Covid-19 Information and Updates

IMPORTANT TESTING UPDATE

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

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 on Tuesday 24 November 2020 at 5:00pm here:

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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 ea@westcoast.tas.gov.au

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.

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Council Facilities- Operation Hours

WEST COAST COUNCIL OFFICE

11 Stitch Street Queenstown (Enquiries 03 6471 4700)

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm (closed public holidays)

WEST COAST VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE

Esplanade Strahan (Enquiries 03 6472 6800)

Opening hours

Monday to Friday 11.00am-5.30pm

WEST COAST WASTE TRANSFER STATIONS

Queenstown

Lynchford Road Queenstown (Enquiries 03 6471 4700)

Opening hours

Monday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Tuesday 8.00 to 4.00pm

Wednesday Closed

Thursday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Saturday 8.00 to 4.00pm

Sunday Closed

Closed Public Holidays and during total fire bans, unless otherwise advertised.

Strahan

Ocean Beach Road Strahan (Enquiries 03 6471 4700)

Opening hours

Monday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 8.00 to 4.00pm

Thursday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Saturday 8.00 to 4.00pm

Sunday Closed

Closed Public Holidays and during total fire bans, unless otherwise advertised.

Rosebery

Murchison Highway Rosebery (Enquiries 03 6471 4700)

Opening hours

Monday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Tuesday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Wednesday 8.00 to 4.00pm

Thursday Closed

Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Saturday 8.00 to 4.00pm

Sunday Closed

Closed Public Holidays and during total fire bans, unless otherwise advertised.

Tullah

Murchison Highway Tullah (Enquiries 03 6471 4700)

Opening hours

Monday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Tuesday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Wednesday 8.00 to 4.00pm

Thursday Closed

Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Saturday 8.00 to 4.00pm

Sunday Closed

Closed Public Holidays and during total fire bans, unless otherwise advertised.

Zeehan

Henty Road Zeehan (Enquiries 03 6471 4700)

Opening hours

Monday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 8.00 to 4.00pm

Thursday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Friday 8.00am to 4.00pm

Saturday 8.00 to 4.00pm

Sunday Closed

Closed Public Holidays and during total fire bans, unless otherwise advertised.

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Latest News and Notices

Latest News, Media Releases and Notices are listed below.

View our Media Release Archive for items released before October 2019.

  • DA2020/59 - 53 Mcnamara Street, Queenstown

    19th November 2020
    • Planning & Compliance
    Planning & Compliance. 19th November 2020. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR LAND USE PERMIT. (Section 57(3) Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993). The following application for use and development of land. has been received:. Application No: DA
  • DA2020/56 - 1 Read Street, Rosebery

    19th November 2020
    • Planning & Compliance
    Planning & Compliance. 19th November 2020. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR LAND USE PERMIT. (Section 57(3) Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993). The following application for use and development of land. has been received:. Application No: DA
  • DA2020/57 13 Jones Street, Strahan

    19th November 2020
    • Planning & Compliance
    Planning & Compliance. 19th November 2020. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR LAND USE PERMIT. (Section 57(3) Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993). The following application for use and development of land. has been received:. Application No: DA
  • DA2020/58 128-130 Main Street, Zeehan

    19th November 2020
    • Planning & Compliance
    Planning & Compliance. 19th November 2020. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR LAND USE PERMIT. (Section 57(3) Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993). The following application for use and development of land. has been received:. Application No: DA
  • Mount Owen Mountain Bike (MTB) Trail Builder Appointed

    13th November 2020
    13th November 2020. After receiving a high level of interest from Australia’s best MTB trail builders and a rigorous evaluation of all tender submissions, Council have appointed Dirt Art Pty Ltd to deliver the construction of 35km of trails on Mt
  • DA2020/55 - 7 Comstock Court, Zeehan

    6th November 2020
    • Planning & Compliance
    Planning & Compliance. 6th November 2020. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR LAND USE PERMIT. (Section 57(3) Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993). The following application for use and development of land. has been received:. Application No: DA 2020/55.
  • Mayors Update - October Council Meeting 2020

    6th November 2020
    • Public Notice
    Mayors Update October Council Meeting 2020
  • Impressive Zeehan Mountain Bike (MTB) Trails Revealed

    5th November 2020
    Renowned MTB Trail Designers Dirt Art Pty Ltd were commissioned to prepare the designs and have now finalised their work which shows an initial development stage of approximately 20km of exciting new product
  • Afternoon Tea with your Councillors

    3rd November 2020
    Come along for afternoon tea with your Councillors
  • Granville Harbour Public Toilet Facility Proposal

    31st October 2020
    31st October 2020. Granville Harbour Public Toilet Facility Proposal. Council has been actively working on a proposal to develop a toilet facility within the Granville Harbour community boundary. Council is seeking community feedback on the proposal