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November 7 News

Click below to read the latest news from King Island Council.   Your Community Council News 7 Nov 2018.1…

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Waste Management Strategy

Council have allocated budget in FY18/19 to develop an action plan for improved management of our Island’s waste or potential resources. An Expression of Interest issued in November 2017 as part of an application to Building Better Regions Fund Round 2 led to the engagement of A.Prince Consulting. Anne Prince,…

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Dogs on Lead

With a focus on ensuring that public places are able to be enjoyed by all members of the community, Council reminds dog owners that it is an offence under the Dog Control Act 2000 to have your dog off lead when not in a designated off lead area. Dogs must…

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Developing a new recreation plan

Council have been awarded funding through the Building Better Regions Fund Round 2 to develop an updated Recreation Plan for the Island. @leisure Planning were identified through a competitive tender process in December last year and have now been formally engaged to complete this project. The @leisure team have already…

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2019 Australia Day Award Nominations

Nominations are open for King Island’s 2019 Australia Day awards in the following categories: Citizen of the Year Young Citizen of the Year Community Event of the Year These Awards are proudly presented by the Australia Day Council of Tasmania, and administered by local Councils. The Awards recognise and reward…

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Changes to residential rubbish collection 5-9 November

To accommodate the public holiday on Monday 5 November, the collection of residential rubbish will occur a day later than usual. A map of collection routes and standard days can be viewed here, with  revised collection days for the week of 5-9 November listed below: Tuesday: Southern Route Wednesday: Currie…

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Building broad scale wellbeing for our Island

Focused on building broad scale mental wellbeing on King Island through education, awareness and practice of positive psychology, Foundations to Flourish is a pilot project that will bring attention to our individual and collective strengths. Through radio interviews, social media, mental health week activities and the introduction of a ‘conversation…

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New Flag to Fly

A new flag pole has been installed in Currie’s War Memorial Park ahead of the Centenary of Armistice celebrations in November. Jointly funded by Council and the RSL, the new flagpole has been installed to accomodate the replica Honour Flag, which was presented to King Island in 1918 in recognition…

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drumMUSTER program

Council participates in the Australia wide drumMUSTER program for the collection of used chemical drums for recycling. This initiative provides an easy, environmentally friendly way of disposing of empty farming chemical containers across rural Australia. drumMUSTER collects eligible non-returnable metal or plastic containers above one litre/kilogram and up to 205 litre/kilogram…

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