Notice Board

River Road Wivenhoe - Paver Replacement

Works to replace a 20m section of pavers with concrete on River Road Wivenhoe will begin from:

4pm Friday 31 May - 7am Monday 3 June 2019.

Bridge strengthening works on the Emu River (East bound bridge)

The Tasmanian Government is funding bridge strengthening work as part of the Freight Access Bridge Upgrade Program at Emu River Bridge (eastbound), Wivenhoe.

Burnie City Council Volunteer Recognition Awards

The Burnie City Council’s 2019 Volunteer Recognition Awards will be held on Tuesday 21 May 2019 at the Arts and Function Centre.

Cenotaph Vigil

The Hellyer District Scouts & Guides will be holding the fifth, ANZAC Eve Vigil at the Burnie Cenotaph from 6pm April 24th, until the Dawn service on ANZAC day.

Fern Glade Road closure

Road Closure Fern Glade Road from Wattle Avenue to the Emu River Bridge Monday 18 March to Friday 22 March 2019.

Bridge work on Oakleigh Rail Underpass, Bass Highway, Burnie from 6 March 2019

The Tasmanian Government is funding bridge strengthening work as part of the Freight Access Bridge Upgrade Program at Oakleigh Rail Underpass (northbound), between Wilson Street and Edwardes Street, Burnie.

Waterfront Parking Bays

Works to replace the existing granite pavers in the car parking bays with coloured concrete will begin on Monday 4 March 2019 at the Burnie Waterfront.

Temporary Closure - Reeves Street Public Toilets

Due to urgent refurbishment works to the Sewage Pumping Station by TasWater the Burnie Yacht Club/Reeves Street Intersection Public Toilets will be closed during the period: 4 February until the 6 March 2019.

Fern Glade Road Upgrade and Pathway – Stage 2

As part of the 2018/19 capital works program, Council will start work on Stage 2 of the Fern Glade Road Upgrade and Pathway between Wattle Avenue and the Emu River Bridge in February. The objective of the project is to extend the existing Shared Pathway from Wattle Avenue into Fernglade Reserve, renew the existing road seal and improve driveability and safety.

Queen Street Upgrade - William to Olive Streets

As part of the 2018/19 capital works program, Council will start work on the upgrade of Queen Street between William Street and Olive Street early this week. The objective of the project is to renew aging infrastructure and to reduce vehicle speed and noise by implementing traffic calming treatments and a streetscape to compliment the heritage of the area. Council undertook consultation sessions with the local community in August last year to ensure the design elements proposed meet the project objectives and expectations of residents and businesses in the area. As construction progress, project updates will be provided.

The Christmas Parade is now a Christmas Party

Having rescheduled the Burnie Christmas Parade to the Wivenhoe Showgrounds tonight, the organisers have been unable to get as many floats to participate at they had hoped.

Sea FM Burnie Christmas Parade Re-Scheduled

The Parade will be on this Wednesday 19th December at the Wivehow Showgrounds at 7pm

TasWater Notice

Interruption or low pressure to water services.

Bursary Awards 2018

Burnie City Council has an 'Education Bursary and Awards Policy' which is aimed at supporting educational values. The Policy supports one student from each school located in our municipality who has contributed positively to the values of their school.

Burnie Surf Life Saving Club - Construction Works

Burnie Surf Life Saving Club and Waterfront projects - construction works commencing 18th September.

Free Burnie Meningococcal ACWY Vaccination Clinic

Saturday 20 October 9:00am - 5:00pm
Burnie Arts and Function Centre

An opportunity to engage with TasNetworks - Project Marinus

TasNetworks has a number of engagement opportunities happening in the coming weeks.

Meningococcal Update

From now to the end of 2018, the meningococcal ACWY vaccine is free for everyone in Tasmania born after 1 August 1997 (babies must be at least six-weeks-old). The free vaccine protects against the A, C, W and Y strains of meningococcal disease. Vaccine is available from GPs, some pharmacies and some council-run clinics.

Burnie Regional Play Space Consultation Report

Some time ago Council identified that the development of a regional play space in Burnie may provide a range of benefits to our community.

Ridgley Stormwater Investigations Project

Council engaged consultant Pitt and Sherry to undertake a drainage study of the Ridgley township.

The Town Turns Orange

Burnie City Council is turning orange to promote Bowel Cancer Screening.

Marine Terrace Coastal Pathway Project - Changes to Traffic Flow April

Marine Terrace from Ladbrooke to Cattley Street will revert to two way as of 6.30am Thursday 12 April.

South Riana Rd - Blythe River - Bridge Works

Bridge upgrade works on South Riana Rd are scheduled to commence on Wednesday 4th April.

Marine Terrace Coastal Pathway Project - Changes to Traffic Flow

Works are progressing north on the Marine Terrace Coastal Pathway project. As of Tuesday 13 March, the existing construction traffic flow arrangements will be reversed on Marine Terrace.

Financial Assistance Grants 2018-2019 Round 1

Clubs and organisations are invited to make an application to Council for financial assistance for the 2018/2019 financial year.

TasWater Traffic Notification - West Mooreville and East Cam Roads

TasWater will shortly commence work on a new pipeline connecting Wynyard, Cam and Somerset to the Burnie water network.

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.

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.

Annual Report and Annual General Meeting

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!