Facts & Figures

Council Area

The Waratah-Wynyard local government area covers 3532 sq 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 slightly more than 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 lifestyles of their choice.

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 .id to provide economic and demographic data for the Waratah-Wynyard Local Government area. The profile.id and economic.id sites established as part of this process provides a range of information to help inform Council's decision making processesses around deciding on where and when 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 - http://profile.id.com.au/murchison

Waratah Wynyard Council
21 Saunders Street : PO Box 168, Wynyard TAS 7325
Phone (03) 6443 8333 : Fax (03) 6443 8383 : Email: council@warwyn.tas.gov.au
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