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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.

Clicking on 'View full article' will direct you to the Release on the council's own website. To view a list of the LGA's Media Releases click here, and to view all of one council's releases visit that Council's site - click here. Please note the LGA disclaimer below.

Latest News and Media Releases List

2020 Australia Day Awards

(Whyalla Council)
24 January 2020 3:22pm
Mayor McLaughlin pays tribute to winners

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Say thanks to our firefighters

(Whyalla Council)
24 January 2020 2:19pm
Honour and support the CFS and MFS on Australia Day

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Rymill Hall Upgrade Begins

(Wattle Range Council)
23 January 2020 2:19pm

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Live Music Resources (2017.73)

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
23 January 2020 1:33pm

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Building Progress at the Mount Gambier Regional Airport

(District Council of Grant)
23 January 2020 1:24pm
Kennett Builders and Council are quickly back into construction mode for 2020 with the foundation works for Stage 1 of the terminal redevelopment underway, representing an exciting next step in this $9.2M project.

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Temporary Closure due to Renovations Rymill Hall

(Wattle Range Council)
23 January 2020 10:25pm

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Corporate tent opportunity at AFL match

(Whyalla Council)
23 January 2020 08:51am
Whyalla businesses invited to book a spot

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Waikerie Boat Ramp Upgrade

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
22 January 2020 3:59pm
The District Council of Loxton Waikerie has received $195,000 in grant funding. Please click below for full media release.

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Impounded Vehicles

(Light Regional Council)
22 January 2020 1:36pm
Multiple vehicles have been impounded which LRC has been unable to locate the registered owners of.

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Council minutes 20 January 2020

(District Council of Grant)
22 January 2020 10:40pm
The Council minutes for 20 January 2020 are now available

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Telstra NBN notice

(Whyalla Council)
22 January 2020 08:38am
Brief loss of connectivity for some service areas

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Traffic notice from SA Water

(Whyalla Council)
21 January 2020 4:19pm
Diversions and speed restrictions outside Bennett Oval

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Traffic notice from SA Water

(Whyalla Council)
21 January 2020 4:19pm
Diversions and speed restrictions outside Bennett Oval

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Traffic notice from SA Water

(Whyalla Council)
21 January 2020 4:19pm
Minor traffic change for Friday morning

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Temporary Closure Resource Recovery Centre

(Wattle Range Council)
21 January 2020 11:39am
Millicent Resource Recovery Centre will be closed on Tuesday, 4 February 2020

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Informal Gathering of Council 28 January 2020

(Renmark Paringa Council)
21 January 2020 11:23am

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Nature's Best, Let's Plan The Rest

(District Council of Yankalilla)
21 January 2020 11:00am
Help plan the future of this region! Nature's Best, Let's Plan the Rest is possibly the most extensive community consultation that we've ever undertaken. We want to hear from you to help us plan effectively for the future. There are lots of ways you can get involved! You can attend community forums in townships across the district, join in online discussions, write to us, send us a Mayor for a Minute video, attend a 'What's the Future' community event and more! What you tell us over the coming months will help us to prepare our Strategic Plan for 2020-2030.

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No flight for this emu

(Whyalla Council)
21 January 2020 07:17am
Young bird checks in to Whyalla airport

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January Council meeting snapshot

(Whyalla Council)
20 January 2020 7:50pm
A brief rundown on tonight's business

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Receive your rates by email

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
20 January 2020 1:59pm

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Draft Planning and Design Code

(District Council of Yankalilla)
20 January 2020 12:20pm
Open for Public Consultation. The State Planning Commission has released the draft Planning and Design Code for public consultation, commencing Tuesday 1 October 2019 and running until 28 February 2020. This consultation is being led by the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI).

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Working together for tourism

(Whyalla Council)
20 January 2020 09:38am
Mayor congratulates new Whyalla Tourism Focus Group committee

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Bank goes above and Beyond

(Whyalla Council)
20 January 2020 07:32am
Beyond Bank the major sponsors of Australia Day

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Santos Women's Tour Down Under Stage 2 Start Success

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
17 January 2020 5:32pm
Cheering crowds lined Murray Bridge's main street to watch the world's best female cyclists go head to head for glory.

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Going Green Down Under

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
17 January 2020 5:29pm
Santos Tour Down Under celebrations in Murray Bridge will have a clean and green environmental focus under a new event waste reduction initiative.

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Whyalla becomes a Gig City

(Whyalla Council)
17 January 2020 3:03pm
First high-speed network tower for businesses installed

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Roads to Recovery: second serve of funding

(Wakefield Regional Council)
17 January 2020 2:22pm
Additional Roads to Recovery funding will advance and expand on a handful of road projects.

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Riverland Strategic Tourism Plan 2030

(Renmark Paringa Council)
17 January 2020 09:08am

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Public Consultation: Long Term Financial Plan & Asset Management Plan

(District Council of Robe)
16 January 2020 3:18pm

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Agenda - 20 January 2020

(District Council of Grant)
16 January 2020 3:11pm
The Council Agenda for Monday 20 January 2020 is now available.

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Join our new Fish Feeders social group

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
16 January 2020 1:55pm

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Australia Day road closure

(Whyalla Council)
16 January 2020 08:20am
Temporary Hummock Hill measure for fireworks

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Positive community group engagement meetings

(Whyalla Council)
15 January 2020 6:24pm
Three groups meet with elected members and CEO

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Bin collections may be delayed

(Whyalla Council)
15 January 2020 5:07pm
Residents asked to be patient

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Our big little hearts

(Whyalla Council)
15 January 2020 09:51am
Child Care Centre pitches in for bushfire effort

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Enfield Ward Supplementary Election

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
15 January 2020 07:00am

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Council renews warning of health risk posed by native bat species

(Wattle Range Council)
14 January 2020 2:48pm

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Aussie Animal Adventure

(Whyalla Council)
14 January 2020 2:08pm
Summer School Holidays at the Whyalla Maritime Museum

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Aussie Animal Adventure

(Whyalla Council)
14 January 2020 2:08pm
Summer School Holidays at the Whyalla Maritime Museum

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Port Fringe Street Party

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
14 January 2020 1:50pm

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Electric Vehicle trip to the Dandenong Ranges

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
14 January 2020 12:40pm
Is your council interested in introducing electric vehicles to your fleet? LGA Procurement have an opportunity for you in 2020!

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Reusing and recycling books

(Whyalla Council)
14 January 2020 12:38pm
Departments combine to deal with excess library resources

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2020 Australia Day Breakfast Celebration

(Northern Areas Council)
14 January 2020 11:15am

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Sad news on much-loved peacock

(Whyalla Council)
14 January 2020 09:16am
Council loses battle to save Ada Ryan Gardens bird

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Fire Burning in Dublin

(Adelaide Plains Council)
13 January 2020 1:45pm
There is current a fire burning on Carslake Road, Dublin. For more information, please click 'Read more' to be taken to the CFS website.

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Clubs unite for AFL match

(Whyalla Council)
13 January 2020 11:07am
Local footy the winner from Marsh Cup game

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Alert SA App is here

(District Council of Grant)
13 January 2020 10:53pm
The Alert SA App is here, providing South Australians timely, relevant bushfire information this summer. Download Alert SA on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store today. For more information, visit www.alert.sa.gov.au.

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Breast Screen Mobile Screening Unit will be back in the Riverland from early February.

(The Berri Barmera Council)
13 January 2020 10:10pm
This free service only takes 15 minutes.

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Robe Holiday Packages - Kangaroo Island Bushfire Disaster Relief

(District Council of Robe)
13 January 2020 09:40am

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Interruption to power supply - Myponga

(District Council of Yankalilla)
13 January 2020 00:00am
Outage: Monday 3 February 2020

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When's the next Council meeting? See all the dates for 2020.

(Wakefield Regional Council)
10 January 2020 3:10pm

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Coorong Celebrates 2020 Australia Day Winners

(Coorong District Council)
10 January 2020 10:15pm
Media Release

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Free summer outdoor cinema series

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
9 January 2020 2:56pm

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Safer Places CFS - when facing a bushfire emergency

(Wakefield Regional Council)
9 January 2020 2:11pm

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Port MacDonnell Community Complex School Holiday Program

(District Council of Grant)
9 January 2020 1:48pm
The 2019-2020 Port MacDonnell School holiday program has kicked off with flocks of local and visiting children enjoying the many activities on offer.

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Australia Day at the foreshore

(Whyalla Council)
9 January 2020 10:13pm
Big day of celebrations on January 26

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Sports Vouchers

(Campbelltown City Council)
9 January 2020 09:00am
$100 credit towards ARC Learn to Swim lessons is available for students via the Sports Vouchers Program

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Callington Township Plan Consultation

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
8 January 2020 5:49pm
The future of Callington is being mapped out in a Draft Plan, and residents are being asked to contribute ideas to help create the future they would like to see.

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PAE Places Grants - now open!

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
8 January 2020 4:28pm

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AFL tickets on sale this month

(Whyalla Council)
8 January 2020 12:59pm
Pre-sale January 30 and general public January 31

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SA Council Rate Rebate Scheme

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
7 January 2020 5:13pm
Farmers facing hardship may be able to slash their Council rates by half under the State Government's Drought Support Program.

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Council Rate Rebate

(Renmark Paringa Council)
7 January 2020 2:24pm

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NEW Temporary Recruitment product briefing session - 6 February 2020

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
7 January 2020 1:15pm
Following significant negotiation by LGA Procurement we now invite you to a product briefing to hear and discuss the NEW temporary recruitment product, c.net Essential.

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Temporary Road Closure

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
7 January 2020 09:12am
Tumby Bay RSL Centenary Celebration

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Real estate rise

(Whyalla Council)
7 January 2020 08:29am
Report points to Whyalla growth

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The Future of Health - Community Consultation

(District Council of Cleve)
6 January 2020 2:24pm
The Eyre and Far North Local Health Network (EFN LHN) is consulting with community members, staff, partner organisations and practitioners on the development of a 5 year Strategic Plan. The LHN includes the public health services in the Eyre and Far North region, including: - public hospitals - residential aged care - community/home based services - allied health services (eg: physiotherapy, podiatry, social work, dieticians etc).

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River Based Recreation Consultation

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
6 January 2020 12:17pm
Murray River users are invited to tell Council what they like most about our summer playground, and how recreation opportunities could be improved, when officers visit local riverfront reserves collecting ideas this summer.

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Drought Support Information

(District Council of Cleve)
6 January 2020 11:26am
A list of drought support initiatives has been made available by the District Council of Cleve's Drought Support Officer, Angela Harris.

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New community bus line for peninsula

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
6 January 2020 11:00am

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Region connects with the Premier

(Whyalla Council)
6 January 2020 08:33am
Mayor McLaughlin praises State Government

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Smoke warning for Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
3 January 2020 11:23pm
CFS issues notice from Miltalie fire

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Be alert for fires

(Whyalla Council)
2 January 2020 6:21pm
Residents urged to reconsider travel outside Whyalla

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Police praise mayor and council

(Whyalla Council)
2 January 2020 3:41pm
Combined effort on Miltalie fire

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See What's Happening In City of PAE This Week

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
1 January 2020 10:00pm

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Fire notice for Middleback Road

(Whyalla Council)
30 December 2019 5:49pm
Road closures put in place

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Fire update for Middleback Road

(Whyalla Council)
30 December 2019 5:49pm
Road closures still in place

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