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Easter Hours 2024

The Theme for International Womens Day 2024 is "Inspire Inclusion"
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Community grants NOW OPEN

Community Grants & Gunn Bequest
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Whitemark residents asked to conserve water

Whitemark residents should conserve water and check private properties for leaks with levels at Henderson Dam very low following a warm, dry summer.
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International Women's Day 2024

The Theme for International Womens Day 2024 is "Inspire Inclusion"
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Council Christmas Hours 2023

Flinders Council Christmas Hours
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Waste Management Strategy 2024 - 2028

Council’s process to develop a Waste Management Strategy for the Furneaux Islands that guides the way forward for the next four years, has now reached the stage that it can be reviewed by the Community for comment.
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Vet Clinic Update

We are thrilled to inform you that our Furneaux Islands Ark project has advanced to the second round of consideration under the Growing Regions Grant fund.
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Community Brainstorming Project - Housing

We acknowledge that housing is a fundamental issue significantly impacting the well-being and growth of our island community.
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Wind Farm Consultation

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy proposed an area in the Bass Strait Region off the coast of Northern Tasmania for offshore renewable energy, including offshore wind, on the 24 October 2023.
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Annual General Meeting 2023

The Annual General Meeting of the Flinders Council will be held in the Flinders Arts & Entertainment Centre on Wednesday 13 December 2023, commencing at 5.00pm
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Future of Local Government Review - Final Report

The Local Government Board (the Board) has handed the Minister for Local Government, Hon. Nic Street, the Final Report of the Future of Local Government Review.
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Flinders Council Waste update

Flinders Council Waste Management Updates
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Roads & Works Update

Stay informed and see how we're working together to improve and enhance our community's infrastructure.
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Changes to Planning Enquiries

In an effort to enhance efficiency regarding planning enquiries and assessments, Council has amended its process for planning enquiries and submissions.
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Works and Services Coordinator position

Flinders Council is seeking to appoint a highly motivated Works and Services Coordinator to join our team.
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DrumMUSTER Drop Off Days

DrumMUSTER drop off days hosted on the first Wednesday of every month.
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Islander Way Framework

Hosting Visitors the Islander Way Framework
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2023/24 Seasonal Parks and Wildlife Campfire Restrictions

PWS Campfire Restrictions Information
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Tasmanian Positive

All Tasmanians are invited to be part of creating a sustainability strategy for Tasmania. It takes all of us. This is your strategy to ensure the best of Tasmania for generations to come.
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Strategic Plan 2021 – 2031

The Flinders Council Strategic Plan 2021-2031 was revised in August 2023
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Banking Inquiry

Flinders Council was invited as a witness to the Senate Inquiry into Bank closures in regional Australia.
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Flinders Island Safe Harbour Marine Facility

The Flinders Island Safe Harbour project is a step closer with additional funding secured to deliver the safe, all-weather recreational marine facility.
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Video Session - Local Government Review

Join Mayor Summers as she presents a concise and informative video, summarizing the key highlights discussed during the Community Information sessions.
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A Minute with the Mayor

Join Mayor Summers as she presents an overview of Council activities for July 2023
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Island Vision Recordings

If you couldn't make the Furneaux Futures Forum - our Island Vision presentations are online. Watch at our Vimeo Channel.
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2023-2024 Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Grants

Eligible organisations can apply for a grant of up to $50,000 (ex-GST) (the maximum grant amount) for eligible project costs.
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Paving the Way for Community-led Initiatives on Flinders Island

Flinders Council Mayor, Rachel Summers, believes that The Islander Way project has laid the foundations for a transformative future for Flinders Island.
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ScaleFish meeting

Representatives from the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania will provide an information session regarding the Scalefish Review
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Keeping an Island Voice

29 Council Areas reduced to 9 Communities of Interest. On the 18th April 2023, the Minister of Local Government, Nic Street, released the Future of Local Government Stage 2 Interim Report.
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Future of Local Government Review

The Stage 2 report has just been released
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Furneaux Weed Strategy

At the December 2022 Council Meeting, the Furneaux Weed Strategy and 5 Year Action Plan 2022 - 2037 was endorsed by Council.
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Latitude 40 Podcast

Interviews with Mel Telfer, Ben Backhaus, Lois Ireland, Annie Revie, Peter Rhodes and Wendy Jubb-Stoney.
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Island Life Video Series

The Island Life online video series features Kitchen | Lifestyle videos featuring local community members, cooking classes and exercise classes, that celebrate vitality, health and wellbeing.
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Furneaux Weed Strategy Update

A summary of the Furneaux Weed Action Program Activities.
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Waste Facility Update

The first stage of the improvement the Whitemark Tip Infrastructure is anticipated to be completed by the end of June.
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Islander Way - pre-accelerator program

The pre-accelerator is a series of workshops about how to develop a community-led project or business idea using regenerative principles.
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Henderson Dam Update May 2022

With all major construction work on the Henderson Dam upgrade finished, Whitemark residents can now have confidence in their water security.
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Community Outreach Event

The NRRA (National Recovery & Resilience Agency) is holding a community outreach event in Whitemark on 26th of May.
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Islander Way - May Update

The past month has seen the Islander Way project move into an exciting new phase identifying regenerative tourism projects.
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Let's all shape the future of local government

Whether or not we realise it, each of us relies on local government services every day — whether it’s for waste, playgrounds, footpaths and roads, or health and other community services. Councils act as a voice for their local communities.
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Notes from the Mayor - May 2022

Updates from Mayor Annie Revie as published in the Island News
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The Islander Way April News

The Islander Way project team has had a busy start to the new year, and Dianne and Sarah are looking forward to their return to the Island this week.
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Sign Up for the Mailing List

Council is now sending out a monthly e-newsletter. It will include the Ordinal Council Meeting Agenda and general news and updates. If Council does not have your email address and you would like to receive the monthly information, please register at the link below.
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The Islander Way March News

The Islander Way project team has had a busy start to the new year, and Dianne and Sarah are looking forward to their return to the Island this week.
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Council successful in $1.6 million grant!

Council successful in $1.6 million grant!
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The Islander Way

The Islander Way
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Casual Employment Register

Casual Employment Register
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Whitemark Stage 2 Water Restrictions

Stage two water restrictions will apply to Whitemark from Saturday 15 January 2022.
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COVID@home program

The COVID@home program has been developed to provide safe and supportive care for individuals diagnosed with COVID-19 who are well enough to be treated within the home.
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$3.6 Million Flinders Island Airport RUNWAY Upgrade IS FULLY COMPLETED

$3.6 Million Flinders Island Airport RUNWAY Upgrade IS FULLY COMPLETED
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Update on Henderson Dam

A complete rebuild of Henderson Dam is taking shape on Flinders Island.
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Flinders Council Strategic Plan 2021-2031

Council has revised the Flinders Council Strategic Plan 2021-2031.
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Students enjoy new basketball court on Flinders Island

Flinders Island District High School now has a new basketball court after a contribution by TasWater.
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Speak up Stay ChatTY

SPEAK UP! Stay ChatTY works to promote positive mental health and prevent suicide by normalising conversations about mental health and encouraging people to seek help when they need it.
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COVID Social Distancing - Flinders Island Style

COVID Social Distancing - Flinders Island Style
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Winter 2023 School Holiday Program report

Summer School Holiday Program 2021
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Whitemark Tip Hours

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