COVID-19

Information about the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus) pandemic can be found on the following websites:

World Health Organisation

Australian Government Department of Health

Tasmanian Government Coronavirus Website

Keep it COVID safe as the behaviours we practice every day will determine the level of COVID risk we are exposed to. Please remember to:

  • Be fully vaccinated
  • Stay at home if you are unwell
  • Get tested for COVID-19 if you have symptoms
  • Wear a face mask when appropriate
  • Stay up to date and follow directions
  • Wash and sanitise your hands regularly
  • Maintain physical distance of 1.5 metres when possible

If you think you might have COVID-19 or have a runny nose, cough, sore throat or fever, please call the Tasmanian Public Health Hotline (1800 671 738) or your General Practitioner for advice. Protect those around you by following COVID Safe Behaviours and adhering to gathering, business and travel restrictions.

For information on Vaccinations including Frequently Asked Questions, visit the Vaccine Rollout page of the State Government's Coronavirus website.


West Tamar Council's Response to COVID-19

The safety and well-being of staff, Councillors, volunteers and the community continues to be our top priority.  In the interests of community safety we encourage you to contact us via phone or email where possible.  Should you need to come into our office please see our opening times.  Please note that Development Services Enquiries in our Riverside Office are open between 10am to 3pm. Please contact us via phone or email to make an appointment outside of these times, or complete the planning enquiries form on our website.

West Tamar Council Meeting Rooms, Function Centres and Halls and the Windsor Community Precinct Indoor Training Centre are open for bookings but virtual meetings are preferred, please inquire for availability.

For information on changes to our Council Meetings, please visit the Council Meetings page of our website.


Parks, Sports Grounds and Reserves, a reminder to practice social distancing and personal hygiene at all times. Full details can be found on the Coronavirus Website.

Our Beaconsfield and Exeter Waste Transfer Stations are open for the delivery of waste and payments are preferred via EFTPOS or tip tickets. Reusable items are available for purchase by members of the public at our waste transfer stations.


If you require assistance in knowing what Government relief package is relevant to your business and preparing grant applications, our Community Services Team can help! Please contact either michele.gibbins@wtc.tas.gov.au or damien.blackwell@wtc.tas.gov.au to discuss your needs.

We appreciate this is a difficult time but we genuinely have the best interests of our staff, volunteers and the community, at the forefront of our minds in taking this action in this rapidly changing situation.

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