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REQUEST FOR TENDER: Bulk Diesel

King Island Council is seeking tenders from appropriately resourced and experienced contractors for the supply of bulk diesel to Council facilities and work sites. The deadline for submission is 2pm, Wednesday 10 October. Scope of works, conditions of tendering and a draft agreement are available upon request to: Helen Thomas…

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The future of the King Island water supply

TasWater’s Project Manager Patrick Marshall and Community Engagement Officer Eleanor Laud will be visiting the Island to update the community on the progress of the King Island Water Infrastructure Project. At two community meetings – one each in Grassy and Currie, TasWater will present a short update to the community…

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Negotiations between King Island Council and Regional Express to progress

The King Island Council welcomes Rex’s willingness to return to negotiations on a long term access partnership, following its suspension last month of Tuesday and Wednesday services from Tullamarine to King Island. Council has been working closely with the Tasmanian Government appointed facilitator, Mr John Fitzgerald to identify a mutually…

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The Health and Wellbeing of Tasmania’s Children and Young People Report 2018

The second annual edition of the Health and Wellbeing of Tasmania’s Children and Young People Report was recently issued and includes includes demographic data, data pertaining to early childhood and the transition to school, and middle childhood and adolescence, and data relating to targeted support for children and young people. It is…

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Our roadmap to land use and development

Council has been working on a roadmap for our future land use and development that builds on our 2008 Strategic Plan and takes into account some notable changes to the Island over the last decade. This allows us to respond to changing trends, use new information to make informed decisions…

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Safety First

The King Island Council is committed to providing and maintaining a safe and healthy workplace, environment and systems for its workers, community and visitors to our Island. Our responsibility is to ensure that our operations and activities, including community programs, do not place anyone at risk of harm or injury.

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REQUEST FOR TENDER: Cleaning Services

King Island Council is seeking tenders from appropriately qualified and experienced contractors for provision of cleaning services at the King Island Airport. The deadline for submission is 2pm, Wednesday 10 October. Scope of works, conditions of tendering and a draft agreement are available upon request to: Helen Thomas Economic Development…

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Flood watch & road weather alert

A Flood Watch has been issued for the north, northwest and northeast of Tasmania today with a series of cold fronts crossing the State and bringing high rainfall totals. A Road Weather Alert has also been issued for slippery roads, reduced visibility and water over roads due to heavy rain during…

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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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King Island joins area freedom surveillance program

The introduction of fruit fly traps on Council properties this week, will see King Island join Biosecurity Tasmania’s long standing area freedom surveillance program. The traps enable Biosecurity to provide evidence that we don’t have specific fruit fly species, as well as acting as an early warning system. For more…

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