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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

Seeking photos /memorabilia of Bonney Theatre/Soldiers Memorial Hall?

(The Berri Barmera Council)
20 July 2018 4:56pm
If you have items from the early days – this could be construction photos, images of local dances, parties or even movies, we would love to see them.

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Financial Accountant

(Roxby Council)
20 July 2018 4:33pm
A great opportunity to join Roxby Council

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Tourism group acknowledges Council assistance

(Whyalla Council)
20 July 2018 1:26pm
The Whyalla Tourism Focus Group's July meeting carried the theme of Exciting Times for Whyalla

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Candidate Information Session

(City of Port Lincoln)
20 July 2018 11:12am

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Media Release - Clements Gap Sustainable Communities Fund

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
20 July 2018 10:37pm

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Proposed Temporary Road Closures Fourth Street (between Red Shed Lane and Park Terrace), Bowden

(City of Charles Sturt)
20 July 2018 10:13pm
Written public comment in relation to this proposal is now invited

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Mayor's Charity Concert

(City of Port Lincoln)
20 July 2018 09:42am

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Notice of Proposal - Alienation of Community Land by Lease for Portion of Kevin Taylor (Lane) Reserve BOWDEN

(City of Charles Sturt)
19 July 2018 3:53pm
Written public comment in relation to this proposal is now invited

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Current Vacancy - Team Leader Finance & Customer Service

(District Council of Grant)
19 July 2018 2:57pm
The District Council of Grant is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified person to take on the role of Team Leader – Finance and Customer Service. Reporting to the Deputy Chief Executive Officer, the role will manage and support the day to day operational elements of the Finance and Customer Service departments and be responsible for the provision of all of Council’s financial functions including accounting for all financial transactions and meeting all reporting, regulatory, accounting standards, and legislative requirements.

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Rates notice by Email

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
19 July 2018 12:39pm

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Expression of Interest Household Furniture

(Tatiara District Council)
19 July 2018 12:00pm
Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for surplus of Household Furniture

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Improvement of Pedestrian and Cycling Safety Adjacent to Kapunda Primary School

(Light Regional Council)
19 July 2018 10:53pm
Light Regional Council is pleased to announce that pedestrian and cycling safety has been significantly improved as a result of the recent upgrade of footpaths adjacent to Kapunda Primary School.

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Using your yellow bin right

(Whyalla Council)
19 July 2018 09:37am
Food, clothes and plastic bags do not go in the yellow recycling bin

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Special Council Meeting

(City of Port Lincoln)
19 July 2018 08:26am

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Carpe Diem Presentation

(District Council of Cleve)
18 July 2018 3:50pm
Free presentation starring John Wood and Chris Pidd - an entertaining look at how friendship and proper care give a man the strength to cope

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Minutes 16 July 2018

(District Council of Grant)
18 July 2018 3:30pm
The Council minutes for 16 July 2018 are now available.

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Naming of Public Roads

(Barunga West Council)
18 July 2018 3:00pm
NOTICE is hereby given in accordance with Section 219 of the Local Government Act 1999, that at the Council meeting of 10 July 2018, Council resolved to re-name the following road; The road named Taylors Road be re-named Taylor Road. A COLE, Chief Executive Officer

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Design Team for the Loxton Recreation Complex Appointed

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
18 July 2018 2:42pm
Council announces it has recently appointed the design team for the Loxton Recreation Complex. The team comprises of an Architect, Quantity Surveyor and Structural, Civil and Geotechnical Engineers.

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Promote your community event

(Whyalla Council)
18 July 2018 12:32pm
There's just one form you need to fill out to get a whole stack of publicity for your community, non-profit event

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Through the Lens: Seniors Card photographic competition and exhibition

(Adelaide Plains Council)
18 July 2018 11:35am
Through the Lens is part of International Day of Older Persons celebrations. The competition and exhibition promote active ageing by celebrating the skills of older South Australians through the art of photography and demonstrate that people can learn and create at any age.

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Wakefield win for land owners seeking Pinery tree clean-up

(Wakefield Regional Council)
18 July 2018 08:36am

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Adoption of Valuation and Declaration of Rates and Charges

(Light Regional Council)
17 July 2018 4:53pm
Notice is hereby given that at its Meeting held on 26 June 2018, the Light Regional Council has made a number of resolutions in relation to the financial year ending 30 June 2019.

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Prosecution in dog attack case

(Whyalla Council)
17 July 2018 4:07pm
The owner of a dog that attacked a boy in Whyalla has been ordered to pay a penalty of more than $2500

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Request for Tenders

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
17 July 2018 3:46pm
Tenders are invited for the following projects.

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Child Safe Officer Workshop

(Renmark Paringa Council)
17 July 2018 2:53pm

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Serendipity Vanilla Bean Ice cream

(Wakefield Regional Council)
17 July 2018 1:22pm
The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergens (milk and egg).

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State Planning Commission visits Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
17 July 2018 12:01pm
Whyalla Mayor Lyn Breuer and Council officials have met with the State Planning Commission to discuss renewable energy guidelines

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Important information for supplementary voters

(Whyalla Council)
17 July 2018 11:06am
If you were on the supplementary list of voters at the last council election, you may need to register again

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Media Release - Entrances to Port Pirie

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
17 July 2018 09:34am

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Highlights from the July Council meeting

(Whyalla Council)
16 July 2018 8:08pm
The following business was discussed and/or acted on at Monday night's meeting.

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Media Release - Public WiFi in Port Pirie and Crystal Brook

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
16 July 2018 4:46pm

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2018 Election Information Session

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
16 July 2018 3:44pm

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Disability SA will be at the EP Field Days

(Wudinna District Council)
16 July 2018 3:18pm

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Temporary Road Closure

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
16 July 2018 2:42pm

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Jumping Pillow out of action

(District Council of Kimba)
16 July 2018 2:13pm
The Jumping Pillow will be out of use from 3pm Monday 16th July until further notice. This is necessary due to the erection of the new shade sails.

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Another two play areas open

(Whyalla Council)
16 July 2018 1:23pm
Play areas at Field Street and Ada Ryan Gardens are now ready to use.

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Media Release - Free Non-commercial Hard Waste Day

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
16 July 2018 12:07pm

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Media Release - Crystal Brook Library Update

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
16 July 2018 12:06pm

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Westside Place Makers Grant

(City of Charles Sturt)
16 July 2018 09:11am
Applications are now open until Wednesday 25 July 2018.

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Week two of school holiday activities

(Whyalla Council)
15 July 2018 7:39pm
There's still plenty to do in Whyalla for the second week of the school holidays.

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Hahndorf receives Federal Funding

(Mount Barker District Council)
13 July 2018 4:05pm

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Dog Registration Renewal Notices

(Alexandrina Council)
13 July 2018 4:03pm
Current update

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Hot Topics 13 July 2018 Edition 198

(Mount Barker District Council)
13 July 2018 3:02pm

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ROAD CLOSURES | Lansdowne Tce

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
13 July 2018 2:50pm

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Seeking Volunteer Drivers for Hills Community Transport

(Mount Barker District Council)
13 July 2018 11:06am

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Council Elections

(Streaky Bay District Council)
13 July 2018 11:03am

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Celebrating Cuttlefest 2018

(Whyalla Council)
13 July 2018 10:56pm
The Thomson family is living proof of the inaugural Cuttlefest success

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2018-2019 Annual Business Plan and Budget

(District Council of Robe)
13 July 2018 10:35pm

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Cr Terrell to step down

(Karoonda-East Murray)
13 July 2018 09:38am

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Cr Terrell to step down

(Karoonda-East Murray)
13 July 2018 09:29am

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Councils meet to discuss rate capping bill

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
13 July 2018 00:00am
More than 200 South Australian mayors, elected members, CEOs and council staff will meet at Adelaide Town Hall from 9.30am this morning to discuss the State Government’s proposed rate capping legislation.

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Update on Memorial Benches

(City of Holdfast Bay)
13 July 2018 00:00am

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Councils meet to discuss rate capping bill

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
13 July 2018 00:00am
More than 200 South Australian mayors, elected members, CEOs and council staff will meet at Adelaide Town Hall from 9.30am this morning to discuss the State Government’s proposed rate capping legislation.

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Funding for inclusive foreshore seating

(Whyalla Council)
12 July 2018 3:32pm
The City of Whyalla and its Youth Advisory Committee has secured $7300 for a new feature on the foreshore

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SANFL Football Operations Coordinator

(District Council of Elliston)
12 July 2018 3:19pm
SANFL have commenced recruitment for the role Football Operations Coordinator – Eyre Peninsula. The job advertisement and position description are available view via the link below and applications must be submitted via SANFL recruitment link: http://sanfl.applynow.net.au/jobs/SANFL85 Advertising will be via SANFL Web and relevant social media platforms. Applications close 12pm Monday 23 July 2018. Enquires may be forwarded to: Belinda Haines SANFL People & Culture Business Partner T: 8440 6914 E: hr@sanfl.com.au

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Agenda 16 July 2018

(District Council of Grant)
12 July 2018 2:59pm
The Council Agenda for the meeting of 16 July 2018 is now available.

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Loxton Recreation Grounds Committee - Call for Nominations

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
12 July 2018 2:08pm
Council invites expressions of interest from community members who are passionate about making a positive difference for the community. If you think you have the skills and experience to make a difference we encourage you to nominate for membership.

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More July school holiday activities

(Whyalla Council)
12 July 2018 1:14pm
Here's even more stuff to do over the holidays in Whyalla

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We're doing okay with organic waste

(Whyalla Council)
12 July 2018 11:54am
Cleanaway has done an audit on the content of our green-lidded bins

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Media Release - Shakka 20 Years

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
12 July 2018 11:38am

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Lake Bonney Caring for Country - Consultation

(The Berri Barmera Council)
12 July 2018 11:36am
In consultation with the River Murray and Mallee Region Aboriginal Corporation a Draft Management Plan for the care of Native Title lands surrounding and including Lake Bonney has been released.

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See What We Do In Our 'Day in the Life of' Videos

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
12 July 2018 10:00pm

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July 2018 Community News

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
12 July 2018 09:30am

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AGL Hallett Wind Farm Community Funding Program is now open!

(Regional Council of Goyder)
12 July 2018 08:47am
In 2018, AGL has set aside an amount of $25,500 (excluding GST) for communities and/or community groups within the area serviced by the Regional Council of Goyder to support local community initiatives and/or activities. Applications are now open and close at 5pm on Wednesday 8 August 2018.

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LGA insurance review to save ratepayers $43 million

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
12 July 2018 00:00am
The LGA’s review and restructure of the local government sector’s Mutual Liability and Workers Compensation Schemes is projected to save South Australian ratepayers at least $43 million over the next ten years.

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LGA insurance review to save ratepayers $43 million

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
12 July 2018 00:00am
The LGA’s review and restructure of the local government sector’s Mutual Liability and Workers Compensation Schemes is projected to save South Australian ratepayers at least $43 million over the next ten years.

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2018/19 Path Renewal Program

(City of Charles Sturt)
12 July 2018 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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Becker on the ground in Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
11 July 2018 4:11pm
Whyalla's new helicopter company has set up at the airport and is ready to 'turn blades'

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Media Release - National Tree Day

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
11 July 2018 4:00pm

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Media Release - Aboriginal Art Trail

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
11 July 2018 3:58pm

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter July 4 2018

(Coorong District Council)
11 July 2018 2:06pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter July 4 2018

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Search for iconic Millicent images continues

(Wattle Range Council)
11 July 2018 2:01pm

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Proposed Road Closure in Milang

(Alexandrina Council)
11 July 2018 2:00pm
Portion of Daranda Tce & Markland Street

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Parndo Yerta Two Names for our Parks

(The City of Prospect)
11 July 2018 1:52pm
Abstract for Parndo Yerta Two Names for our Parks

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2018 Wattle Range Photographic Exhibition | Opened Friday Evening

(Wattle Range Council)
11 July 2018 1:43pm

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Man at Prospect Art Gallery

(The City of Prospect)
11 July 2018 1:40pm
Man at Prospect Art Gallery

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Public Consultation: Three Key Council Policies

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
11 July 2018 1:11pm
THE COMMUNITY is being asked to provide feedback and help shape key Council activities in The Rural City of Murray Bridge.

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Electric Driverless Bus here in Renmark Friday 27th July

(Renmark Paringa Council)
11 July 2018 12:49pm

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Revised Policy Framework

(Mount Barker District Council)
11 July 2018 12:07pm

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Proposed Temporary Road Closures East Street (between Second Street and Drayton Street), Brompton, and Drayton Street (between East Street and Fifth Street), Bowden

(City of Charles Sturt)
11 July 2018 10:57pm
Written public comment in relation to this proposal is now invited.

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Prospect Fair

(The City of Prospect)
11 July 2018 10:55pm
Prospect Fair Abstract

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Insite Goes Live on 26 July 2018!

(Mount Barker District Council)
11 July 2018 10:01pm

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Your view: draft Open Space and Public Realm Strategy

(City of Holdfast Bay)
11 July 2018 09:03am

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drumMUSTER 23-24 July 2018

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
11 July 2018 08:28am

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One Voice Start-Up Grants are Now Open

(The Berri Barmera Council)
11 July 2018 08:06am
Do you love to sing and would like to bring together your community through voice? If so, $10K is available to start up your own choir.

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Federal Government pledges $3.5 million in funding for airport

(District Council of Grant)
10 July 2018 4:30pm
Federal Minister for Regional Development, Territories and Local Government Hon Dr John McVeigh MP has announced the federal government will commit $3.5 million in the Mount Gambier Airport redevelopment project.

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Adoption of Valuation and Declaration of Rates 2018/2019

(Copper Coast Council)
10 July 2018 4:00pm
At its meeting on the 4nd July 2018 council adopted its Valuation and Declaration of Rates for the 2018/2019 Financial Year

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Food Recall - Variety of frozen vegetables

(Wakefield Regional Council)
10 July 2018 3:00pm
The recall is due to possible microbial (Listeria monocytogenes) contamination.

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Food Recall - Loving Earth Coconut Chocolate Butter

(Wakefield Regional Council)
10 July 2018 2:57pm
The recall is due to this batch containing higher than expected levels of tree nuts. The product is labelled “MAY CONTAIN TRACES OF NUTS”.

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Date set for Safer Communities Forum

(Whyalla Council)
10 July 2018 2:09pm
Community agencies will meet on August 2 to discuss safety issues in Whyalla

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FREE Christmas in July Movie Morning | Booking Out Fast

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
10 July 2018 12:06pm

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Council crews busy around city

(Whyalla Council)
10 July 2018 11:33am
City of Whyalla work crews have getting a range of projects.

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter July 4 2018

(Coorong District Council)
10 July 2018 11:22am

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Heritage Advisor Visit

(Tatiara District Council)
10 July 2018 09:29am
Next visit Tuesday 24th July 2018

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Mayor presents NAIDOC awards

(Whyalla Council)
9 July 2018 5:33pm
Whyalla Mayor Lyn Breuer said she was honoured to present this year's Whyalla NAIDOC Week awards

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Council Elections 2018

(District Council of Elliston)
9 July 2018 4:36pm
Local Government Elections are conducted every four years with the next Council election to be held in November 2018.

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Council Elections

(City of Charles Sturt)
9 July 2018 3:13pm
Enrol by 10 August 2018

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Prospect Gallery Prize

(The City of Prospect)
9 July 2018 3:01pm
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Explore Prospect Food and Art Trail

(The City of Prospect)
9 July 2018 2:59pm
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Spring Fair on Now

(The City of Prospect)
9 July 2018 2:51pm
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