Media Releases

Burnie Skate Scooter and BMX Series 2018

Returning again for 2018, the Know Your Odds Skate, Scoot & BMX competition series is back on the NW Coast! The Burnie skate park event on Saturday February 24 starting at 11 am will see competitors of all ages busting their best spins, flips and grinds as they vie for their share of over $1000 worth of prizes that are on offer.

Jazz @ The Gallery

Burnie Regional Art Gallery is thrilled to present jazz violinist and vocalist George Washingmachine on Monday 26 February at 7.30pm.

I am A Lake

Set on Tasmania’s rugged west coast, I Am A Lake is a coming of age story exploring the inextricably linked lives of Alice, Mum and Nugget.

Burnie City Council Welcomes The Hermal Group to Burnie

The Burnie City Council has enthusiastically welcomed news that The Hermal Group will be investing $190m in Burnie to establish Australia’s largest plantation hardwood mill.

Burnie Australia Day Award Recipients Announced

As part of the annual Burnie Australia Day ceremony, outstanding local community members and groups are presented the prestigious Burnie Australia Day Awards for Citizen, Young Citizen and Community Event of the Year.

Australia Day Ceremony

The Burnie Australia Day Special Committee invites everyone to attend the Australia Day ceremony which is being held at the Burnie Arts & Function Centre on Friday 26 January, starting at 10:30am.

The Grigoryan Brothers

The Grigoryan Brothers will be performing works from their latest release, Songs Without Words, at the Burnie Regional Art Gallery on Thursday 8 February, 7.30pm. The program will include other works highlighting Slava and Leonard’s diverse skills.

Announcement of Deputy Mayor

Burnie City Council held a Special Council Meeting this evening to elect a new Deputy Mayor. The position became available after former Deputy Mayor Alvwyn Boyd was elected as Mayor earlier this month.

Spirit of Tasmania Ferries

Burnie City Council has welcomed the announcement by the State Government that the Spirit of Tasmania ferries will be replaced ahead of schedule.

Regional benefits from Rex’s new fare

The region is set to benefit from a new agreement between Burnie Airport Corporation and Regional Express.