Covid-19 Information and Updates


Mobile Testing Clinics will be on the West Coast in late May. 29- 30 May: Rosebery, 31 May-1 June: Queenstown.To request a test, call your GP or the Public Health Hotline (1800 671 738). You can only be tested if you have a referral. 

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 30th March, Council offices are closed to the general public. Although we are no longer doing face to face we can still assist you on phone, email, by post or if you drop a letter in our new post box outside the Queenstown office.

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 Tuesday 26 May 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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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!