Covid-19 Information and Updates

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.

Events around Covid-19 are unfolding rapidly. Each day we will provide updates on where to access best government information around the pandemic, effects on Council services and community and information on economic support and operating local businesses. Please stay safe, practice social distancing and good hygiene.

Information on Health, Restrictions & Council Operations

Information about Economic Support & Rates

Information on Local Business Operations

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Roads & Bridges


West Coast Council covers an area in excess of 9,000 sq km. Its population and industry are spread across the whole area, primarily developed around the five separate townships of Tullah, Rosebery, Zeehan, Strahan and Queenstown. There is a requirement for an efficient road network to meet the needs of residents. Council currently provides approximately 175.92 km of road network, of which  approximately 82.56 kms is sealed and approximately 93.36 kms remain unsealed. In addition, 34 vehicular bridges and 11-foot bridges serve the community.