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Please Drive Slowly

Council would ask that you please drive slowly when travelling on both South Road and North Pegarah Road. Maintenance and grading will be carried out on areas of these roads once the weather improves. Please adhere to the temporary road signage and drive with care.  …

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Face masks recommended by not required at airports from Saturday 18 June 2022

Wearing of face masks in Tasmania’s airport terminals will no longer be required from 12:01am on Saturday 18 June 2022. Wearing of facemasks will still be required on board all aircraft across Australia. Airline passengers should continue to carry masks with them at all times when travelling. Masks will also…

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Safeguarding Volunteering – Community Consultation

The volunteer co-design group are getting closer to developing a Strategy for Safeguarding Volunteering, but now they need the community’s help. Learn more here.  …

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ABC Radio outage

Telstra are currently undertaking emergency repairs on the telecommunications tower located at Gentle Annie.  It is expected that works will be completed by Wednesday 8 June 2022. This outage is currently impacting the ABC Radio reception.      …

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Severe Weather Warning

WARNING – Damaging Winds averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts of 90 to 100 km/h are likely to affect KING ISLAND from around midnight tonight, before easing by around sunrise on Wednesday. Gusty showers and isolated thunderstorms are also likely during this period.   Bureau of Meteorology –…

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Community Workshop – Future of Local Government Review

Have your say on Local Government in Tasmania, it’s not too late to get involved and make your voice heard. The Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) is running online community workshops in relation to the Future of Local Government Review.  King Island Council is offering the opportunity to attend…

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Community Assistance Applications

King Island Council values the contributions not-for-profit community organisations and volunteers make to the heritage and quality of life on King Island through their various cultural, community and sporting initiatives and events. Council recognises that assistance may be required by some community organisations and, from time to time, individuals in…

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Strategy for Older Tasmanians

COTA Tasmania is undertaking community consultation activities to support the development of the next Strategy for Older Tasmanians. They want to H.E.A.R how you stay Healthy, Engaged and Resilient as you age. As part of this they have developed a short survey to reach as many Tasmanians as possible (phone…

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Roadworks South Road

Council are currently undertaking widening roadworks and upgrading of storm water pipes on South Road on the section from the TasWater tanks to the intersection of Old Grassy Road. Drivers may need to allow more travelling time while this work is underway and to reduce speed for their safety and…

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Local Government Review

Have your say on local government in Tasmania, it’s not too late to get involved and make your voice heard!! We all rely on local government services every day — whether it’s for waste and recycling, parks and playgrounds, footpaths and roads or other community services. Councils act as a…

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