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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

Budget Submissions Open

9 March 2018

West Coast residents and ratepayers are encouraged to make submissions for projects to be included in the 2018-2019 budget

West Coast Branding

12 February 2018

If you could tell the world one thing about the West Coast, what would it be? The West Coast Branding Project is about to kick off!

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

Pool Weather Policy Changed

29 November 2017

West Coast Swimming Pools will have extended opening hours this season following a move by the West Coast Council General Manager to alter the policy which determines when the Council-operated pools will be open.

Call for State Government Action on Henty Road

1 November 2017

West Coast Council is calling for the State Government to take action over the poor condition of the Henty Road



Council has commenced works as part of its 2017-2018 Capital Works Program.
Check out the Major Projects page for details.
Several projects will see some interruptions to traffic to enable works to be completed -
please regularly check our Public Notices page for updates.

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