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 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 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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Mayor on Air

Submit your questions for the Mayor and listen to previous Mayor on Air segments here! 

Every week The Mayor along with a Council representative sits down in the 7Xs studio and addresses topical issues for the West Coast and Council. Community can also submit their listener questions for the Mayor to answer! Whilst we enjoy the listener calls, it should be noted that listeners/callers to Mayor on Air should still lodge their request/query by contacting Council.  People can call 64 714 700, email, lodge a request from this website (Service Request), or call into the Office in Queenstown.

If you want to listen in Mayor on Air plays each Friday morning at 8:30am on 7xs local radio. You can listen live online as well! If you miss the segment, 7xs will replay through the next week or you can catch up at their website!