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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

Ordinary Council Meeting 24 July 2019 at 6.30pm

(Wakefield Regional Council)
19 July 2019 5:25pm

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Breakwaters re-open

(Whyalla Council)
19 July 2019 4:54pm
Strengthening work completed

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We're the friendly city

(Whyalla Council)
19 July 2019 3:21pm
High praise after LGA meetings in Whyalla

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Firey Women CFS Workshop at Nairne in September

(Mount Barker District Council)
19 July 2019 2:46pm

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Firey Women CFS Workshop at Macclesfield in August/September

(Mount Barker District Council)
19 July 2019 2:42pm

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2019 Excellence in Ag Awards, closing 16 September 2019

(Wudinna District Council)
19 July 2019 1:36pm

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Media Release - 2019 National Tree Day

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
19 July 2019 1:04pm

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Young Achiever Awards 2019

(Kangaroo Island Council)
19 July 2019 12:39pm
Congratulations to Ryan Turner who has won the Kangaroo Island Council 2019 Young Achiever of the Year Award. Other students who have been recognised this year are Joshua Keenan for Outstanding Commitment to Leadership and the Community, and Tarryn Putland for Outstanding Achievement – Academic, Sporting and Community Service. Mayor Michael Pengilly will be presenting the Awards at the Settlement Day Ceremony at the Old Mulberry Tree, Reeves Point on Saturday 27 July 2019 from 11.15am. Following the Award presentation, there will be a free community lunch in the Kingscote Council Chambers. All are welcome.

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Closing soon - Public Consultation

(The Berri Barmera Council)
19 July 2019 11:12am
Council's Public Consultation and Community Engagement Policy has been revised and Council hereby invites public comments / submissions on the Policy as part of the Public Consultation process.

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Illuminart' Travelling Light Art Tour

(District Council of Elliston)
19 July 2019 11:12am
Tuesday 6 August 2019 - 6.00pm for 6.30pm start. A program of animated projections will bring the silos alive creating an expansive glowing area much larger than a cinema.

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Protecting Granite Island’s Little Penguins

(City of Victor Harbor)
19 July 2019 10:20pm

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2020-2030 Tumby Bay Strategic Plan

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
19 July 2019 09:55am
Our District Our Communities Our Plan The period of time this Strategic Plan addresses, between 2020 and 2030, promises to be both challenging and exciting. As a community and Council we must strive to preserve our heritage, lifestyle and the characteristics that make our District such a great place to live, work and visit.

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Council Meeting Wrapup July 2019

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 July 2019 09:51am

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Family affair for steelworks tour

(Whyalla Council)
19 July 2019 09:33am
Four generations enjoy experience

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Community Grants Program now open

(The City of Prospect)
19 July 2019 00:00am

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Pyrites Road Nairne Temporary Road Closure

(Mount Barker District Council)
18 July 2019 4:37pm

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Santos Tour Down Under comes back to Victor in 2020

(City of Victor Harbor)
18 July 2019 3:46pm

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Council Meeting Time

(District Council of Robe)
18 July 2019 2:52pm

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Santos Tour Down Under 2020

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
18 July 2019 1:13pm
Cycling action will place Murray Bridge on the world stage this summer, when the Rural City hosts the start of the Santos Women’s Tour Down Under Stage 2, the finish of the Santos Tour Down Under Stage 4 and the Challenge Tour.

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Nominate Now For ATSI Awards

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
18 July 2019 12:15pm

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Arts funding invitation

(Whyalla Council)
18 July 2019 10:33pm
Country Arts SA regional arts fund.

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Latest EasyGrants Newsletter

(District Council of Cleve)
18 July 2019 10:01pm
For all the latest Grants Information click on Read More and it will take you to the current EasyGrants Newsletter

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"Our Town" funding applications - close 5 August 2019

(Wudinna District Council)
18 July 2019 09:27am

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Feedback sought by 9 August - Water Demand & Usage

(Wudinna District Council)
18 July 2019 09:13am

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Out and About this Weekend

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
18 July 2019 08:49am

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Supplementary Election - 2019

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
18 July 2019 08:35am

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter July 10 2019

(Coorong District Council)
17 July 2019 2:29pm

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter June 18 2019

(Coorong District Council)
17 July 2019 2:26pm

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter May 23 2019

(Coorong District Council)
17 July 2019 2:23pm

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter April 15 2019

(Coorong District Council)
17 July 2019 2:11pm

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter April 3 2019

(Coorong District Council)
17 July 2019 2:04pm

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Local Government Grants Commission - Visit to Mount Barker - 21 August 2019

(Mount Barker District Council)
17 July 2019 12:07pm
The Commission will be visiting Mount Barker District Council 3.00pm to 4.30pm on Wednesday 21 August 2019 to hold discussions with council members, staff and with any members of the public in attendance at the hearing.

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Plan your ultimate retirement

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
17 July 2019 10:39pm

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Strategic Plan 2020-24

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
17 July 2019 09:58am
Murray Bridge is changing and now is the time to take stock, review what we have achieved and forge forward. Visit Let's Talk to view community meeting dates and opportunities to contribute to the plan.

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Connected Communities Winter 2019 Edition

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
16 July 2019 4:10pm
Download the latest edition of our Community Newsletter: Connected Communities.

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Public Consultation - Draft Strategic Plan - 31 July 2019

(Northern Areas Council)
16 July 2019 3:44pm

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2019/20 Road Rehabilitation Program

(City of Charles Sturt)
16 July 2019 3:29pm
Council has an asset plan for each asset type (e.g. roads, paths, lighting, buildings) and the Asset Management Plan for Roads has identified that certain roads are no longer suitable for safe use, or are not constructed in a way that meets their current use.

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2019/20 Box Culvert Replacement

(City of Charles Sturt)
16 July 2019 2:48pm
Council has an ongoing program of replacing assets, including stormwater assets as they reach the end of their useful life, or the capacity needs to be increased.

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Tribute to those no longer with us

(Whyalla Council)
16 July 2019 2:07pm
Minute's silence at Council meeting

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July Council meeting snapshot

(Whyalla Council)
16 July 2019 1:39pm
A brief rundown of Monday's meeting

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Greenacres Community Garden brings people together

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
16 July 2019 12:17pm

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Prospect Hill Playground Consultation

(Mount Barker District Council)
16 July 2019 11:56am

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Glencoe Community invited to update Town Plan

(Wattle Range Council)
16 July 2019 11:31am

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Glencoe Community invited to update Town Plan

(Wattle Range Council)
16 July 2019 11:24am

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Talented artist call out

(Whyalla Council)
16 July 2019 10:07pm
Expressions sought for a commissioned artwork for the Reconciliation Action Plan

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Adobe Anniversary Alert!

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
16 July 2019 10:01pm
To take advantage of the pricing for Adobe Products orders must be placed with Data#3 by 19 August 2019.

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Mayors meet with Premier

(Whyalla Council)
16 July 2019 09:36am
Regional issues discussed.

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2019/20 Path Renewal Program

(City of Charles Sturt)
16 July 2019 00:00am
The Council has asset management plans for its assets so that it can plan for their replacement. This allows budget provision each year so that the assets can be replaced at the end of their serviceable life and before they fail. The asset management plan for paths has identified the paths in the list below for replacement.

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July 15 Council meeting

(Whyalla Council)
15 July 2019 4:27pm
Agenda posted on website

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Criterion Newsletter - July 2019

(Streaky Bay District Council)
15 July 2019 4:05pm
Illuminart Projection Tour / Child Care Meeting / Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour

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School Holiday Fun at the Port MacDonnell Community Complex

(District Council of Grant)
15 July 2019 3:19pm
Children of all ages have enjoyed hanging out at the Port MacDonnell Community Complex during the school holidays, with various different activities taking place. The school holiday program provides free sessions for children of any age to join in.

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2019/20 New Path Program

(City of Charles Sturt)
15 July 2019 3:15pm
The Council receives requests for new paths each year and these are recorded for consideration by the Council when annual budgets are set. Council has allocated $350K for the construction of new paths.

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Have Your Say - Regional Development Strategy

(Kingston District Council)
15 July 2019 2:10pm

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24-25 July, Regional Youth Leadership Forum

(Wudinna District Council)
15 July 2019 11:20am

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2019 Australia Post Community Grants

(Wudinna District Council)
15 July 2019 11:17am

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Annual Business Plan and Budget for 2019-20

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
15 July 2019 09:55am
Council has adopted its Annual Business Plan and Budget for 2019-20. Click view item to find out more.

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Community Chest

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
15 July 2019 09:54am
Funding is now available from Council's Community Chest.

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Community Grants Program 2019-20

(Alexandrina Council)
15 July 2019 09:38am
Applications now open

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SA Water notice of works

(Alexandrina Council)
15 July 2019 09:33am
Liverpool Road, Goolwa

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Free Access Card - Transfer Station

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
15 July 2019 09:21am

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Library Customer Service Survey

(Mount Barker District Council)
15 July 2019 09:14am

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2019/20 Bus Stop Renewal Program

(City of Charles Sturt)
15 July 2019 00:00am
Although the Council does not operate bus services, it is responsible for the bus stop areas. The bus stop renewal includes features that make them complaint with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) which means that they are suitable for people with most disabilities to use. Legislation requires that all bus stops be complaint with the DDA by 2022. A shelter is not a DDA requirement of a bus stop.

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Recycled Water Supply to Mawson Green Meadows Supply Update

(Mount Barker District Council)
12 July 2019 5:21pm

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Stay in touch with Council matters in the July 2019 newsletter.

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
12 July 2019 4:43pm

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LED Lighting for energy efficiency

(The Berri Barmera Council)
12 July 2019 4:08pm
The Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES) is a South Australian Government energy efficiency scheme that provides incentives for South Australian households and businesses to save energy.

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Media Release - Council clarifies contract termination of former CEO

(Kangaroo Island Council)
12 July 2019 2:18pm
Following the release of the Ombudsman’s reports last week, Council is aware of misleading information circulating in the media.

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Road Closure - Chilton Road, Berri

(The Berri Barmera Council)
12 July 2019 2:02pm

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Firey Women workshop - free bushfire safety

(District Council of Yankalilla)
12 July 2019 1:24pm
Calling all Firey Women ... looking for information and practical learning on bush fire prevention - Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July at Rapid Bay CFS Station

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Media statement on Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation v District Council of Kimba

(District Council of Kimba)
12 July 2019 10:13pm

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Draft 2040 Community Vision

(Karoonda-East Murray)
12 July 2019 10:05pm

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Minister delivers $900,000 for sport

(Whyalla Council)
12 July 2019 09:36am
Council successful in grant application

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Expression of Interest

(City of Charles Sturt)
12 July 2019 09:15am
We are looking for Food & Entertainment Vendors for the West End Brewery Christmas Light Display.

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Whyalla youth invited to forum

(Whyalla Council)
11 July 2019 3:55pm
Two-day event in Port Augusta

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Media Release - Aboriginal Community Action Group

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
11 July 2019 1:53pm

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2019-2020 Annual Business Plan and Budget

(Whyalla Council)
11 July 2019 1:18pm
As adopted by elected members

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Re- Advertised Positions Vacant - Looking for a career change, applications are invited from suitably qualified, experienced and motivated people for the following positions with Council.

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
11 July 2019 12:53pm

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Revitalisation of Breakout Creek wetlands

(City of Charles Sturt)
11 July 2019 10:56pm
Announcement of the joint Federal and State Government funding commitment of $4 million.

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Join us for Plastic Free July!

(The City of Prospect)
11 July 2019 10:01pm
We are hosting a free information session at Nailsworth, where we will explore ways to avoid, reduce, reuse, recycle and compost items.

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Sport club workshop

(Whyalla Council)
11 July 2019 08:44am
Plan for your organisation's future

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Sport club workshop tonight

(Whyalla Council)
11 July 2019 08:44am
Plan for your organisation's future

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Flare work at pellet plant

(Whyalla Council)
10 July 2019 3:24pm
GFG Alliance advises residents of Thursday work

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Book Week Family Fun Day at Parks Library

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
10 July 2019 3:22pm

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Funding bridges gap for ‘Walk the Yorkers’

(Wakefield Regional Council)
10 July 2019 10:24pm
A specially designed bridge is the last remaining piece to connect hikers and cyclists over the Wakefield River.

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Local Heritage Restoration Fund

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
10 July 2019 09:11am
Applications for the Local Heritage Restoration Fund are now open.

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Registrations open for 2019 LGA Regional Youth Forum

(District Council of Kimba)
10 July 2019 08:08am

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Public Consultation - Development Plan Amendment

(District Council of Franklin Harbour)
10 July 2019 00:30am
Public Consultation on the General Development Plan Amendment by the District Council of Franklin Harbour will be open until 5.00pm 13 September 2019. Please click on below link for further information regarding the Development Plan Amendment

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Council reduces rate rise

(Whyalla Council)
9 July 2019 4:29pm
3.5% approved by elected members

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drumMuster - Saddleworth Works Depot 22nd & 23rd July

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
9 July 2019 4:25pm

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Employment Opportunity

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
9 July 2019 3:59pm
Community Development Officer

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Draft Dog and Cat Management Plan

(The City of Prospect)
9 July 2019 3:36pm
Have your say! How would you make City of Prospect more pet friendly? Find out more here.

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We are introducing Public Question Time

(The City of Prospect)
9 July 2019 2:57pm
Have a question for Council? City of Prospect is committed to understanding our community’s needs and to learn about your views. Find out more here!

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ABC live broadcast

(Whyalla Council)
9 July 2019 2:45pm
Paul Culliver will be at the rec centre

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MacFarlane Terrace Temporary Traffic Restrictions

(Mount Barker District Council)
9 July 2019 12:00pm

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Be Connected - free morning tea at the Clare Library

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
9 July 2019 11:08am

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2019-20 Annual Business Plan Summary

(Barunga West Council)
9 July 2019 11:02am
Click here for summary document

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2019/2020 Rates Declaration

(Tatiara District Council)
9 July 2019 00:00am
At its meeting held on 2 July 2019, the Tatiara District Council adopted its 2019/2020 Budget, Annual Business Plan and declared the Rates for the financial year ending 30 June 2020.

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The Big Shed - Official Opening

(Mount Barker District Council)
8 July 2019 4:42pm

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Community Engagement Forum - 29 July 2019

(Adelaide Plains Council)
8 July 2019 3:10pm
Adelaide Plains Council will hold three (3) Community Engagement Forums per year across the region (Dublin, Mallala and Two Wells). Council invites residents to the second Community Engagement Forum for 2019, on Monday, 29 July 2019, from 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the Two Wells Football and Netball Sporting Clubs Inc Clubrooms (Old Port Wakefield Road, Two Wells – Two Wells Oval). For more information, please click 'read more'.

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Long time Whyalla man takes vows

(Whyalla Council)
8 July 2019 2:52pm
Irishman gains Australian citizenship after 50 years

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Media Release - Housing and Growth Rates - 8 July 2019

(Adelaide Plains Council)
8 July 2019 2:45pm
Adelaide Plains Council (APC) has experienced steady population growth during the past ten years and is now transitioning to a faster moving growth trend. Exciting times are upon us as our population growth accelerates, thanks to housing developments in Two Wells and Lewiston. A number of estates are under construction and selling well in the area, with residential growth in Mallala set to follow as a result of the recently announced “Gracewood” sub-division.

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