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  • Central Coast Council, Tasmania

    Map showing Central Coast LGA in 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.

    History and attributes

    The Central Coast Council was established on 2 April 1993 after the amalgamation of the Penguin and Ulverstone municipalities.[2]

    Central Coast is classified as urban, regional and small (URS) under the Australian Classification of Local Governments.[3]

    The municipal boundaries are the Blythe River in the west, Braddons Lookout Road in the east and Black Bluff in the south.[4] The Central Coast includes the tourist destinations Leven Canyon[5] and ,[6] as well as a number of rural areas such as Upper Castra.

    Government

    NamePosition[7]Party affiliation
    Jan BondeMayor/Councillor Independent
    Kathleen DownieDeputy Mayor/Councillor Independent
    John BloomfieldCouncillor Independent
    Shane BroadCouncillor Independent
    Garry CarpenterCouncillor Independent
    Gerry HowardCouncillor Independent
    Rowen TongsCouncillor Independent
    Tony van RooyenCouncillor Independent
    Phillip VineyCouncillor Independent

    Localities

    LocalityCensus population 2016Reason
    Blthye HeadsIncl. in Heybridge
    Heybridge430Includes Blythe Heads
    Howth54
    Sulphur Creek629
    Preservation Bay74
    Penguin3849Includes Carmantown
    Cuprona120
    West Pine138
    CarmantownIncl. in Penguin
    West Ulverstone4191
    Ulverstone6465
    Turners Beach1715
    Carmena26
    Leith415
    Forth711
    Kindred234
    Upper Castra77
    Castra51
    Nietta64
    South Nietta9
    South Preston7
    Preston150Includes Warringa
    Loongana20
    Loyetea25
    HekaIncl. in Gunns Plains
    WarringaIncl. in Preston
    Gunns Plains171Includes Heka
    Riana326
    South Riana214
    Sprent138
    Spalford59
    Abbotsham95
    Gawler622
    North Motton405
    Total21,484
    (122)Variance
    Local government total21,362Gazetted Central Coast Local Government Area

    See also

    References

    1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). “Central Coast (M) (Tas.)”. 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 23 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata

    2. ^ a b “Agency Details: Central Coast Council”. search.archives.tas.gov.au. Tasmanian Government. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
    3. ^ “Local government national report 2014-2015”. regional.gov.au. Australian Government. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
    4. ^ Central Coast Council – Annual Report 2002-2003
    5. ^ Leven Canyon
    6. ^ Black Bluff
    7. ^ “Councillors – Central Coast Council”. centralcoast.tas.gov.au. Central Coast Council. Archived from the original on 2015-02-01. Retrieved 1 February 2015.

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