22 February 2024
The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) issued the Key Messages at 10:15am today.  Please note that the Fire Weather Warnings and the Total Fire Ban are for the Southern Region.  The Severe Heatwave Warning is current for the Furneaux Islands, South East, Western, North West Coast and King Island Distric...
20 February 2024
Works commenced this week on the painting of Currie Lighthouse. Painting of the Lighthouse is expected to take approximately 4 weeks. The contractors have set up an exclusion zone around the structure and there will be no public access for the duration of the works.    
16 February 2024
Council is currently undertaking works on the seal extension on South Road (south of Ettrick Bridge). These works have been planned for some time and have commenced this week with the replacement of one culvert.  A second culvert will be replaced in coming days, prior to the preparation and seali...

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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