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Welcome to the Cradle Coast Authority

The Cradle Coast Authority is a joint authority created by the nine councils of North West Tasmania  to facilitate the sustainable development of the region, resolve regional issues and coordinate regional-scale activity.

Our purpose is to represent our councils and their communities as a region.

The Authority is currently engaged in a wide range of regional initiatives including:

  • Tourism
  • Natural Resource Management (NRM)
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Healthy Communities Toolkit
  • Education, Training and Workforce Development
  • Industry Development
  • Local Government services
  • Facilitating the Regional Planning Initiative and Land Use Strategy
  • Other issues identified by the Board or Councils, and agreed to by the Representatives

These initiatives contribute to the Cradle Coast region's vision of being a strong region of councils known for its positive people, sustainable economy, strategic thinking and the wellbeing of its communities.


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Expansion to Freight Equalisation Scheme a major boost for region
The expansion of the Tasmanian Freight Equalisation Scheme has been welcomed as a great boost for the region. CEO Brett Smith said the expansion of the TFES had been high on the Authority’s priority list for some time. ...
Call to divert Federal funds to Cradle Mountain visitor centre
Revitalising the Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park visitor centre experience is a prime candidate for reallocating the $16M Cadbury funding, capable of delivering significant economic and social benefits for Tasmania. ...

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