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Severe Heatwave Warning

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) issued the Key Messages at 10:15am today.  Please note that the Fire Weather Warnings and the Total Fire Ban are for the Southern Region.  The Severe Heatwave Warning is current for the Furneaux Islands, South East, Western, North West Coast and King Island Districts. Further…

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Currie Lighthouse Painting

Works commenced this week on the painting of Currie Lighthouse. Painting of the Lighthouse is expected to take approximately 4 weeks. The contractors have set up an exclusion zone around the structure and there will be no public access for the duration of the works.    …

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Seal Extension – South of Ettrick Bridge

Council is currently undertaking works on the seal extension on South Road (south of Ettrick Bridge). These works have been planned for some time and have commenced this week with the replacement of one culvert.  A second culvert will be replaced in coming days, prior to the preparation and sealing…

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Line Marking – State Growth and Council Roads

Council staff have been busily marking intersection ‘holding lines’ this week, and next week, you may notice State Growth contracted Line Markers operating on State Growth and some Council owned roads. Please take extra care and be on the lookout for crews working on the roads. Please ensure to follow…

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Airport Carpark Sealing – Long Term Carpark Closure

Good news – we will soon be sealing the Long Term Carpark at the King Island Airport! To this end, the top section of the Long Term Carpark (off Morrison Avenue) has now been closed.  If you have a vehicle currently in that section of the carpark, we ask that…

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Employment Opportunity – Finance Coordinator

Applications are invited for the position of Finance Coordinator within the Council team. The successful candidate will have suitable experience in the day-to-day operation of financial and IT systems.  This can include: general ledger, banking and receipting, payroll, GST and FBT compliance, statutory reporting, statistical returns, investments, insurance, preparation of…

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Skate Park Extension

Great news! The extension of the Currie Skate Park is underway! This extension has been planned for quite some time, so to see it begin to take shape on the ground this week is very exciting. There will be some limitations on access to the existing skate facility while the…

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Naracoopa Playground

Unfortunately, the slide at the Naracoopa Playground has sustained a large crack and is now unsafe to use. The slide will be removed in coming days and the area made safe.  A new slide will be installed but may be some time away. We appreciate your patience and hope to…

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Australia Day Thank You’s!

Big thanks for everyone who participated in the Australia Day event in Grassy last Friday. Despite a bit of a breeze, the day was still a lot of fun. Many thanks to Tasports for their support and guidance around utilising the Grassy Harbour, likewise the KI Boat Club for ‘hosting’…

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Employment Opportunities – Labourer/Plant Operator & Works Manager

Council is currently seeking new additions to our Operational team. Works Manager (Applications Close: 11 February 2024) Labourer/Plant Operator (Applications Close: 23 February 2024) For more information, including how to apply, please click the link:  Employment Opportunities – King Island Council…

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