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Shaping the Future of Business Telecommunications

The Tasmanian State Government granted $20,000 to Council to define the improvements needed to the Island’s telecommunications infrastructure. To this end, Steve Hogben from The Tech Project Group will be on-Island from June 12 to 14 talking with key stakeholders and businesses. Business representatives are invited to attend a session…

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June 19 – 6PM: Marketing Workshop

Take your marketing SOCIAL with a digital solutions workshop focused on Facebook and Instagram Marketing. Covering: Storytelling; actionable, responsive and timely content, keeping the social in social media and the power of data. When: June 19 from 6PM Where: KIRDO, 5 George St, King IslandFacebook RSVPWebsite RSVP Corey from Switch…

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Rates reminders

On King Island, where we have the second lowest number of rateable properties in all of Tasmania, rates represent our second largest source of income at 28.85% (FY18/19). Revenue raised through the collection of rates provides funding for a broad range of Council activities and services, with our ability to…

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For sale by EOI

King Island Council invites Expression for Interest for the purchase of the following: – John Deere Tractor Model 6520, 7098hrs – Holden Colorado 2013 Manual 195587km – Mitsubishi Canter 2008 Manual ≈190480km – Mitsubishi 10m Tipper 2006 Manual 363329km Items can be inspected by appointment by contacting Sally Cooper on…

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Urgent amendment to the King Island Interim Planning Scheme 2013

Notice under section 30IA(6) Land Use Planning and Approvals Act 1993 KIC UA2-2018 The urgent amendments become effective from 22 May 2019 The Tasmanian Planning Commission made the urgent amendments to the King Island Interim Planning Scheme 2013. The approved amendment rezones a portion of CT 249894/1 – 25 Netherby…

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EXHIBITION: Art of Man

An exhibition featuring the diverse and varied art-forms by King Island men of all ages. Opening Friday 24 May, 6 for 6:30pm at the King Island Cultural Centre. Attendees are asked to please BYO to the exhibition opening. All welcome. Art of Man Exhibition Invitation…

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Employment Opportunity: General Manager

King Island Council are looking for a General Manager who will help market and promote the Island and provide a fresh, energetic, and inspiring leadership to the staff group. Working strategically and cooperatively with the Mayor and Councillors you will help to give life to the sustainable future of King Island.

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Mayor’s Message – May 2019

It is King Island Mayor Julie Arnold’s intention to keep residents and ratepayers regularly informed about issues facing their Council with a regular monthly column. General manager consultant report on council: In order to help the new Council and Acting General Manager set priorities in dealing with the myriad of…

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Road Closure

The Edward and George Street intersection in Currie will be closed until further notice. This will facilitate the assessment of the truck viable lid and inspection points, as well as their upgrade. Please use either Meech or Hickmott Street as an alternative route. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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Changes to waste collection over public holidays

To accomodate the Easter and ANZAC Day public holidays, a number of changes have been made to our waste collection schedule. Commercial waste that is usually collected on a Friday will this week be collected on Thursday afternoon (18 April), to allow for the Easter Friday holiday. There will be…

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