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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.

Burnie Youth Council Art Challenge 2018

View outstanding artworks this week as the annual Burnie Youth Council Art Challenge kicks off at Studio 2 Eleven in Upper Burnie.

North West an obvious candidate for Forestry Hub

The Circular Head, Waratah-Wynyard and Burnie Councils welcome the Federal Government’s announcement of a $20 million investment into the Forestry Industry and look forward to future announcements in relation to establishing at forestry hub in Tasmania.

West Park Face-Lift begins in Preparation for Cricket Season and WBBL

Annual ground renovation has begun at West Park Oval this week in preparation for the Cricket Season and the much anticipated Women’s Big Bash Block Busters that are coming to Burnie in December.

A Stitch in Time… Final days of Exhibition!

There is just over one week left to visit Burnie Regional Museum’s temporary exhibition, A Stitch in Time.

Madame Butterfly

Opera Australia brings the Regional Tour of Madame Butterfly to the Burnie Arts and Function Centre Theatre on Wednesday 12 September, 7.30 pm.

Focus on smooth transition as single use plastics are phased out of Burnie events

Council recently passed a resolution to adopt a policy that bans single use plastics from council run events.

By-Election promises to start rolling out

Burnie City Council is not concerned with the change of Prime Minister impacting on receiving funding for projects announced in the July Braddon By-Election.

Council push for local workforce skills focus

Burnie City Council has welcomed the attention from both the State Government and Labor Opposition on regional skills, but argues more needs to be done to ensure all coastal residents can share in the future prosperity of the region.

Primary Kaleidoscope @ BRAG

If you love seeing great children’s art work, it is time to go to Burnie Regional Art Gallery. Now in its 6th Year, Primary Kaleidoscope is an annual collaborative exhibition by primary school students who are invited to explore a new theme each year through art.

Virtuosi Tasmania

Virtuosi Tasmania will be performing on Friday 7 September, 2.00 pm, in the Burnie Regional Art Gallery.