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Rapid antigen tests for King Island

The following statement was published on the coronavirus.tas.gov.au website yesterday: Ochre Medical Centre on Kind Island will provide rapid antigen tests (RATs) from Monday, 17th January to Friday, 21st January 2022. If you are on Kind Island, you will be able to collect a RAT from 2:45 pm – 5:00…

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Distribution of Rapid Antigen Tests on King Island

Public Health have partnered with King Island SES, Ambulance and Fire volunteers to continue distribution of Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) on King Island this week. A maximum of two tests per person will be available for household use. Masks must be worn when collecting RATs to ensure the safety of…

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Currie Service Centre Currently Closed

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak on King Island, the Currie Service Centre is currently closed.  Customers on King Island should call 1300 13 55 13 or email ask@service.tas.gov.au for any Service Tasmania questions.

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Draft Annual report FY20/21 & Annual General Meeting

DRAFT ANNUAL REPORT FY20/21 Council’s Draft Annual Report will be available for inspection from Wednesday 5 January 2022 at the Council Offices and on the Council website https://kingisland.tas.gov.au/have-your-say/  Submissions on the report are invited from the community for discussion at the Annual General Meeting. NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Annual…

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COVID-19 Testing for King Island Residents

UPDATE Location has been changed and is now to be located at the Race course.  Please follow the signage. Information supplied by the King Island Hospital & Health Centre 4 January 2021 Dr Mark Veitch, Director of Public Health Important COVID-19 information for King Island Anyone on King Island with…

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Special Meeting of Council – 7 January 2022

Notice of Meeting – Special Meeting of Council Notice is hereby given that a Special Meeting of Council will be held on Friday 7 January 2022 commencing at 4.00pm in the Council Chambers. The purpose of the meeting is to consider Australia Day events for 2022. Agendas will be available…

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Naracoopa Sand Mine Cartage

The Naracoopa Mineral Sands Pty Ltd have advised that due to some breakdowns with trucks, the sand mine will be operating for a short day this Saturday 1 January 2022. Please drive with care.  …

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Council Christmas Closure – Waste Collection Details

The Council Council administration office will be closed from 12 noon Friday 24 December 2021. Both the office and depot will reopen on Tuesday 4 January 2022. Services, including waste collection, operation of the Charles Street Transfer Station, street cleaning and airport management will continue during this period with reduced…

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Cr Vernon Philbey as Deputy Mayor

Councillor Vernon Philbey has been elected as Deputy Mayor for the balance of Council’s term, filling the vacancy caused by the recent resignation of Jim Cooper. Cr Philbey was elected in a secret ballot of Councillors conducted in accordance with regulations under the Local Government Act 1993. Cr Philbey is a…

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