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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

Unpaid Rates Auction

26 April 2016

Council will hold an auction of properties with unpaid rates on 27 May

Applications Now Open

15 April 2016

Applications are now open for Financial Assistance to community groups and organisations

Community Engagement on Cloud Seeding

6 April 2016

West Coast Council has welcomed Hydro Tasmania’s commitment to engage with the people of the West Coast to better explain its cloud-seeding processes and the science behind the program.

West Coast Transport Services

1 April 2016

West Coast Council has welcomed the commencement of a bus service to Burnie, however concerns have been raised regarding the lack of consultation with the Council and the community.

Headley Faulls Park closed

31 March 2016

The park is being used to land helicopters during a search for a missing bushwalker


West Coast NBN Campaign Gathers Speed

Council continues to contact key stakeholders to follow-up on commitments made at the forum - notably a meeting with all stakeholders present.

To watch key moments from the forum visit Council's YouTube Channel

NBN Co has also announced Queenstown is the largest town in Australia to receive satellite NBN

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