Covid-19 Information and Updates


Anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms should come forward and get tested. If in doubt, get a test.

The Premier's Plan to Rebuild a Stronger Tasmania here

If you have even mild flu symptoms arrange a Covid-19 test by speaking to your GP or calling the Public Health Hotline 1800 671 738.

As of 30th March, Council offices are closed to the general public. Although we are no longer doing face to face we can still assist you on phone, email, by post or if you drop a letter in our new post box outside the Queenstown office.

Information on Health, Restrictions & Council Operations

Information about Economic Support & Rates

Information on Local Business Operations

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Online Council Meetings

You can access the live stream of the Council Meeting taking place Tuesday 26 May 2020, 5:00pm here: All questions from the public should be submitted to the General Manager or a Councillor (to raise on your behalf) up to 7 days prior to the meeting. Those submitted after that time will be taken as questions without notice. A recording of the meeting will be available on our website in the days following the meeting.

You do not need a Microsoft Teams account to join the live stream, select "view in browser" and then "join anonymously".

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Newman, Lindsay

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Lindsay Newman

Lindsay Newman was first elected as a West Coast Councillor in 2014. His work experience lies in the industries of mining, fishing and hospitality. Lindsay was born in Zeehan and now lives between Burnie and Zeehan, his interests outside of work are gardening, fishing and sports. Lindsay feels "privelaged to live in one of the most unique areas of Australia" and is passionate about his West Coast hometown and municipality. As parents of three and grandparents of six, Lindsay and his wife Anna have rasied a thriving family on the West Coast and look forward to many more years of involvment in the region.