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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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.