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Export Abattoir Appeal Dismissed

The Resources Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal (RMPAT) has today ruled against Raff Angus Pty Ltd in its appeal against King Island Council and Ors – Appeal 17/18P. The planning permit authorising the development of an export abattoir and associated infrastructure at Grassy Road, Lymwood was approved by King Island…

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Airport Master Plan

King Island Council has appointed Aviation Projects to develop an Airport Master Plan that better reflects its current requirements as well as accommodating future demand. With a strong reputation for resolving complex planning problems and developing coherent plans to achieve corporate objectives, Aviation Projects will be engaging with individual stakeholders…

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King Island Council ReBrand

King Island Council re-launched its Brand this week and in doing so have reinstated its Coat of Arms. Granted in 1973 by the College of Arms in London it features the Island’s most significant fauna as well as making reference to some of the community’s largest economic drivers. While there are undoubtedly…

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Council Appoints New General Manager

Council is delighted to confirm the appointment of Troy Brice as General Manager. His impressive background in leadership and management crosses over a number of professional disciplines. Raised in small town WA, as the son of a Cray fisherman Troy says “King Island is exactly the place we want to…

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GRANT RECEIVED TO DELIVER A CERT III IN HOSPITALITY

King Island Council recently received funding through the Foundation of Rural and Regional Renewal, sponsored by Dominoes to pilot a vocational Tafe course through TasTAFE. The aim is to deliver a Cert III in Hospitality to students on the Island this academic year. With 50% of the Island’s workforce over…

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Export Abattoir Application Approved

Based on an assessment of the proposal against the provisions of the King Island Interim Planning Scheme 2013, a decision was made by Acting General Manager Robert Ball today to approve the application. The approval contains a substantial number of conditions, particularly those required by the Environment Protection Authority Tasmania.

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