Media Releases

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.