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King Island Radio Interruption

Safety measures for the maintenance works currently being undertaken on the Communications towers requires interruption of King Island Radio transmission. The towers will be powered down between 8.00am and 4.00pm each day until 17 March. We had hoped to be able to undertake this work with minimal disruption, however updated…

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Please Shut the Gate – Currie Football Oval

A reminder from the hardworking volunteers who are making our Currie Oval look so beautiful for the upcoming Football season, can all users please ensure they keep the gates to the Oval closed. With the current weather conditions, the wallabies are increasingly making their presence known on the field. The…

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Essential Maintenance – Communications Towers

Essential maintenance and painting works on the Communications Tower in Currie and the Beacon Tower at the Airport will be carried out over the next two weeks. From tomorrow (7 March 24) through to 17 March 2024, you may experience some occasional interruptions to reception, however we will do our…

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King Island Show Day Closure

The King Island Council Offices and Depot will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday 5 March 2024, for King Island Show Day. Residential garbage collections will still go ahead as normal, however the Charles Street Transfer Station will be closed. All the best to the Show Committee for another fabulous event. See…

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Severe Heatwave Warning

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) issued the Key Messages at 10:15am today.  Please note that the Fire Weather Warnings and the Total Fire Ban are for the Southern Region.  The Severe Heatwave Warning is current for the Furneaux Islands, South East, Western, North West Coast and King Island Districts. Further…

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Currie Lighthouse Painting

Works commenced this week on the painting of Currie Lighthouse. Painting of the Lighthouse is expected to take approximately 4 weeks. The contractors have set up an exclusion zone around the structure and there will be no public access for the duration of the works.    …

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Seal Extension – South of Ettrick Bridge

Council is currently undertaking works on the seal extension on South Road (south of Ettrick Bridge). These works have been planned for some time and have commenced this week with the replacement of one culvert.  A second culvert will be replaced in coming days, prior to the preparation and sealing…

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Line Marking – State Growth and Council Roads

Council staff have been busily marking intersection ‘holding lines’ this week, and next week, you may notice State Growth contracted Line Markers operating on State Growth and some Council owned roads. Please take extra care and be on the lookout for crews working on the roads. Please ensure to follow…

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