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COVID-19 Update

Tasmanian State Public Health are the lead agency for COVID-19 and health response. Tasmanian Public Health Hotline: 1800 671 738 Larger image can be found here.

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Employment Opportunity – Airport Reporting Officer

Council is seeking an Airport Reporting Officer to work and support the Airport team on a full-time basis. The position will be responsible for assisting in the delivery of airport and reporting services for Council.  Selection criteria and position description can be downloaded here. Relevant training will be provided to…

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New King Island Council General Manager – Kate Mauric

The Mayor would like to announce that Ms Kate Mauric has been formally appointed as our General Manager. The Councillors were unanimous in the decision and we look forward to a very professional and fruitful future for the Council and residents. Ms Mauric commented  “It’s an absolute pleasure and privilege…

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David Bowden elected as councillor

Following the resignation of Councillor Jim Cooper on 3 December 2021, a recount was completed today to fill a vacancy on Council. One eligible candidate nominated to contest the recount. David Bowden was elected unopposed as Councillor to serve until the 2022 ordinary elections. The position of deputy mayor will…

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Grassy Oval – Goal Post removal

The Grassy Oval goal posts will be removed early next week, these will be replaced as part of the improvement works to the site. Thank you for your patience during this process.      …

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REMINDER: Naracoopa sand mine – cartage

Naracoopa Mineral Sands Pty Ltd (NMS) is planning to conduct a major export shipment of up to 85,000 tonnes of mineral sands via Grassy Port, which Council has been informed will commence today. The export campaign will operate for 20 working days.  Trucks will operate on the road network between…

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Have your Say – On-Street Dining Policy

Al fresco for King Island?  Would you like to see al fresco dining allowed on King Island’s streets? After being asked recently if it was allowed, King Island Council found it didn’t have a policy to cover what is and is not allowed for on-street dining. A policy has now…

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Keep Australia Beautiful Awards Presentation – 11 December 2021

KING ISLAND WILL REPRESENT TASMANIA IN NATIONAL AWARDS AFTER WINNING A RAFT OF AWARDS KEEP AUSTRALIA BEAUTIFUL – TASMANIA Mayor, Julie Arnold It was an honour to represent King Island at the Keep Australia Beautiful and Tidy Towns Tasmania – Sustainable Communities awards ceremony last week. What started as an…

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Early Office Closure – Friday 10 December

Council offices will be closing at 4.00pm on Friday 10 December 2021. Offices will reopen as per normal hours (8.30am to 4.30pm) on Monday 13 December 2021. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

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