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Marine Terrace Car Park - Temporary Closure - Wednesday 26 April 2017

The Marine Terrace Car Park will closed to public access from 2.30pm on Wednesday 26 April 2017 to accommodate Targafest.

Burnie Challenge refunds

Burnie City Council has released information about the refund process for the cancelled Burnie Challenge event.

Local Drug Action Team welcomed

Burnie City Council Mayor Anita Dow has welcomed today’s announcement by Federal Health Minister Greg Hunt, that Burnie has been selected by the Alcohol and Drugs Foundation to develop a Local Drug Action Team.

Financial Assistance 2017/18 Round One Extended

Council has decided to extend the financial assistance grants program and invites clubs and organisations to make an application for financial assistance for the 2017/2018 financial year.

Youth Week launches at Festive-Alley

National Youth Week in Tasmania kicks off with the opening event “Festive-Alley” in Burnie this Friday from 3 to 5pm.

Still waiting for Mount Street upgrade

Burnie City Council and residents of Burnie are still waiting for a section of Mount Street to be re-sealed, following an announcement last year that the works would be undertaken in January.

Shiploads welcome in Burnie

Burnie City Council is thrilled with the announcement that Tasmanian retailer Shiploads will be setting up shop in Burnie later this year.

Burnie to establish Men’s Shed Working Group

The Burnie City Council are seeking expressions of interest from members of the community who would be interested in joining a working group to establish a Men’s Shed in Burnie.

Burnie to welcome Queen's Baton in lead up to Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in Burnie as it prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay.

Know Your Odds Skate, Scoot and BMX Competition returns to Burnie

Returning again for 2017, the Know Your Odds Skate, Scoot & BMX competition series is back on the North West Coast.

TasWater takeover

Burnie City Council Mayor Anita Dow believes that Friday’s announcement by the Treasurer that a State Government takeover of TasWater was under active consideration was a calculated move by the State Government and the Treasurer.

Romaine Reserve - Partial Closure

Council wishes to advise that dam upgrade works are scheduled to commence on Monday 20 February 2017.

Council and BCCI wait for news on International Container Terminal

Burnie City Council and the Burnie Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) are buoyed by the news that Tasports and DP World are furthering their discussions regarding the development of an international container terminal in the Port of Burnie.

State Budget submissions

Burnie City Council has written to, and met with Treasurer Peter Gutwein, outlining details of key projects for consideration as part of the 2017 State Budget.

Local schools benefit from Schools Waste Education Fund

Three local primary schools are set to benefit as they become recipients of grants from the School Waste Education Fund, a joint program offered by Cleanaway, in collaboration with Burnie City Council.

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