Media Releases

Free movie screening as part of Food on the Foreshore

Burnie City Council and 3BG (Burnie Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Burnie Tourism Association & CityLink) will be holding a free movie screening of School of Rock as part of the Food on the Foreshore event this Saturday 25 February 2017.

Mardi Gras Parade screening cancelled

Due to low pre-sales of tickets, the screening of the SBS produced version of 39th annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade, which was scheduled to be held at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre, has been cancelled.

Ten Days on the Island in Burnie

Burnie Arts and Function Centre is a major venue hub for the 2017 Ten Days On The Island Festival and will showcase a variety of performances from around Tasmania and around the world.

Proposed new by-laws available for public comment

Burnie City Council is inviting public comment on two proposed new by-laws.

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.

Norwegian Star cancels Burnie visit

Burnie’s fifteenth cruise ship of the season, Norwegian Star, has been forced to cancel its scheduled visit to Burnie on Thursday 9 February due to mechanical issues.

Offiical opening of Burnie Tennis Court upgrade

The official opening of the Burnie Tennis Court upgrade will be held on Saturday 4 February 2017, coinciding with the final day of play of the 2017 Caterpillar Burnie International.

Australia Day Award winners

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.