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King Island Racing Club 2018/19 Race Calendar

In a recent visit to the King Island Racing Club, the new Minister for racing Hon Sarah Courtney, told President, Audrey Hamer that “it was the best country race course she has been to”. This is no small feat for a small country club, let alone one on an Island…

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Township Master Plan Update

The consolidated community feedback on the Township Master Plans has led to two grant applications being submitted in the last three months: one for enhancement of walking trails behind Currie Harbour, and one for improved pedestrian safety on the Currie Main Street. Both applications have progressed to the second stage…

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Recreation Plan community consultation

@leisure Planners have spent the last couple of weeks contacting the advertised representatives of King Island’s recreation clubs, groups and facilities. If you think you should have heard from them and you haven’t yet, please let us know and we shall pass your contact details on. The @leisure team are…

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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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