Central Coast Council (Tasmania)
Central Coast Council is a local government body in Tasmania, situated in the north-west of the state between Burnie and Devonport. Central Coast is classified as an urban local government area and has a population of 21,362, Ulverstone and Penguin are the two primary towns of the region.
|Central Coast Council|
Map showing the Central Coast local government area.
|Population||21,362 (2016 census)|
|• Density||22.9/km2 (59/sq mi)|
|Established||2 April 1993|
|Area||931.1 km2 (359.5 sq mi)|
|Council seat||Central Coast, Tasmania|
|Region||Ulverstone and Penguin area|
History and attributes
The municipal boundaries are the Blythe River in the west, Braddons Lookout Road in the east and Black Bluff in the south. The Central Coast includes the tourist destinations Leven Canyon and Black Bluff, as well as a number of rural areas such as Upper Castra.
|Locality||Census population 2016||Reason|
|Blthye Heads||Incl. in Heybridge|
|Heybridge||430||Includes Blythe Heads|
|Carmantown||Incl. in Penguin|
|Heka||Incl. in Gunns Plains|
|Warringa||Incl. in Preston|
|Gunns Plains||171||Includes Heka|
|Local government total||21,362||Gazetted Central Coast Local Government Area|
- Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Central Coast (M) (Tas.)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 November 2017.
- "Agency Details: Central Coast Council". search.archives.tas.gov.au. Tasmanian Government. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
- "Local government national report 2014-2015". regional.gov.au. Australian Government. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
- Central Coast Council - Annual Report 2002-2003
- Leven Canyon
- Black Bluff
- "Councillors - Central Coast Council". centralcoast.tas.gov.au. Central Coast Council. Archived from the original on 1 February 2015. Retrieved 1 February 2015.
- Central Coast Council official website
- Local Government Association Tasmania
- Tasmanian Electoral Commission - local government