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Burnie to celebrate International Women’s Day with luncheon

Burnie City Council invites the community to come together to celebrate International Women’s Day.

Picture this: three photographic exhibitions opening at BRAG

The Burnie Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) will be a hive of activity when three major photographic exhibitions open on Friday 8 February at 6pm.

Practically Perfect: The Music of Julie Andrews

In one glorious stage production, Practically Perfect celebrates the life and music of the legendary Dame Julie Andrews. JTM Productions brings this wonderful stage show to the Burnie Arts Theatre on Saturday 23 February at 7.30pm.

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 for Citizen, Young Citizen and Community Event of the Year.

Australia Day Ceremony

The Burnie Australia Day Special Committee invites everyone to attend the Australia Day ceremony which is being held at the Town Hall in the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Saturday 26 January, starting at 10:30am.

Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels @ BRAG

The Burnie Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) is thrilled to officially open the exhibition Lola Greeno: Cultural Jewels on Friday 11 January at 6pm.

Council purchases land at Wivenhoe Showgrounds

Council have today finalised a contract of sale to purchase a parcel of land at the Wivenhoe Showgrounds for $1.4 million.

Public Notice - Syringes in Public Places

The warmer weather is upon us and with more people heading out to our beaches and parks, council would like to remind the public to be aware that unfortunately, syringes are sometimes illegally discarded in our public places.

A Francophile in Burnie

An exhibition by local artist and art teacher Alison Thomas titled A Francophile in Burnie will be opened at Burnie Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) by Dr Wayne Brookes on Friday 21 December at 6pm.

Sea FM Christmas Parade 2018

The Sea FM Christmas Parade will be travelling through the streets of Burnie this Friday 14 December starting at 7pm.

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.