Media Releases

Media Releases 2018

Wilkinson Street closure supported at December Council meeting

11 December 2018
Waratah-Wynyard Council has supported the recommendation of the Department of State Growth to initiate the process of notification of intent to close Wilkinson Street access to the Bass Highway.

Approach to Coastal Erosion on Council agenda

7 December 2018
Waratah-Wynyard Council will be asked to determine its approach to restoring the footpath in Anzac Park, Somerset, following Coastal erosion.

New Goldie Street carpark open for use

5 December 2018
There will be relief for shoppers in the Wynyard CBD during the Christmas period with a new carpark in Goldie Street now available for use.

Tulip Festival wins at Australian Event Awards

22 November 2018
The Wynyard Tulip Festival has been recognised on a national level at the 2018 Australian Event Awards and Symposium.

WOW Exhibition opening

12 November 2018
The Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition Centre will have an official opening for their latest exhibition on Sunday 18 November.

Council wins Worksafe award

25 October 2018
Waratah-Wynyard Council has been recognised as an innovator in the area of worker rehabilitation and return to work strategies at the 2018 WorkSafe Tasmania Awards.

Cr Alwyn Friedersdorff farewells council

16 October 2018
Alwyn Friedersdorff has bid farewell to Waratah-Wynyard at her final meeting as a councillor on Monday night.

Draft plans released for public comment

26 September 2018
Circular Head and Waratah-Wynyard councils have released a series of community plans for a period of public consultation.

Council endorses community plans

20 September 2018
Waratah Wynyard Council endorsed the draft Community Health and Wellbeing Plan, Age-Friendly Communities Plan and Youth Plan (YPLAN) for public consultation at its September meeting on Monday night.

Council expresses support for Cradle Coast Authority

18 September 2018
Waratah Wynyard Council has committed its support for the Cradle Coast Authority.

Draft community plans on Council agenda

14 September 2018
Waratah Wynyard Council will be asked to endorse three draft community wellbeing plans at its September meeting on Monday night.

Council and PWS investigating unauthorised works at Sisters Creek

30 August 2018
Waratah Wynyard Council and the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) are investigating unauthorised works undertaken on the eastern foreshore of the Sisters Creek mouth over the past two weekends.

Council adopts Annual Plan and Budget

26 June 2018
Waratah-Wynyard Council has adopted the Annual Plan and Budget for 2018/19 at the June Council meeting last night.

2018/19 Annual Plan and Budget

21 June 2018
The Draft Annual Plan and Budget for 2018/19 will be up for discussion at next Waratah-Wynyard Council meeting on Monday 25 June.

Completion of ALRS project

14 June 2018
Waratah-Wynyard Council together with NRM North and Cradle Coast NRM has today celebrated the completion of the Agricultural Landscape Rehabilitation Scheme – Flowerdale Inglis River Group.

Inaugural meeting of the Waratah Community Board

7 June 2018
The inaugural meeting of the Waratah Community Board has been hailed a success after the group met for the first time at the Athenaeum Hall, Waratah on Saturday night.

Waratah-Wynyard Council first in the state to join B4 Early Years Coalition

31 May 2018
Waratah-Wynyard Council has become the first Council in Tasmania to become a member of the B4 Early Years Coalition.

Media Release - CHC-WWC Renew Resource Sharing Agreement

25 May 2018 (amended: 25 May 2018)
On Monday night Waratah-Wynyard Council endorsed a new agreement with the Circular head Council to continue resource sharing for a further 5 years. The agreement means the councils will continue to work together in order to get best outcomes for each community.

Destination Playground for ANZAC Park Somerset

23 May 2018
Waratah-Wynyard Council has established a working group to assist with the development of a destination playground at ANZAC Park, Somerset, in line with Council’s Open Space Sport and Recreation Plan (OSSR).

Inaugural members of Waratah Community Board appointed

19 April 2018
The inaugural members of the Waratah Community Board were announced at the Waratah-Wynyard Council meeting on Monday night.

Resignation of Cr Stephen Wright

28 March 2018
Waratah-Wynyard Council Mayor Robby Walsh has announced that Councillor Stephen Wright has resigned from Council as of Monday 26 March 2018.

Waratah Community Board established

23 February 2018
Waratah Wynyard Council is leading the way in consultative Local Government by establishing the first Community Board in Tasmania and one of the few in the country.

Wonders of Wynyard a finalist at National Tourism Awards

22 February 2018
The Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition Centre will be representing Tasmania at the Australian Tourism Awards in Perth, WA this Friday.

Waratah-Wynyard Australia Day Award recipients

26 January 2018
Waratah-Wynyard Mayor Robby Walsh today announced Douglass Doherty as Waratah-Wynyard Council Citizen of the Year for 2018.

Consultation for 25-year Central Area Development Plan

4 January 2018
Waratah-Wynyard Council is using the latest technology to seek feedback on the preparation of 25 year Central Area Development Strategies/Plans for Wynyard and Somerset.

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