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Safeguarding Volunteering

Volunteering underpins most activities on King Island, providing a broad range of significant and essential services to our community. Ensuring we have enough volunteers to meet our community’s needs, and that those volunteers are supported in what they do, is the responsibility of us all. Volunteering Tasmania and King Island…

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Congratulations to our Australia Day Award recipients

King Island Council is proud to announce the recipients of our Island’s 2022 Australia Day Awards. Community Event or Organisation of the Year Currie Christmas Decorations – represented by Monica Harper Mrs Monica Harper approached Council asking permission to create some new Christmas decorations for Currie Main Street. As soon…

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Australia Day Ceremony

Welcome to King Island’s virtual Australia Day celebrations. You can access our virtual ceremony on YouTube through the King Island TV channel here. Council is grateful to King Island Community Radio and King Island TV for their work in making this virtual event possible, and to the National Australia Day…

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Reflect. Respect. Celebrate.

At 11am today, King Island Council invites you to join in a virtual celebration of our community’s achievements and resilience over the last year. Our Australia Day Ambassador, Robyn Moore AM, reflects on what it means to be Australian, and Mayor Julie Arnold presents the King Island Citizen, Young Citizen,…

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Currie Lighthouse Painting

We are delighted that the Currie Lighthouse is in the process of having a make over and look forward to seeing it back to its full glory very soon. Unfortunately this means that the viewing area adjacent to the Lighthouse is unavailable to visitors at this time, for reasons of…

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COVID-19 Testing Update

The way you can access a Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) on King Island has changed. RATs are available for free for anyone who is symptomatic, a close contact of a confirmed case or has been directed by Public Health to take one. Eligible people who require a RAT kit need…

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Employment Opportunity – Airport Manager

Council is currently seeking a full time Airport Manager to over-see operations of the airport and undertake related administrative tasks. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of the airport and reporting services for Council.  Please address the selection criteria and position description which can be downloaded…

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Rapid antigen tests for King Island

The following statement was published on the coronavirus.tas.gov.au website yesterday: Ochre Medical Centre on Kind Island will provide rapid antigen tests (RATs) from Monday, 17th January to Friday, 21st January 2022. If you are on Kind Island, you will be able to collect a RAT from 2:45 pm – 5:00…

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Distribution of Rapid Antigen Tests on King Island

Public Health have partnered with King Island SES, Ambulance and Fire volunteers to continue distribution of Rapid Antigen Tests (RATs) on King Island this week. A maximum of two tests per person will be available for household use. Masks must be worn when collecting RATs to ensure the safety of…

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Currie Service Centre Currently Closed

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak on King Island, the Currie Service Centre is currently closed.  Customers on King Island should call 1300 13 55 13 or email ask@service.tas.gov.au for any Service Tasmania questions.

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