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   West Coast Council

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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Have you received your rates notice?

8 August 2018

If you have not received your rates notice, please contact Council on 6471 4700 to ensure you have the opportunity to take advantage of the 5% discount due Friday 24 August 2018 or if paying by installments also due on this day

Waste Transfer Stations

12 July 2018

Council is conducting a study into waste transfer station arrangements available in the region - how well current services work & how they may evolve and/or change in the future. And we want to hear from you - both businesses and residents!

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


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.


The footpath on the corner of Sticht and Orr Streets Queenstown has been closed due to concerns for public safety. It will remain closed until the issue has been rectified.


Motorists, please be advised that a small section of Macquarie Heads Road at Swan Basin has been barricaded due to safety concerns. A 30m lane is open to traffic 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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PO Box 63
Queenstown TAS 7467