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Council Office – Early Closure 4 December 2020

The George Street Council Offices will be closing from 1pm on Friday 4 December 2020 due to an expected power outage, to upgrade our switchboard.  The office will reopen at 8.30am on Monday 7 December 2020. This outage will affect our normal office phone line, so we would ask that…

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Bass Island Line operations update

The John Duigan returns to King Island Service TasPorts, owner and operator of Bass Island Line (BIL), has advised that the John Duigan is set to resume its standard weekly shipping service to King Island, following the successful completion of works to replace the vessel’s propeller shafts. To see the…

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Road Closure – Currie Main Street

This Friday 27 November, Currie Main Street will be closed to traffic between the roundabout and the Huxley Street / Meech Street junction from 3pm until 7:30pm. Be sure to head down and enjoy the Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Market which will be making good use of the lack of…

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No access to Currie Oval

Fertilisers and other chemicals are being used as part of rehabilitation works at the Currie Oval over the next two weeks. Council has been advised that people and animals should not access the oval during this time. Signage has been placed on the rail around the oval, with larger signs…

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Change to residential rubbish collection

Due to mechanical issues with the residential rubbish truck earlier today, this week’s northern rubbish collection will be delayed until Thursday 26 November. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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2021 Australia Day Award Nominations

Nominations are invited from organisations or individuals for the 2021 Australia Day Awards in the following categories: Citizen of the Year Young Citizen of the Year King Island Community  Group or Event of the Year Nominations must be received by midnight on Monday 7 December 2020. The selection is made…

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Employment Opportunity: Cultural Development Officer

UPDATE Applications are invited for the part-time position of Cultural Development Officer with King Island Council. We have just revisited the position description and have now provided greater flexibility for the potential candidate to create a wonderful work-life balance while being responsible for the delivery of the Council’s rich arts…

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Temporary Closure – Naracoopa Jetty

Due to storm damage sustained on the Naracoopa Jetty last week the Jetty will be temporarily closed. As a matter of safety Council advises the Jetty will remain closed whilst Council awaits the results of an engineering inspection scheduled for Saturday 17 October. Updates will be provided as further information…

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Road Closure – Bicentennial Road/Ridges Road

Due to expected high levels of water on Bicentennial Road/Ridges Road, the Sea Elephant River crossing will be closed on Thursday 8 October 2020 from 8.30am. Please refer to this post for updates on reopening details. Please call 6462 1883 during business hours or 6462 9000 after hours, for further…

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Borders and Community Health Survey now open

The Tasmanian Government is looking to lift restrictions on entry to the State from safe jurisdictions if monitoring and preparedness suggests it is safe to do so. In preparation for this, the State Control Centre’s Public Information Unit is supporting the University of Tasmania to deliver a survey, which aims…

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