Notice Board

Cruise Ship Silver Whisper Arrives Early in Burnie

The Silver Whisper will be arriving from New Zealand earlier than expected, due to weather conditions, and will dock in Burnie on Wednesday evening, 14 February 2018, at approximately 7pm.

Romaine Reserve - Open to the Public

The dam upgrade works are now complete. Over the next few months the playground and BBQ area will be re-established and mulched areas will be planted out with native vegetation.

Council thanks the public for their patience during this construction project.

View Road/West Park Grove Intersection - UPDATE

At the meeting held 30 January 2018, Council determined to progress only one element of the project being the installation of a pedestrian refuge on View Road.

The current intersection arrangement will not be changed.

Council thanks all members of the community for providing feedback which assisted Council with this decision. Feedback was reported to Council at the January 2018 meeting.

In summary, there was limited community support for the proposed modifications to the View Road/West Park Grove intersection.

West Mooreville Road - Speed Limit - UPDATE

At the meeting held 30 January 2018, Council determined not to change the speed limit on West Mooreville Road.

Council thanks all members of the community for providing feedback which assisted Council with this decision. In summary, there was limited community support for the reduction of the speed limit.

Marine Terrace Coastal Pathway Project - Changes to Traffic Flow

Stage 2A works are now progressing north on Marine Terrace as part of the Marine Terrace - Coastal Pathway Project.

Marine Terrace Coastal Pathway Project Update

Works have commenced on-site constructing the boardwalk ramp from the Oakleigh Overpass down to Marine Terrace (south of Spring Street).

Queen's Baton Relay

Burnie is pleased to host the Queen’s Baton Relay as part of its journey to the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April 2018.

2018 Australia Day

The Burnie Australia Day Special Committee invites everyone to celebrate Australia Day on Friday, 26 January 2018.

Temporary Road Closures - New Year's Eve

Under the provisions of the Local Government (Highways) Act 1982 the following roads and car parks within Burnie will be closed for the staging of A Night on the Terrace and the Burnie Bay Criterium.

Christmas and New Year Opening Hours

Please be aware of the following arrangements for Burnie City Council services that will apply over the Christmas and New Year period.

Annual Report and Annual General Meeting

Burnie City Council invites the community to attend their Annual General Meeting.

2017 Christmas Parade Registrations

Registrations are now open for the 2017 Sea FM Burnie Christmas Parade!

Council Wins Prestigious National Excellence Award for Wetlands

Last night at a Crown Melbourne gala dinner for the prestigious Australasian Land & Groundwater Association’s (ALGA) annual industry excellence awards, Council with its consulting partner Syrinx Environment Pty Ltd won the Sustainable Remediation Project Recognition award for the Landfill Leachate Treatment Wetlands, recently commissioned at the Burnie Waste Management Centre.

Romaine Dam Update - Reservior Lowering

The existing Dam wall has been identified as being constructed of various materials, some of which were not particularly suited for Dam building purposes in the past.

Up Close and BIG with Ray Martin

Veteran journalist Ray Martin met with a number of students from Burnie schools yesterday at the University of Tasmania Cradle Coast campus. This event organised by the BIG Committee gave students the opportunity to meet Ray and ask questions about working in journalism and the media.

Community Consultation for proposed Adventure Playground

Playstreet Landscape Architects have been engaged by Council to conduct Community Consultation Sessions on Wednesday, 1 November 2017 to discuss and generate ideas for a proposed Adventure Playground in Burnie.

Hard Waste Collection Service

Burnie City Council offers residents in the Burnie and Ridgley urban areas an opportunity to dispose of unwanted hard waste items. The hard waste collection service is an opportunity for residents to dispose of items that cannot be placed in the regular kerbside collection.

Excellence in Service Awards

The Excellence in Service Awards are the industry’s way of celebrating and saying a massive ‘Thank You’ to all of the service providers in Burnie by allowing the public to vote for the person or business that has provided them with exceptional service. You can vote ONLINE and know that your vote counts.

Burnie Regional Art Gallery

The Burnie Regional Art Gallery will be closed on Friday, 6 October and will reopen Saturday, 7 and Sunday, 8 October from 1.30pm till 4pm.

Australia Day Awards 2018

Nominations are now open for the 2018 Burnie City Council Australia Day Awards.

NBN Construction Works

nbn's delivery partner Visionstream will be undertaking additional construction over the coming weeks in the Burnie CBD, South Burnie, Wivenhoe, Shorewell Park, Parklands, Park Grove and Cooee.

Romaine Reserve - Dam Upgrade Works - Update

Work on the spillway upgrades are now complete. However, as a result of technical issues associated with the relocation of the large water mains that run through the dam embankment, earthworks to complete the dam wall raising will be delayed until after winter, with works expected to resume in October/November 2017. In the interim, works will continue with the relocation of the water mains, weather dependent.

Customer Service

Burnie City Council is committed to providing a quality customer service experience.

Burnie CBD Masterplan

Burnie City Council has released the draft City Centre Masterplan, recently developed by GHD following a community forum and consultation with local businesses and stakeholders.

Looking after yourself following a traumatic event

The Tasmanian Flood Recovery Taskforce have put together a very useful fact sheet around looking after yourself following a traumatic event.

Flood Recovery Information

Find out what you need to know about flood recovery including financial and other assistance, salvaging, volunteering and donating, the role of the taskforce and where to get further information.

New Parking Machines - Frequently Asked Questions

Burnie City Council has introduced a new parking meter voucher system at various locations throughout the city. To help the public understand the new machines, we've put together some Frequently Asked Questions.

Reporting illegal dumping and littering

Illegal dumping of rubbish and littering is an ongoing issue for many municipalities across the State including Burnie. Burnie City Council now has a designated web page outlining the definitions of littering and illegal dumping and how you can report it.

Show and Tell - Calling for young collectors

Show and tell is happening at the Burnie Regional Museum.

Have you seen something that needs fixing?

If you see something in the Burnie region that needs fixing or needs to made aware of to the Burnie City Council, like a broken gutter, or rubbish on roads - and you have an Iphone or Android, why not contact us by using Snap Send Solve!