26 January 2022
King Island Council is proud to announce the recipients of our Island’s 2022 Australia Day Awards. Community Event or Organisation of the Year Currie Christmas Decorations – represented by Monica Harper Mrs Monica Harper approached Council asking permission to create some new Christma...
26 January 2022
Welcome to King Island’s virtual Australia Day celebrations. You can access our virtual ceremony on YouTube through the King Island TV channel here. Council is grateful to King Island Community Radio and King Island TV for their work in making this virtual event possible, and to the Nationa...
26 January 2022
At 11am today, King Island Council invites you to join in a virtual celebration of our community’s achievements and resilience over the last year. Our Australia Day Ambassador, Robyn Moore AM, reflects on what it means to be Australian, and Mayor Julie Arnold presents the King Island Citize...

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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