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Road Closure – Currie Main Street

This Friday 27 November, Currie Main Street will be closed to traffic between the roundabout and the Huxley Street / Meech Street junction from 3pm until 7:30pm. Be sure to head down and enjoy the Chamber of Commerce’s Christmas Market which will be making good use of the lack of…

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No access to Currie Oval

Fertilisers and other chemicals are being used as part of rehabilitation works at the Currie Oval over the next two weeks. Council has been advised that people and animals should not access the oval during this time. Signage has been placed on the rail around the oval, with larger signs…

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Change to residential rubbish collection

Due to mechanical issues with the residential rubbish truck earlier today, this week’s northern rubbish collection will be delayed until Thursday 26 November. Sorry for any inconvenience caused.

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2021 Australia Day Award Nominations

Nominations are invited from organisations or individuals for the 2021 Australia Day Awards in the following categories: Citizen of the Year Young Citizen of the Year King Island Community  Group or Event of the Year Nominations must be received by midnight on Monday 7 December 2020. The selection is made…

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Employment Opportunity: Cultural Development Officer

UPDATE Applications are invited for the part-time position of Cultural Development Officer with King Island Council. We have just revisited the position description and have now provided greater flexibility for the potential candidate to create a wonderful work-life balance while being responsible for the delivery of the Council’s rich arts…

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Temporary Closure – Naracoopa Jetty

Due to storm damage sustained on the Naracoopa Jetty last week the Jetty will be temporarily closed. As a matter of safety Council advises the Jetty will remain closed whilst Council awaits the results of an engineering inspection scheduled for Saturday 17 October. Updates will be provided as further information…

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Road Closure – Bicentennial Road/Ridges Road

Due to expected high levels of water on Bicentennial Road/Ridges Road, the Sea Elephant River crossing will be closed on Thursday 8 October 2020 from 8.30am. Please refer to this post for updates on reopening details. Please call 6462 1883 during business hours or 6462 9000 after hours, for further…

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Borders and Community Health Survey now open

The Tasmanian Government is looking to lift restrictions on entry to the State from safe jurisdictions if monitoring and preparedness suggests it is safe to do so. In preparation for this, the State Control Centre’s Public Information Unit is supporting the University of Tasmania to deliver a survey, which aims…

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Additional truck activity – Naracoopa Mineral Sands

Naracoopa Sand Mines Pty Ltd has advised Council that it is planning a major export shipment of possibly up to 85,000 cubic metres of sand via Grassy Port in the near future. The company also advised that this is to comply with its environmental management licence, which has been confirmed…

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Direct flights between King Island and Hobart

This morning Premier Peter Gutwein announced direct flights between King Island and Hobart. Flights will be operated by Sharp Airlines and are scheduled to start from Wednesday 30th September with three services scheduled per week – Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. Council would like to thank Premier Gutwein, Tourism Tasmania, Department…

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