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Temporary Interruption to Television Services

Council has been advised that the communications tower at Gentle Annie is currently down affecting TV in that area and some areas in Currie. Contractors are currently onsite and are hoping to have it up and running by lunchtime.

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We’re moving the goal posts …

Unfortunately, one of the goal posts at the Currie Oval snapped over the weekend. Council has arranged for all the goal posts at Currie to be removed this week. Meanwhile, the community are welcome to use the rest of the oval, but please be mindful of the goal areas while…

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Airport Café and Retail Space Lease & Cleaning

Request for Expressions of Interest Registrations King Island Council invites people with an interest in leasing the café and retail space at the King Island Airport to register with Council. Council is particularly interested in registrants who have ideas or proposals on how food, beverage and retail services could be…

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General Manager Resignation

Councillors have regretfully accepted Mr Greg Alomes’ resignation as our General Manager, due to personal circumstances of ill health. On behalf of the Council, I would like to thank Greg for his incredible contribution and wish both he and Heather all the best for the future. Mayor Julie Arnold…

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Garbage Collection Disruptions

King Island Council is experiencing some technical difficulties with its garbage vehicles which is causing some disruptions to its collection services. The problems mean some bins have not been emptied properly and there are some delays in the normal collection schedule. Council apologies for any inconvenience this is causing residents…

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Statewide review of the Patient Travel Assistance Scheme (PTAS)

The Tasmanian Department of Health has commissioned KP Health to perform a Statewide review of the Patient Travel Assistance Scheme (PTAS). PTAS is important for King Island residents to access the health care they need. KP Health is flying to King Island, for two days in the last week of…

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Census – Its not too late

Census night was Tuesday 10 August, but there’s still time to complete.  Every person in Australia needs to be included, so that Census data is as accurate as possible.  Data from the 2021 Census will be more important than ever, providing valuable insights into how the pandemic has changed life…

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Invitation for applications from artists in residence – 2022

Applications are invited for the 2022 calendar of artist residencies at King Island Council’s Arts & Cultural Centre, with residencies of two to six weeks offered between 4 January and 23 December 2022. All Australia-based artists working in any medium and at any stage of their career are eligible to…

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Update – All Television Services operational

We are all looking forward to cheering Stewart McSweyn as he competes in the semi final tomorrow evening, Thursday 5 August 2021 at 9.10pm AEST, broadcast live on Channel 7. Until then, thanks to the efforts of many on- and off-Island contractors, all television services are now back to normal.

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Thank you

Council would like to extend a huge thank you to all those involved over the last few days getting the island’s TV and Radio Services back on line. Special thanks goes to Peter White and Manny Burley who were quick to answer the call for help.  We are grateful to…

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