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King Island Hub

The King Island Hub is a place where the local community and visitors can come together with a shared experience of King Island’s environment, produce, heritage and culture. An inviting visitor information centre will facilitate visitor access to attractions and events. Meeting rooms and offices will provide for local and…

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Community Gym and Wellbeing Facility

Council has received funding from the Commonwealth Government for the development of a community gym and wellbeing facility and improvements to netball and tennis courts at the Currie Oval precinct. Our consultant team, including @leisure and Dock4 Architects, will be on the Island this week to give community members the…

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Safeguarding Volunteering – Community Consultation

Volunteering is an integral part of the King Island community, with volunteers and volunteer-led organisations providing a broad range of services, from emergency response to sports and recreation opportunities, wellbeing to child care. Supported by Volunteering Tasmania, a group of King Islanders have formed a co-design group to drive the…

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Seeking Community feedback on Draft King Island Strategic Plan 2022-2032

Council would like to invite community members and stakeholders to make submissions on the draft King Island Strategic Plan 2022-2032 Copies of the draft plan are available here or if preferred a hard copy may be collected from our Council Offices. Submissions can be made in writing either here or…

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Draft Annual Report FY20/21

Council’s Draft Annual Report will be available for inspection from Wednesday 5 January 2022 at the Council Offices or available here. Submissions on the report are invited from the community for discussion at the Annual General Meeting are due no later than 5.00pm on Tuesday 11 January 2022.

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King Island Council Meeting Opening Procedures

Council has established a Councillor Working Group to review the opening format of Council meetings.  A copy of the options the Working Group is considering are attached here for your consideration. The Working Group would welcome your comments on the options.  An invitation is extended to attend a public consultation…

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FY19/20 Annual Report

Council’s FY19/20  Annual Report is now open for inspection. Submissions on the report are invited from the community for discussion at the Annual General Meeting, which will be held on Tuesday 9 March at 5:00pm. Submissions can be made using the form below or in writing to be lodged with…

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Additional Truck Activity – Naracoopa Mineral Sands

Naracoopa Sand Mines Pty Ltd has advised Council that it is planning a major export shipment of possibly up to 85,000 cubic metres of sand via Grassy Port in the near future. The company also advised that this is to comply with its environmental management licence, which has been confirmed…

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Naracoopa Sand Mine Traffic Management Plan

Invitation for Public Comment – Proposed Amendment Council has received an application to amend the Traffic Management Plan for the Naracoopa sand mine to accommodate unscheduled changes to shipping services during the COVID-19 emergency. Prior to assessing the application, you are invited to submit your comments or views on the…

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The King Island Hub

The Federal Government committed up to $5million from the Community Development Grants Program in 2019 to fund a King Island Hub, supporting local infrastructure development, boosting economic growth and improving local amenities and facilities. As part of its due diligence, Council has commissioned a feasibility study for the Hub, fully…

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