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EXHIBITION OPENING: Friday 22 November

Please join us to officially open the newly renovated gallery space at the King Island Cultural Centre. With works both big and small for sale, this is a perfect opportunity to get ahead of your Christmas shopping and share handcrafted pieces with your loved ones. With thanks to TasPorts for…

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The right and wrong ways to engage with councils

The rise of social media as a tool for communities to engage in local democracy has many benefits, however, it has a darker side. The harassment of Tasmanian Councillors via social media is very is concerning. It is an issue that is increasingly being experienced in Local Government not just…

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Printing Demonstration with Bronwyn Rees

King Island Cultural Centre’s next Artist in Residence, Bronwyn Rees will be holding a printing demonstration on Sunday 17 November at the King Island Cultural Centre. Starting at 11am, with a cost of $10, Bronwyn will give a demonstration of her technique using a Dremel tool to drypoint into perspex…

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King Island Airport Board EOI

Invitation for expressions of Interest from persons with aviation and/or airport experience The King Island Council has agreed to establish a 4-member Board of Management to oversee the operation and the future development of the King Island Airport.  A copy of the Council report and decision is available in the…

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Seeking community feedback on King Island’s draft Recreation Plan

The draft report on a proposed King Island Recreation Plan has been submitted to Council by consultants, @leisure planners, for consideration and comment by the community. The consultants prepared the draft report on the basis of consultations with recreation stakeholders; workshops with the community and Council; and views expressed by…

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EXHIBITION: My Island Home

King Island’s youngest artists will be gathering at the Cultural Centre this Friday 25th October to open their exhibition titled My Island Home. With over 150 works from the students at the King Island Child Care & Early Learning Centre, as well as some from their family and friends, it…

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Mayor’s Message – September 2019

King Island Mayor Julie Arnold reports on the September month of meetings and Council workshops. Councillor Working Groups: Councillors agreed in late August that there were a number of issues which needed Councillor input and work over and above the normal workshops and Council meetings. It was agreed that the…

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Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards

The Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards began in 1989, with the aims to acknowledge, encourage and most importantly promote the positive achievements of all young people up to and including 29 years of age as of 31st December each year. The awards celebrate the achievements of young Tasmanians across a diverse…

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