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Main Street – Bollard Installation

Thank you for noticing our new Main Street addition of a yellow safety bollard, positioned at the Northern side of the entrance between King Island IGA and FoodWorks King Island. After consultation with Main Street Business premises, transport operators and Tasmanian Police, we have installed the bollard to prevent illegal…

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Current Border Restrictions

“The health and safety of Tasmanians remains our number one priority as we continue to deal with COVID-19.  In response to the escalating situation in Victoria, Tasmania’s Public Health Service is declaring all of Victoria a high-risk area from 2pm today”. Premier Peter Gutwein. Following the decision in Victoria to…

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Public Consultation Invitation

KING ISLAND COUNCIL MEETING OPENING PROCEDURES 6.00pm Thursday, 27 May 2021 Council Chambers The King Island Council invites interested members of the public to attend a consultation session on Thursday, 27 May 2021 at 6.00pm to discuss possible changes to the opening format of Council meetings. Information on the options…

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COVID-19 vaccination community clinic

COVID vaccinations are now available for all residents of King Island. A community vaccination clinic for King Island residents aged 16 to 49 and frontline and emergency services workers is scheduled for Monday 24 to Friday 28 May. First doses of the Pfizer vaccine will be administered at the King…

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Check-In Tas app now mandatory

The Check-In Tas app became mandatory for a range of businesses and venues on Saturday 1 May. A team from Business Tasmania are visiting the Island tomorrow, Wednesday 5 May, to help businesses and venues get set up with their QR codes and answer any questions about how the system…

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Naracoopa Sand Mine – Traffic Management Plan

Naracoopa Sand Mine Pty Ltd (NMS) is planning to conduct a major export shipment of possibly up to 85,000 tonnes of mineral sand via Grassy Port. Previously residents were asked to consider two possible road transport routes from the mine to Grassy Port and return when the carting campaign is…

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$9.8m REGIONAL CONNECTIVITY GRANT TO UPGRADE KING ISLAND TELECOMMUNCATIONS

“This is a huge investment in infrastructure by Council, the Federal Government, Telstra and the Tasmanian Government and reflects the growing importance band width and required access to strong and consistent mobile phone signal for residents, businesses as well as the King Island’s economy generally,” said Mayor Julie Arnold. For…

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Check in Tas – Support for business and event organisers

By 1 May 2021 many businesses and events will be required to use the free Check in Tas App to collect information about everyone who spends time at their premises. Business Tas are providing over the phone, online and face-to-face support to help businesses and events get ready to start…

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Invitation for Community Assistance Applications

King Island Council values the contributions not-for-profit community organisations and volunteers make to the heritage and quality of life on King Island through their various cultural, community and sporting initiatives and events. Council recognises that assistance may be required by some community organisations and, from time to time, individuals in…

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Public Holiday closures and Changes to waste collection

The Council Offices and Depot will be closed on Friday 2 April 2021 and will reopen on Wednesday 7 April 2021.   Waste Collection & Transfer Station (Tip) hours during Easter DATE COLLECTION WASTE TRANSFER (TIP) Thur 1 April Commercial (in lieu of Fri 2) Residential Open 8am – 12pm…

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