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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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Naracoopa Jetty Reopened

Council is pleased to announce that the Naracoopa Jetty has now been inspected and deemed safe to reopen. We appreciate the communities cooperation during the temporary closure.

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Temporary Closure – Naracoopa Jetty

Due to the recent easterly weather, Council has assessed the Naracoopa Jetty and as a matter of precaution decided to temporarily close the facility to ensure public safety. We will be making contact with contractors to undertake an inspection to ensure the safety of the structure. It is expected that…

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Severe Weather Warning

Warning – Damaging Wind Gusts with peak gusts of around 90 km/h and locally damaging winds averaging 60 to 70 km/h are forecast to develop about King Island, then extend to northwest Tasmania during Wednesday afternoon.   Bureau of Meteorology – Severe Weather Warning For up to date information visit…

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Thank you

Council would like to express their thanks to the Main Street businesses and the community with their cooperation and patience during the felling of the Norfolk Pine tree over the weekend. Special thanks is also given to our Council works team and certified arborist contractor, HST for completing the task…

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