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Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards

The Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards began in 1989, with the aims to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote the positive achievements of all young people up to and including 29 years of age as of 31st December each year. The awards celebrate the achievements of young Tasmanians across a diverse…

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Receiving rates & other notices via email

Council are aware that many ratepayers would prefer to receive their rates instalment notices by email and are taking the opportunity to advise the community that this is certainly an option. Animal registration and other invoices from Council can also be emailed, so if this is your preference, please print…

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Taswater: Connecting Currie Customers

King Island residents will very soon have access to high-quality drinking water with the completion of the King Island Water Treatment Plant. The multimillion-dollar infrastructure project will supply water to both Grassy and Currie customers through a pipeline, spanning more than 26 kilometres, sourcing water from the Upper Grassy Dam.

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Cultural bond forged between Cork & King Island

Deputy Mayor of King Island and President of the KI Historical Society Luke Agati was one of a delegation from Tasmania to visit Passage West Maritime Museum in Cork this month to sign a friendship agreement between the two maritime museums. Signing the Friendship Agreement on behalf of the Cork…

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Re-thinking waste on King Island

The King Island Waste Management Strategy 2019-2029 has been developed with a view to guiding residents, businesses and Council to reduce, reuse, recycle and manage waste on the Island.  The Strategy was prepared by a specialist waste management consultant, A.Prince Consulting. You can download the Strategy below or view it…

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King Island reflects on Australian Citizenship Day

King Island welcomed one new citizen at an Australian citizenship ceremony today, as part of Australian Citizenship Day 2019. This is in addition to two others welcomed on 11 September 2019 Mayor Arnold said. The conferees from New Zealand and Ukraine, become Australian citizens as part of ceremonies at the…

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Rex Announces Community Fare for King Island

Regional Express (Rex) today announced the introduction of their Community Fare scheme between King Island and Melbourne. Priced at $99.00 each way, the fare sees the island become the 38th regional community to benefit from this discount scheme. To read the full release, please click on the link below: Rex…

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Defibrillator location app

Ambulance Tasmania’s Early Access to Defibrillation Program is designed to take advantage of the many publically-accessible Automatic External Defibrillators (known as “AEDs “) across Tasmania.  If a cardiac arrest occurs within a few blocks of a registered machine, its owner will be alerted and, where possible, take their defibrillator to the scene…

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Mayor’s Message – July/August 2019

King Island Mayor Julie Arnold reports on July and August meetings and council workshops: Budget and Annual Plan: A large portion of Council’s time in July was spent in working toward a Budget and Annual Plan for 2019-20. Although we are not totally satisfied with the result, and will keep…

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