Environment

"DIVERSITY IN ABUNDANCE"

Environment

Sustainability and Environmental Advisory Panel

The Waratah-Wynyard Sustainability and Environmental Advisory Panel (SEAP) is a collaborative partnership between Council and the community to inform and advise Council on environmental matters.

Environment

Corporate Carbon Emissions

Waratah-Wynyard Council is committed to sustainability.

In order to do this, Council has set an ambitious goal of net-zero corporate emissions by 2030.

Environment

Spanish Heath Blitz

Spanish heath is familiar to many Tasmanians as a highly invasive weed. In the north-west coast it is becoming increasingly prevalent and spreading at an alarming speed. Spanish Heath is often confused with native species due to the remarkable similarities it has with our own native heath species.

Thanks to the State Government Weed Action Fund, we have a unique chance to stop this invasive weed before it gets out of control and impossible to eradicate.

Environment

Integrated Council Environmental Plan

The natural environment is one of Waratah-Wynyard’s most important assets and is central to our local identity. Our land and coastlines support a rich level of animal and plant biodiversity,

Environment

Emergency Management

The following information is provided so householders can take action to contribute towards risk reduction and their personal safety in the event of a natural emergency. The Australian Red Cross

Environment

Infrastructure

Stormwater The following documents relate to Council’s urban stormwater service delivery. Stormwater System Management Plan Urban Stormwater Infrastructure Asset Management Plan Urban Stormwater Infrastructure Service Level Document Street lighting TasNetworks (formerly

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Natural Resource Management

The natural environment is one of Waratah-Wynyard’s most important assets.

Public & Environmental Health

Sharps Disposal

Council currently offer a sharps disposal container exchange service. This service is available during business hours for residents of Waratah-Wynyard. This sharps disposal service is only available to diabetics and

Public & Environmental Health

Smoke free areas

The State Government has implemented smoke-free areas across Tasmania. People are required to comply with the smoke free area provisions; Council is responsible for its facilities such as sporting grounds,

Public & Environmental Health

Recreational Water Sampling

Council recognises the importance of having safe beaches, rivers and creeks to swim in, particularly over the warmer months. From December through until the end of March every summer, Council