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New Mayor Marcus Blackie

King Island Mayor Marcus Blackie grew up on the Sunshine Coast in QLD, during the Bjelke-Petersen area and completed high school at St John’s College, Nambour in 1989. After attending University in Melbourne during the early 90’s he then embarked upon a long military career. Mayor Blackie was accepted to…

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Declaration of Office

After receipt of the official Certificate of Election from the Tasmanian Electoral Commission, King Island Council held a formal Declaration of Office Ceremony at the Council Chambers on 8 November 2022. The General Manager, Kate Mauric congratulated and welcomed 2 new Councillors and the 7 Councillors who remained in office…

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Closed for Public Holiday

King Island Council would like to notify residents that we will be closed on Monday 7th November for a public holiday. Our office hours will resume as normal on Tuesday 8th November from 8.30am to 4.30pm.

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Your Community Council November 2022 – October 2026

In accordance with the Local Government Act the following candidates have been elected for a period of 4 years: Mayor: Marcus BLACKIE Deputy Mayor: Vernon PHILBEY Councillor: Ian ALLAN Marcus BLACKIE David BOWDEN Ira COOKE Gina GREEN Sarina LAIDLER Duncan McFIE Vernon PHILBEY Anna HELY  …

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New Project Pages on Council Website

Progress is being made on the King Island Hub and Community Gym projects, both funded through the Commonwealth’s Community Development Grants Program. As community interest is high in both these projects, Council has created project-specific pages on its website to hold all the publicly available information in one spot. This…

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Australia Day Nominations 2023

Nominations are invited from organisations or individuals for the 2023 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 The selection is made on the basis of service to the King Island Community in…

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Impartial Voting Assistance

On Tuesday 18 October a delegate from the Tasmanian Electoral Commission will be based at Council’s offices to assist with completing your voting slips. Particularly aimed at anyone who has trouble reading or is vision impaired, assistance will be provided to anyone who needs it. Assistance will be available during…

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Significant rain and widespread flooding

The Bureau of Meteorology have issued key messages regarding significant rain and widespread flooding for the north and north west of Tasmania: Rain is likely state-wide during Thursday, clearing away Friday morning, however the focus of the most significant rain will be in northern areas. Rainfall is expected to be…

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