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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

Retirement- What's next?

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
24 May 2019 3:45pm

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CuttleFest kicks off on June 1

(Whyalla Council)
24 May 2019 3:42pm
First ever grand opening for festival

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Winners of the 2019 Volunteer of the year awards

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
24 May 2019 3:11pm

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Aquatic Disabled Change Room Closed for Maintenance

(Campbelltown City Council)
24 May 2019 2:54pm
Please be advised the Aquatic Disabled Change space is closed due to maintenance. We have three other changing spaces - one in the Basketball court hallway and two upstairs on either side of the function spaces. We do have an elevator to the upper floor available next to the gym. These spaces to not contain a hoist. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and will update when the changing space is operational again.

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Residential (Limited Scope) Development Plan Amendment Consultation

(Campbelltown City Council)
24 May 2019 12:35pm
Written submissions are now available for public viewing ahead of the public meeting on Thursday 30 May, 6pm.

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2019/20 Draft Annual business plan open for consultation until 28/6/19

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
24 May 2019 12:07pm

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Statewide Recycling Education Campaign

(Regional Council of Goyder)
24 May 2019 11:18am
Which Bin?

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Volunteers Celebrated

(District Council of Grant)
24 May 2019 11:12am
On Thursday 23 May 2019 volunteer organisations within our district were celebrated.

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Public submissions sought

(Whyalla Council)
24 May 2019 10:52pm
Have your say on the draft budget and business plan

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Proposed Temporary Road Closure - First Street (between West Street and Pickering Street), Brompton 24 June to 5 July 2019

(City of Charles Sturt)
24 May 2019 10:41pm
Written public comment is now invited for this proposal

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Ordinary Council Meeting Wednesday 26 June 2019

(Wakefield Regional Council)
24 May 2019 09:12am

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Special Council Meeting Wednesday 29 May 2019

(Wakefield Regional Council)
24 May 2019 09:02am

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FREE BUSINESS BREAKFAST- "Business and Tourism- A Future Focus"

(Regional Council of Goyder)
24 May 2019 07:11am
The Regional Council of Goyder is hosting series 4 of our "Business Breakfast" series. This event's topic is "Business and Tourism- A Future Focus". It will be held on Thursday the 13th of June, 2019 from 7am-9am at the Eudunda RSL, 2 Railway Parade Eudunda. Hear from dynamic guest speaker Ali Uren, Founder/Director of Kiikstart! All welcome to attend. Please RSVP for catering purposes by Friday 7th of June to council@goyder.sa.gov.au or 88920100.

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Construction update - Airport Lane

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
23 May 2019 3:58pm

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Energy On Eyre

(District Council of Elliston)
23 May 2019 3:54pm
RDAWEP would like to record the impact of power outages on homes and businesses. see below for more information....

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Clare Valley Visitor Guide Burra Heritage Passport

(Regional Council of Goyder)
23 May 2019 3:51pm
Unlock the secrets of Burra's Past.....

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Community Solar Scheme

(District Council of Elliston)
23 May 2019 3:40pm
The EPLGA and RDAWEP Community Solar Scheme bulk buy for rooftop solar.

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Power Outage Survey - Regional Development Australia Whyalla & Eyre Peninsula

(Wudinna District Council)
23 May 2019 3:38pm

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Public Consultation: Holly Rise, Coffin Bay Residential DPA

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
23 May 2019 3:22pm

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Hard Waste Collection - June 2019

(Light Regional Council)
23 May 2019 1:40pm
Light Regional Council, in conjunction with Solo Resource Recovery will be offering a limited number of residential kerbside waste collections to Light Regional Council ratepayers.

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Informal Gathering of Council 28/5/19

(Renmark Paringa Council)
23 May 2019 12:59pm

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Out and About this Weekend

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
23 May 2019 11:57am

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Upcoming Road Closures

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
23 May 2019 10:18pm
Advance Notice for Tumby Bay Township

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Elliston Waste Transfer Station - new opening hours

(District Council of Elliston)
23 May 2019 09:13am
From 1 July 2019

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Newton Rd and Graves St Intersection

(Campbelltown City Council)
23 May 2019 08:23am
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure are improving road safety and traffic flow by installing traffic signals at the intersection of Newton Road and Graves Street, Newton.

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MEDIA RELEASE - Council seeks comment on Draft Annual Business Plan for 2019/2020

(City of Port Lincoln)
22 May 2019 4:58pm

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MEDIA RELEASE - Call for community effort on Pest Pigeon Control

(City of Port Lincoln)
22 May 2019 4:47pm

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May 2019 Newsletter

(Northern Areas Council)
22 May 2019 4:00pm

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Upcoming Events - June 2019

(Wudinna District Council)
22 May 2019 3:39pm

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2019-20 Annual Business Plan & Budget Consultation

(Barunga West Council)
22 May 2019 3:01pm
Public Meeting Wednesday May 30th 5PM-6PM Port Broughton Council Chambers Take the chance to come along and provide your feedback on the 2019/20 Annual Business Plan and Budget The Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget can be viewed on Council’s website www.barungawest.sa.gov.au or at either Pt Broughton or Bute Offices. The document is out for consultation from Friday 17th May to Friday 7th June 2019 5PM. Andrew Cole Chief Executive Officer

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All Culture Fest 2019

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
22 May 2019 2:43pm
A melting pot of colour, singing, dancing, storytelling and food, will showcase the multicultural Murraylands in June.

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Community Co-operation helping our youth

(Whyalla Council)
22 May 2019 2:09pm
Youth Central Hub opens in Westland Shopping Centre

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Draft 2019/2020 Annual Business Plan, Budget and Long Term Financial Plan (2020 to 2029)

(Light Regional Council)
22 May 2019 1:07pm
An invitation is extended to all members of the Light region community to have their say on Council’s draft Annual Business Plan / Budget proposals for the year ahead and the draft LTFP.

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Draft ABP 2019/2020

(City of Port Lincoln)
22 May 2019 12:48pm

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Pest Bird Management Survey

(City of Port Lincoln)
22 May 2019 12:46pm

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Draft Stage 2 Clare Main Street Streetscape Plan - media release

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
22 May 2019 12:02pm

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Council to target illegal habitation of sheds and containers

(Wattle Range Council)
22 May 2019 11:53am

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Audit Committee – Application for Independent Members

(Northern Areas Council)
22 May 2019 11:53am

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Minutes 20 May 2019

(District Council of Grant)
22 May 2019 11:38am
The minutes for the Council meeting of Monday 20 May 2019 are now available.

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Seeking feedback on the Draft Stage 2 – Clare Main Street – Streetscape Plan

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
22 May 2019 11:22am

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Changes to Stray Dog Management - Media Release

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
22 May 2019 11:19am

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Tennis Australia's Visit - May 8, 2019

(Wudinna District Council)
22 May 2019 10:07pm

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Use your free hard waste collection

(Whyalla Council)
22 May 2019 09:52am
Reminder to residents of their free hard waste pick up

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Draft Management Plans - Consultation

(Kingston District Council)
22 May 2019 08:50am

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AGL RALLY SA- RALLY OF THE HEARTLANDS 2019

(Regional Council of Goyder)
22 May 2019 08:48am
The Challenge Continues 1-2 June 2019. With more exciting and unique challenges for drivers and even more opportunities for car enthusiasts and community members to view the rally in action, this year's "Rally of the Heartlands" in Goyder is going to be better than ever!

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2019-20 Draft Annual Business Plan Public Consultation

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
21 May 2019 5:28pm
The District Council of Loxton Waikerie in accordance with Section 123 of the Local Government Act 1999, has prepared a Draft Annual Business Plan for 2019-20 which sets out the objectives and activities that Council proposes to undertake for the coming year. The Draft Annual Business Plan can be viewed here.

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Leases and Licences Advisory Group adjournment notice

(The Berri Barmera Council)
21 May 2019 5:03pm
Meeting scheduled for 6pm 21 May 2019 adjourned

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Subsidy for cat desexing

(Whyalla Council)
21 May 2019 4:44pm
Council commits $20,000 to Whyalla program

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Footpath Grinding Trial in Northfield

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
21 May 2019 4:12pm

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Annual Business Plan - Consultation

(District Council of Grant)
21 May 2019 12:19pm
Council is currently in the process of developing the Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2019-20 financial year. 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 17 June 2019 from 4:30pm to 5:30pm in the Council Chambers, 324 Commercial Street West, Mount Gambier.

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Reconciliation Week 2019

(Mount Barker District Council)
21 May 2019 12:00pm

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Toilet upgrade in Ada Ryan Gardens

(Whyalla Council)
21 May 2019 11:51am
Renovation work starts this week

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'Living in Roxby Downs' Launch

(Roxby Council)
21 May 2019 10:30pm

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Mobile Service Centre - coming to Minnipa 13/06/2019

(Wudinna District Council)
21 May 2019 10:21pm

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Sewer Network Maintenance

(Mount Barker District Council)
21 May 2019 08:59am

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Library call for second-language speakers

(Whyalla Council)
21 May 2019 08:56am
Volunteers sought to sort out overseas books

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Let's Chill Winter Activity Guide

(The City of Prospect)
21 May 2019 08:44am

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May meeting snapshot

(Whyalla Council)
20 May 2019 9:03pm
Brief rundown of the ordinary Council meeting

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Celebrating Our Dedicated Volunteers

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
20 May 2019 4:13pm

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Have Your Say - Strategic Planning

(The Berri Barmera Council)
20 May 2019 4:06pm
The Berri Barmera Council is currently undertaking a review and update of its Strategic Management Plan.

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Draft Annual Business Plan & Budget 2019-20

(Alexandrina Council)
20 May 2019 4:06pm
Now open for community consultation

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Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget 2019-2020

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
20 May 2019 2:22pm
Council is consulting on its Annual Business Plan and budget. This is an opportunity to have input into priorities for the Council area for the coming year (2019/2020). It includes information relating to proposed activities, expenditure and income for the year.

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Leave it to Z

(The Berri Barmera Council)
20 May 2019 2:22pm
Red Cross is seeking expressions of interest from energetic community minded change makers aged between 10 and 25 to be part of the Leave it to Z Project Steering Group.

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Public Consultation Lease of Community Land Lucindale Health Centre to Lucindale Health Centre Trust

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
20 May 2019 2:19pm
Feedback is sought on the proposal to extinguish two existing leases and replace with one new lease to the Lucindale Health Centre Trust for the whole of the Community Land located at 22 Musgrave Avenue, Lucindale and known as the Lucindale Health Centre.

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Public Consultation Lease of Community Land Naracoorte Aerodrome Southern Air Ag Pty Ltd Anceps Pty Ltd Southern Jeta1 Pty Ltd

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
20 May 2019 2:17pm
Feedback is sought on the proposal to extinguish one existing lease and replace with three new leases for Southern Air Ag Pty Ltd as Trustee for Southern Air Ag Trust; Anceps Pty Ltd as trustee for Southern Air Ag Trust and Southern JetA1 Pty Ltd for a portion parcel of Community Land located on Doolans Road, Naracoorte and known as the Naracoorte Aerodrome.

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Application for a Category 3 Development

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
20 May 2019 2:16pm
An application comprising a COMPLYING CATEGORY 3 DEVELOPMENT under Section 38(5) of the Development Act, 1993 has been lodged for development assessment.

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Road Closure – Public Road 1636, Templers

(Light Regional Council)
20 May 2019 2:15pm
Notice is hereby given, that the Light Regional Council proposes to close the whole of the public road opposite Gill road, off of Neldner Road.

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BCE Program

(Adelaide Plains Council)
20 May 2019 11:43am
If you’re a landholder in the South Australian Arid Lands or Northern and Yorke region, you can now apply for funding to manage and protect areas of native vegetation on your land through the Biodiversity Credit Exchange. Click this post for more information.

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Community Planting Days at Cape Jervis

(District Council of Yankalilla)
20 May 2019 11:22am
Join the Cape Jervis Coastal Community Group for a family event on 1 & 2 June 2019 to plant seedlings, install tree guards and make a difference.

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Big Story Time at library

(Whyalla Council)
20 May 2019 10:42pm
Whyalla joins national simultaneous reading event

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The Which Bin Campaign

(Adelaide Plains Council)
20 May 2019 10:16pm
Council is committed to tackling waste management and following the Waste Less, Recycle more ideal. The South Australian government has recently launched a website to provide advice to the public about what items can be placed in a particular bin for the area. Please click Read More to learn more about this initiative

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Gateway Signage Refresh

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
20 May 2019 10:15pm
Contemporary Gateway signage announcing arrival in Rural City of Murray Bridge Townships is being updated as part of a region wide rebranding project.

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Double honour for sisters

(Whyalla Council)
20 May 2019 08:11am
Zia and Cyanne Westerman take out state awards

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Date change for Million Paws Walk

(Whyalla Council)
17 May 2019 3:01pm
RSPCA event now on Sunday, May 26

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Public Consultation - Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget 2019/2020

(The Berri Barmera Council)
17 May 2019 11:16am
Public Consultation on Councils Draft Annual Business Plan and Budget for the 2019/2020 year is now open!

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COMET comes around again

(Whyalla Council)
17 May 2019 11:12am
Music festival celebrating 5th anniversary

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Notice of SPEDC Meeting

(Adelaide Plains Council)
17 May 2019 10:28pm
Notice of Meeting - Strategic Planning and Economic Development Committee. Held in Council Chamber Redbanks Road Mallala on Monday 20 May 2019 at 6:30pm. Click this post for more information.

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Clare Art Prize Media Release

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
16 May 2019 5:04pm

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Agenda 20 May 2019

(District Council of Grant)
16 May 2019 4:42pm
The Council agenda for Monday 20 May 2019 is now available.

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Work starts on marina moorings

(Whyalla Council)
16 May 2019 4:39pm
New aluminium pontoons being installed

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2019/20 Kangaroo Island Annual Business Plan

(Kangaroo Island Council)
16 May 2019 3:23pm
The Draft 2019/20 Kangaroo Island Council Annual Business Plan is open for public consultation for 21 days from Wednesday 15 May 2019 to COB Wednesday 5 June 2019.

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Karoonda Colour Blast Fun Run

(Karoonda-East Murray)
16 May 2019 1:40pm

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Click Here for More Information

(Northern Areas Council)
16 May 2019 11:46am

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Have your say on Council’s draft 2019/20 budget

(City of Victor Harbor)
16 May 2019 10:51pm

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Christmas New Year Hours 2019-2020

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
16 May 2019 10:29pm
Merry Christmas and a Safe and Happy New Year on behalf of Council, Management and Staff. Most RCMB Locations will be closed over Christmas - the VIC is open every day except Christmas Day.

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Free Tree Day

(Copper Coast Council)
16 May 2019 09:25am

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Draft Community Plan 2019-2039 and Action Plan 2019-2022

(District Council of Robe)
16 May 2019 09:14am

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Water Allocation Drop-In Sessions

(Renmark Paringa Council)
16 May 2019 09:09am

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Coorong set to launch $20,000 Lower Murray Canoe Trail

(Coorong District Council)
15 May 2019 4:50pm
Media Release

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2019-2020 annual business plan released for community engagement

(Coorong District Council)
15 May 2019 4:48pm
Media Release

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Future of Southend Caravan Park under review

(Wattle Range Council)
15 May 2019 3:00pm

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Water allocation drop-in sessions

(The Berri Barmera Council)
15 May 2019 2:10pm
Two drop-in sessions this May are available for irrigators to help prepare for the 2019-20 water use year.

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New lights for Civic Park

(Whyalla Council)
15 May 2019 1:39pm
First stage of security upgrade

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Draft Annual Business Plan

(District Council of Robe)
15 May 2019 12:22pm

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Community Questionnaire

(District Council of Franklin Harbour)
15 May 2019 11:51am
Council are conducting a community questionnaire to gain clarity on the communities wishes regarding the Foreshore Redevelopment. We encourage all community members to complete the survey. The questionnaire closes 7 June 2019 Please click 'read full article' to be taken directly to the survey

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Draft Annual Business Plan & Budget

(City of Charles Sturt)
15 May 2019 11:18am
Consultation has just been completed and includes a proposed average total rate increase of 2.1%

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Employment Opportunities

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
15 May 2019 09:17am

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Council Conservation Cleanup

(Whyalla Council)
15 May 2019 09:10am
Council acts on illegal dumping reports

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Proposed Wastewater Infrastructure Augmentation Separate Rate - Seeking your feedback

(Mount Barker District Council)
15 May 2019 09:04am

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Draft Annual Business Plan 2019/20 - Seeking your feedback

(Mount Barker District Council)
15 May 2019 08:59am

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