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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

Recycling Waste in a Circular economy

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
23 September 2019 5:35pm
In an Australian first, Council will work towards buying back 50% of the weight of kerbside plastics collected in the area over the next five years, to create a local market for our recycled waste.

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Access the LIVE STREAM for tonight's Council Meeting

(City of Victor Harbor)
23 September 2019 3:49pm

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Waikerie Ramco Recreation Grounds Committee

(District Council of Loxton Waikerie)
23 September 2019 1:56pm
Council is seeking expressions of interest for members of the community to join the Waikerie Ramco Recreation Grounds Committee. If you are interested in being part of this committee please click below for further information.

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Supplementary election – Central Ward

(District Council of Grant)
23 September 2019 1:39pm
A supplementary election will be held to fill a vacancy in Central Ward following the resignation of a Councillor. The election will occur in December with the successful candidate’s term due to expire in November 2022.

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$6m facelift for West Beach Road

(City of Charles Sturt)
23 September 2019 12:40pm
West Beach Road has been considered an important gateway to the coastal area between the Cities of West Torrens and Charles Sturt

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Short filmmaking workshop

(Whyalla Council)
23 September 2019 12:40pm
Opportunity for those with learning disability

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Lamont Street Road Reconstruction

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
23 September 2019 10:55pm

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Free green waste disposal for Wattle Range residents

(Wattle Range Council)
23 September 2019 10:16pm

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Food Recall - Flagstaff foods frozen meals

(Wakefield Regional Council)
23 September 2019 10:04pm
Problem: The recall is due to potential microbial (Listeria monocytogenes) contamination.

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Tatiara Community Grants

(Tatiara District Council)
23 September 2019 09:48am
Major Grants Round Closes 20 October 2019

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2020 Australia Day Awards Open

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
23 September 2019 09:29am

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Media release - Flight Training Adelaide - 20 September 2019

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
20 September 2019 4:20pm

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Council grants 2019/20 Community Assistance Program funds

(Kingston District Council)
20 September 2019 4:12pm

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Council to dispose of surplus dredge

(Kingston District Council)
20 September 2019 4:11pm

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Work continues on jetty demolition

(Whyalla Council)
20 September 2019 3:07pm
Soft strip nearing completion

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Draft Inclusive Communities Plan

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
20 September 2019 12:51pm

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Council partner with former Kingston CWA for commemorative public art project

(Kingston District Council)
20 September 2019 11:57am

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Event Notice

(Campbelltown City Council)
20 September 2019 09:26am
Please be advised The ARC will be hosting the Masters Games Volleyball competition, commencing Saturday 5th October and finishing Tuesday 8th October. The car park will be busier than usual over this weekend, please allow extra time to find a park. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Bin collection update

(Whyalla Council)
20 September 2019 08:42am
Cleanaway crews catching up after wind hinders collection

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Whyalla steel for new jetty

(Whyalla Council)
20 September 2019 08:17am
GFG Alliance delivers its donated beams

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Informal Gatherings

(Regional Council of Goyder)
19 September 2019 4:06pm
Notice of Informal Gatherings Tuesday 24th September 2019

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Working together to buy back recycled products

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 September 2019 3:31pm

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Media Release - Chief Executive Officer Contract Extension

(Adelaide Plains Council)
19 September 2019 2:59pm
Adelaide Plains Council (APC) is pleased to announce that we have secured the services of our Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Mr James Miller, until 2026. Please click Read More to read the Media Release

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Tarlee Sand Shed - Media Release

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
19 September 2019 2:16pm

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Wind affecting bin pickups

(Whyalla Council)
19 September 2019 12:58pm
Cleanaway crews working as hard as possible

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Dump closed due to high winds

(Whyalla Council)
19 September 2019 12:26pm
Green waste and commercial operators still welcome

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‘Buying it Back’

(City of Charles Sturt)
19 September 2019 11:14am
We are prioritising recycled content through our procurement process

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Annual Business Plan and Budget Summary

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
19 September 2019 10:59pm

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Woodside Barracks - training exercise at Second Valley Forest

(District Council of Yankalilla)
19 September 2019 09:27am
16 Regiment from Woodside Barracks are conducting a leadership training exercise involving approximately 75 personnel in Second Valley Forest North and South of Range Rd from 22 – 27 Sep 19.

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Child Care Centre review

(Whyalla Council)
18 September 2019 6:01pm
Council recognises excellent service

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Suspension of Community Forum

(Port Augusta City Council)
18 September 2019 3:38pm
An incident occurred at the Council Meeting on 10 September 2019, where two members of the public attended the Community Forum and became aggressive and verbally abusive to Elected Members. This is not the first time that members of the public have displayed socially unacceptable behaviour.

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Expressions of Interest - Childcare on Wheels Service Advisory Committee

(District Council of Robe)
18 September 2019 2:25pm

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Farewell to Peter Riseley

(District Council of Robe)
18 September 2019 2:23pm

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AGL Hallett Wind Farm Community Fund 2019/20

(Northern Areas Council)
18 September 2019 1:07pm

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Councils commit to buying back their rubbish

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
18 September 2019 00:00am
In an Australian first, nine South Australian councils have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to prioritise buying products made from recycled materials.

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Councils commit to buying back their rubbish

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
18 September 2019 00:00am
In an Australian first, nine South Australian councils have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to prioritise buying products made from recycled materials.

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Garage Sale Trail

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
17 September 2019 5:41pm
Council is bringing Australia’s biggest community and sustainability event, Garage Sale Trail, to the local area this October.

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Goolwa Beach Car Park Cafe

(Alexandrina Council)
17 September 2019 4:46pm
Update following Council Meeting

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Truck stop in Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
17 September 2019 4:06pm
Vintage vehicles on display at Mt Laura Homestead Museum

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Murray Bridge Swimming Centre Masterplan Funding

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
17 September 2019 3:03pm
Residents are one step closer to being able to drop their kids off at a Swimming Centre crèche while they workout in the onsite gym and cool down with a swim, thanks to a $1million grant awarded by the State Government.

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Minutes 16 September 2019

(District Council of Grant)
17 September 2019 1:49pm
The Council minutes for the meeting held Monday 16 September 2019 are now available

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Coorong Local Action Plan Newsletter September 4th 2019

(Coorong District Council)
17 September 2019 1:47pm

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Candidates Briefing Session - Supplementary Election

(District Council of Robe)
17 September 2019 1:44pm

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Coorong Local Aciton Plan Newsletter August 13th 2019

(Coorong District Council)
17 September 2019 1:44pm

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125th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage - Celebrating Women Enacting Change

(District Council of Grant)
17 September 2019 1:34pm
The District Council of Grant will celebrate generations of local women working to achieve change in the past, present and future in an exhibition to commemorate the 125th Anniversary of Women’s’ Suffrage.

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triple j One Night Stand

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
17 September 2019 1:12pm
Mayor Erika Vickery OAM sums up the triple j One Night Stand held in Lucindale on 14 September 2019.

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Council Meeting Wrapup September 2019

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
17 September 2019 10:03pm

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District Council of Grant appoints new Chief Executive Officer

(District Council of Grant)
17 September 2019 09:56am
The Mayor and Elected Members of the District Council of Grant wish to announce the appointment of Mr Darryl Whicker to the position of Chief Executive Officer.

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Recreation and Sport Small Grants Program now open for applications

(City of Victor Harbor)
17 September 2019 09:37am

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Mayor meets with senior government officials

(Whyalla Council)
17 September 2019 08:24am
School sites and airport funding on agenda

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September Council meeting snapshot

(Whyalla Council)
16 September 2019 8:18pm
A brief rundown of tonight's ordinary meeting

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Annual Green Waste Collection

(Northern Areas Council)
16 September 2019 2:31pm

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DrumMuster 2019

(Northern Areas Council)
16 September 2019 2:30pm

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Clean-up after jetty fire

(Whyalla Council)
16 September 2019 1:35pm
Construction company swings into action

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Public Forum - Car Parking Contribution Policy

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
16 September 2019 11:27am
A public forum will be held on Monday 23rd September 2019 from 5.30pm to 6pm at the BJ Long Room of the Clare Town Hall to seek the public’s views which everyone is welcome to attend.

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Festival of Nature

(District Council of Yankalilla)
16 September 2019 10:50pm
Festival dates: 14-22 September 2019 Check out our impressive nine-day program

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School holiday program - OUT NOW

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
16 September 2019 10:33pm

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Kingston Business Survey

(Kingston District Council)
16 September 2019 09:47am

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Patrol Grading - Fortnight from 13 September 2019

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
16 September 2019 09:00am

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Australian Citizenship Day

(Port Augusta City Council)
16 September 2019 08:48am
Council reflects on Australian Citizenship Day 2019

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Celebrating Parks 1st Birthday

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
13 September 2019 4:49pm

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Proposed Installation of Mobile Phone Base Station - Murtho

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

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myGov Information Session

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
13 September 2019 4:41pm

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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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Ada Ryan Gardens toilets back open

(Whyalla Council)
13 September 2019 09:19am
Problem from broken SA Water pipe fixed

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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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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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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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Recycling industry enquiry reminder

(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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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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