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SA Councils Media Releases/News

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.

The past month's headers are automatically drawn from SA council websites in order of release and refreshed on an hourly basis.

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Latest News and Media Releases List

Personal Leadership and Wellbeing Forum

(The Berri Barmera Council)
25 May 2018 4:02pm
Living Your Best Life Training workshop is suitable for all levels in the NDIS workforce.

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Updated - Media Release - Household Kerbside Collection Bin Roll Out

(Adelaide Plains Council)
25 May 2018 3:40pm
As part of the new service, residents in the townships of Two Wells, Dublin and Mallala are being issued with a new 140L red waste bin, and 240L yellow recycle bin.

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Stormwater works in Blair Athol

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
25 May 2018 3:29pm

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Information on dogs and cats

(Whyalla Council)
25 May 2018 1:23pm
The City of Whyalla will be holding a pop-up information session on animal management

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Whyalla on national TV

(Whyalla Council)
25 May 2018 12:31pm
Whyalla will feature on national television show The Living Room tonight.

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Premier’s Certificate for Recognition of Outstanding Volunteer Service

(District Council of Grant)
25 May 2018 11:25am
About 70 people from a wide section of the community attended the annual District Council of Grant Volunteers’ Morning Tea, which coincides with National Volunteers’ Week and is hosted by Council to recognise the valuable contribution volunteers make to the community.

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Notice - Filming in Two Wells

(Adelaide Plains Council)
25 May 2018 11:18am
Notice to shop owners and residents of Two Wells with regards to filming of scenes for the TV series "Wanted"

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Tree planting for Arbor Day

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
25 May 2018 09:27am

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The town that saved itself

(Whyalla Council)
25 May 2018 09:25am
Australian Story is filming an episode on Whyalla and its successful fight to survive

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Get crafty at our Libraries

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
25 May 2018 08:53am

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Town Ambassador Program

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
25 May 2018 08:39am
The Town Ambassador Program is designed to provide your customers with a positive experience when engaging with your business organisation and to encourage visitors to say another day - 6 June

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Residents Win Project- Newman Street, Semaphore

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
24 May 2018 5:04pm

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Events for the month

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
24 May 2018 4:24pm
Stay up to date with events being held in the district

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Public Notice - Ordinary Council Meeting - Reconvening

(Adelaide Plains Council)
24 May 2018 4:19pm
Please be advised that the May ordinary meeting of Council will reconvene at 6:30pm on Monday 28 May 2018 in the Mallala Council Chambers to complete CONFIDENTIAL business on the agenda not yet dealt with.

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Free household hard waste disposal - Sunday 3 June

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
24 May 2018 4:04pm
On Sunday 3 June between 8.00am and 4.00pm the Naracoorte Waste Transfer Station will be open for members of the community to dispose of household hard waste at no cost to the individual.

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Free household hard waste disposal - Sunday 3 June

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
24 May 2018 4:02pm
On Sunday 3 June between 8.00am and 4.00pm the Naracoorte Waste Transfer Station will be open for members of the community to dispose of household hard waste at no cost to the individual.

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$10 Microchipping Day for Dogs

(District Council of Cleve)
24 May 2018 3:56pm
Are you a resident of the District Council of Cleve, if so the Council and Lincoln Veterinary Centre have teamed up and are offering a $10 Microchipping day for your dogs.

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Countdown to Council election

(Whyalla Council)
24 May 2018 2:55pm
Important information for voting in the next Council election and those seeking to become an elected member

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Calendar of Events 25th May and Upcoming Events in 2018

(Port Augusta City Council)
24 May 2018 2:48pm

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Media Release - New BBQ for Lawrie Park

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
24 May 2018 2:18pm

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The Border Watch - 24 May 2018 - Big Change Coming for Pet Owners

(District Council of Grant)
24 May 2018 1:18pm
Council's Community Ranger, Dale Millar, was interviewed by The Border Watch this week regarding changes for pet owners.

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Comment sought on SA Public Health Plan

(Wattle Range Council)
24 May 2018 11:37am

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Out and About this Weekend

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
24 May 2018 11:34am

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Living Skills Program - Are you aged 15-19 years?

(Mount Barker District Council)
24 May 2018 09:25am

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Have your say on the draft Hardship policy now

(Wakefield Regional Council)
24 May 2018 09:18am

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Environmental Services Centre Volunteer Hub Commences Construction

(Mount Barker District Council)
24 May 2018 09:00am

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Adani outlines solar farm plans

(Whyalla Council)
24 May 2018 08:22am
Representatives from Adani Australia attended Monday night's council meeting

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How can you Reduce Junk Mail?

(City of Mitcham)
23 May 2018 4:34pm
Reducing junk mail gets clutter out of your mailbox, frees up your time, and helps protect the environment.

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Rinse your Recycling

(City of Mitcham)
23 May 2018 4:32pm
Please keep your recycling clean, dirty recyclables may end up as waste! Click below to find out more.

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Recycle your Green Waste

(City of Mitcham)
23 May 2018 4:32pm
Please place wood and other garden materials in the green lidded bin. Click below to find out more.

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No Shredded Paper in the Recycling Bin!

(City of Mitcham)
23 May 2018 4:32pm
Shredded paper cannot be recycled through your recycle bin. Click here to find out why.

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No Clothes in the Recycling Bin!

(City of Mitcham)
23 May 2018 4:32pm
No clothes please – or textiles/fabric in the recycling bin! Click below for alternative options.

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No Building Materials in the Recycling Bin

(City of Mitcham)
23 May 2018 4:31pm
Building materials cannot be recycled through your recycle bin. Click here to find out why.

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Leave your recycling loose!

(City of Mitcham)
23 May 2018 4:31pm
We hate to be a nag, but please don't place your recycling in a bag. Click below to find out why.

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How to Recycle Soft Plastics

(City of Mitcham)
23 May 2018 4:31pm
Soft plastics cannot be recycled through your recycling bin. Click below for alternative options.

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How to recycle Paint and other Liquids

(City of Mitcham)
23 May 2018 4:31pm
Wet paint and other liquids can send recyclables to waste! Click below to find out more.

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Do you have an Electronic Item for Recycling?

(City of Mitcham)
23 May 2018 4:31pm
Recycle your old electronic items at designated recycling centres. Click below to find out where.

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No Foam in your Recycling

(City of Mitcham)
23 May 2018 4:29pm
Please make your recycling bin a No Foam Zone! Click below to find out why.

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What Can you Do with All the Leaves that Autumn Leaves?

(City of Mitcham)
23 May 2018 4:26pm
Discover the healthy things you can do with autumn leaves.

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Martin Road Mount Barker Temporary Closure for Infrastructure Works

(Mount Barker District Council)
23 May 2018 4:14pm

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Strathalbyn Development Plan Amendment

(Alexandrina Council)
23 May 2018 2:41pm
Alexandrina Council supports the 'heart' of Strathalbyn

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Is Victor Harbor disaster ready?

(City of Victor Harbor)
23 May 2018 2:40pm
Bringing together community service and emergency management organisations.

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Apply now for a scholarship

(Whyalla Council)
23 May 2018 2:21pm
Students looking to study in Adelaide have until Friday midnight to apply for a scholarship with the Eyre Peninsula Community Foundation

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Fencing work for train line

(Whyalla Council)
23 May 2018 12:11pm
GFG Alliance has issued a notice about fencing work it is conducting on a section of train line in Whyalla

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Smart City Plan 2018-2025

(City of Charles Sturt)
23 May 2018 11:58am
The City of Charles Sturt has developed a Draft Smart City Plan that offers us ways to think differently about how services can be delivered. With people at the heart of our Smart City, we invite you to provide your feedback on the Draft plan.

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Draft Public Consultation Policy - Round 2 Consultation

(City of Charles Sturt)
23 May 2018 11:43am
In early 2018, Council drafted a new Public Consultation Policy and undertook an initial round of community consultation on the draft Policy. Following receipt of public submissions, Council has amended the draft Policy to address a number of comments and concerns and now seeks your written submission on the revised draft Policy.

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Employment Opportunity - 2 x Multi-skilled Municipal Employee

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
23 May 2018 10:03pm

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2018/19 Draft Annual Business Plan

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
23 May 2018 09:57am

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Notice of date change for Ordinary Council meeting June 2018

(District Council of Elliston)
23 May 2018 09:28am
Please be advised that the District Council of Elliston has rescheduled its June 2018 meeting to 26 June 2018.

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Minutes of 21 May 2018

(District Council of Grant)
23 May 2018 09:25am
The Minutes of the Ordinary Meeting of 21 May 2018 are now available

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2018-2019 Draft Annual Business Plan

(District Council of Grant)
23 May 2018 09:04am
Council is currently in the process of developing the Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2018-2019 financial year. A copy of the draft Annual Business Plan can be found on the Financial Information page. The public are invited to make on-line or written submissions to Council and/or present verbal submissions at a public meeting which will be held on Monday 4 June 2018 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm in the Council Chambers, 324 Commercial Street West, Mount Gambier.

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Recall on swimming pool products

(Alexandrina Council)
23 May 2018 08:48am
Australian product safety recall info here

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CEO Appointment

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
22 May 2018 6:00pm

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Loxton Retirement Village Facts

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
22 May 2018 5:56pm

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Council reduces proposed rate rise

(Whyalla Council)
22 May 2018 5:16pm
The City of Whyalla has moved quickly to revise a draft budget and halve a proposed 5% rate increase.

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Fruit Fly Reminder for Kilburn Outbreak Area

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
22 May 2018 4:45pm

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Draft Council budget released: rate increase less than CPI

(Wattle Range Council)
22 May 2018 3:52pm

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Tertiary Scholarships in 2018

(Wudinna District Council)
22 May 2018 3:35pm

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Whats on at the Centre

(District Council of Yankalilla)
22 May 2018 3:00pm

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Media Release - Belgravia Leisure

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
22 May 2018 2:50pm

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Council Minutes of 7 May 2018

(District Council of Grant)
22 May 2018 2:06pm
The Council minutes of 7 May 2018 are now available

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Kadina Cemetery Wall Public Consultation

(Copper Coast Council)
22 May 2018 1:49pm
Council will be holding a Public Meeting at 5.30pm to 6.30pm on Wednesday, 13th June, 2018, at the Kadina Golf Club, Russack Road, Kadina. The purpose of the meeting will be to help our community understand the options to enable them to write a more fully informed submission. Following that meeting the public will be invited to provide written submissions about the report and the options available. Council moves forward on all or parts of this proposal.

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Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget 2018-19

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
22 May 2018 1:12pm
Feedback is sought on Council’s Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2018-2019 (the Plan) financial year. The plan includes information about programs, projects, activities and initiatives that Council will undertake during the year and how council will fund its budget including information about rate and service charges.

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New rules for dog and cat owners from 1 July 2018

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
22 May 2018 1:06pm
From 1 July 2018, new laws require dogs and cats to be microchipped and desexed.

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Apply now for a Land Management Grant

(City of Mitcham)
22 May 2018 1:00pm
Grants of up to $3,000 are available to control weeds and revegetate on properties in the Mitcham hills.

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MEDIA RELEASE - Are you enrolled to vote in the 2018 Council Elections?

(City of Port Lincoln)
22 May 2018 12:43pm

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Our valuable volunteers recognised

(Whyalla Council)
22 May 2018 11:47am
Whyalla Mayor Lyn Breuer hosted a morning tea on Monday to kick off national Volunteer Week

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Microchipping Day - Melrose

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
22 May 2018 09:40am

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Heritage Advisor Visit

(Tatiara District Council)
22 May 2018 09:29am
Next visit Tuesday 29th May 2018

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Dry Zone - Arno Bay

(District Council of Cleve)
22 May 2018 00:00am
Public Consultation

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Council meeting snapshot

(Whyalla Council)
21 May 2018 8:41pm
Items of interest at the City of Whyalla ordinary meeting on May 21.

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Media Statement - Adelaide Plains Council Business Breakfast

(Adelaide Plains Council)
21 May 2018 3:50pm
Adelaide Plains Council (APC), in conjunction with Regional Development Australia (RDA), hosted its first Business Breakfast event at the Mallala Hotel on Wednesday, 16 May 2018. The breakfast was a great success with 55 people in attendance, including local business leaders and representatives from the Adelaide Plains, government department staffers, Council Members and Council staff.

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Sherwood Fire Recovery Newsletter - Issue 5

(Tatiara District Council)
21 May 2018 2:20pm

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Thorndon Park Lighting

(Campbelltown City Council)
21 May 2018 1:00pm
Lighting is being installed around the BBQ areas at Thorndon Park. We hope to have the works completed by 30 June 2018.

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Community Forums

(Tatiara District Council)
21 May 2018 12:26pm
We have prepared our Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2018/19 financial year and we would like to hear your thoughts and comments.

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Butler Terrace, Naracoorte

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
21 May 2018 11:52am
This week contractors are undertaking repair works on Butler Terrace, Naracoorte, under warranty and at no cost to Council. While this is occurring some sections of the road will be closed.

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Butler Terrace, Naracoorte

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
21 May 2018 11:46am
This week contractors are undertaking repair works on Butler Terrace, Naracoorte, under warranty and at no cost to Council. While this is occurring some sections of the road will be closed.

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Trapped Cat - 17 May 2018

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
21 May 2018 11:39am

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Media Release - Business Plan 2018/19

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
21 May 2018 11:08am

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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE - STATION ROAD CLARE

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
21 May 2018 10:31pm
Sections of Station road will be closed to vehicle traffic for the “Rotary Youth Driver Awareness Training” on June 5th and 6th

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Wastewater & Wirrina Water Supply Transfer Proposal

(District Council of Yankalilla)
21 May 2018 09:57am
Council and SA Water have reached in-principle agreement for SA Water to assume ownership, operation and maintenance. Have your Say.

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Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund, Round 3

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
21 May 2018 09:13am
The third round of grants from Naracoorte Lucindale Council’s Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund have been awarded.

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Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund, Round 3

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
21 May 2018 09:12am
The third round of grants from Naracoorte Lucindale Council’s Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund have been awarded.

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Have your say on Council’s Draft 2018-19 Annual Business Plan

(District Council of Kimba)
21 May 2018 09:02am

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Wattle Range Invite Community Volunteers

(Wattle Range Council)
21 May 2018 09:00am

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SAGA - Adelaide International Women's Film Festival

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
18 May 2018 3:50pm

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Shop Local Campaign

(Wudinna District Council)
18 May 2018 3:47pm

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Draft Annual Business Plan 2018-19

(Copper Coast Council)
18 May 2018 2:48pm
Council is giving the public a second opportunity to ask questions and make submissions in relation to the matter for a period of at least one hour during the meeting of the Council, to be held on the 6th June, 2018 in the Kadina Council Chambers commencing at 7pm. Please check our website and the Council Agenda (available on the 2nd of June) for further information and updates. All Welcome.

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Littlehampton Sewer Upgrade Due for completion Spring 2018

(Mount Barker District Council)
18 May 2018 1:18pm

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Microchipping Day - Mallala

(Adelaide Plains Council)
18 May 2018 12:46pm
Information on the upcoming Microchipping day brought to you by Lost Pets of South Australia, Dog and Cat Management Board and the Adelaide Plains Council

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Have you say, Draft Annual Business Plan and Annual Budget 2018-2019 is open for public consultation

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
18 May 2018 10:37pm

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Longest Table Luncheon, Sunday 15 July

(Wudinna District Council)
18 May 2018 10:16pm

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SATIC Snapshot

(District Council of Elliston)
18 May 2018 09:16am
SATIC monthly Snapshot providing the latest South Australian tourism news.....

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Composting Workshops in Yankalilla

(District Council of Yankalilla)
17 May 2018 4:50pm
With Sophie Thomson, ABC Gardening Australia

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National Award for Local Government 2018

(District Council of Elliston)
17 May 2018 4:40pm
The District Council of Elliston has won a National Award for Local Government 2018 in the category of "Promoting Indigenous Recognition".

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History Festival first for Karoonda’s quaint Hood Homestead

(Karoonda-East Murray)
17 May 2018 3:55pm

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History Festival first for Karoonda’s quaint Hood Homestead

(Karoonda-East Murray)
17 May 2018 3:52pm

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Information wanted on tree vandal

(Whyalla Council)
17 May 2018 3:14pm
Council is seeking information after vandal attacks on trees

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Agenda 21 May 2018

(District Council of Grant)
17 May 2018 2:50pm
Agenda for 21 May 2018 now available

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Mosaic workshops

(Whyalla Council)
17 May 2018 2:31pm
Mosaic workshops to be held to coincide with Cuttlefest 2018

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