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SES – We’re recruiting now on King Island

Looking for a way to give back to your community?  We’re recruiting now on King Island Volunteering provides benefits for both you and your local community.  Volunteers may be trained to contribute in various roles, including: Storm and flood response Road crash rescue Search and rescue Traffic management Communications Driving…

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King Island Community Forum

END-OF-LIFE CHOICES Voluntary Assisted Dying Mike Gaffney MLC You are invited to attend a community forum of the End-of-Life Choices (Voluntary Assisted Dying) Act 2021 with Mike Gaffney MLC, who prepared and presented the legislation to parliament. The first forum will be held at 7.00pm on Thursday, 22 July 2021. …

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Employment Opportunities

Council is currently inviting applications for two fixed-term roles. The position of Cultural Development Officer is a part-time (0.6FTE) role responsible for supporting the operation of the King Island Arts & Cultural Centre, administering Council’s Artist in Residence program and managing its small annual calendar of community events. The full-time…

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Council 2021-22 Road Program

King Island Council has committed a record $1.86m to local road works in 2021/22, in addition to normal road maintenance. The major projects include applying the second of a two-coat seal on sections of Old Grassy Road, the Cape Wickham Road and South Road and sealing gravel sections of South…

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Notification of Making Rates for 2021/2022

In accordance with Section 118 of the Local Government Act 1993 notice is hereby given that the Council made its rates and charges for the 2021/2022 financial year at the Council meeting held on Tuesday 15 June 2021. Click on the link for a summary of the rates and charges…

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South Road Now Underway

King Island Council has commenced work on widening South Road to improve road safety. The short section of road from the TasWater tanks to the intersection of Old Grassy and South Roads is currently narrow with sinking edges. The entire length of this section will be widened and sealed over…

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Lighthouse Street Park Opening

  Your invited to celebrate the commencement of the development of the Lighthouse Street Park. Date: Wednesday 23 June 2021 Time: 12.45pm for a 1.00pm start.

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Gates locked at Boulder

King Island Council is currently undertaking a private roadworks contract at Boulder. Construction of the 2.6km road is on private land and with culverts and shoulders, will cost $150,000. While earthworks are underway, and until further notice, the access gate to this private road, needs to be locked for safety…

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King Island Vaccine Clinic

COVID-19 vaccination clinic retuning 15-18 June The Tasmanian Government’s vaccination clinic will be back in town next week to deliver free COVID-19 vaccinations. If you are aged 16-49 years and missed out last time, the clinic will be giving first doses, as well as second doses for those people who…

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Wet Windy Week ahead

Bureau of Meteorology have issued advice for a wet and windy week ahead.   Key Talking Points All Tasmanian warnings are updated regularly at:  www.bom.gov.au/tas/warnings/…

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