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POKI Markets – Saturday 8 September

Head down to the Currie Town Hall this Saturday for the Producers of King Island Markets from 10:00-12:30pm. In addition to locally made food and gifts, there will be a 15 minute Tai Chi session around 11am, as well as the opportunity to make your own greeting cards. You can…

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Electoral Roll Closes 13 September

Voting in October’s Local Government election is your chance to influence how our Community’s Council operates over the next four years by voting for your preferred candidate. If you are eligible to be on the State electoral roll but are not currently enrolled, you can get an enrolment form at…

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Notice of closed special meeting of Council

Notice is hereby given that a Confidential Special Meeting of Council will be held on Wednesday 5 September 2018 commencing at 4.45pm in the Council Chambers. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss fees & charges and is closed to the public. This advertisement was also placed in the…

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Candidate information packs

The Candidate Information Booklet is an important reference for intending candidates. Following the recent announcement of expenditure limit changes, a new version has been produced for this election. A hard copy can be obtained from Council Chambers or downloaded from the Tasmanian Electoral Commission website. Changes this year include the…

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Changes to airport parking

You may have noticed some new signage pertaining to parking at the airport. Council’s aerodrome by-law adopted in 2012 provides for the issuing of infringement notices for vehicles inappropriately parked. Warning notices will be issued from next week, with infringement notices issued from 1 October. It is Council’s hope that…

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Dog management consultation extended

The Dog Management Plan consulation period has been extended till Sunday 2 September, to allow more time for community members to provide their feedback on the draft Plan. To date we have received a number of written submissions, hosted two consultation sessions in the post office foyer and met with…

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Developing a positivity bias

Why are some people more resilient, kind, forgiving, show more grit and are generally happier? It is a real skill to develop a positivity bias, but research suggests that if we practice this like any other skill, then we can benefit long term by becoming calmer, happier and more resilient.

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Increasing transparency

To increase the transparency of information share with our community and allow for greater access to Council decisions and debate, an audio recording of Council meetings will be made available online. Recordings of the last two meetings of Council are currently available on our Meetings, Agendas & Minutes page, with…

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Township Master Plan Actions

Council are applying for two grants to build on the Township Master Plan recommendations. An invitation to submit an expression of interest to the Braddon Stronger Community’s Program was received last week. Council’s application will seek additional funding for the walking trails between town and the Currie Harbour, as outlined…

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Wings on King Spring Survey

Wings on King’s spring survey weekend will be held from the 25 to 28 October 2018. Beginning with a welcome, orientation and team formation event on the evening of Thursday 25 October and followed by two days of surveying this is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the birds of…

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