News

Two large cruise ships in a week

Burnie is expecting two large cruise ships to visit in the next week.

Memorial plans revealed for 100th anniversary of Gallipoli landings

Burnie City Council has revealed plans of two memorial walls to be constructed at the Burnie cenotaph to mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings, commemorated on 25 April (ANZAC Day).

Burnie City Council calls for transparency in Health Reforms

Burnie City Council is concerned that the State Government has already made decisions about the future of health services in the State and that the North-West will see a reduction in services that will significantly impact the region’s two hospitals.

Burnie Australia Day award recipients announced

As part of the annual Burnie Australia Day Ceremony, outstanding local community members and groups are presented the prestigious Burnie Australia Day Awards.

Himalayan Cedar tree removal

Last year, Council was advised of some concerns related to a large Himalayan Cedar tree on Mount Street. Concerns included branches overhanging the roadway, ongoing debris with branches falling onto the footpath and neighbouring properties, and damage to adjacent property fences and infrastructure.

Burnie Children Services transferred to local provider

Burnie City Council can confirm the transfer of Burnie Children Services to local provider Discovery Early Learning Centres after undergoing an expression of interest process.

Burnie shortlisted for funding to focus on unemployment

Burnie City Council has been shortlisted for funding to help with Burnie’s unemployment issues.

Liberty Swing complete

A key is needed to access the Liberty Swing.The Liberty Swing key provides access to all Liberty Swings throughout Australia. Council encourages families to have a permanent key, so that they can enjoy the swing at all times. Council provides a free key to families.

Heads of agreement released

Burnie City Council has welcomed the release of the Heads of Agreement between Council and the University of Tasmania, which covers a proposed $8 million project at West Park.