Media Releases

Youth Week launches at Festive-Alley

National Youth Week in Tasmania kicks off with the opening event “Festive-Alley” in Burnie this Friday from 3 to 5pm.

Still waiting for Mount Street upgrade

Burnie City Council and residents of Burnie are still waiting for a section of Mount Street to be re-sealed, following an announcement last year that the works would be undertaken in January.

Shiploads welcome in Burnie

Burnie City Council is thrilled with the announcement that Tasmanian retailer Shiploads will be setting up shop in Burnie later this year.

Burnie to establish Men’s Shed Working Group

The Burnie City Council are seeking expressions of interest from members of the community who would be interested in joining a working group to establish a Men’s Shed in Burnie.

Burnie to welcome Queen's Baton in lead up to Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in Burnie as it prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay.

Ten Days on the Island Facing North

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.

Know Your Odds Skate, Scoot and BMX Competition returns to Burnie

Returning again for 2017, the Know Your Odds Skate, Scoot & BMX competition series is back on the North West Coast.

TasWater takeover

Burnie City Council Mayor Anita Dow believes that Friday’s announcement by the Treasurer that a State Government takeover of TasWater was under active consideration was a calculated move by the State Government and the Treasurer.

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.