The Waratah-Wynyard local government area covers 3532 square kms bounded by Bass Strait to the north, Rocky Cape National Park to the west, the Pieman River at Corinna on the State’s west coast to the south and the City of Burnie to the east. With a population of approximately 14,000 people Waratah-Wynyard is recognised for its productive dairy, vegetable, horticulture and forestry enterprises that thrive on well-watered basalt soils famous for their rich red colour. The area provides ample opportunity for people to experience a diversity of lifestyles and career opportunities.
Waratah-Wynyard Council has worked with the Cradle Coast Authority, Circular Head, West Coast and King Island Councils as part of the Sustainable Murchison Community Plan to engage Consultants .id to provide economic and demographic data for the Waratah-Wynyard Local Government area. The profiles provide a range of information to help inform Council’s decision making processes such as where to locate our facilities and services to meet the needs of changing populations. This information is publicly available via the following link to help provide information to both the general and business community.