22 May 2024
King Island Council has been advised that its application to the Growing Regions Program to develop 32 worker accommodation beds in collaboration with the owners of Ocean Dunes Holdings was not successful. The full media release is available here:        2024-05-21 Media Release – Outcome o...
21 May 2024
Are you concerned about the challenges of drought affecting your community? Do you desire improved skills to anticipate the future amidst a changing environmental landscape?  Applications are now open for the Tasmanian Leaders Drought Resilience Impact Preparedness (DRIP) program, an immersive fo...
21 May 2024
Sunday, 19 May saw a convergence at Grassy Wharf for King Island’s “Hay Day”. This was the culmination of a gargantuan effort by multiple organisations and countless individuals, spearheaded by Need for Feed Australia (a project of Lions Clubs).  The team have been working tirel...

King Island Council

At the western entrance to Bass Strait lies an idyllic place known as King Island. An island rich in history, with shipwrecks, lighthouses and jagged reefs, bountiful with long stretching sandy beaches and lush green pasture. From our little paradise we produce some of Australia’s finest natural foods for which we are probably best known including beef, cheese, crayfish & abalone, yet there is more to this 64km long by 27km wide stretch of land than first meets the eye.

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