Covid-19 Information and Updates


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Online Council Meetings

You can access the live stream of the Council Meeting taking place on Tuesday 27 October 2020 at 5:00pm here:

This meeting will be open to the public but due to COVID-19 restrictions, you must register your attendance prior to the meeting by contacting Council on (03) 6471 4700 or via email at

Questions from the public can also 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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Stringer, Scott

Cr Stringer

Scott Stringer

Scott Stringer arrived on the West Coast at age six when his  parents travelled through Queenstown from Hobart for a holiday and decided to stay. He then attended Queenstown Central Primary School, Murray High and the West Coast Community College. Scott has spent the majority of his life on the West Coast.
Scott's work history covers a variety of roles such as mill operator, coordinator of the local Online Access Centre and a brief stint teaching computing at the Queenstown TAFE complex. Scott has served in the Army Reserve, initially with the 12/40th Battalion in Tasmania and then the 8/7th Battalion in Victoria.
Scott now lives with his partner Sylvia, and is father to three adult children and four grandchildren who all live in Queenstown. Addtionally, Scott's parnets and two brothers also live on the West Coast within easy visiting range!