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Public Notices

Weed Spraying

Council wishes to advise, as weather permits, that its weed control program will take place over the next three months. We will be targeting flatweeds. Please direct any queries in relation to this matter to Council’s Customer Services Department on (03) 6443 8333.

Public Notices

Inglis River boat ramp closure

Access to the Inglis River boat ramp, adjacent to the Wynyard Yacht Club, will be closed from 7am Friday 2 September until 6pm Saturday 3 September, inclusive. The closure allows

Public Notices

Nelsons Road closed

Council has been advised that a large tree has fallen on Nelsons Road and a contractor will be onsite to clear the damage as quickly as possible. The road will remain closed until the tree has been safely removed. Thank you for your understanding.

Public Notices

Oonah Road bridge replacement

Works are commencing this coming Monday 22 August at the Oonah Road bridge over the Cam River. It is expected that only minimal traffic disruption will occur as there will be a by-pass bridge installed to detour by the bridge replacement works. Thank you for your understanding.


World-class veteran car collection to stay in Wynyard

Wynyard’s world-class Francis Ransley Veteran Car Collection has been sold to the Elphinstone Group.
The collection, which has been the cornerstone attraction at the multi-award winning Wonders of Wynyard Exhibition and Visitor Information Centre since its opening in 2005, represents a life’s passion for former owner, veteran car enthusiast and restorer, Francis Ransley OAM and his wife Elayne.


Yolla Public Toilet

Council has received community feedback suggesting that a public toilet is desired within Yolla. The closest public toilet to Yolla is within the Somerset CBD which is approximately 17 minutes’ drive by car. If travelling south past Yolla, the next closest toilet is another 27 minutes’ drive and located at the Hellyer Gorge Rest Stop. This means that at a minimum, travellers heading south from Somerset will need to travel at least 44 minutes before reaching a toilet, depending on the route chosen.


Local Government Elections – October 2022

The Waratah-Wynyard Council is responsible for representing the interests of our community by delivering local services and infrastructure.
The upcoming local government elections provide you with the opportunity to become a councillor, or elect councillors, who you think will best represent you and your community.