Media Releases

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium

Come dive with us to the historical depths of the ocean and unlock some of nature’s greatest mysteries, when Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium visits the Burnie Town Hall on Wednesday, 2 August at 6.30 pm; and Thursday, 3 August, at 10 am and 12.30 pm.

Free admission to Burnie Regional Museum for Burnie residents

Residents of the Burnie municipality and all children, including school groups, will be able to enjoy free entry to the Burnie Regional Museum as of Saturday 1 July 2017.

Council adopts 2017/18 Annual Plan and Budget Estimates

Burnie City Council adopted the 2017/18 Annual Plan and Budget Estimates at its June Council Meeting held this evening.

Burnie welcomes proposed Forest Industry Expansion

Burnie City Council welcomes the announcement by Australian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH) that they are furthering their plans to establish a saw mill operation in Burnie.

Bell Shakespeare's Workshops and Scholarship Auditions

Bell Shakespeare Company is facilitating a Regional Access Workshop, as well as auditions for high school students for the John Bell Scholarship.

50 Greatest Photographs by National Geographic Exhibition

Burnie City Council and the Burnie Regional Art Gallery are very excited to announce the Australian premiere of the National Geographic Society’s travelling exhibition, which brings 50 of its most celebrated photographs published in the magazine, from Washington D.C. to Burnie Tasmania.

Josh Earl: Over/Under

The Burnie Arts & Function Centre is pleased to present Josh Earl and his Over/Under tour, on Saturday 10 June at 7.30pm.

Register now for Burnie Shines 2017

Registrations are now open to be a part of the 2017 Burnie Shines program.

Up Close and BIG with Ivan Colhoun

The Up Close and BIG series, hosted by BIG, part of the Burnie Works collective impact initiative, is returning this month, with guest speaker Ivan Colhoun, Chief Economist, Markets for National Australia Bank.

Financial Management Strategy adopted

This year, Burnie City Council has introduced a target to reduce the rate burden to the community over the next 5 years by 1% per annum.