Covid-19 Information and Updates


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

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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 6th July, Council offices are open to the general public.

Information on Health, Restrictions & Council Operations

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Online Council Meetings

You can access the live stream of the Council Meeting taking place Tuesday 23 June 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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Education & Training Advisory Committee

The West Coast Council passed a resolution in February 2017 to establish an Education and Training Advisory Committee (ETAC).

This brings the West Coast a step closer to implementing further outcomes from the West Coast Community Plan 2025.

The Committee will assist Council to drive forward and enhance education and training initiatives for the region, and to make recommendations to Council on critical issues and education and training opportunities generally.  The committee will meet approximately six times per year, reporting to Council formally each quarter.

Education & Training Advisory Committee Charter(525 kb)

Current members are:

  • Shane Pitt (Deputy Mayor)
  • Terry Shea (Councillor)
  • Leigh Styles (Councillor)
  • Amanda Metrikas (West Coast Hub)
  • Peter McBain (St Joseph's Primary, Rosebery)
  • Danielle Kidd (UTAS)
  • Sharon Woodberry (representing West Coast public schools)
  • Jeff Triffitt (Department of Education, Learning Services)
  • Chris Walpole (Community Pharmacist)

Council's Community Development & Events Officer acts as Committee Secretariat.

2018 ETAC Meeting dates:

  • Wednesday 28 February
  • Wednesday 2 May
  • Wednesday 4 July
  • Wednesday 5 September
  • Wednesday 7 November
  • Wednesday 5 December

Vikki Iwanicki

Position Community Development & Events Coordinator
Contact Details Work: 03 64714 700
Mobile: 0408 949 469