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King Island Hub Consultation

Council invites King Island residents and other stakeholders to provide their feedback on the proposed King Island Hub project. These details, as well as links to the background documents available to the public, are now on the Have Your Say page of this website. Four (4) face to face public…

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Update on travel to and from King Island

Premier Gutwein announced further changes to border controls and quarantine arrangements on Friday. Below is summary of the changes for King Island, with a link to more detailed information here. From 31 July: An approved G2G pass is required for all arrivals to King Island from mainland Australia, including returning…

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Good to Go – new process for travel to King Island

The Tasmanian State Government have launched a new website and app, Good 2 Go (G2G), to be used for pre-approval of entry into Tasmania, including King Island. This includes residents, essential travellers and those travelling for compassionate or medical reasons. Everyone arriving on King Island from mainland Australia – excluding…

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Council Meeting- 21 July 2020 – Open to the public

In light of COVID-19 gathering restrictions and limited space in the Council Chambers, the July Ordinary Council meeting will allow a limited number of the public to attend. Members of the public who would like to attend the meeting can register by telephoning Council’s Administration Manager on 6462 900.

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Notice of Auction

25 July 2020 at the Council Depot, 99 Main Street 10.00am – Gates open for inspection of items 10.30am – Registration 11.00am – Start time Items: Caterpillar backhoe Large generator Various pumps Ride on mowers (2) Pig trailer Various boxes of sundries Small trailers (3) Various small plant items (20)…

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Road Closure – Sea Elephant Road

Sea Elephant Road will be closed between 11am and 3pm on Friday 17 July. Residents are advised to avoid the area due to a fuel reduction burn south of Blowhole Road. Further information about this burn is available by contacting the Tasmania Fire Service on phone 1800 000 699 or…

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Update on travel restrictions

The Public Information Unit (PIU) have now released more detail about the restrictions in place regarding travel into Tasmania from Victoria and other mainland Australia states and territories. A summary of these border changes are available on the “Roadmap to Recovery” page, here. The government provided-accommodation on King Island remains…

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Community Car returning to a new normal

With new cleaning protocols in place and hand sanitiser provided for passengers prior to entering the vehicle, the Community Car is returning to a new normal. Two passengers can once again be carried at a time, unless from the same household, in which case more can be carried. King Island…

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Further changes to Tasmanian border control

Following the Tasmanian Premier’s press conference this afternoon, increased restrictions will be in place from midnight tonight in response to the emerging situation in Victoria. At this stage there are no additional restrictions planned for travel between King Island and mainland Tasmania. The detail of these restrictions are being documented…

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Expression of Interest – Tourism & Cultural Development

Due to a recent staff resignation, King Island Council is seeking expressions of interest for the delivery of Tourism & Cultural Development on Island. Providing high level strategic approaches to promote, develop, support and market King Island to increase growth in tourism, culture and events. Coordinating all marketing, communications and…

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