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King Island By-election

In accordance with section 44(2) of the Local Government Act 1993 if the office of the Mayor becomes vacant for any reason the Deputy Mayor is to act in office – (a) until the certificate of election for the by-election for that vacancy is issued; or (b) if the vacancy…

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Mayor Munday Resigns

David Munday has today advised the Acting General Manager of the King Island Council that he resigns from both position of Mayor and Councillor with immediate effect. In accordance with section 44 of the Local Government Act 1993, this will give rise to a by-election for both of these positions.

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Brand Development Workshop

Robert Heazlewood, Executive Director of Brand Tasmania, is visiting the Island to join the Long Table Festival. With that immersive experience fresh in his mind, he will be facilitating a free workshop on Monday 25th February to help us better identify the King Island brand and develop a plan to…

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Bass Island Line Market Investigation

TasPorts, the owner / operator of the Bass Island Service (BIL) that operates between Geelong, Grassy and Devonport, is investigating ways to enhance the service for the benefit of the King Island community. TasPorts has entered this process with an open mind about potential outcomes. Optimising the service can be…

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Further Work to Grassy Playground

Council has taken the opportunity during this inclement weather to cordon off the Grassy playground. This will allow further work to be undertaken on the soft fall as well as implement a grass seeding program in the surrounding area. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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Catherine Stringer Artist Talk

Join Catherine Stringer for an Artist Talk and demonstration of her paper on Saturday 19 January at the King Island Culture Centre from 3:00-4:00pm. Catherine is on Island for her Exhibition Sea Stories, which opens at the Cultural Centre on Friday 18 January. Both the artist talk and exhibition opening are…

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Tullamarine Link for Island Life

Mayor of King Island Council and National Airports Manager for REX have agreed to a return to a professional working relationship to ensure access through Tullamarine. Download the full release below:   Tullamarine link for Island life…

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Local Government Legislation Framework Review

The first phase of the Review of Tasmania’s Local Government Legislation is underway and a Discussion Paper has been released that seeks broad input on the principles that should be embodied in a future local government legislative framework. Submissions are invited on how the sector should be governed and what should be…

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18 Jan: Sea Stories Exhibition

Sea Stories is an exhibition showcasing Catherine Stringer’s unique artworks created from marine macroalgae (seaweed). Catherine first started working with seaweeds during a residency at the King Island Cultural Centre in 2011, and these works demonstrate the development of her paper making techniques since that time. Artworks are inspired by two stories from two islands…

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