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Community Workshop – Future of Local Government Review

Have your say on Local Government in Tasmania, it’s not too late to get involved and make your voice heard. The Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) is running online community workshops in relation to the Future of Local Government Review.  King Island Council is offering the opportunity to attend…

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Community Assistance Applications

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, from time to time, individuals in…

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Strategy for Older Tasmanians

COTA Tasmania is undertaking community consultation activities to support the development of the next Strategy for Older Tasmanians. They want to H.E.A.R how you stay Healthy, Engaged and Resilient as you age. As part of this they have developed a short survey to reach as many Tasmanians as possible (phone…

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Roadworks South Road

Council are currently undertaking widening roadworks and upgrading of storm water pipes on South Road on the section from the TasWater tanks to the intersection of Old Grassy Road. Drivers may need to allow more travelling time while this work is underway and to reduce speed for their safety and…

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Local Government Review

Have your say on local government in Tasmania, it’s not too late to get involved and make your voice heard!! We all rely on local government services every day — whether it’s for waste and recycling, parks and playgrounds, footpaths and roads or other community services. Councils act as a…

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Pine Trees – Main Street Currie

One of the large pine trees in the Main Street, upon visual inspection appears to be dying from a rare disease. Council has obtained qualified advice by a certified Arborist who has undertaken an inspection of all the pines in the location. The assessment report is currently being finalised for…

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Naracoopa Sand Mine Cartage

The Naracoopa Mineral Sands Pty Ltd have advised that they are continuing to conduct a major export shipment of mineral sands via Grassy Port commencing on Monday 18 April 2022. The export campaign will operate for up to 30 working days.  Trucks will operate on the road network between 7.00am…

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Easter Closures and Waste Collection Arrangements

Councillors and staff wish you, your family and friends a safe and peaceful Easter. Over the Easter period, for any Council service emergencies, please phone 6462 9000. Council Offices and Depot will be closed on Friday 15 April 2022 and will reopen on Wednesday 20 April 2022. Waste Collection &…

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Safeguarding Volunteering – Community Consultation

King Island’s “Safeguarding Volunteering” Community Co-Design Group have prepared a survey to get your ideas on what we can all do to safeguard the future of our Island’s volunteers and volunteer-led organisations. Access the online survey here or find out more on the “Have Your Say” page of this website.

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Update – Bitumen Sealing – Road Works

Council has commenced bitumen sealing on various roads on the island. Road users are advised that speed limits of under 40km will apply in these areas.  The public should be aware of loose stones and to expect delays of up to 15 minutes on these roads. Please drive carefully and…

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