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Dogs on Lead

With a focus on ensuring that public places are able to be enjoyed by all members of the community, Council reminds dog owners that it is an offence under the Dog Control Act 2000 to have your dog off lead when not in a designated off lead area. Dogs must…

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Developing a new recreation plan

Council have been awarded funding through the Building Better Regions Fund Round 2 to develop an updated Recreation Plan for the Island. @leisure Planning were identified through a competitive tender process in December last year and have now been formally engaged to complete this project. The @leisure team have already…

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2019 Australia Day Award Nominations

Nominations are open for King Island’s 2019 Australia Day awards in the following categories: Citizen of the Year Young Citizen of the Year Community Event of the Year These Awards are proudly presented by the Australia Day Council of Tasmania, and administered by local Councils. The Awards recognise and reward…

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Changes to residential rubbish collection 5-9 November

To accommodate the public holiday on Monday 5 November, the collection of residential rubbish will occur a day later than usual. A map of collection routes and standard days can be viewed here, with  revised collection days for the week of 5-9 November listed below: Tuesday: Southern Route Wednesday: Currie…

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Building broad scale wellbeing for our Island

Focused on building broad scale mental wellbeing on King Island through education, awareness and practice of positive psychology, Foundations to Flourish is a pilot project that will bring attention to our individual and collective strengths. Through radio interviews, social media, mental health week activities and the introduction of a ‘conversation…

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New Flag to Fly

A new flag pole has been installed in Currie’s War Memorial Park ahead of the Centenary of Armistice celebrations in November. Jointly funded by Council and the RSL, the new flagpole has been installed to accomodate the replica Honour Flag, which was presented to King Island in 1918 in recognition…

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drumMUSTER program

Council participates in the Australia wide drumMUSTER program for the collection of used chemical drums for recycling. This initiative provides an easy, environmentally friendly way of disposing of empty farming chemical containers across rural Australia. drumMUSTER collects eligible non-returnable metal or plastic containers above one litre/kilogram and up to 205 litre/kilogram…

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Waste Transfer Station Access

The Charles Street Waste Transfer Station, known as the “tip” is a controlled access site available only under Council supervision. This is an Environmental Protection Authority requirement and under no circumstances will keys be given to members of the community. We ask that you please plan ahead for your disposal…

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A Vision for a Collective Future

If you couldn’t make it to this weeks conversation starter on developing A Vision for a Collective Future, rest assured, there will be many more opportunities to have your say. All of the information relating to this vision, as it is developed, will be kept together in the HAVE YOUR…

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October 24 NEWS

Click below to read the most recent news from King Island Council.   Your Community Council News 24 October 2018…

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