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Hooray for Hay Day

Sunday, 19 May saw a convergence at Grassy Wharf for King Island’s “Hay Day”. This was the culmination of a gargantuan effort by multiple organisations and countless individuals, spearheaded by Need for Feed Australia (a project of Lions Clubs).  The team have been working tirelessly to bring a delivery of…

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Free Desexing and Microchipping for King Island Cats

National Desexing Network, in conjunction with Cradle Coast Authority, King Island Council and local King Island vets are still offering free desexing and microchipping of your feline friends. There is still time for eligible residents to access vouchers by calling National Desexing Network on 1300 368 992. You are eligible…

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Dry Conditions – one-on-one support

To book contact Jac Shipton Phone:  0418 123 695 or email:  jacqueline.shipton@tasfarmers.com.au  For a full brochure please click below. Dry Conditions…

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Managing Breeders & Pastures Through Dry Times

On Farm Discussion Day Thursday 23 May 2024 Time:  10am – 2pm For mor information please refer to the following brochure. Managing breeders and pastures through dry times – KI 23 MAY  …

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Cattle Nutrition & Feeding Strategies

Breakfast Workshop Friday 24 May 2024 Time:  8:00am – 10:30am – Breakfast provided Location:  King Island Golf Club   For more information please refer to the following brochure Cattle nutrition and feeding strategies – KI 24 May (1)…

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Radio Interruptions 7 & 8 May

Council has been advised that there has been interruption to some radio stations on King Island today and this will continue for part of tomorrow. ClassicFM has been taken off the air locally until tomorrow. ABC Local Radio at 97.5FM is up and running, however 88.7FM is also offline until…

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Council Welcomes New Acting General Manager

Council welcomes new Acting General Manager, Dr Catherine Dale. Catherine joins us until the end of the year, to fill the position of Acting General Manager until Kate Mauric returns from leave. Catherine has worked as CEO/General Manager of Council’s in New South Wales and Victoria but it is her…

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Information Sharing – DECYP Student Residences – Community Consultation

The Department for Education, Children and Young People (DECYP) is seeking community feedback about the DECYP student residences. DECYP is committed to ensuring that their student residences are a quality supported accommodation option for regional students attending years 11 and 12 at college in Burnie, Launceston or Hobart.  They have…

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Applications Closing Soon

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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Contact List for Importing Fodder

NRE Tasmania has produced a Contact List for Importing Fodder to assist producers seeking to import fodder and feed from interstate. The importation process requires a permit be issued to the importer by Biosecurity Tasmania. The list can be accessed here and includes companies that have a current permit in…

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