Media Releases

Ready to Launch - 2018 Performing Arts Subscription Season

The team at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre has been busily preparing for the Launch of the 2018 Performing Arts Subscription Season on Thursday 30 November 2017, from 6.00pm.

Colour Me Crazy Fun Run

The Colour Me Krazy fun run is organised by local youth leaders from the Burnie Youth Council, Hellyer College and Marist Regional College, and aims to raise money for the Burnie Youth Accommodation Service (BYAS), which provides emergency crisis accommodation for young people between the ages of 13-20.

Murchison Councils Demand Government Commitment to Supreme Court

The Mayors of West Coast, Circular Head, Waratah-Wynyard, King Island and Burnie City Councils are seeking an election commitment to the redevelopment of the existing Burnie Supreme Court.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz – Melbourne City Ballet

Melbourne City Ballet’s exciting new ballet The Wonderful Wizard of Oz will arrive at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre Theatre on Friday, 17 November, 7.30 pm.

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.

Resignation of Mayor Anita Dow

MAYOR Anita Dow today tendered her resignation to the General Manager as Mayor and Alderman of Burnie City Council.

The announcement follows Mrs Dow’s earlier public statement that she intended to resign from the Office of Mayor in order to contest the upcoming State Election.

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay

Burnie City Council has welcomed the announcement of the 15 batonbearers for the Burnie stage of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay.

Free Parking in the Multi-Storey Carpark

Burnie City Council has announced it will introduce free parking for the first hour and a half that a vehicle is in the Marine Terrace Car Park effective from 1 November 2017.

Burnie Musical Society is working 9 to 5

9 to 5: The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick, is based on the 1980 hit movie Nine to Five. The Burnie Musical Society brings 9 to 5: The Musical to the BAFC Theatre, opening on Friday 20 October, 7.30pm, with the season running through to Saturday 4 November.

Councils Welcome Investment in Suicide Prevention

Three north-west Councils have welcomed the announcement of a Suicide Prevention Trial across their communities.