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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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National Disability Insurance Scheme Community Information Sessions

(District Council of Robe)
17 October 2017 4:29pm

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Nominations now open for 2018 Australia Day Awards

(Adelaide Plains Council)
17 October 2017 4:13pm
Each year Council recognises the outstanding achievements of community members and organisations that motivate and inspire others through their vision, leadership, talent, humility and spirit of community service. Click 'Read More' for more information.

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Public feedback sought regarding SE Community Legal Service

(District Council of Grant)
17 October 2017 2:59pm

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Garage Sale Trail

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
17 October 2017 1:46pm
Everyone loves a bargain and this year’s Garage Sale Trail in Naracoorte Lucindale, which takes place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October, is shaping up to be the biggest-ever sustainable shopping extravaganza with 18 garage sales across the district.

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Garage Sale Trail

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
17 October 2017 1:36pm
Everyone loves a bargain and this year’s Garage Sale Trail in Naracoorte Lucindale, which takes place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October, is shaping up to be the biggest-ever sustainable shopping extravaganza with 18 garage sales across the district.

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Free Green Waste Disposal Days - October 2017

(Mid Murray Council)
17 October 2017 1:28pm

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Greenacres Community Fun Day 21 October

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
17 October 2017 12:56pm

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Application for a Category 3 Development

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
17 October 2017 12:31pm
An application comprising a CATEGORY 3 DEVELOPMENT under Section 38(5) of the Development Act, 1993 has been lodged for development assessment.

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Citizen of the Year Awards

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
17 October 2017 12:27pm
Nominations for the 2018 Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Event of the Year are now open for Naracoorte and Lucindale.

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Council proudly supports business awards

(Whyalla Council)
17 October 2017 11:10am
The Whyalla Chamber of Commerce and Industry held another fantastic awards night last week.

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Learn more about what we do in our 'Day in the Life of' videos

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
17 October 2017 09:50am

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Aussie Backyard Bird Count

(City of Mt Gambier)
17 October 2017 09:21am
With only 6 days until the Aussie Bird Count begins, BirdLife Australia is encouraging everyone to begin planning when and where they will start counting. You can register your interest by heading to the official website at www.aussiebirdcount.org.au.

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Notice of Demolition Operations

(Light Regional Council)
17 October 2017 09:01am
Demolition Works are scheduled to commence on Monday 30th October 2017 at the former IGA and butcher store at 52-60 Main Street Kapunda.

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Australia Day 2018

(District Council of Elliston)
16 October 2017 2:42pm
Australia Day 2018 Nominations for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Event of the Year 2018 are now open.

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Department of Defence - Notice to Fisherman

(Adelaide Plains Council)
16 October 2017 2:18pm
The Department of Defence have issued a notice to fisherman with regard to live firing affecting Gulf St Vincent Waters. Please click the 'Read more' button to see the documents regarding this information.

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The October 2017 newsletter is now available. Read about Councillor decisions and whats happening in the district.

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
16 October 2017 12:02pm

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Beachport Sand & Boat Ramp Management - Have your say

(Wattle Range Council)
16 October 2017 11:18am

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2018 Citizen of the Year Awards

(City of Victor Harbor)
16 October 2017 09:45am

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Media Release - Ride To Work Day

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
13 October 2017 4:42pm

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Dog & Cat Microchip Day - Port Lincoln

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
13 October 2017 3:55pm

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Roadside Vegetation Management Survey

(Kangaroo Island Council)
13 October 2017 2:50pm
The Kangaroo Island Road Safety Committee are running a survey on Roadside Vegetation Management. Have your say at www.surveymonkey.com/r/KIRSC-resident-survey. The survey closes on 23 October 2017.

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Time to step out as storm-damaged trail is back in action

(Wakefield Regional Council)
13 October 2017 2:05pm

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My Local Services App - Waste Collection Details

(Kangaroo Island Council)
13 October 2017 12:21pm
To ensure your bin collection information is displaying correctly please update your app from the app store. Alternatively, you can reset your address in the settings screen of the app.

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Port Augusta City Council continues to streamline and improve operations

(Port Augusta City Council)
13 October 2017 12:19pm
Port Augusta City Council (Council) is committed to the ongoing review and improvement of all aspects of our business to ensure we are delivering effective and efficient services to the Port Augusta community.

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Organisation Structure Review

(Port Augusta City Council)
13 October 2017 12:17pm
Port Augusta City Council continues to streamline and improve operations

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Nominate a local young achiever

(Wakefield Regional Council)
13 October 2017 12:10pm

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District Council of Elliston - WalkingSA Walking Award Winner 2017

(District Council of Elliston)
13 October 2017 11:00am
District Council of Elliston is delighted that the Elliston Coastal Trail has been recognised for its contribution to walking in South Australia by WalkingSA at its award night last night!

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GFG Alliance on board for this year's pageant

(Whyalla Council)
13 October 2017 09:14am
GFG Alliance has wasted no time getting involved in the Whyalla community by sponsoring this year's Christmas pageant

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October 2017 Community News

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
13 October 2017 09:00am

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Better Street Sweeping Services for Mitcham

(City of Mitcham)
12 October 2017 6:31pm

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TAFE Training Opportunities

(Wudinna District Council)
12 October 2017 3:42pm

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Vintage Theatre Co-op Workshops & Performance

(Wudinna District Council)
12 October 2017 2:20pm

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Playgroup - RAA presentation on Child Restraints in Vehicles

(Wudinna District Council)
12 October 2017 2:03pm

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Calendar of Events 13 October and Upcoming Events in 2017

(Port Augusta City Council)
12 October 2017 1:46pm

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One final hurdle for memorial wording

(District Council of Elliston)
12 October 2017 1:35pm

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2018 Community Voices Program

(Alexandrina Council)
12 October 2017 12:51pm
Now open for applications

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CEIP Community Development Group

(Wudinna District Council)
12 October 2017 12:01pm

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Visibility: A forum for senior citizens, families and their carers

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
12 October 2017 11:34am

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Warning about snakes during the summer months

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
12 October 2017 11:21am

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Plans for Upgrading the Town Centre Precinct

(District Council of Kimba)
12 October 2017 11:05am

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Port Road Drainage - Update on the Project

(City of Charles Sturt)
12 October 2017 11:04am
The Project is steadily gaining pace along Port Road and is expected to reach West Lakes Boulevard by December 2017.

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Origami Workshop

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
12 October 2017 10:26pm

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Download or print off this map to navigate your way around Matulick Riverfront Trail

(Renmark Paringa Council)
12 October 2017 10:20pm

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Kapunda Lifestyle Village

(Light Regional Council)
12 October 2017 09:04am
A seminar is scheduled for 1 November 2017 at 1:30pm at the Kapunda Lifestyle Village Community Centre.

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Council Services

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
12 October 2017 08:59am

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'Talking Point’ at Greenglade Drive Playground POSTPONED

(Campbelltown City Council)
11 October 2017 3:19pm
Postponed to Wednesday 18 October 2017, 4-6pm, due to the weather.

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October Community Newsletter 2017

(District Council of Kimba)
11 October 2017 3:07pm

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2018 AUSTRALIA DAY AWARDS NOW OPEN

(Northern Areas Council)
11 October 2017 2:40pm

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Council Provides New Public Automated External Defibrillator

(District Council of Kimba)
11 October 2017 2:03pm

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Proposal to Declare a Separate Rate - Gawler Water Reuse Scheme

(Light Regional Council)
11 October 2017 12:14pm
Notice is hereby given that has Council resolved to propose to declare a separate rate to be levied as a fixed charge against rateable assessment for the construction of the Gawler Water Reuse Scheme infrastructure.

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Congratulations to the award winning Parks Recreation Centre

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
11 October 2017 12:00pm

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Latest Granite Newsletter

(Wudinna District Council)
11 October 2017 11:00am

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** MEDIA RELEASE ** NEW CEO APPOINTED

(Tatiara District Council)
11 October 2017 10:57pm
At the October Council Meeting held 11th October the Mayor announced that Council's new Chief Executive Officer had been appointed.

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Your View: Jetty Road Draft Masterplan - final opportunity for feedback

(City of Holdfast Bay)
11 October 2017 10:48pm

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Eastside Foreshore Jetty Condition Change

(Port Augusta City Council)
11 October 2017 10:31pm
Port Augusta City Council (Council) advises community members and visitors that there has been a change in the condition of the eastside foreshore jetty (referred to as the ‘T’ jetty).

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Eastside Jetty

(Port Augusta City Council)
11 October 2017 10:30pm
Eastside Foreshore Jetty Condition Change

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New Contract Arrangements - Loxton Pool

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
11 October 2017 09:31am
New contract arrangements have been finalised for the management of the Loxton Swimming Pool. The contract to operate the Pool has been awarded to Waikerie Community Sports Centre. Find out more here.

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Check out the artwork and cast your vote

(Whyalla Council)
11 October 2017 09:20am
The People's Choice Award is open for voting until December 2 at the Middleback Arts Centre

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Public Information Session - Twin Creek Wind Farm

(Light Regional Council)
11 October 2017 08:41am
Interested persons are invited to join Elected Members and staff from Council on Tuesday 17th October 2017 at the Kapunda Soldiers Memorial Hall for a public information session.

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Copper Post Newsletter Spring 2017

(District Council of the Copper Coast)
11 October 2017 00:00am

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Calling all artists

(City of Marion)
10 October 2017 3:52pm
We are looking for South Australian based artists to develop a public art mural at Kellett Reserve Oval in Morphettville.

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Swimming Pool Attendants at Jamestown and Gladstone - Casual Positions

(Northern Areas Council)
10 October 2017 3:31pm

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Southend Adaptation Study

(Wattle Range Council)
10 October 2017 3:10pm

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Earlier start time for Williams Street traffic restrictions

(Whyalla Council)
10 October 2017 2:43pm
Williams Street in Whyalla will be partly closed between 9.30am and 3pm on Friday

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Update on abalone farm infrastructure

(District Council of Elliston)
10 October 2017 2:41pm

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Tarnanthi festival of contemporary ATSI art and culture

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
10 October 2017 2:21pm

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Science Alive! (Sunday 22nd October - Flyer)

(Port Augusta City Council)
10 October 2017 1:55pm

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Don't forget to register your dog!

(District Council of Grant)
10 October 2017 1:10pm

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Nominations Open - 2018 Australia Day Awards

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
10 October 2017 12:07pm

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Anti-Poverty Week 2017 – Let’s make a difference together

(City of Victor Harbor)
10 October 2017 10:28pm

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Application for a Category 3 Development

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
10 October 2017 10:02pm
An application comprising a CATEGORY 3 DEVELOPMENT under Section 38(5) of the Development Act, 1993 has been lodged for development assessment.

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Local Residents to enjoy free entry to Naracoorte Caves

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
10 October 2017 09:50am
Live in the Naracoorte Lucindale Council? Bring a friend to the Caves and get free entry while you show off South Australia's only World Heritage site!

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Early rubbish pickup over Christmas and New Year's

(Whyalla Council)
10 October 2017 08:56am
Those in areas A and F will have their rubbish picked up on Saturday before this year's Christmas Day and New Year's

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Council supports Anti-poverty Week 2017

(Alexandrina Council)
9 October 2017 2:43pm
Donations are being collected now

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Public Notice - drumMUSTER - October 17-18

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
9 October 2017 2:38pm

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Mallala - Community Housing Property for Rent

(Adelaide Plains Council)
9 October 2017 2:15pm
Please contact the Allocations Team on 8210 7000 for more information or to register your interest. Click 'Read More' for more information.

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Draft Environment Strategy 2018 - 2023

(Mount Barker District Council)
9 October 2017 1:49pm

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2017-18 Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards

(Alexandrina Council)
9 October 2017 12:57pm
Nominations are now open

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Expression Of Interest to Lease The Village, Loxton

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
9 October 2017 10:57pm
The District Council of Loxton Waikerie is calling for expressions of interest to lease the Village in Loxton.

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Electronic Payments Now Available

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
9 October 2017 10:29pm
Council is excited to announce the introduction of electronic payments to its website. Rates payments, infringement notices and invoices are now payable online. To access e-services portal, select the ‘Make a Payment’ button located on Councils homepage.

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2018 Australia Day Awards - Nominations close 11 December 2017.

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
9 October 2017 10:26pm

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Seniors Events October 2017

(District Council of Grant)
9 October 2017 09:09am

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Wind Farm Proposals in Rural Areas

(Light Regional Council)
6 October 2017 5:21pm
Experience has shown that wind farm development proposals can give rise to considerable community concern.

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Media release - Community Engagement Forums

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
6 October 2017 5:15pm

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MEDIA RELEASE - Waste Matters - Two Wells Transfer Station

(Adelaide Plains Council)
6 October 2017 3:59pm
Council recently discovered an amount of the hazardous material in the building waste area of its Two Wells Transfer Station. As is standard procedure, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was advised and the area closed to the public. Click 'Read More' for more information.

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Bookings filling fast for library activities

(Whyalla Council)
6 October 2017 3:58pm
The coloured sand sessions booked out on Friday so don't delay in booking for Monday's activity at the library.

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World Diabetes Day - Pancake Breakfast

(District Council of Yankalilla)
6 October 2017 3:09pm
Invitation to a Southern Fleurieu Community Event

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MEDIA RELEASE - Residential Development Plan Amendment gains Minister's approval

(City of Port Lincoln)
6 October 2017 2:37pm

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Development Application e-tracking - Now Live

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
6 October 2017 1:51pm
Council is excited to announce the introduction of Development Application e-tracking. The e-tracking function allows applicants to enter their Development Application number to seek an update on the status of their application. E-tracking is available now via Councils Development Portal.

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Elliston Reconciliation Monument Wording

(District Council of Elliston)
6 October 2017 11:48am
The District Council of Elliston is currently considering the wording for the Reconciliation Monument which is part of the Elliston Coastal Trail Project. This page is for material and information about this issue.

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Battery Recycling Bin now available at the Civic Centre

(City of Victor Harbor)
6 October 2017 10:39pm

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Goyder Tourism Set To Grow

(Regional Council of Goyder)
6 October 2017 10:24pm
A strong economic driver for regional prosperity, destination tourism is acknowledged as being a draw card for visitors to the Goyder region in the Mid North of the State.

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Australia Day Nomination Forms

(District Council of Kimba)
6 October 2017 10:19pm

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Tourism, Arts & Heritage Policy Adopted

(Regional Council of Goyder)
6 October 2017 10:07pm
A foundation policy for Tourism, Arts and Heritage, developed for and including the residents of the Goyder Council region, was adopted at a recent meeting of the Regional Council of Goyder.

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Young Achiever Awards

(District Council of Yankalilla)
6 October 2017 10:05pm
Acknowledge, Encourage and Promote positive achievements of Young People. Recognise a young person now and make their day!

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Support for Burra Spring Expo

(Regional Council of Goyder)
6 October 2017 10:04pm
Spring will be celebrated in Burra through the inaugural Burra Spring Garden Expo at the Burra Town Hall on November 3 and 4.

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Whyalla chosen to showcase regional South Australia

(Whyalla Council)
5 October 2017 5:23pm
Whyalla is hosting the Brand South Australia 2017 Regional Showcase Awards

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Would you like to join an online eBook club?

(City of Marion)
5 October 2017 4:14pm
We are seeking expressions of interest for a new eBook club.

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Introducing SEED

(City of Marion)
5 October 2017 4:08pm
Space for Exploring Everything Digital (SEED) allows people to explore emerging technologies while offering learning opportunities to improve digital literacy and support innovation in our community.

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Last Minute School Holiday Accommodation

(District Council of Yankalilla)
5 October 2017 2:58pm
We have done the research for you so book a last minute break today!

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