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Thank you

Council would like to extend a huge thank you to all those involved over the last few days getting the island’s TV and Radio Services back on line. Special thanks goes to Peter White and Manny Burley who were quick to answer the call for help.  We are grateful to…

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Update – TV and Radio Services

Radio services have been restored and WIN TV is providing 5 power packs to temporarily replace those destroyed in the storm until they are repaired.  The temporary power packs are expected to arrive early next week for installation.  If all goes well, TV services are expected to be restored by…

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Storm cuts TV and Radio to King Island

TV and radio services could be off air for a least four days as a result of Wednesday’s severe electrical storm which caused significant damage to the Currie communications facility. Replacement equipment has been ordered and will be installed as soon as it is delivered. Council apologises for the disruption…

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Rural Health Inquiry – Mental Health Services

An inquiry into the Rural Health Services in Tasmania, its health outcomes, and access to community health and hospital services for Tasmanians living in rural and remote Tasmania was submitted earlier this year by King Island Council in collaboration with the King Island and Flinders Island community members. This submission…

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Keep on top of COVID

For all COVID-19 information for Tasmania,  including updates, travel alerts and media releases please visit www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au…

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SES – We’re recruiting now on King Island

Looking for a way to give back to your community?  We’re recruiting now on King Island Volunteering provides benefits for both you and your local community.  Volunteers may be trained to contribute in various roles, including: Storm and flood response Road crash rescue Search and rescue Traffic management Communications Driving…

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King Island Community Forum

END-OF-LIFE CHOICES Voluntary Assisted Dying Mike Gaffney MLC You are invited to attend a community forum of the End-of-Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Act 2021 with Mike Gaffney MLC, who prepared and presented the legislation to parliament. The first forum will be held at 7.00pm on Thursday, 22 July 2021. …

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Employment Opportunities

Council is currently inviting applications for two fixed-term roles. The position of Cultural Development Officer is a part-time (0.6FTE) role responsible for supporting the operation of the King Island Arts & Cultural Centre, administering Council’s Artist in Residence program and managing its small annual calendar of community events. The full-time…

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Council 2021-22 Road Program

King Island Council has committed a record $1.86m to local road works in 2021/22, in addition to normal road maintenance. The major projects include applying the second of a two-coat seal on sections of Old Grassy Road, the Cape Wickham Road and South Road and sealing gravel sections of South…

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