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Oceanic Arts Gathering – invitation to join Wendy Nash

Wendy Nash was born and raised on King Island and is a lover of all things Oceanic – especially her discoveries and studies of the world of seaweeds, which began for her as a child on the island. Currently writing a book on seaweeds, Wendy is keen to return to…

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Australia Day 2020

Join us at the King Island Boat Club in celebration of Australia Day and help recognise the contribution to King Island by our Citizen, Young Citizen and Event of the Year. Take part in the sandcastle competition, give sailing a try or simply enjoy a day at the beach. This…

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CCA partners with agribusiness incubator

The Cradle Coast Authority (CCA) has partnered with new food business incubator, Seedlab Tasmania, to support start-up agritourism, food and drink businesses in the region. The arrangement will see Seedlab Tasmania and CCA work together to deliver a number of business bootcamps and masterclasses across the region. Read the full…

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Exhibition Opening: Impressions of King Island

Join us on Friday 24 January at 6pm as we open Veronica O’Leary’s exhibition Impressions of King Island. Featuring paintings, drawings and concertina books that are informed by her background in the arts, and dedication to the act of drawing from the natural world. With an already extensive collection of…

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King Island Mayoral Fund

King Island Mayor Julie Arnold has extended the hand of friendship and support to Kangaroo Island following the enormous and devastating fires there. “I have opened the King Island mayoral fund for King Islanders to donate to our sister island in her time of need,” said Mayor Julie Arnold. “Our…

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By Popular Demand – Additional Community Bushfire Session

Will you be safe in a bushfire on King Island? Public Invitation to a Tas Fire Service Community Meeting 6.30pm, Wednesday 22 January 2020 At the Currie Fire Station You are cordially invited to attend a community information session with the Tasmania Fire Service to find out how you can…

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Artist in Residence Program – Svenja

Today we bid farewell to Artist in Residence – Svenja – who has spent the past month on our Island. While Svenja has previously focused largely on wearable art, she used her time on King Island finding inspiration for her move towards sculpture, low-relief wall work, and installation pieces. In…

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Public Invitation to Community Meetings

Will you be safe in a bush fire on King Island? You are cordially invited to attend a community information session with the Tasmanian Fire Service and find out how you can stay safe during a bush fire emergency. Monday 6 January – Naracoopa Fire Station – 5:30pm Tuesday 7…

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WORKSHOP: Drawing, Painting, Bookmaking – table of plenty

Join Artist in Residence, Veronica O’Leary in a workshop centered around the theme ‘Table of Plenty’ Using ink, acrylic washes and gouache to make a concertina book of plenty. Please bring a plate of produce to contribute to the inspirational table Time: 10-2pm Date: 4 January 2020 Venue: King Island…

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EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: FINANCE MANAGER

Applications are invited for the full-time position of Finance Manager. The position has been created following a review and scaling back of consultant support services. The successful candidate will have suitable experience in the day-to-day operation of financial and IT systems, including general ledger, banking and receipting, payroll, GST and…

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