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Catherine Stringer Artist Talk

Join Catherine Stringer for an Artist Talk and demonstration of her paper on Saturday 19 January at the King Island Culture Centre from 3:00-4:00pm. Catherine is on Island for her Exhibition Sea Stories, which opens at the Cultural Centre on Friday 18 January. Both the artist talk and exhibition opening are…

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Tullamarine Link for Island Life

Mayor of King Island Council and National Airports Manager for REX have agreed to a return to a professional working relationship to ensure access through Tullamarine. Download the full release below:   Tullamarine link for Island life…

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Local Government Legislation Framework Review

The first phase of the Review of Tasmania’s Local Government Legislation is underway and a Discussion Paper has been released that seeks broad input on the principles that should be embodied in a future local government legislative framework. Submissions are invited on how the sector should be governed and what should be…

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18 Jan: Sea Stories Exhibition

Sea Stories is an exhibition showcasing Catherine Stringer’s unique artworks created from marine macroalgae (seaweed). Catherine first started working with seaweeds during a residency at the King Island Cultural Centre in 2011, and these works demonstrate the development of her paper making techniques since that time. Artworks are inspired by two stories from two islands…

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The Inaugural Festival of Art, Culture and Environment

Join us in this celebration and expression of place, with many opportunities to get involved for artists and community members alike. Download the invitation to participate below or read more about the Festival here:   Festival of Art Culture & Environment – Birds in our lives…

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December 21 News

Click below to read the latest news from Council.   Your Community Council Newsletter 21 December 2018…

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Naracoopa Jetty Re-opened

After considerable negotiation with Council’s insurer, a settlement has been agreed following storm damage to the Naracoopa Jetty. The safety barrier which has been restricting access to the entire structure has been moved 3/4 of the way down the jetty, allowing community members to access the facility while a works schedule…

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General Manager Resignation

Troy Brice has resigned from his position of General Manager at King Island Council with immediate effect. Kate Mauric will be acting in the role of General Manager over the Christmas period, with Council committed to establishing a forward plan early in the New Year. Whilst Council acknowledges there have…

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