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Expressions of Interest – KI Arts & Culture Advisory Committee

Council invites expressions of interest from community members to join the King Island Arts & Cultural Advisory Committee. Originally established in 2007, the Committee’s terms of reference and membership have recently been updated. Two community members, ideally being individuals with skills or interest in the arts, education, business, policy development,…

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Urgent Repairs – Roundabout Currie

Council and Taswater will be conducting works on the footpath near the roundabout today (20th October 2021). Please drive with caution and be mindful of workers and given directives during this time.

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3 Day Lockdown for Southern Tasmania

Tasmanian Premier, Peter Gutwien has advised that Southern Tasmania will be going into a 3-day lockdown commencing at 6.00pm Friday 15 October 2021. The lockdown is necessary to identify if there are any further COVID-19 cases within the community and to assist with contract tracing. Any travellers must be aware…

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Council Welcomes Service Tasmania

Council would like to welcome Service Tasmania into our office space at 10 George Street, Currie from Thursday 28 October. Council views this move as a positive, in which means the community gain access to government services in the one location. We would like to remind the community that Service…

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Wet weather conditions affecting roads

Please be aware several roads are currently experiencing high volumes of water flowing due to the current weather conditions. In particular Fraser Road is being significantly affected. Signage is currently being placed in all affected areas.  You should not drive through flood waters. Please take extra care to drive to…

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Communications Update

Michael Patterson, Area General Manager has advised that Telstra have a team of people arriving on the island on Monday to resolve a couple of different telecommunication issues affecting the island. Council will continue to communicate to the community as updates are provided.

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Employment Opportunities: Casual Labourer’s & Plant Operators

Applications are invited for Casual Labourers and Plant Operator’s to work in the outdoor team. The selection criteria and position descriptions for both roles can be downloaded here or from the Council Office. For more information please contact Council’s Administration Manager on 6462 9000. Applications must address the selection criteria,…

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Mobile Services Update

Following on from recent community feedback on the quality of mobile services, the Mayor has spoken with Michael Patterson, Telstra Regional General Manager, who has confirmed the fault is in the infrastructure. Telstra is attempting to fix it remotely; however, it may require a technician to visit the Island.

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