Rural Business Tasmania Inc.

Established in 1986, Rural Business Tasmania Inc is a not-for-profit association that primarily offers financial counselling and business support expertise to rural and regional communities.

Rural Business Tasmania’s key objective is to help rural families, businesses, and the community manage the ever-evolving demands and challenges facing the primary industry sector.

Rural Business Tasmania has assisted many hundreds of Tasmanian’s to find pathways to sustainable futures. It has extensive networks that connect quickly and deeply into rural and regional communities. Our services help clients to gain a better understanding of their financial position and identify financial and business risk and opportunities.

We assist clients to negotiate with lenders and creditors where necessary and refer to specialist service providers including accountants, family mediation and health and well being counsellors.

Island Car Hire

Hire and Drive Accredited and 100% Family Owned and Operated

Say hello to our friendly and helpful team from 8 am-5.30 pm Mon-Sat, Closed Sun
Island Car Hire offers a range of affordable cars, with prices starting from $89 per day (GST inclusive). Collecting your car is a quick and straightforward process; the car keys are stored in a secure lockbox on your car, in which you use the unique passcode we give you to open it and retrieve them.

When you hire with us you get:
▪ Contactless vehicle pick-up from King Island Airport
▪ Insurance included in hire price
▪ Map and Info Booklet supplied
▪ Weekly What’s On Guide supplied
▪ Help Slideshow at Airport terminal for extra assistance
▪ Vehicle Inspection Report with diagram supplied

Vehicles to choose from include Compact SUVs, Station Wagons and Utility Vehicles. Roof racks are available with certain vehicles.
Enquire about our upcoming classic car hire brand, King Island Classic Car Hire: We have a most amazing and extensive collection of classic and unique cars, with models ranging from 1934 to 1999. Our ambition is to restore them to their former glory for YOU to hire, as well as to introduce a classic car chauffeuring service.

Important notice for all King Island Travellers: Telstra is the only network provider that services King Island, meaning that if you are serviced by an alternative provider (Optus, Dodo, etc.) you will not have mobile signal. To avoid this inconvenient problem, Island Car Hire recommends that you and your travelling companions purchase and activate a Telstra or Boost SIM card from a Telstra shop or participating vendor prior to arrival. This ensures you have mobile reception in case you need roadside assistance or to contact us about your hire.

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King Island Classic Car Hire


So you’ve booked a flight to King Island. Don’t get caught out without one of our hire cars to get you where you need to be. We offer a range of budget-friendly vehicle options starting from $89
per day with pick up and drop off at King Island Airport.
Car types include:
• Stationwagons, which have superior storage for luggage and equipment
• Compact SUVs with all-wheel drive transmission to handle those rough country roads (like the ever-popular Subaru Outback)
• Utility Vehicles with 4-wheel drive and twin cab options
Our Contactless Lockbox System: Your keys are stored in a lockbox on your car just waiting to be accessed by you upon arrival, and when you are returning your hire you lock the keys back up again. No waiting in line at a desk is necessary, just get your luggage and go!
Our website is coming soon, so in the meantime, contact us by calling 0425 200 100. All payments are currently processed through Stripe links.
Classic Car Hire and Chauffeur Drive Experiences on King Island: We have a most amazing and extensive collection of classic and unique cars, with models ranging from 1934 to 1999. Our ambition is to restore them to their former glory for YOU to hire, as well as to introduce a classic car chauffeuring service.
☑We are 100% locally owned and run. By choosing us you are supporting a family business on King Island, Thank You!

King Island Distillery

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of craft spirits made of King Island, distilled with passion by Happy Heidi.       Book to embark on a journey to our King Island distillery and meet the maker, Heidi Weitjens, the visionary behind this rare gem of a distillery. Every step, from founding to distilling and bottling the first King Island gin, is lovingly carried out by one person – a female Native.

Open hours:  Sunday 1pm – 4pm; Wednesday 1pm – 4pm.

Other Hours by appointment


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Festival of King Island Inc

The Festival of King Island is an all-ages annual community musical event (end of Jan / start of Feb) held at Currie Harbour! FOKI combines Australia’s best musical talent + the island’s best food produce and welcoming/friendly locals.

For Year 2022, the Festival will be on January 28-29 at Currie Harbour.

Phoenix Community House

Phoenix Community House incorporates the King Island Men’s Shed and the King Island Community Garden.

We are a not-for-profit organisation that supports the King Island community with service provision, workshops and various functions throughout the year.

Phoenix Community House is located at the top of Meech Street in Currie, behind the King Island Community Garden. The house is open from 10 am to 3 pm Monday – Thursday. Any enquiries regarding Phoenix Community House and its programs are warmly welcome.

The complex consists of an activity room with kitchen facilities and a visiting service providers office – both are available for hire for a small fee. Please contact Phoenix Community House on 03 6462 1746 for further details.

King Island Men’s Shed is situated behind the Community Garden at the top of Meech Street in Currie. Open Day at the Shed is Wednesday from 11 am.

For further information please email or contact Phoenix Community House on 03 6462 1746

King Island Community Garden is situated at the top of Meech Street. Members are welcome at any time. A community Garden Representative is onsite Wednesdays from 10 am to 12 pm. For further information please email or call 03 64621746.

King Island Motors

Serves 24 hour fuel sales.  All mechanical service and repairs for light and heavy vehicles.  Windscreen replacement and tyre repair/replacement.  Approved Heavy and Light Vehicle Inspection Station (AIS 575).  Accredited Vehicle Air Conditioning Specialist (ARC AU: AU31638).  Ironman 4×4 Distributor.