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Letter to King Island from Launceston Airport

Launceston Airport has sent a letter to the King Island Community regarding Carparking changes. The letter outlines the decision of Launceston Airport to make adjustments to the Transit Grace Period in both the Long-Term and Undercover carparks to better accommodate the needs of Sharp Airlines passengers. The letter can be…

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Christmas Closure and Waste Arrangements

Merry Christmas from all of us at the King Island Council! We wish you and your families and loved ones a happy, and safe Christmas and New Year period. The Council Office will be closed from 12.00 noon on Friday, 22 December 2023. The Council Depot will be closed from…

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Future of Local Government Review – Final Report

The Local Government Board (the Board) has handed the Minister for Local Government, Hon. Nic Street MP, the Final Report of the Future of Local Government Review. The Board makes 37 recommendations on how our current system needs to change so that councils can meet the challenges and opportunities our…

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Lane Closure – Grassy Road – Tomorrow 12 December

Council will be undertaking roadworks on Grassy Road, near the TRT Stockyard, tomorrow – Tuesday, 12 December (weather permitting). Works are scheduled to commence at approximately 7.30am and will require closure of one lane for the duration of works. Traffic Control measures will be in place and motorists are kindly…

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Landline Phone Service Interruption – Currie

There is currently an outage of Landline phone services in Currie.  This outage also affects the Council Depot and Airport phone lines, however our George Street office phone line is still functional. If you have any Council queries, please call our Customer Service Team on 03 6462 9000 and we…

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Mayor Christmas Message 2023

On behalf of King Island Council I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2024. This year has been another epic and historic year for King Island so let us all head into Christmas celebrations in a spirit of thanksgiving. I encourage all to…

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ANNUAL REPORT FY22/23 & ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

DRAFT ANNUAL REPORT FY22/23 Council’s Draft Annual Report will be available for inspection from council offices. Submissions on the report are invited from the community for discussion at the Annual General Meeting.  These can be made using the form located in the Have Your Say section on our website or…

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Extension of Time: Meech Street (Turning Area) Sealing Works

The current Works at the top of Meech Street have been extended until lunchtime tomorrow (Thursday, 30 November). We apologise for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience. Over the next two days (Tuesday, 28 and Wednesday, 29 November), Council will be undertaking roadworks at the top end of Meech Street. …

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LPS Information for Primary Producers

Over the last few years Council has been talking to rural landowners about the future of land use planning on the island and how the transition to the Tasmanian Planning Scheme will affect you. As a result Council is proposing a unique rural zone for our island for inclusion in…

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