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Rex Announces Community Fare for King Island

Regional Express (Rex) today announced the introduction of their Community Fare scheme between King Island and Melbourne. Priced at $99.00 each way, the fare sees the island become the 38th regional community to benefit from this discount scheme. To read the full release, please click on the link below: Rex…

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Defibrillator location app

Ambulance Tasmania’s Early Access to Defibrillation Program is designed to take advantage of the many publically-accessible Automatic External Defibrillators (known as “AEDs “) across Tasmania.  If a cardiac arrest occurs within a few blocks of a registered machine, its owner will be alerted and, where possible, take their defibrillator to the scene…

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Mayor’s Message – July/August 2019

King Island Mayor Julie Arnold reports on July and August meetings and council workshops: Budget and Annual Plan: A large portion of Council’s time in July was spent in working toward a Budget and Annual Plan for 2019-20. Although we are not totally satisfied with the result, and will keep…

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1 month trial: change to tip times

Recent community consultation undertaken as part of Council’s Waste Management Strategy by A.Prince Consulting, indicated that a change to the opening hours of the Charles Street Waste Management facility could be useful. In response to this, Council plans to trial a change to Tuesday’s opening hours for a one month…

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Shibori Workshops – 12/13 October

Join us at the Cultural Centre for one or two days for beginners shibori dyeing with Artist in Resident Lisa Marshall. Having visited King Island regularly in the past to take part in Basil Hall’s printing workshops Lisa is a familiar face at the Cultural Centre. Having not long returned…

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TOUR OPPORTUNITY: Grassy Water Treatment Plant

TasWater will be offering tours of the new Grassy Water Treatment Plant in anticipation of treated water becoming available to its customers in October this year. Project Managers from TasWater and Laurie Curran Water will lead small groups around the facility to explain the various levels of treatment involved in…

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Do you need funds for a worthwhile community project?

Community groups are invited to attend a free forum hosted by the Tasmanian Community Fund Board in Currie from 5:30pm to 7:00pm on Monday, 5 August 2019. The forum will be held in Council Chambers, 10 George Street, Currie. Come along to hear how you can maximise your chances of…

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Interruption to airport traffic

There will be an interruption to inbound traffic at the airport over the next two days as safety barriers are reinstated on Morrison Avenue (at the entrance to the airport). Incoming access will be through the long term carpark, with outbound traffic exiting as normal. Apologies for any inconvinience caused.

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2019 Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards

The Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards started in 2007 to encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contributions that individuals, communities and businesses make throughout Tasmania. These awards aim to recognise their success and achievements, which contribute to making Tasmania a better place. Nominate before Wednesday 14 August in one or more…

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