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Colour Me Crazy Fun Run 2018

The Colour Me Crazy Fun Run is on again this Sunday 9th December, 11am in South Burnie!

Hidden Treasure

The Burnie Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) has recently had its full collection valuation completed by visual arts professional and valuer, Mr Ross Searle. Mr Searle had the opportunity to have a careful look at the City’s permanent art collection, housed at BRAG, and he was delighted to find some hidden treasures.

2019 Performing Arts Subscription Season

The team at Burnie Arts & Function Centre is thrilled to bring you the 2019 Subscription Season. The program seeks to cater for everyone with classical music, contemporary theatre, song & dance, comedy, jazz, Ten Days On The Island, ballet, family theatre and musical theatre.

Honouring our Fallen this Remembrance Day

In early September the Burnie Arts & Function Centre, Burnie Regional Art Gallery and Burnie Regional Museum put a call out to fibre artists from across the North West to help us honour those soldiers from the region Killed in Action during the First World War.

Three exhibitions opening at BRAG

The Burnie Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) will be a hive of activity when three exciting exhibitions open on Friday 9 November at 6pm.

THE PARTNERSHIPPING PROJECT

THE PARTNERSHIPPING PROJECT is a major touring program that will open at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) on Friday 9 November at 6 pm.

Launch of the 2019 Performing Arts Subscription Season

The team at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre has been busily preparing for the Launch of the 2019 Performing Arts Subscription Season on Thursday 15 November 2018, from 6.00pm.

Burnie Works Action Team tackling Alcohol and Drug issues

The Burnie Works Local Drug Action Team is excited to announce it has received funding from the Alcohol and Drug Foundation, Australia’s leading organisation committed to preventing and minimising the harm caused by alcohol and other drugs.

Humid Spring Weather – the BEST time to spray Ragwort

With the weather warming up, now is the perfect time for land owners to take control and spray Ragwort (Senecio jacobaea) on their properties.

Burnie City Council Welcomes 50% Increase in Cruise Ships

Burnie City Council has welcomed the news that there will be at least 42 Cruise Ships visiting Burnie in the 2019/20 season.

Devonport City, Central Coast, Burnie City Council's Mental Health Week

Tasmania’s Mental Health Week is held from Sunday, 7 October 2018 to Saturday, 13 October 2018, incorporating World Mental Health Day on Wednesday, 10 October 2018. This year’s theme is again ‘Stronger together’. Councils encourage community to connect with those around them, their communities, and services available for mental health support and wellbeing.

Cradle Coast Council’s and CCA to work through issues - re-assess in June 2019

Burnie City Council has decided unanimously to remain a member of the Cradle Coast Authority and has committed to working with the other member Councils to address concerns raised through a recent review.

North West, Central and West Coast Councils push for Project Marinus

The mayors of Kentish, Central Highlands, Northern Midlands, Burnie City, Circular Head and West Coast Councils have welcomed the State Government’s commitment to the Battery of the Nation, but are seeking a commitment from the Federal Government to Project Marinus so that billions of dollars of investment can be unlocked.

Death By Soprano

Death By Soprano, Friday 19 October, 7.30 pm, at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre Theatre, satirically catalogues operatic death scenes in an A-Z, cabaret romp through Operatic Occupational Hazards.

Remembering the ANZACS, 100 Years On

Starting Saturday 29 September, the Burnie Regional Museum marks the end of the Great War through its immersive exhibition 100 Years: 100 Objects - Finally the War is Over.

Immediate action urged as Blueberry Rust committee findings released

Burnie City Council welcomes the release of the Legislative Council Report into Biosecurity Tasmania’s response to two outbreaks of Blueberry Rust and urges the Minister to urgently consider the report and to take immediate action.

Waterfront Projects to Start

The Waterfront Eastern Promenade and the Burnie Surf Life Saving Club Redevelopment will soon be underway after a tender contract for both projects was awarded to Fairbrother Pty Ltd at last night’s council meeting.

Burnie Shines launching over 100 events this October!

Burnie is once again gearing up for Burnie Shines, the much anticipated month long festival of community events held each October. Burnie Shines will be officially launched on Friday 21 September at The Advocate Laneway by The Hon Elise Archer MP.

Cradle Coast Authority – decision to be made in coming weeks

Council has received a request from the Cradle Coast Authority to meet to discuss the concerns raised in the Report tabled at the September council meeting.

North West, Central and West Coast Councils push for Energy Policy

Earlier this month Kentish, Central Highlands, Northern Midlands, Burnie City, Circular Head and West Coast Councils wrote to Prime Minister Morrison to congratulate him on becoming the 30th Prime Minister.