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Partial Road Closure – Main Street, Currie

Council are increasing the number of car parking spaces at the end of Main Street, Currie between the King Island Hotel driveway and the public toilets. To facilitate these works this section of road will be closed from Wednesday 10th June until Friday 26th June 2020. Vehicles will be able…

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Intrastate travel restrictions to the islands

A letter sent to Premier Peter Gutwein on June 3rd has sought clarification on the intrastate travel restrictions to both King and Flinders Islands. A detailed public explanation has been requested to help better understand the need and rationale for them in the event that they are not lifted on…

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Naracoopa Sand Mine Traffic Management Plan

Council has received an application to amend the Traffic Management Plan for the Naracoopa sand mine to accommodate unscheduled changes to shipping services during the COVID-19 emergency.  Further information is provided on the ‘Have Your Say’ page on the website. Prior to assessing the application, you are invited to submit…

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Cr Jim Cooper elected as Deputy Mayor

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

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Stage two restrictions easing earlier

The Premier has this morning announced that after 17 days without a new case and only 4 active cases in Tasmania, stage two easing of restrictions will be brought forward. Stage 2 restrictions easing will commence as of 3pm this Friday, 5 June As of this Friday: Tasmanians can visit…

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Community Car update

The King Island Community Car is continuing to transport passengers during these challenging times, however, some changes to the way in which the service is delivered have been necessary. With a view to protecting both passengers and the volunteer drivers, only one passenger at a time can use the service…

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Stay the distance, reduce the risk

With stage 1 restrictions having lifted on Monday, more information about the Government’s staged approach to gatherings and physical distancing has been added to the Coronavirus website today. For this approach to work, we must all continue to do the right thing to reduce the risk of outbreaks and to…

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Airport Café Lease

King Island Council wish to inform the community about the status of the airport café. Despite the liquidator terminating the café lease held by Nekim Pty Ltd, the council has made the decision to invite Neale and Kim Batey to continue to operate the café on a short term basis.

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Application Time Extension – Community Assistance Program

Now Closes Friday 29 May 2020 King Island Council values the contributions not-for-profit community organisations and volunteers make to the heritage and quality of life on King Island through their various cultural, community and sporting initiatives and events. Council recognises that assistance may be required by some community organisations and,…

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