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Invitation for Community Assistance Applications

King Island Council values the contributions not-for-profit community organisations and volunteers make to the heritage and quality of life on King Island through their various cultural, community and sporting initiatives and events. Council recognises that assistance may be required by some community organisations and, from time to time, individuals in…

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Bitumen Sealing – Road Works

Council will be commencing bitumen sealing on various roads on the island as from Monday 21 March 2022. Road users are advised that speed limits of under 40km will apply in these areas.  The public should be aware of loose stones and to expect delays of up to 15 minutes…

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Currie Lighthouse

It is wonderful to have the Currie Lighthouse looking bright with its fresh coat of paint. You may have noticed that currently the light is not working, which is due to an electrical fault. Electricians are undertaking repairs and are expected to be completed by the end of next week.

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Employment Opportunities

King Island Council is delighted to announce three exciting opportunities to work within a new team, new direction, and towards and for the King Island Community. If you like flexibility, good working conditions, opportunities to grow through training and development, please apply.  Administration Officer (Contract Term) Applications are invited for…

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Disability Royal Commission

The Royal Commission into Violence, Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation of People with Disability (Disability Royal Commission) was extended until the end of September 2023. The next Public hearing 21.1: The experience of people with disability engaging with Disability Employment Services The public hearing is scheduled to take place from 21…

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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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