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 22 September 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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Australia Day Award Nominations Open

5 October 2016

Nominations are now open for the West Coast Australia Day Awards, to be presented by West Coast Council as part of Australia Day 2017 celebrations.

“The Awards recognise the valuable contribution individuals and events give to the West Coast community,” West Coast Mayor Phil Vickers said.

“People are encouraged to nominate someone they feel has made an outstanding contribution to our community during 2016, or an individual or organisation who has hosted an outstanding West Coast event during 2016.”

Awards will be presented for Citizens of the Year Award (for persons 25 years or older), Young Citizen of the Year Award (for persons under 25 years of age) and Community Event of the Year.

Nomination forms available at or from the Council Office.

Nominations must be received by 5pm, Friday 25 November 2016.