14 June 2024
From King Island Drought Coordinator: Great to see so many at Elders yesterday for the Olssen’s Block Fest. Thanks to Olssen’s for their generous donation to King Island producers and to Lions and Elders for making it happen. To date 48 people have completed the survey of producers that we curren...
14 June 2024
Are you low on stock water?  In order to gain an accurate picture of the Island’s water needs, TasFarmers are collecting information on where properties are at with water. If you are low on water, please get in touch by calling King Island Drought Coordinator, Deb Delaney on 0427 647 505 or by em...
14 June 2024
From Tasfarmers King Island Drought Coordinator: Services Australia will be on the Island next week as follows: Monday 17 June to Thu 20 June 2024. The team will be available: Monday 17th :  KIRDO 9-4.30 Tuesday 18th:   Grassy Club 9-12.30, KIRDO 4-7pm Wed 19th:  KIRDO 9-4.30 Thurs 20th:  KIRDO ...
12 June 2024
The Environment Protection Authority (EPA) annual ‘Burn Brighter this Winter’ campaign provides easy-to-follow advice about how wood heaters can be operated to reduce smoke emissions. The Burn Brighter This Winter Facebook page contains information, hints and tips for getting the most out o...

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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