PO Box 147, Currie
King Island TAS 7256
Ph: 03 6462 9000
Fax: 03 6462 1313
Media Release - 24 February 2017 - Update Incident at Essendon Airport
Media Release - 23 February 2017 - Shipping Solution
TasPorts Shipping Flyer
Media Release - 21 Feburary 2017 - Further Update Incident at Essendon Airport
Media Release - 21 February 2017 - Reported Incident at Essendon Airport
Media Release - 20 February 2017 - Council Footpath Construction Commences
Media Release - 16 February 2017 - Council Challenges Students
Media Release - 7 February 2017 - King Island Council assesses housing needs
Media Release - 12 December 2016 - From Kashmir to King Island
Media Release - 5 December 2016 - Regional Innovator
Media Release - 29 November 2016 - Ranger
Media Release - 21 November 2016 - Cradle Coast
Media Release - 9 November 2016 - Recruiment
Media Release - 30 September 2016 - Manuka Road
Media Release - 30 September 2016- School Holiday Program
Media Release - 22 July 2016 - New Dog Registration
Media Release - 1 April 2016 - Public Art Project
Media Release - 4 February 2016 King Island Multip Species Abattoir - Business Plan Development
Media Release - 25 January 2016 - Australia Day Awards 2016
Media Release - 15 January 2016 - King Island Shipping
25 September 2015 King Island Shipping - Sailing towards a solution
18 September 2015 Sustainable Murchison Project - Request for Tender
27 November 2014 Acting General Manager
17 June 2013 King Island Abattoir Feasibility Report
28 November 2012 TasWind proposal for wind project
26 November 2012 Wallaby control
23 November 2012 Partnership Agreement
29 October 2012 Community Support Response
26 October 2012 Tasmanian Premier Lara Giddings Partnership Agreement
25 October 2012 Work on Pegarah Road commences
12 October 2012 Community 12 October 2012 2nd Rates Installment notices
12 October 2012 Community Support Update
12 October 2012 Ongoing community response
1 October 2012 Abattoir Closure
19 May 2010 in relation to the protection of the 'King Island Brand'.
King Island Airport Users
Following the introduction of the Aviation Transport Security Act in Marcy 2005 all persons entering the airside of the King Island Airport must have an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC) from 1 January 2006.
An authorised representative fo the aircraft operator must escort all passengers disembarking and embarking an aircraft.
All persons meeting an aircraft to forward or collect freight must make arrangements with the individual operators if they wish to access airside.
Effective from 1 January 2006 it is a Commonwealth offence for unauthorised individuals to access the airside of the King Island Airport.
Council is presently operating a waste oil disposal facility, located at the Council's Works Depot. The waste oil is then transfered to the Grassy Swimming Pool.
Power Price Parity
The Council in partnership with Flinders Council commissioned the Bass Strait Island Electricity Supply - July 2004 report to investigate issues associated with the electricity supply. Power price parity for the Bass Strait Island's has been an issue for a number of years and is included within the Partnership Agreement with the State Government. Power price parity also features prominently in the Strategic Plan 2004-2009. This report was presented to the Premier in August 2004 and a copy provided to Hydro Tasmania. The Council is progressing the issues with Hydro Tasmania and will continue to advocate the power price parity issue with the State Government.
Do You Have Unwanted Chemicals on your Property?
We all want a cleaner, safer environment to live in. The disposal of unwanted toxic chemicals can impact detrimentally upon the environment and public health. The community on King Island have an opportunity to dispose of these unwanted chemicals from agricultural and commercial livestock production. ChemClear is a national industry funded initiative designed as a cost effective way to collect and dispose of unused and unwanted currently registered chemicals. Any formulation is accepted, including flowables, granules and powder consistencies.