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2024 KI Council Councillor By-Election – Nomination Period and Key Dates

The Tasmanian Electoral Commission has today announced the 2024 King Island Council councillor by-election. The Candidate Nomination Period opens at 9.00am Monday, 15 January 2024 and will close at 12.00pm Tuesday, 23 January 2024. To vote in this local government by-election, you must be correctly enrolled before 6.00pm Thursday, 18…

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Are you having trouble receiving SBS?

Council is currently working on a fault with the local broadcast of SBS tv. A temporary fix will be in place today, however you may notice a reduction in quality or reception (especially out of town) until a more permanent repair can be carried out.  …

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Local Government Elections Enrolment

Who can vote in local government elections? If you are currently on the electoral roll, you are automatically on the local government roll for the municipal area (council) in which your enrolled address is located. You are also eligible to be on the local government roll if: you own or…

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Road Closure – Grahams Road – Tomorrow (Wednesday 3 January)

Council is undertaking a large culvert replacement on Grahams Road tomorrow, Wednesday 3 January 2024 (weather permitting).  The culvert is 1.6kms from the start of Grahams Road and will require complete closure of the road for the day. We apologise for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience and understanding while…

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Letter to King Island from Launceston Airport

Launceston Airport has sent a letter to the King Island Community regarding Carparking changes. The letter outlines the decision of Launceston Airport to make adjustments to the Transit Grace Period in both the Long-Term and Undercover carparks to better accommodate the needs of Sharp Airlines passengers. The letter can be…

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Christmas Closure and Waste Arrangements

Merry Christmas from all of us at the King Island Council! We wish you and your families and loved ones a happy, and safe Christmas and New Year period. The Council Office will be closed from 12.00 noon on Friday, 22 December 2023. The Council Depot will be closed from…

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Future of Local Government Review – Final Report

The Local Government Board (the Board) has handed the Minister for Local Government, Hon. Nic Street MP, the Final Report of the Future of Local Government Review. The Board makes 37 recommendations on how our current system needs to change so that councils can meet the challenges and opportunities our…

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Lane Closure – Grassy Road – Tomorrow 12 December

Council will be undertaking roadworks on Grassy Road, near the TRT Stockyard, tomorrow – Tuesday, 12 December (weather permitting). Works are scheduled to commence at approximately 7.30am and will require closure of one lane for the duration of works. Traffic Control measures will be in place and motorists are kindly…

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Landline Phone Service Interruption – Currie

There is currently an outage of Landline phone services in Currie.  This outage also affects the Council Depot and Airport phone lines, however our George Street office phone line is still functional. If you have any Council queries, please call our Customer Service Team on 03 6462 9000 and we…

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Mayor Christmas Message 2023

On behalf of King Island Council I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2024. This year has been another epic and historic year for King Island so let us all head into Christmas celebrations in a spirit of thanksgiving. I encourage all to…

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