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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.

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Latest News and Media Releases List

Proposed Installation of Mobile Phone Base Station - Murtho

(Renmark Paringa Council)
13 September 2019 4:42pm

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Council reflects on Australian Citizenship Day 2019

(Port Augusta City Council)
13 September 2019 3:15pm
The Port Augusta City Council will welcome eight new citizens at an Australian citizenship ceremony on the 17 th September, as part of Australian Citizenship Day 2019.

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NBN Outages

(Kangaroo Island Council)
13 September 2019 3:14pm
NBN Co apologises for the upcoming outages which are planned for the KI network upgrade to the Fixed Wireless over the next fortnight, starting Monday 16 September.

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Public Statement - Civil action

(Port Augusta City Council)
13 September 2019 3:12pm
Council is aware that public statements are being made about a Council Legal matter.

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Public Statement - Petition to dissolve the Council

(Port Augusta City Council)
13 September 2019 3:11pm
The Council has become aware of a petition that is currently circulating within the Council’s area.

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Snake Information

(Northern Areas Council)
13 September 2019 1:34pm

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Block clearing

(Barunga West Council)
13 September 2019 10:15pm
Now is the time to arrange for the clearing and mowing of any blocks located in and adjoining townships. Council emphasises the importance of undertaking necessary fire prevention measures for the safety of your family, pets and property. Preparation of your property (or vacant block) includes but is not limited to the following: • Cut grass (to approx. 10cm / 4 inches) within 20 metres of all buildings • Cut grass (to approx. 10cm / 4 inches) within 5 metres of all structures • Remove dead branches, leaves and undergrowth from around your home •Prune tree limbs less than two metres above ground •Prune branches overhanging your home • Remove bark, heavy mulch, wood piles and any other flammable materials close to your home and sheds • Clean out your gutters • Spark Proofing your home • Vacant Blocks shall be cut to a maximum height of 10cm to ensure compliance Burning Green Waste is NOT permitted within Township Boundaries. Please use your GreenWaste bin or Dispose of your green waste at the Waste Transfer Station in Port Broughton or Bute where there is no fee for the disposal of Green Waste. Visit Council’s website to find services available for Block Clearing & Mowing.

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ROADWORKS WITHIN COUNCIL AREA – WORKZONE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

(Barunga West Council)
13 September 2019 10:14pm
There are at any time throughout the year a number of works happening around the council area, within townships and on sheeted roads. Safety is paramount for the general public and Council workers to safeguard scheduled works are completed promptly, efficiently and safely. Please observe all posted signs, reduction in speed limits, and the whereabouts of workers. Obey the speed limits and restrictions when driving past Council workers. This will ensure your safety when near a work site and the safety of Council workers.

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BROADACRE CHEMICAL SPRAYING

(Barunga West Council)
13 September 2019 10:12pm
Local Farmers are encouraged to contact Council should you be doing any broadacre chemical spraying in the vicinity of any known Council roadworks. This enables Council staff to take any necessary precautions for the health and safety of staff working in the area. Please telephone Council on 8635 2107 to notify. Your assistance is appreciated.

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Traffic restrictions near gardens

(Whyalla Council)
13 September 2019 09:19am
SA Water crews fixing broken pipe

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Speed restrictions outside Ada Ryan Gardens

(Whyalla Council)
13 September 2019 09:19am
Water pipe fixed but road hazard remains

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Festival of Nature

(District Council of Yankalilla)
13 September 2019 08:55am
14 - 22 September 2019 - Dip your feet into some outdoor fun and share how we embrace our environment. Explore, learn, discover and be inspired!

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Mayor praises Science Alive!

(Whyalla Council)
13 September 2019 07:53am
Sneak preview of popular event

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Murray Bridge Fringe 2020

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
12 September 2019 5:04pm
Murray Bridge fringe will return bigger and better in 2020 with an entire weekend of festivities now planned! Local performers can register their interest to be part of the festival before 20 September 2020.

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Road condition assessment currently underway

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
12 September 2019 3:58pm

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Fire no major impact on jetty project

(Whyalla Council)
12 September 2019 3:38pm
Schedule remains for demolition and construction

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General Repairs and Building Maintenance Panel - Request for Tender

(Light Regional Council)
12 September 2019 3:34pm
The Barossa Regional Procurement Group are seeking tenders from suitably qualified and experienced companies, organisations and individuals for inclusion on a preferred supplier panel for the provision of General Repairs & Building Maintenance Works.

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Agenda 16 September 2019

(District Council of Grant)
12 September 2019 2:24pm
The Council Agenda for 16 September 2019 is now available.

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Nesting season starts early

(Whyalla Council)
12 September 2019 12:53pm
Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula notification

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Barrage Road Marina, Goolwa

(Alexandrina Council)
12 September 2019 12:06pm
Public consultation on draft lease

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Debrief after jetty fire

(Whyalla Council)
12 September 2019 10:44pm
Mayor Clare McLaughlin to meet with construction company

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Dramatic rescue at jetty fire

(Whyalla Council)
11 September 2019 6:41pm
CEO pays tribute to police, fireys and Council crews

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Lights, camera, action in the City of PAE

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
11 September 2019 2:54pm

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Old jetty catches fire

(Whyalla Council)
11 September 2019 2:22pm
Demolition incident causes large blaze

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Spring 2019 About Town

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
11 September 2019 1:46pm

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Coastal Collaboration exhibition meet the Artists evening

(District Council of Grant)
11 September 2019 1:23pm
An enthusiastic group of people attended the Coastal Collaboration exhibition meet the Artists evening at the Port MacDonnell Community Complex on Friday 6 September 2019.

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Ada Ryan Gardens toilets closed on Thursday

(Whyalla Council)
11 September 2019 10:34pm
All-access facility still available

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AGL Farmers Assist Program

(Northern Areas Council)
11 September 2019 08:56am

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Category 3 Development

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
11 September 2019 08:30am
Notice of Application for Category 3 Development 433/164/19 Swanbury Penglase Architects

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Interruption to power supply - Myponga

(District Council of Yankalilla)
11 September 2019 00:00am
Outage: Thursday 19 September 2019

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Council's Financial Assistance Grants

(Wattle Range Council)
10 September 2019 4:43pm

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Positive airport information session

(Whyalla Council)
10 September 2019 4:31pm
Residents given outline of proposed plan

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Recycling industry enquiry

(Whyalla Council)
10 September 2019 4:05pm
Whyalla public invited to have a say

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Two Wells Community Fund - 2nd Round is now open

(Adelaide Plains Council)
10 September 2019 3:28pm
Applications for the Two Wells Community Fund open on Monday 9 September 2019 and close 4 October 2019. Attached are the Guidelines and Application Form. For more information, please click 'Read More'.

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Port Broughton Community Garden

(Barunga West Council)
10 September 2019 1:43pm
Council is seeking members of the community to be involved in the community garden to help get it up and running. If you are interested in being involved please pass on your contact details to Council staff via email at barunga@barungawest.sa.gov.au or Phone 86352107

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Aussie Backyard Bird Council 21-27 October 2019

(Barunga West Council)
10 September 2019 12:44pm
Council is participating in the Birdlife Australia Aussie Backyard Bird Council 21-27 October 2019. Local community members and school groups or classes are encouraged to participate. The link below will take you to the website, where information and registration can be accessed.There is no cost to participate. The website not only provides information relating to the Bird Count, it also has gardening tips, Blogs to follow and frequently asked questions, all aimed at encouraging birds in local backyards and reserves and improved management of our local environment.

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Basketball camps return

(Whyalla Council)
10 September 2019 12:41pm
Whyalla granted another two years as host

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Positions Vacant - Swimming Pool Attendants Gladstone & Jamestown

(Northern Areas Council)
10 September 2019 11:44am

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State Government Draft Reports - Operations of Local Government

(Northern Areas Council)
10 September 2019 11:26am

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Funding for Heritage Places - Media Release

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
10 September 2019 11:14am

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Events Support Program Funding - Media Release

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
10 September 2019 11:08am

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Council responds to recent safety concerns at the Mount Gambier & District Saleyards

(District Council of Grant)
10 September 2019 10:35pm
A quick response from Council follows the recent release of an Ombudsman SA report into SafeWork SA and unsafe practices at the Mount Gambier and District Saleyards.

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Summer Events Volunteers Call

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
9 September 2019 5:35pm
The Rural City of Murray Bridge is gearing up to engage and train community minded volunteers for an unprecedented number of family friendly events to be held in January 2020.

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History Building Walks

(The Flinders Ranges Council)
9 September 2019 4:34pm

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Expressions of Interest - Potential Purchase 10MW Solar Farm Project - Berri

(The Berri Barmera Council)
9 September 2019 3:00pm
Berri Barmera Council seeks expressions of interest from suitable firms for the potential acquisition of Council developed Solar Farm project intellectual property, development rights and lease of site. The project has been developed to pre-construction phase.

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Airport information session

(Whyalla Council)
9 September 2019 2:34pm
Open invite to meeting at library

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Warning on exotic crab

(Whyalla Council)
9 September 2019 2:06pm
Asian Paddle Crab found in SA waters

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Burst water main

(Whyalla Council)
9 September 2019 1:46pm
Flinders Avenue affected until tomorrow

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Seppeltsfield Road Upgrade

(Light Regional Council)
9 September 2019 12:34pm
Light Regional Council is pleased to announce that it will receive $720,000 in funding through the Australian Government’s Special Local Roads Program to upgrade Seppeltsfield Road between Stonewell Road and Kraehe Road through Marananga.

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Microchipped cat found after seven years

(Whyalla Council)
9 September 2019 11:31am
One great reason to register and microchip your pets

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Nominate for 2019 Senior of the Year

(Wattle Range Council)
9 September 2019 10:58pm

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Celebrate Seniors | October 2019

(Wattle Range Council)
9 September 2019 10:30pm

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Be the voice of our community

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
9 September 2019 09:56am

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Have your say! Regional Indoor Aquatic and Leisure Centre

(Mount Barker District Council)
9 September 2019 09:13am

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Statement about State Government sand carting program

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
8 September 2019 11:59am

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EFTPOS down at dump

(Whyalla Council)
8 September 2019 10:51pm
Cash only today Sunday, September 8, 2019

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EFTPOS back up at dump

(Whyalla Council)
8 September 2019 10:51pm
Technical breakdown on Sunday

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Media Release - Adelaide Plains Business Advisory Group - 6 September 2019

(Adelaide Plains Council)
7 September 2019 08:04am
We are pleased to advise that the ‘Adelaide Plains Business Advisory Group’ met for the first time on Thursday, 5 September 2019. Click Read more for more information

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Brick or Treat Parks Library

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
6 September 2019 2:21pm

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Decluttering Workshop at Greenacres Library

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
6 September 2019 2:03pm

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Ship shape HMAS Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
6 September 2019 12:36pm
Ongoing maintenance program making a difference

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Walking the Camino de Santiago, Author talk by Noel Braun

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
6 September 2019 11:20am

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Yarnfulness at Parks Library

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
6 September 2019 11:01am

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Think before you burn this spring

(Adelaide Plains Council)
6 September 2019 10:49pm
The Environment Protection Authority is reminding anyone planning to burn as part of a spring clean-up to check with their council first to see whether they need approval.EPA Program Manager Steven Mudge said a permit was required to burn outdoors in metropolitan Adelaide and in townships. For more information, please click 'Read More'.

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Trucking notice from GFG Alliance

(Whyalla Council)
6 September 2019 10:26pm
Iron ore trucks on Playford Avenue

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Proposal to Install a Mobile Phone Base Station - Hallett

(Regional Council of Goyder)
6 September 2019 10:02pm
Telstra plans to install a Mobile Phone Base Station at Lot 698, Toolangi Road, Hallett SA 5419

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Events Support Program

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
6 September 2019 09:33am
The Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council is pleased to announce funding of $30,000 is available to support the delivery of events within the Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council.

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Criterion Newsletter - September 2019

(Streaky Bay District Council)
6 September 2019 09:17am
Small Business Information / Streaky Bay Tourist Promotions AGM / Solar Scheme Forum

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Childcare Survey Results

(Kingston District Council)
5 September 2019 4:44pm

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Works Administration Officer

(District Council of Elliston)
5 September 2019 4:02pm
The District Council of Elliston is seeking a suitably experienced Works Administration Officer who is able to demonstrate skills and experience in providing administration support to the Works team.

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Public Consultation - Permit to Use Public Road

(District Council of Robe)
5 September 2019 3:41pm

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Holdfast Bay redevelopment must include KI ferry terminal

(Kangaroo Island Council)
5 September 2019 2:59pm
Kangaroo Island Mayor Michael Pengilly is calling on the State Government and Holdfast Bay Council to incorporate a ferry terminal in the new masterplan for the Holdfast Bay jetty precinct.

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Think before you burn this Spring

(Barunga West Council)
5 September 2019 2:26pm
The Environment Protection Authority is reminding anyone planning to burn as part of a spring clean-up to check with their council first to see whether they need approval.

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Register now to take part in Growing for Gold

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
5 September 2019 2:03pm

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Prolonging the life of new roads

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
5 September 2019 1:16pm

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triple j’s One Night Stand 2019

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
5 September 2019 12:23pm
triple j’s One Night Stand is coming to Lucindale, South Australia. So mark the date: Saturday, 14 September, 2019 and get ready to be entertained by the Hilltop Hoods, Meg Mac, Ocean Alley, G Flip and the triple j Unearthed winner.

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triple j’s One Night Stand 2019

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
5 September 2019 12:21pm
triple j’s One Night Stand is coming to Lucindale, South Australia. So mark the date: Saturday, 14 September, 2019 and get ready to be entertained by the Hilltop Hoods, Meg Mac, Ocean Alley, G Flip and Chelsea Manor (triple j Unearthed winners) with special guests A.B. Original, Didirri, Ecca Vandal, Illy, Jesswar, Kram, Montaigne, Nyassa and Timberwolf!

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triple j’s One Night Stand Lucindale 14 September 2019

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
5 September 2019 12:15pm
triple j’s One Night Stand is heading to Lucindale on 14 September 2019. The One Night Stand is radio station triple j's annual, free, all ages, drug-and-alcohol-free concert. It’s a massive free party featuring the best Aussie acts.

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Read the latest media release on triple j’s One Night Stand

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
5 September 2019 12:13pm
triple j’s One Night Stand is heading to Lucindale on 14 September 2019. The One Night Stand is radio station triple j's annual, free, all ages, drug-and-alcohol-free concert. It’s a massive free party featuring the best Aussie acts.

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triple j's One Night Stand Lucindale 14 September

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
5 September 2019 12:12pm
triple j’s One Night Stand is heading to Lucindale on 14 September 2019. The One Night Stand is radio station triple j's annual, free, all ages, drug-and-alcohol-free concert. It’s a massive free party featuring the best Aussie acts.

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Racing team represents Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
5 September 2019 11:42am
Sprint car sports City of Whyalla logo

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Latest Granite Newsletter

(Wudinna District Council)
5 September 2019 11:00am

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What's on about Town this September

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
5 September 2019 10:43pm
Find out what's on about Town this month

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Napoles become official Aussies

(Whyalla Council)
5 September 2019 09:51am
Ceremony hosted by Mayor Clare McLaughlin

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EOI - Kangaroo Island Council Audit Committee - Two Independent Members

(Kangaroo Island Council)
5 September 2019 09:25am
Council seeks to appoint two independent members to its Audit Committee with appropriate financial experience and expertise.

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Proposed Road Closures

(Light Regional Council)
5 September 2019 09:09am
Public Notification of proposed road closures – Schuster Street, Freeling; Shepherd Street, Freeling; Power Street, Freeling

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Community Consultation Open

(Alexandrina Council)
5 September 2019 08:31am
For the Draft Goolwa Oval Sporting Precinct Master Plan

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Pool Staff wanted for 2019/2020 Pool Season

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
4 September 2019 5:13pm

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General Repairs & Building Maintenance Panel - Request for Tender

(Adelaide Plains Council)
4 September 2019 3:30pm
The Barossa Regional Procurement Group (comprising The Barossa Council, Light Regional Council, Adelaide Plains Council, Town of Gawler and Mid-Murray Council) are seeking tenders from suitably qualified and experienced companies, organisations and individuals for inclusion on a preferred supplier panel for the provision of General Repairs & Building Maintenance Works. For more information, please click 'Read More'.

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Tug arrives for jetty project

(Whyalla Council)
4 September 2019 12:26pm
Chappy in town for demolition stage

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NRMNY Free Fox and Wild Dog Baits injection day - 17 October

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
4 September 2019 12:17pm

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Roxby Council News

(Roxby Council)
4 September 2019 12:12pm
each month in the Roxby Downs Chronicle

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Six Month Report Card January-June 2019

(Roxby Council)
4 September 2019 11:32am
Now available

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EPA burning off advice

(Whyalla Council)
4 September 2019 10:55pm
Contact Council for permits

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Heritage Restoration Fund 2019-2020

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
4 September 2019 09:28am
The Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council is pleased to announce funding of $25,000 is available for distribution to owners of State & Local Heritage Places who are undertaking restoration or conservation work to their property.

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Public Notice - Closure of Mallala Resource Recovery Centre

(Adelaide Plains Council)
4 September 2019 09:13am
Council, at its Ordinary Meeting on 25 March 2019, instructed the Chief Executive Officer by resolution to undertake public consultation in relation to the proposed closure of the Mallala and Two Wells Resource Recovery Centres. For more information, click 'Read More'.

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Minutes 2 September 2019

(District Council of Grant)
4 September 2019 09:00am
The Council minutes from Monday 2 September 2019 are now available

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Limestone Coast Multicultural Soccer Carnival

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
3 September 2019 4:30pm
World Cup fever is set to take over Naracoorte for the Limestone Coast Multicultural Soccer Carnival, Saturday 9th of November­, commencing at 9.00am.

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Temporary Road Closures | Millicent Pines Enduro Event

(Wattle Range Council)
3 September 2019 2:45pm

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drumMuster - Farmers will be able to deliver their used farm chemical containers to the Willowie Landfill

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
3 September 2019 10:50pm

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