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REMINDER: Naracoopa sand mine – cartage

Naracoopa Mineral Sands Pty Ltd (NMS) is planning to conduct a major export shipment of up to 85,000 tonnes of mineral sands via Grassy Port, which Council has been informed will commence today. The export campaign will operate for 20 working days.  Trucks will operate on the road network between…

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Have your Say – On-Street Dining Policy

Al fresco for King Island?  Would you like to see al fresco dining allowed on King Island’s streets? After being asked recently if it was allowed, King Island Council found it didn’t have a policy to cover what is and is not allowed for on-street dining. A policy has now…

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Keep Australia Beautiful Awards Presentation – 11 December 2021

KING ISLAND WILL REPRESENT TASMANIA IN NATIONAL AWARDS AFTER WINNING A RAFT OF AWARDS KEEP AUSTRALIA BEAUTIFUL – TASMANIA Mayor, Julie Arnold It was an honour to represent King Island at the Keep Australia Beautiful and Tidy Towns Tasmania – Sustainable Communities awards ceremony last week. What started as an…

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Early Office Closure – Friday 10 December

Council offices will be closing at 4.00pm on Friday 10 December 2021. Offices will reopen as per normal hours (8.30am to 4.30pm) on Monday 13 December 2021. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Deputy Mayor Jim Cooper Resigns

Deputy Mayor Jim Cooper has today advised the Acting General Manager of his resignation from both the position of Deputy Mayor and Councillor, effective as at 5.00pm today, 3 December 2021. Sincere thanks are extended to Jim from the Mayor, Councilors and staff for his service to Council since 2014.

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State-wide Fire Permit Declaration

The Tasmanian Fire Service have provided the following update: A fire permit period has been declared commencing Wednesday 1 December 2021 for the Whole State of Tasmania. A fire permit can be obtained by free calling 1800 000 699 Landowners in other municipalities are encouraged to register their burns by…

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Draft Annual Report FY20/21

Draft Annual Report FY20/21 Council’s Draft Annual Report will not be available for inspection from Monday 29 November 2021 at the Council Offices and on the Council website https://kingisland.tas.gov.au/have-your-say/  due to the Auditor General Office not yet providing a set of audited financial statements NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Once…

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Employment opportunity – Airport Reporting Officer

Council is currently seeking a casual Airport Reporting Officer to work and support the Airport team for leave provision, illness and borders re-opening. The position will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of airport and reporting services for Council.  Selection criteria and position description can be downloaded here. Relevant…

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Naracoopa Jetty & Fishing Competition

To be held on Saturday 4 December 2021 To celebrate the re-opening of the Naracoopa Jetty, a fishing competition will be held on Saturday 4 December. The official opening will commence at 9.00am closely followed by the start of the competition. The rules are as follows; Commence at 9am until…

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Update: Naracoopa Sand Mine – Cartage to commence today

Naracoopa Mineral Sands Pty Ltd (NMS) is planning to conduct a major export shipment of up to 85,000 tonnes of mineral sands via Grassy Port, which Council has been informed will commence today. The export campaign will operate for 20 working days.  Trucks will operate on the road network between…

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