pool/s in a manner that is supported and understood by all stakeholders and within Council’s budget capabilities.

The project report will be submitted to Council in August 2017

To find out out how to be involved and have your say please visit the project web page 

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