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South Road Roadworks Commences

Council is pleased to confirm that we commenced works on the South Road Widening Project on Monday, 6 February 2023.  We acknowledge and appreciate the concern expressed about the condition of the road by regular users and residents. This project has been impacted by supply difficulties, weather conditions, and staff…

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Roadworks on South Road

Council advises that Roadworks are commencing on South Road on Monday, 6 February. Please observe speed limits and signage and drive with care to keep our Staff safe.

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Draft Annual Report FY21/22 & Annual General Meeting

DRAFT ANNUAL REPORT FY21/22 Council’s Draft Annual Report will be available for inspection from Tuesday 31 January 2023 at the Council Offices and on the Council website https://kingisland.tas.gov.au/have-your-say/ Submissions on the report are invited from the community for discussion at the Annual General Meeting.  These can be made using the…

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Congratulations to our King Islanders of the Year

At yesterday’s Australia Day Awards Ceremony, Mayor Marcus Blackie presented the 2023 King Islander, Young King Islander and Community Organisation of the Year Awards. 2023 King Islander of the Year                            Jan van Ruiswyk 2023 Young King Islander…

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Employment Opportunity – Airport Manager

The King Island Airport Manager is responsible all things airport related on King Island, ensuring the smooth operational management of the King Island Airport. On any given day, the Airport Manager will be supervising the Airport Reporting Officers and ensuring stakeholder engagement with all airport user groups. They will be developing and managing operational and…

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Draft Tasmanian Salmon Industry Plan

The Tasmanian Department of Natural Resources and Environment conducted a community briefing on the Draft Salmon Industry Plan on King Island last Thursday, 12 January, with submission to their consultation closing today, Friday, 20 January. King Island Council and its sub-committee, the King Island Brand Management Group, have both submitted…

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Cardboard Recyclables – Council Depot

Thank you to all those in the community who utilise the recycling drop off point at the Council Depot.  We ask to please ensure that all cardboard boxes are flattened. This saves room and also avoids the recurring issue of the wind catching complete boxes and making a mess of…

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Draft Tasmanian Salmon Industry Plan – Community Briefing

The Tasmanian Government, through the Department of Natural Resources & Environment are seeking feedback on their  Draft Tasmanian Salmon Industry Plan. The Government’s vision is for a sustainable industry into the future that all Tasmanians can be proud of – one that is economically successful, environmentally responsible, socially beneficial and…

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Draft Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy

The Draft Tasmanian Waste and Resource Recovery Strategy 2022-2025 has now been released for public consultation with feedback to be submitted to the Waste & Resource Recovery Board by Friday 24 February 2023.  Further information, including a copy of the draft strategy and details of how to make a submission directly…

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Australia Day 2023

Our King Island Australia Day Celebration is happening on Thursday 26th January, 11am – 4pm at the King Island War Memorial Park in Currie. The day will include presentation of the King Island young Citizen, Citizen and the Group of the year. Australian Ambassador Adam Drake, unveiling of Foundations to…

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