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Welcome to the Local Government Media Centre presented by the LGA. Below you will see a list of the Latest News and Media Releases from participating Councils across the State and the LGA.

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Latest News and Media Releases List

Port Adelaide Fringe Street Party 2017

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
27 February 2017 4:03pm

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Proclamation and Re-Definition of Township Boundaries

(Light Regional Council)
27 February 2017 3:13pm
Proclamation and Re-Definition of Township Boundaries for Gawler Belt, Kapunda, Roseworthy and Wasleys

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Community Assistance Grants 2017

(District Council of Orroroo-Carrieton)
27 February 2017 3:04pm
Applications are sought from non-profit organisation, community and sporting groups based in the Council’s Local Government area and/or those principally serving the Council district. An amount of up to $18,000 is available in 2017 for projects.

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Beachport and Penola can now switch to the nbn Network

(Wattle Range Council)
27 February 2017 12:01pm

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Caltrop

(Town of Gawler)
27 February 2017 11:48am

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Revocation of Community Land Status

(Light Regional Council)
27 February 2017 09:48am

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Change to Council Meeting Frequency

(Mount Barker District Council)
27 February 2017 09:44am

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Clean Up Australia Day - 4 & 5 March 2017

(District Council of Grant)
27 February 2017 09:16am

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Calendar of Events from 25th February and Upcoming Events 2017

(Port Augusta City Council)
27 February 2017 08:50am

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Set your imagination free for uneARTh Festival

(Whyalla Council)
24 February 2017 5:03pm
Organisers of the inaugural uneARTh Festival are calling on local schools, individuals and community groups to get creative and participate in the exciting new event.

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The wait is over... Acts announced for uneARTh Festival

(Whyalla Council)
24 February 2017 4:57pm
The wait is over, Whyalla City Council has announced the electrifying line up of acts to feature as part of the inaugural uneARTh Festival at Easter.

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Roundabout Reconstruction - Intersection of First Avenue and Humphries Terrace, Kilkenny

(City of Charles Sturt)
24 February 2017 4:25pm
As part of 2016/17 Commonwealth Infrastructure Investment Black Spot Program, the City of Port Adelaide Enfield has received funding to undertake safety improvements at the intersection of First Avenue and Humphries Terrace in Woodville Gardens/Kilkenny. This project is managed by City of Port Adelaide Enfield in consultation with the City of Charles Sturt as the intersection is located at the boundary of the two council areas.

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KICE To Canberra Quiz Night Fundraiser

(Kangaroo Island Council)
24 February 2017 4:21pm
Help KICE get our Year 7s to Canberra to experience our nation's capital

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Are you looking for fun, fitness and friendship through a non-contact sport? Try Hockey!

(The Berri Barmera Council)
24 February 2017 4:14pm
The Berri Hockey Club is having a “Sign on Event, Come and Try and Training Night” on Monday 6 March at Glassey Park. 5.30 – 5.45pm Juniors 6.30 - 7.30pm Senior Women 7.30 – 8.30pm Senior Men New players always welcome. Want more information – please contact Gavin McMahon on 8582 2739 or 0419 038 962.

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Mayors Forums 2017

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
24 February 2017 2:45pm

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Beach Access Temporarily Unavailable

(District Council of Yankalilla)
24 February 2017 1:08pm
Due to damage and unstable ground the Normanville Beach Access is unavailable until further notice

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Volunteer Expression of Interest

(Alexandrina Council)
24 February 2017 12:17pm
Goolwa Visitor Information Centre

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New Contract - Customer Contact Services (After Hours, etc)

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
24 February 2017 09:14am
LGA Procurement (LGAP) is pleased to advise that we have now completed the tender and evaluation process for provision of Customer Contact Services (After Hours, etc) to councils and Local Government entities across the sector.

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Employment Opportunity - Regional Youth Traineeship - Horticulture

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
24 February 2017 09:06am
Council is seeking to appoint a full-time traineeship for a Horticulture position

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Employment Opportunity - GIS Officer

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
24 February 2017 09:03am
Council is seeking to appoint a full-time GIS Officer.

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Geared2Drive Goes up a Cog

(District Council of Grant)
24 February 2017 09:01am

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State Budget submission - seeking council input

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
24 February 2017 00:00am
The LGA will once again provide a submission to the State Budget this year on behalf of the local government sector.

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Council resolves 'no wards' for City of Victor Harbor

(City of Victor Harbor)
23 February 2017 5:21pm

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drumMUSTER March 2017 - Clare Transfer Station

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
23 February 2017 4:35pm
Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council will be holding a drumMUSTER collection at the Clare Transfer Station on 6,7 & 8 March 2017.

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Clean Up Australia Day - Sunday 5 March

(Alexandrina Council)
23 February 2017 3:26pm
Time to keep our beautiful region clean

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Healthy Food Is Fab!

(Regional Council of Goyder)
23 February 2017 2:12pm
Places are strictly limited for this 100% hands-on cooking class with Sprout Cooking School.

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Button Batteries

(Campbelltown City Council)
23 February 2017 12:42pm
If swallowed, button batteries can get stuck in a child’s throat and cause a severe burn through the oesophagus, stomach or bowel.

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Capital & Sport and Recreation Ward Project Funds

(Regional Council of Goyder)
23 February 2017 12:37pm
Applications Are Now Open

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Rivafest Survey!

(Renmark Paringa Council)
23 February 2017 12:14pm
Complete the Rivafest 2017 survey to go into the draw to win x2 FREE tickets for Rivafest 2018!

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Phone app available to 'Dob in a Litterer'

(Wattle Range Council)
23 February 2017 10:40pm

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Beach Polo gallops into Glenelg this Saturday 25 February!

(City of Holdfast Bay)
23 February 2017 09:51am
City of Holdfast Bay Mayor Mr Stephen Patterson says excitement is building at the Bay, with tickets for this Saturday’s first-ever Pol Roger Beach Polo Adelaide event on Glenelg Beach close to selling out, despite a late date change due to last week’s inclement weather.

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New CEO Announced

(Regional Council of Goyder)
23 February 2017 09:02am
Following a rigorous and lengthy recruitment process, Mr David Stevenson has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Regional Council of Goyder and will commence the role on July 3rd, 2017.

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Press Release - New CEO Announced

(Regional Council of Goyder)
23 February 2017 08:54am
Following a rigorous and lengthy recruitment process, Mr David Stevenson has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Regional Council of Goyder and will commence the role on July 3rd, 2017.

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Mayor Nottle availability March 2017

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
22 February 2017 3:58pm

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Rendelsham community invited to plan 10 year vision

(Wattle Range Council)
22 February 2017 12:01pm

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Rendelsham community invited to plan 10 year vision

(Wattle Range Council)
22 February 2017 11:58am

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Appointment of Chief Executive

(Alexandrina Council)
22 February 2017 11:40am
Alexandrina Council are very pleased to announce our new CE

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Millicent Shop Trading Hours consultation commences

(Wattle Range Council)
22 February 2017 11:04am

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Millicent Shop Trading Hours consultation commences

(Wattle Range Council)
22 February 2017 10:58pm

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Changes Proposed for Kerbside Waste Collection

(Wattle Range Council)
22 February 2017 10:24pm

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Changes Proposed for Kerbside Waste Collection

(Wattle Range Council)
22 February 2017 10:21pm

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Discover your family history

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
21 February 2017 4:22pm

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Want to Volunteer at the Wooden Boat Festival?

(Alexandrina Council)
21 February 2017 3:55pm
Public Meeting at Goolwa Council Chambers, Tuesday 28 February

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Ngali bawi-li (Pronounced Narly-Bow-Lee)

(Wudinna District Council)
21 February 2017 3:34pm

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Wudinna Senior Citizens

(Wudinna District Council)
21 February 2017 3:23pm

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Development Plan Amendment (DPA)

(City of Marion)
21 February 2017 2:01pm
Council is proposing to rezone a number of recreation grounds and community centres in order to support future development and use of these facilities.

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Impounded Dog - Staffordshire Bull Terrier (Cross)

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
21 February 2017 12:35pm

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Know the law regarding drone operation in public spaces

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
21 February 2017 10:08pm

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Meetings for March

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
21 February 2017 10:00pm
Members of the community are invited to attend the following meeting:

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Budget Submissions

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
21 February 2017 09:55am
Most people are surprised when they learn how much Councils actually do. Imagine your suburb without street lighting, rubbish collection or the maintenance of roads, footpaths, parks & gardens and trees. What might happen without food inspections, planning & building controls or animal management?

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2017 Harmony Day

(Town of Gawler)
20 February 2017 3:41pm

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2017 Neighbour Day

(Town of Gawler)
20 February 2017 3:35pm

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Community Land Management Plan

(The City of Prospect)
20 February 2017 11:44am
Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Local Government Act (1999), Council has updated its Community Land Management Plan. Council intends to adopt this Plan subject to community consultation.

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International Womens Day Event

(District Council of Yankalilla)
20 February 2017 08:28am
Be Bold For Change - Invitation to Afternoon Tea at the Centre

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Disability Services - Independent Living Centre Outreach Service in Port Lincoln on Thursday 2 March 2017

(City of Port Lincoln)
18 February 2017 2:01pm

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February 2017 Newsletter

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
17 February 2017 2:28pm

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Community Meetings for Volunteer Marine Rescue Service

(District Council of Grant)
17 February 2017 2:11pm

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Social Media Campaign - #HalfwayAcrossAustralia

(District Council of Kimba)
17 February 2017 12:20pm

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Notice of Road Works and Temporary Road Closure - East Terrace Kapunda

(Light Regional Council)
17 February 2017 12:10pm
East Terrace Kapunda will be upgraded to a sealed road from Thiele Hwy (Northern End) to Perry Road.

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Southern Adelaide Business Breakfast - Darlington Upgrade Project

(City of Marion)
17 February 2017 12:06pm
Join us on 28 March to find out how your business can be involved in this important, major project in Southern Adelaide.

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International Woman's Day Business Breakfast

(City of Marion)
17 February 2017 12:05pm
You are invited to celebrate International Women's Day on 8 March at the Tonsley Innovation Precinct.

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Now Open - Community Grants Round 2 2016/2017

(Mount Barker District Council)
17 February 2017 10:28pm

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Chief Executive Officer appointed for the City of Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
16 February 2017 5:22pm
Whyalla City Council has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer.

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Nominations open for the 2017 Volunteer awards

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
16 February 2017 4:46pm

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Expressions of Interest - Lease of Section 81 Hd of Kelly

(District Council of Kimba)
16 February 2017 3:14pm

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Call for Public Comment - Proposed NBN Co. Lease of Land

(District Council of Kimba)
16 February 2017 2:56pm

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Consultation: CWMS Customer Charter/Policy

(Kangaroo Island Council)
16 February 2017 1:52pm
The current CWMS Customer Charter/Policy is now open for a 21 day consultation commencing Thursday 23 February 2017 to COB Thursday 16 March 2016.

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NRM Community Grant

(District Council of the Copper Coast)
16 February 2017 12:08pm
Community groups, Landcare groups, school and local government organisations are encouraged to apply for the Northern and Yorke Natural Resources Management Board’s Community Grants for 2017-18.

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Fire Permit Applications

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
16 February 2017 10:18pm

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Fleurieu Aquatic Centre opening 25 March

(Alexandrina Council)
16 February 2017 10:11pm
Goggle up - the Centre will open its doors Saturday, 25 March!

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Food Safety Short Course - Tuesday 14 March 2017

(District Council of Grant)
16 February 2017 10:00pm

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Canteen facilities return to the Millicent Saleyards

(Wattle Range Council)
16 February 2017 09:36am

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Canteen facilities return to the Millicent Saleyards

(Wattle Range Council)
16 February 2017 09:06am

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Local Government Association of South Australia Rate Capping Information

(District Council of Robe)
16 February 2017 08:53am

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February 2017 Community News

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
16 February 2017 08:30am

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Coorong named finalist in four State Awards

(The Coorong District Council)
15 February 2017 4:59pm
Media Release

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Martin Road Mount Barker Temporary Closure for Infrastructure Works

(Mount Barker District Council)
15 February 2017 4:05pm

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Pol Roger Beach Polo at Glenelg Beach postponed to Saturday 25 February due to inclement weather

(City of Holdfast Bay)
15 February 2017 2:59pm

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Beach Polo Adelaide at Glenelg Beach postponed until Saturday 25 February due to inclement weather

(City of Holdfast Bay)
15 February 2017 2:44pm
Polo Events Australia has today informed ticketholders for the highly anticipated inaugural Beach Polo Adelaide on Glenelg Beach that the event will be postponed until Saturday 25 February due to a ‘foreboding’ weather forecast of high winds, cool temperatures and rain on the original date of Saturday 18 February. While the association hopes all ticketholders will come along on the new date, those who cannot attend will be fully refunded.

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Footpath/ Shared Paths Masterplan for Consultation

(District Council of Robe)
15 February 2017 1:41pm

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Burra Council Office Renovations

(Regional Council of Goyder)
15 February 2017 10:27pm
Please note that renovations of the Burra Council Office commence on Monday 20 February.

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Re-naming of Basham Beach Regional Park

(Alexandrina Council)
15 February 2017 10:19pm
Provide feedback - proposed renaming to Ratalang (Basham Beach) Conservation Reserve.

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Community Engagement Report for Consultation

(District Council of Robe)
15 February 2017 10:08pm

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LGA Schemes Review report to councils released

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
15 February 2017 00:00am
An independent review into the insurance and indemnity arrangements administered by the LGA on behalf of its member councils has found they offer good value, but could be further improved through changes to their governance.

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Temporary Swimming Pool Closures Loxton & Waikerie

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
14 February 2017 5:22pm
Unfortunately today we have had to close both the Loxton and Waikerie Swimming Pools due to plant operation issues. We are endeavoring to fix these issues with the aim of re-opening the pools as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience but we have put the safety of our community first. We will update the community on any further progress and expected re-opening times as soon as we can.

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Queen of the Desert ready to hit the road

(Whyalla Council)
14 February 2017 4:24pm
If you’re looking for adventure, make sure you get your tickets for the 2017 Queen of the Desert 4wd Festival.

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Bird Monitoring Course

(Wudinna District Council)
14 February 2017 4:13pm

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Grants programs now open for applications

(City of Victor Harbor)
14 February 2017 4:12pm

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Show Society AGM

(Wudinna District Council)
14 February 2017 4:09pm

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Wudinna Community Library

(Wudinna District Council)
14 February 2017 4:06pm

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Step It Up - AGM

(Wudinna District Council)
14 February 2017 4:03pm

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Wudinna Bowls - Night Owls

(Wudinna District Council)
14 February 2017 3:58pm

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TAFE Training Opportunities

(Wudinna District Council)
14 February 2017 3:42pm

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MEDIA RELEASE - Matthew Flinders and his cat, Trim to be unveiled on Tasman Terrace

(City of Port Lincoln)
14 February 2017 2:34pm

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Council reminds pet owners of designated ‘Dog Free Zones’

(Wattle Range Council)
14 February 2017 1:56pm

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Council reminds pet owners of designated ‘Dog Free Zones’

(Wattle Range Council)
14 February 2017 1:49pm

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Further vandalism at Millicent Swimming Lake

(Wattle Range Council)
14 February 2017 1:20pm

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Further vandalism at Millicent Swimming Lake

(Wattle Range Council)
14 February 2017 1:01pm

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Major roadworks commencing soon

(Wakefield Regional Council)
14 February 2017 12:15pm
This week, work will commence on Avon Road, White Cliffs Road and Eleventh Street in Snowtown.

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2016-2017 Road Reseals Information

(Renmark Paringa Council)
14 February 2017 11:46am

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