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UPCOMING ROAD WORK TO SHAW & HICKMOTT ST AND GEORGE & MEECH ST

Council will soon be commencing roadwork on the corners of Shaw & Hickmott St and George & Meech St, with funding for this upgrade budgeted in the FY18/19 Capital Works Program. During this essential work, we regret that some inconvenience may be incurred by users of Shaw & Hickmott St and…

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7 March: Council Chambers: Worksafe Tasmania Advisory

Presenter: Tim Ashlin, Senior WHS Advisor, Worksafe Tasmania 10:30-11:30AM – HIGH RISK CONSTRUCTION WORKWhether you are a sole trader, a sub-contractor or a person conducting a business, find out what compliance looks like in the construction industry. Using plain language and real examples, you’ll learn about high risk construction work,…

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Launch Into Our Future

King Island Council are working in partnership with the King Island District High School and Foundations to Flourish to create Launch Into Our Future as part of Youth Week 2019. Events, including the launch of the Currie Skate Park, will be coordinated by students over Wednesday 11 and Thursday 12…

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King Island By-election – Candidates Information

Nominations for the position of Mayor and one position as Councillor open at 9am tomorrow, Thursday 28 February and will close at 12 noon on Thursday 7 March. A full timetable for the by-election is available here. To nominate for the position of Mayor or Councillor you must be registered…

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New water meters for TasWater customers

TasWater contractors will be replacing water meters for all customers over the next four weeks. Water will be shut off temporarily to individual properties while the old mechanical meter is changed over to a new digital meter. These new meters are able to be read remotely and can also be…

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King Island By-election

In accordance with section 44(2) of the Local Government Act 1993 if the office of the Mayor becomes vacant for any reason the Deputy Mayor is to act in office – (a) until the certificate of election for the by-election for that vacancy is issued; or (b) if the vacancy…

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Mayor Munday Resigns

David Munday has today advised the Acting General Manager of the King Island Council that he resigns from both position of Mayor and Councillor with immediate effect. In accordance with section 44 of the Local Government Act 1993, this will give rise to a by-election for both of these positions.

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Brand Development Workshop

Robert Heazlewood, Executive Director of Brand Tasmania, is visiting the Island to join the Long Table Festival. With that immersive experience fresh in his mind, he will be facilitating a free workshop on Monday 25th February to help us better identify the King Island brand and develop a plan to…

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Bass Island Line Market Investigation

TasPorts, the owner / operator of the Bass Island Service (BIL) that operates between Geelong, Grassy and Devonport, is investigating ways to enhance the service for the benefit of the King Island community. TasPorts has entered this process with an open mind about potential outcomes. Optimising the service can be…

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Further Work to Grassy Playground

Council has taken the opportunity during this inclement weather to cordon off the Grassy playground. This will allow further work to be undertaken on the soft fall as well as implement a grass seeding program in the surrounding area. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

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