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Wet weather conditions affecting roads

Please be aware several roads are currently experiencing high volumes of water flowing due to the current weather conditions. In particular Fraser Road is being significantly affected. Signage is currently being placed in all affected areas.  You should not drive through flood waters. Please take extra care to drive to…

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Communications Update

Michael Patterson, Area General Manager has advised that Telstra have a team of people arriving on the island on Monday to resolve a couple of different telecommunication issues affecting the island. Council will continue to communicate to the community as updates are provided.

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Employment Opportunities: Casual Labourer’s & Plant Operators

Applications are invited for Casual Labourers and Plant Operator’s to work in the outdoor team. The selection criteria and position descriptions for both roles can be downloaded here or from the Council Office. For more information please contact Council’s Administration Manager on 6462 9000. Applications must address the selection criteria,…

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Mobile Services Update

Following on from recent community feedback on the quality of mobile services, the Mayor has spoken with Michael Patterson, Telstra Regional General Manager, who has confirmed the fault is in the infrastructure. Telstra is attempting to fix it remotely; however, it may require a technician to visit the Island.

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Temporary Interruption to Television Services

Council has been advised that the communications tower at Gentle Annie is currently down affecting TV in that area and some areas in Currie. Contractors are currently onsite and are hoping to have it up and running by lunchtime.

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We’re moving the goal posts …

Unfortunately, one of the goal posts at the Currie Oval snapped over the weekend. Council has arranged for all the goal posts at Currie to be removed this week. Meanwhile, the community are welcome to use the rest of the oval, but please be mindful of the goal areas while…

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Airport Café and Retail Space Lease & Cleaning

Request for Expressions of Interest Registrations King Island Council invites people with an interest in leasing the café and retail space at the King Island Airport to register with Council. Council is particularly interested in registrants who have ideas or proposals on how food, beverage and retail services could be…

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General Manager Resignation

Councillors have regretfully accepted Mr Greg Alomes’ resignation as our General Manager, due to personal circumstances of ill health. On behalf of the Council, I would like to thank Greg for his incredible contribution and wish both he and Heather all the best for the future. Mayor Julie Arnold…

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Garbage Collection Disruptions

King Island Council is experiencing some technical difficulties with its garbage vehicles which is causing some disruptions to its collection services. The problems mean some bins have not been emptied properly and there are some delays in the normal collection schedule. Council apologies for any inconvenience this is causing residents…

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