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Stimulus package to support Tasmania as we tackle the impact of COVID-19

Details of the state government’s stimulus package to combat the economic impacts caused by coronavirus can be downloaded below: FACT_SHEETS_-_STIMULUS_PACKAGES_Final (002) Premier Gutwein’s Ministerial Statement regarding the package and effort to contain COVID-19 can also be downloaded below: Premier Gutwein Coronavirus Stimulus 17 March 2020 (002) Please be advised that…

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King Island Recreation Plan 2020

Following two rounds of community consultation, @leisure consultants has finalised the King Island Recreation Plan 2020. This provides an insight into the opinions and preferences of community, recreation and sporting groups and Council, and presents recommendations for consideration and action. Those recommendations which are specific to Council facilities and activities…

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New exercise program targets chronic conditions in Tasmania’s North West

North West Tasmanians living with chronic health conditions now have access to a free, strength-based exercise program designed to boost their quality of life. The Exercise Treatment Program is a 14-week course designed to improve activity levels of older people who have a long-term health condition, such as arthritis, osteoporosis,…

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Invitation for Community Assistance Program 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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Naracoopa Jetty Repairs – March Update

The supervising engineer has advised Council that after delays in delivery of timber caused by mainland bushfires and unfavourable weather conditions for diving, the next stage of the Jetty repairs is expected to commence next week. While the works are underway, the Jetty will be closed to the public, a…

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WORKSHOP: Slowly Slowly

The Cultural Centre’s next Artist in Residence Wendy Morrow is a Hobart based performance maker who has a lifetime of working with the body, teaching and training teachers of movement and dance. A 1974 graduate from the Australian Ballet School, Wendy was a dancer with the Monte Carlo Ballet, The Scottish…

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Pasture Identification and Feed Budgeting

Practical session to identify pasture species which support productive grazing. To be held at Reekara School, Tuesday 31 March 2020 from 9am – 12pm. RSVP to Tom O’Malley, email: tomalley@cradlecoast.com or Ph:  0410 150 994 by 26 March 2020.    …

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The King Island Hub

The Federal Government committed up to $5 million from the Community Development Grants Program in 2019 to fund a service hub and worker accommodation project on King Island. Core Collective Architects were engaged by Council in November 2019 to conduct a feasibility study of this project. Their Stage 1 report,…

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Thank you

The King Island Council would like to thank everyone who was involved in Wednesday’s Airport Emergency Practical Exercise. To the volunteer casualties, role players, our local emergency services, SES, Tas Fire, Volunteer Ambulance Service and our local Police we commend you on your expertise and professionalism. The exercise provided an…

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EXHIBITION OPENING: ABOVE AND BEYOND

Above & Beyond, an exhibition of work by Heather Telford represents her emotional response to the atmospheric landscapes of King Island and elsewhere in Tasmania. Opening on Friday 6 March at 6pm.

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