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TV Reception outage

Due to equipment failure at Tower Hill, Currie, TV reception for channel 7, 7Two and 7Mate has been affected. Replacement equipment is being sourced by an external contractor with the installation of the new equipment to occur once delivered. Anyone with a smart TV are able to live stream these…

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Employment Opportunity

Customer Service Officer We are seeking an experienced, community minded, person with exceptional customer service provision to join our Customer Service Team. The position will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of administration, customer services, and the provision of project-related activities.  For further information including selection criteria and position…

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Coffee now available at Airport

Council are pleased to announce that Sharon Frosi’s Macropod will be opening at the King Island Airport commencing Thursday 29 September 2022. Opening hours:  Weekdays 8am – 5pm & Weekends during flight times. Products available include coffee, milkshakes, smoothies, various sweet and savoury snacks. Eftpos available.

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King Island Council additional candidates announced

As only eight candidates had nominated for nine positions on King Island Council by noon on 19 September 2022, those candidates were declared duly elected. A new nomination period was opened for the one unfilled position, which closed at midday yesterday (Monday 26 September).  Official media release 4 candidates were…

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Garage Sale Trail

King Island Council is proud to announce that it has signed up to the 2022 Garage Sale Trail. This national festival of pre-loved stuff takes place over four weekends from 29 October to 20 November and encourages residents to sell, shop and learn about the circular economy. Between 29 October and…

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Councillor Vacancy

In accordance with section 274(3) of the Local Government Act 1993, nominations are called for one unfilled vacancy on King Island Council. The vacancy has arisen because eight nominations were received for nine positions on the Council by the close of nominations for the 2022 local government elections. The initial eight…

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2022 Local Government Elections

King Island Council Eight nominations have been received for 9 positions on King Island Council.  In accordance with section 274(3) of the Local Government Act 1993, the Electoral Commissioner will call for new nominations for 1 unfilled vacancy on King Island Council by notice in the Advocate newspaper on Wednesday 21 September.

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Please Take care on roads

Due to the current wet weather, our road network is under considerable pressure. Once the weather conditions improve, we will undertake pot holing and grading. Please take extra care and drive to the conditions by reducing speed and follow signage when travelling on the road network.

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Dogs prohibited at the Racecourse

Race horses are now in training for the upcoming Race Season. Council would ask that the community refrain from walking their dogs at the racecourse. This measure is undertaken for safety reasons. Signage is in place at the entrance of this facility.

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National Day of Mourning – National Public Holiday

King Island Council would like to notify residents that we will be closed on Thursday 22 September 2022 in recognition of the National Day of Mourning. Our office hours will resume as normal on Friday 23 September from 8:30am to 4:30pm. *Please note the Waste Transfer station will be closed…

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