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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

2017 LGA Disaster Recovery Guide for Councils

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
24 April 2017 6:13pm
The guide is designed to help councils develop recovery plans for their organisations and communities. Councils play a key role in restoring communities after disasters, and provide a broad range of services and functions which often extend beyond usual business.

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Yankalilla Anzc Day Dawn Service 2017

(District Council of Yankalilla)
24 April 2017 4:06pm
The Yankalilla Anzac Day Dawn Service is on Tuesday 25th April commencing with a march leaving from outside the Uniting Church at 6.30am followed by the dawn service at 6.40am at the Yankalilla War Memorial Park (located behind the Yankalilla Foodland carpark). A gunfire breakfast will be held after the service back at the Yankalilla RSL Hall, gold coin donation appreciated. The Yankalilla Bakery will be open from 6am for those looking for an early morning coffee.

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Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget 2017-18

(District Council of Elliston)
24 April 2017 12:40pm

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Calling for submissions - AGL Hallett Wind Farm Community Fund

(Regional Council of Goyder)
24 April 2017 09:55am
The Hallett Wind Farm Community Fund intends to provide funding to broad based community initiatives within the Regional Council of Goyder.

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Community Grants

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
21 April 2017 4:22pm
$52,583 has been awarded for community projects and events in the Rural City of Murray Bridge March 2017 Community Grant funding round. Beneficiaries of the grants include a jazz festival, mental health expo, migrant centre garden rejuvenation, RSL Grand Prix and a community mosaic at Baker Reserve Mypolonga.

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MEDIA RELEASE - Sustainable vision maintained and funded

(City of Port Lincoln)
21 April 2017 4:12pm

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Temporary Road Closure - Wilmington Community Event

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
21 April 2017 4:07pm

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ANZAC Services

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
21 April 2017 3:14pm

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Waste Transfer Station opening times on Anzac Day

(District Council of Grant)
21 April 2017 2:39pm

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2017 ANZAC Dawn Service

(Town of Gawler)
21 April 2017 12:29pm

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ANZAC Day Public Holiday

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
20 April 2017 5:47pm
The Local Government Centre, Murray Bridge Regional Gallery, Murray Bridge Library, The Station and The Town Hall will be closed on Tuesday 25 April.

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ANZAC Kerbside Waste Collection

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
20 April 2017 5:43pm
There will be no kerbside waste collection on ANZAC Day Tuesday 25 April. Bins normally collected on Tuesday will be collected the following day instead

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Customer Service Charter

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
20 April 2017 5:26pm
Council has approved a new Customer Service Charter. Telephone messages will be responded to within one business day and written communications within five business days.

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2017/18 Community Grants Now Open! Application Form Available Here

(District Council of Kimba)
20 April 2017 4:38pm

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ANZAC Day 2017

(City of Marion)
20 April 2017 4:24pm
Find out how you can pay tribute to service personnel who have fought for their country.

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Bitumen Works

(Wudinna District Council)
20 April 2017 4:00pm

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Fund My Project - Riverine Recovery

(The Berri Barmera Council)
20 April 2017 2:56pm
Fund My Project – Riverine Recovery has $200,00 available for projects of between $5,000 and $20,000 that build knowledge and understanding of riverine recovery and wetland management. Eligible projects may be small-scale works and activities and can include, but not limited to: • Revegetation projects • designing an app • interpretive signage • events.

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Youth drop in cafe

(City of Marion)
20 April 2017 2:55pm
Young people are invited to join in free workshops, play board games, read magazines and relax at Glandore Community Centre's 'Cafe 25'; a new youth drop in cafe.

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Temporary Footpath Closure and Bus stop Relocation at Hutchinson St Mt Barker

(Mount Barker District Council)
20 April 2017 2:55pm

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Autism Friendly

(Campbelltown City Council)
20 April 2017 2:04pm
We are pleased to announce that Autism SA has recognised The ARC Campbelltown as an Autism friendly organisation.

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New Libraries 'What's On' booklet

(City of Marion)
20 April 2017 1:17pm
Next time you visit the library be sure to grab one of the new 'What's On' booklets with all the information you will need about upcoming programs and activities. This is your 'one stop shop' with everything from library school holiday programs to digital literacy training and meet the author events. For more programs, events and workshops in Marion visit the events calendar or phone 8375 6785.

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Roadworks Naracoorte

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
20 April 2017 12:27pm
Culvert drainage works will be continuing along Cadgee Road.

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ANZAC Day Road Closures - Naracoorte

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
20 April 2017 12:25pm
A number of roads in Naracoorte will be closed from 5.00am to 8.00am for the Anzac Day Dawn Ceremony on Monday 25 April 2017.

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Out And About This Weekend

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
20 April 2017 12:23pm

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ARC Teen Membership

(Campbelltown City Council)
20 April 2017 11:56am
Teen memberships are now available for all 14-15 year olds. Conditions apply.

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Wakefield named Best SA Regional Council Campaigner

(Wakefield Regional Council)
20 April 2017 10:25pm
Wakefield Regional Council has once again been titled the Best SA Regional Council Campaigner for National Asbestos Awareness month.

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ANZAC Day Dawn Service

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
20 April 2017 10:20pm

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2017 - 2018 Annual Business Plan - Budget and LTFP - 20 April 2017

(Adelaide Plains Council)
20 April 2017 09:25am
Members of the Adelaide Plains community are invited to comment on Council’s Draft Annual Business Plan, Budget & LTFP from 20 April 2017 to 10 May 2017. Click read more.

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Little Corella Management - Goolwa

(Alexandrina Council)
20 April 2017 09:07am
Council to commence Bird Frite scaring techniques in Goolwa on 20 April 2017.

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City of Port Lincoln welcomes new trainee

(City of Port Lincoln)
20 April 2017 08:39am

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Consultation

(Regional Council of Goyder)
20 April 2017 08:27am
* Draft Annual Business Plan & Budget 2017/18 * Long Term Financial Plan incorporating Asset & Infrastructure Management Plan 2017-2027

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Minutes of Ordinary Meeting of Council - 18 April 2017

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
19 April 2017 5:13pm

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April 2017 Remarkable Communities E-News

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
19 April 2017 4:53pm

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How do you want to be consulted on Council issues?

(Tatiara District Council)
19 April 2017 3:30pm
Rather than us telling you how we will consult with you we want to hear from you as to how you want to be consulted with on important council issues.

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Wonderwalls Festival brings walls to life in the Port

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 April 2017 3:06pm

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MEDIA RELEASE - Community Notice

(Adelaide Plains Council)
19 April 2017 2:54pm
Adelaide Plains Council exists to serve its community. Your Council is committed to listening. It is essential to know and to hear your views.

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Share your view on Glenelg Oval Master Plan

(City of Holdfast Bay)
19 April 2017 2:13pm

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Making Tracks: Jetty Road Glenelg Updgrade

(City of Holdfast Bay)
19 April 2017 2:07pm

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Tour our Historical Glenelg Air-Raid Shelter

(City of Holdfast Bay)
19 April 2017 1:51pm

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Join in your local ANZAC Day Dawn Services

(City of Holdfast Bay)
19 April 2017 1:42pm

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Customer Service Survey

(Mount Barker District Council)
19 April 2017 1:19pm

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2017/18 Budget: Key Dates

(City of Victor Harbor)
19 April 2017 09:52am

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New Staff

(District Council of Cleve)
19 April 2017 09:44am
Welcome to Lee-Anne Ober!

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Road Closure in Port Wakefield, 25 April

(Wakefield Regional Council)
19 April 2017 09:29am
Drake Crescent and Burra Street between Walters Street and Drake Crescent of Port Wakefield will be closed from 5am to 9am on Tuesday 25 April for the ANZAC Day Service.

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Hard Waste Collection 2017

(The Berri Barmera Council)
19 April 2017 09:00am
The Berri Barmera Council is partnering with Diabetes SA for its FINAL collection in the area for donations and are asking you to get behind them with the “Blue Bag” collection on 26 and 27 April. Other hard waste collection from residential properties in Berri, Barmera, Cobdogla, Glossop, Loveday and Monash will be undertaken in May. To ensure you understand what is required, please read through the attached brochure. Out of town residents have been given the opportunity to take part, by being able to take one free 6x4 trailer load (approx. 2 cubic metres) of items to the Transpacific Waste Transfer station, Berri, from Saturday 29th April until Sunday 14th May. The items in this load can be a combination of the items listed on the brochure.

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2017 Tatiara Volunteer of the Year Award

(Tatiara District Council)
19 April 2017 00:00am
Nominations are now open for the '2017 Tatiara Volunteer of the Year' award - "Give Happy, Live Happy" Deadline for nominations 5.00 pm Wednesday 1st May.

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2017 Tatiara Volunteer Functions

(Tatiara District Council)
19 April 2017 00:00am
National Volunteer Week - Give Happy, Live Happy!

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Warramboo Centenary - July

(Wudinna District Council)
18 April 2017 4:27pm

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Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) - Pamper Day

(Wudinna District Council)
18 April 2017 4:22pm

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Lutheran Church Morning Tea

(Wudinna District Council)
18 April 2017 4:19pm

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ANZAC Day Service 2017

(Wudinna District Council)
18 April 2017 4:12pm

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New shelter and picnic facilities

(City of Marion)
18 April 2017 3:43pm
Two of our popular parks will both receive new shelter and seating in direct response to your feedback.

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Draft Strategic Plan 2016-17 to 2019-20

(Light Regional Council)
18 April 2017 3:42pm
Council has prepared a draft ‘Strategic Plan 2016/2017 - 2019/2020’ and wants your feedback to shape the future of our area.

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BPAY View

(City of Marion)
18 April 2017 2:33pm
Get rid of paper bills and receive, pay and store your rates notice in your online bank.

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2016/17 – 2019/20 Strategic Plan

(Light Regional Council)
18 April 2017 1:24pm
Draft for Consultation Have a look, and have your say!

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2017 Anzac Services

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
18 April 2017 12:47pm
All welcome to join any of the Anzac Services throughout the Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council region. Details can be found below.

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Council awards young Lightsview residents for bravery

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
18 April 2017 11:53am

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Free Volunteer Movie Day

(Alexandrina Council)
18 April 2017 11:36am
Do you volunteer in the Alexandrina region? Sit back, relax and enjoy a free movie!

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Vacation Care at Gladys Smith Early Learning Centre

(Wattle Range Council)
18 April 2017 11:21am

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2017/18 Annual Business Plan Public Consultation Now Open

(District Council of Kimba)
18 April 2017 11:14am

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Community Heritage Grants 2017

(Wakefield Regional Council)
18 April 2017 10:08pm
Community Heritage Grants have been operating since 1994 and offers grants of up to $15,000 to assist in preserving cultural heritage collections of national significance.

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National Volunteer Week Morning Tea Events

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
18 April 2017 09:07am
To show Councils appreciation for volunteering efforts within our community, Council is inviting all community volunteers and community volunteering groups to a morning tea celebration.

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CEO set to pursue new opportunities from November 2017

(City of Victor Harbor)
18 April 2017 09:04am

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Event: Google Simplified

(City of Marion)
17 April 2017 08:25am
This free seminar is for the do-it-yourself small business owner on a tight budget who knows it can be hard to navigate the complexity of all the Google products and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) techniques. Understanding some key basic concepts can make a difference.

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Calendar of Events week commencing 14 April and Upcoming Events in 2017

(Port Augusta City Council)
13 April 2017 4:24pm

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SA Regional Tourism Summit

(The Berri Barmera Council)
13 April 2017 3:50pm
The Riverland will be playing host to this year’s SA Accredited Visitor Information Centre State Conference, which will for the first time ever include the SA Regional Tourism Summit from May 16-18. The Summit is jam packed with interesting tours, breakfasts and dinners. The general public are welcome to attend some of these events.

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Willunga Farmers Market Scholarship

(Alexandrina Council)
13 April 2017 3:19pm
$15,000 up for grabs for aspiring farmers

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General and Coastal Development Plan Amendment Public Consultation

(District Council of Elliston)
13 April 2017 2:28pm
Council has released the General and Coastal Development Plan Amendment (DPA) for Public Consultation.

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National Volunteers Week

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
13 April 2017 11:31am
Celebrate volunteering in our community! An invitation is extended to the Volunteers of your organization to join Mayor Vickery and the Volunteer Resource Centre in celebrating volunteering in our region.

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Community Grants Program now open for applications

(Wakefield Regional Council)
13 April 2017 11:03am
Community organisations delivering projects which involve and benefit the Wakefield region are invited to apply for funding through the 2017/18 Council Community Grants Program.

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Alan Coulter Recreation Centre Expression of Interest on Gymnasium and Cardio Fitness Equipment

(Renmark Paringa Council)
13 April 2017 10:54pm

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Wellington Road Temporary Closure 6 & 7 May 2017

(Mount Barker District Council)
13 April 2017 09:13am

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April 2017 Community News

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
13 April 2017 08:30am

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Time to freeze the waste

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
13 April 2017 00:00am
The LGA has asked the Government to freeze the Solid Waste Levy in its 2017/18 State Budget, and commit to spending money already collected through the Levy to date.

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LGA's 2017/18 State Budget submission

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
13 April 2017 00:00am
The LGA’s 2017/18 State Budget submission has been framed as a partnership that will deliver real outcomes for South Australia.

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Growing our own...that's people not produce!

(Wakefield Regional Council)
12 April 2017 4:09pm
Wakefield Regional Council is proudly participating in a regional funding program, offering a two-year traineeship opportunity for a young South Australian.

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Have Your Say - Milang Oval Lease

(Alexandrina Council)
12 April 2017 3:40pm
Consultation closes at 5pm on Friday 12 May 2017.

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Australian Government Mobile Service Centre Visit May 16th

(Roxby Council)
12 April 2017 3:11pm
Centrelink, Medicare, Child Support and the ATO are visiting Roxby Downs on the 16th of May 2017 in the Car Park of the Community Club from 8:30am to 2:30pm

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eBilling Coming Soon

(Roxby Council)
12 April 2017 2:21pm
Roxby Council, Roxby Water and Roxby Power are moving to electronic billing soon, meaning you will be able to receive an email notification of your newest invoice...

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Smoke Taint and Grapevines

(Wattle Range Council)
12 April 2017 1:49pm

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Smoke Taint and Grapevines

(Wattle Range Council)
12 April 2017 1:45pm

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Wattle Range youth receive recognition for achievements

(Wattle Range Council)
12 April 2017 1:43pm

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Wattle Range youth receive recognition for achievements

(Wattle Range Council)
12 April 2017 1:00pm

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EOI : Audit committee independent member

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
12 April 2017 1:00pm

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Pinery bushfire tank officially launched

(Wakefield Regional Council)
12 April 2017 11:43am
Following the Pinery fire, Council has declared support for the “Kick in for Pinery” fundraiser to install emergency water tanks within the Council area. Watch the Youtube video for more!

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Dog and Cat Reforms

(Light Regional Council)
12 April 2017 10:48pm
New laws for cat and dog owners and breeders will soon be introduced in South Australia. These changes are designed to improve dog and cat management and welfare and are the result of years of planning and public consultation.

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Expression of Interest - Lease of Primary Production Land

(Regional Council of Goyder)
11 April 2017 5:00pm
Council is seeking expressions of interest to lease the 30.63 hectares of Primary Production Land being Allotment 3 of Deposit Plan 18682 Hundred of Kooringa (known as the Burra Industrial Land) on a commercial basis for a 1 year period.

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Proposal to Revoke Classification as Community Land 2A Fulford Terrace Littlehampton

(Mount Barker District Council)
11 April 2017 4:40pm

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Animal Management Plan consultation now open

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
11 April 2017 4:01pm

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2017 RSL ANZAC Day Services

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
11 April 2017 3:41pm
Locate and attend your local RSL ANZAC Day service.

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Media Statement - Future of the SA Whale Centre

(City of Victor Harbor)
11 April 2017 2:03pm

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Dog and Cat Reforms - What You Need to Know

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
11 April 2017 2:03pm
New laws for dog and cat owners and breeders will soon be introduced in South Australia.

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Naracoorte Caves tours online

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
11 April 2017 12:46pm
Great news! You can now book and pay for selected Naracoorte Caves tours online.

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Naracoorte Caves

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
11 April 2017 12:41pm
Watch the episode of The Living Room where Dr Chris Brown discovers the hidden treasures of the Naracoorte Caves.

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School Holiday activities at the Naracoorte Public Library

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
11 April 2017 12:39pm
Free Mother’s Day themed craft activities are being held at the Naracoorte Public Library during the school holidays at 10.00am on Wednesday 19 and 26 April. Contact the Naracoorte Public Library on 8762 2338 to book.

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Get excited: Homes and businesses in Keith now switch to the nbn™ network!

(Tatiara District Council)
11 April 2017 12:32pm

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Anzac Day - Lucindale

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
11 April 2017 12:30pm
Anzac Day services will be held on 25 April at Lucindale at 7.00am at the War Memorial, Centenary Avenue and at Naracoorte at 5.30am at the Town Square followed by a march and breakfast at the Naracoorte Hotel.

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Anzac Day - Naracoorte

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
11 April 2017 12:29pm
Anzac Day services will be held on 25 April at Naracoorte at 5.30am at the Town Square followed by a march and breakfast at the Naracoorte Hotel and Lucindale at 7.00am at the War Memorial, Centenary Avenue.

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Construction confirmed for large scale solar for Port Augusta

(Port Augusta City Council)
11 April 2017 12:16pm
The announcement by Reach Solar Energy confirming construction of its 300MW solar PV Bungala Solar Project in Port Augusta has been welcomed by Mayor Sam Johnson and Port Augusta City Council.

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Large scale solar for Port Augusta

(Port Augusta City Council)
11 April 2017 12:14pm
Reach Solar Energy confirms construction of its PV Solar Project in Port Augusta

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