Competitions and Surveys


Abel Tasman Art & Design Prize

The Abel Tasman Art & Design Prize is open to students in years 11 and 12 in schools and colleges in Tasmania.  The prize celebrates the link between The Netherlands and Tasmania.  Every second year, the winning Tasmanian student spends three weeks visiting the City of Grootegast, home of the Dutch Explorer Abel Tasman.  On alternate years, the winning student from The Netherlands visits Tasmania.  The Prize is run collaboratively by Kingborough Council, the Dutch Australian Society and the Pathways Project.  Entries will be called again in 2014. 

Community Resilience Photographic Competition

Kingborough Council's Community Resilience project aims to facilitate the pathway towards a more resilient Kingborough.  Show us your photographic interpretation of risk and resilience and you could be in the running to win a share of over $1800 in prizes (1st prize: $800).

The competition is open to Tasmanian residents with entries to be lodged prior to 5pm on Tuesday, 18 February 2014.  Winners will be announced at the award ceremony at 6pm on Friday, 28 February 2014 at the Channel Court Shopping Centre, Kingston.

Additional details and entry forms are available from the Community Resilient website.


 Community Resilience Survey

This short survey will help Kingborough understand the community’s awareness to natural hazards as well as its ability to respond to events should they occur.  The survey is anonymous and Council will publish the survey results once complete.  The findings of the survey will help Council prepare and respond to natural hazards (link below).  

Climate Change Survey

This short survey is designed to help Council gain an insight into what the community thinks about the impacts of climate change and your views on how we should respond.  This survey is the first of an annual survey as part of the Triggers for Change Climate Change Implementation project and will provide a valuable baseline (link below). 

 Kingborough Council Strategic Plan Community Consultation Survey 2014

Kingborough Council is preparing a new strategic plan.  This is the most important planning document that Council must produce in that it describes the vision that Council has for the Kingborough municipality and lists the various strategies that will be implemented to achieve this vision.

Full article available here

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