10 September 2019
Regional Express (Rex) today announced the introduction of their Community Fare scheme between King Island and Melbourne. Priced at $99.00 each way, the fare sees the island become the 38th regional community to benefit from this discount scheme. To read the full release, please click on the link...
29 August 2019
Ambulance Tasmania’s Early Access to Defibrillation Program is designed to take advantage of the many publically-accessible Automatic External Defibrillators (known as “AEDs “) across Tasmania.  If a cardiac arrest occurs within a few blocks of a registered machine, its owner wi...
28 August 2019
King Island Mayor Julie Arnold reports on July and August meetings and council workshops: Budget and Annual Plan: A large portion of Council’s time in July was spent in working toward a Budget and Annual Plan for 2019-20. Although we are not totally satisfied with the result, and will keep workin...

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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