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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.

  • DA2020/36 - 12 Baillieu Street, Rosebery

    31st July 2020
    • Planning & Compliance
    Planning & Compliance. 31st July 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 2020/36. Site
  • Think you can capture the west coast? Show us. West Coast photography competition open.

    31st July 2020
    31st July 2020. Across all the seasons, there’s something about life on the West Coast that sets it apart from the rest: the understated tranquility; the raw emotions; the weird and wonderful spirit; the unhurried adventures. And a new photography
  • Mayors Update- July Council Meeting 2020

    30th July 2020
    • Public Notice
    Public Notice. 30th July 2020. Our most recent Council Meeting was held on 28 July 2020 in Queenstown with the meeting streamed LIVE to the public and with Councillors attending the meeting in person. Councillor Styles, Hall and Graham were
  • Mountain Bike Construction Milestone Celebrated at Zeehan

    30th July 2020
    • Media Release
    Federal Member for Braddon Gavin Pearce MP announced the finalisation of 2 5M of federal government funding towards the West Coast Mountain Bike MTB Project
  • DA2020/34 - 12399 Murchison Highway Rosebery

    17th July 2020
    • Planning & Compliance
    Planning & Compliance. 17th July 2020. NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR LAND USE PERMIT. (Section 57(3) Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993). The following applications for use and development of land have been received:. Application No: DA 2020/34.
  • Tourism operators launch ‘ultimate west coast road trip’ contest to support recovery

    14th July 2020
    14th July 2020. Destination West Coast, the region’s local business group, and West Coast Council have recently partnered to launch a competition aimed at locals and state-based visitors to get them travelling the west coast region following
  • West Coast Mountain Bike (MTB) Trail Strategy kicks off for Zeehan

    10th July 2020
    10th July 2020. This design process is part of Stage 2 of an ambitious MTB Trail development program, started by the Parks and Wildlife Service several years ago, and now detailed in Council’s comprehensive West Coast Mountain Bike Trail
  • West Coast Made Online Store Launched

    6th July 2020
    6th July 2020. An online store promoting locally made or designed products and West Coast brand merchandise has been launched by the West Coast Visitor Information Centre. The award-winning West Coast brand was launched in October 2018 and continues
  • Mayor's Update- June Council Meeting

    26th June 2020
    • Public Notice
    Update of the outcomes from the ordinary meeting of Council held on 23 June 2020
  • Mayors Update - Council Workshops June 2020

    18th June 2020
    • Public Notice
    A statement from Mayor Phil Vickers regarding the Council Workshops held in June 2020