Media Releases

Cruise Ship Season Kicks Off and Cruise Ship Volunteer Information Session

The 2017-18 cruise ship season kicks off on Wednesday 11 October with the arrival of the Sun Princess into the Port of Burnie. The Sun Princess marks the start of the season, bringing approximately 3000 passengers and crew.

Everything Starts with a Dream – Burnie Shines

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 22 September at The Point, West Park, at 5.30pm by Mayor Anita Dow.

Burnie Youth Council Art Challenge 2017

The annual Burnie Youth Council Art Challenge will be held 3pm to 5pm daily over the week of 18-22 September at Studio 2 Eleven, 211 Mount Street, Upper Burnie.

Surf Club Lease

Burnie City Council and the Burnie Surf Life Saving Club have announced that they are working together to create an extension to the Surf Club building to compensate for the loss of space associated with the Wave Room.

Blythe River

Burnie City Council has responded to recent reports of sludge entering the Blythe River and advised that it is working with a property occupier in Minna Road and with the support of the Environmental Protection Agency Tasmania to resolve the issue.

Burnie says thanks to volunteers

Burnie City Council will say a big thank you to all of its volunteers when it hosts a Volunteer Thank You Dinner on Saturday 26 August at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre.

Virtuosi Tasmania

Virtuosi Tasmania will be performing in the Burnie Regional Art Gallery on Sunday 10 September at 2.00pm.

Grug and the Rainbow

Grug and the Rainbow will be performed in the Burnie Arts & Function Centre Theatre on Thursday 31 August at 10.30am, 12.30pm and 6.30pm.

The Advocate Gift

The Advocate Gift exhibitions will be opened at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery and the Burnie Regional Museum on Friday, 18 August 2017.

Bell Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice

Bell Shakespeare Company is regarded as one of the world’s foremost contemporary Shakespearean Theatre companies and the Burnie Arts & Function Centre is proud to be presenting The Merchant of Venice in the Theatre on Tuesday 22 August at 7.30 pm.