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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

Norton Park Vandalism

(Whyalla Council)
8 April 2020 3:18pm
New park development vandalised

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No bin pickup on Easter Friday

(Whyalla Council)
8 April 2020 09:15am
Operating hours for Easter Holidays

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Landfill Hours

(Whyalla Council)
8 April 2020 08:49am
Hours have been reduced for April

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Jetty exclusion zone reduced

(Whyalla Council)
7 April 2020 3:11pm
Barge work on the new jetty has finished

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Whyalla Council helps ‘Stop the Spread’

(Whyalla Council)
7 April 2020 12:15pm
Council has established a COVID-19 Response Team

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Whyalla Council grateful to essential workers

(Whyalla Council)
7 April 2020 10:03pm
A thank you to those keeping us safe

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Stay safe, stay home this Easter

(Whyalla Council)
7 April 2020 08:53am
All South Australians are being urged to stay at home this Easter

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Coordinated effort key to ensuring compliance

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
5 April 2020 5:14pm
Coordinated effort key to ensuring compliance

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Lest we forget

(Whyalla Council)
3 April 2020 2:38pm
Honouring the fallen in a quiet, respectful way

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COVID-19 and LGA Procurement Template Documents

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
3 April 2020 10:37pm
LGA Procurement are currently working with Norman Waterhouse.

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COVID-19 Update 31 March 2020

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
3 April 2020 10:34pm
A note from the CEO, Andrew Haste

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City of Whyalla Coronavirus initiative

(Whyalla Council)
3 April 2020 09:26am
a new section of the website is dedicated to COVID-19 information

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Landfill Hours Reduced

(Whyalla Council)
2 April 2020 2:18pm
Mount Laura Waste and Recovery Centre (Landfill) to open weekdays only

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Media Release - Council Spalding Office to Close due to COVID19

(Northern Areas Council)
2 April 2020 11:02am

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Access to Council Offices

(Coorong District Council)
2 April 2020 09:20am

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Media Release - Temporary Closure of Playgrounds and Skate Parks

(Northern Areas Council)
1 April 2020 09:18am

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Black Spot roadworks

(Whyalla Council)
1 April 2020 08:42am
Black spot upgrades near completion

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Youth Art Competition - Heritage Fleurieu Coast 2020

(District Council of Yankalilla)
1 April 2020 00:00am
Heritage Fleurieu Coast in May in 2020 is about celebrating our history throughout the Yankalilla District. As part of the events planned during the Festival, the District Council of Yankalilla is holding a Youth Art Competition that will illustrate Yankalilla’s history and heritage places. Entries that depict an historic scene, character, building, place or activity that is part of the area’s history, are invited from young artists who live or holiday in the area. Entries are open from 9 April 2020 to 11 May 2020. Continue reading to download entry form.

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GFG Alliance Whyalla Safety Update

(Whyalla Council)
31 March 2020 4:35pm
Keeping Our People Safe and Healthy and Our Operations Open

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COVID-19 Update - Playgrounds

(The Berri Barmera Council)
30 March 2020 5:18pm

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Roadwork program starting

(Whyalla Council)
30 March 2020 11:41am
Work will begin on various roads around Whyalla

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New look website live on Monday 30 March 2020

(Renmark Paringa Council)
27 March 2020 4:33pm

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EFTPOS only

(Whyalla Council)
26 March 2020 3:55pm
Cash will no longer be accepted over the counter at Civic Building or at the Landfill from 5pm today.

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EFTPOS only UPDATE

(Whyalla Council)
26 March 2020 3:55pm
Cash will no longer be accepted over the counter at these locations

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Meningie Info Hub Closed Thursday 26th and Friday 27th

(Coorong District Council)
26 March 2020 10:51pm

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Authorisation and Permit to use Road for Business Purposes

(Light Regional Council)
25 March 2020 3:24pm
Notice is hereby given that Light Regional Council proposes to renew it's grant of authorisation and permit to JT Johnson Group Pty Ltd for the exclusive use of a portion of Oats Lane, Kapunda.

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Museum Donation

(Whyalla Council)
25 March 2020 3:02pm
Important piece of history donated

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Council service updates

(Whyalla Council)
25 March 2020 11:12am
Update to current services

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Major Jetty structure complete

(Whyalla Council)
25 March 2020 10:19pm
The last plank has dropped into place.

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COVID - 19 Update

(Northern Areas Council)
24 March 2020 1:03pm

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COVID-19: We are here to help you

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
24 March 2020 09:20am
A note from the CEO, Andrew Haste

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Mayor tests negative

(Whyalla Council)
24 March 2020 09:10am
Test results have returned for the Mayor

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COVID-19

(Renmark Paringa Council)
23 March 2020 3:10pm

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Coronavirus(COVID-19)

(Roxby Council)
23 March 2020 2:13pm

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Aboriginal Flag Flying High

(Whyalla Council)
23 March 2020 1:29pm
The Aboriginal Flag is now flying from the roof of Whyalla City Council’s Civic Building.

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Council's response to COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

(The Berri Barmera Council)
23 March 2020 12:30pm
All Council’s offices will be closed to face to face contact effective from 5:00pm tonight (23 March 2020).

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Green Waste Collection delays

(The Berri Barmera Council)
23 March 2020 12:11pm
Cleanaway have advised that there is a green waste collection delay for Monash and Glossop today. Service will be provided tomorrow.

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COVID-19 INFORMATION

(Whyalla Council)
23 March 2020 11:31am
Links to trusted sources of information regarding the coronavirus

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COVID-19 - Flinders Mobile Library Service Changes Update

(Northern Areas Council)
23 March 2020 09:20am

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Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)

(Coorong District Council)
23 March 2020 07:48am

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Due to COVIS-19 The Fleurieu Coast Visitor Centre has suspended its face to face visitor services

(District Council of Yankalilla)
22 March 2020 3:32pm
As a precaution to slow the spread of COVID-19 in the wider community and to protect our volunteers and staff, we have decided to suspend the face to face visitor service at the Fleurieu Coast Visitor Centre from 4pm Sunday 22nd March 2020 until further notice.

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Wellington East Power Interruption 23 March 2020

(Coorong District Council)
20 March 2020 2:40pm

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Restaurants and cafes changing how they do business

(District Council of Yankalilla)
20 March 2020 2:26pm
We know it’s really tough in small business at the moment. Read on to hear what some of our local businesses have told us they are doing, beyond strict hygiene and social distancing measures, to continue to serve you.

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Council Services Update - COVID 19

(Northern Areas Council)
20 March 2020 2:24pm

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No decision made

(Whyalla Council)
20 March 2020 12:21pm
City of Whyalla would like to correct some misinformation

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Qantas Flight Changes

(Whyalla Council)
20 March 2020 09:54am
Please see recent changes to Qantas flights

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Changes to services by Light Regional Libraries and Kapunda Visitor Information Centre - 19 March 2020

(Light Regional Council)
19 March 2020 5:15pm
After careful consideration of the risks presented by the COVID-19 virus, Light Regional Council has decided to make the following changes effective from Friday, 20th March 2020 until further notice.

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Tour restrictions

(Whyalla Council)
19 March 2020 3:09pm
Public tours of the Whyalla Steelworks have been suspended until further notice.

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Tribute to those no longer with us

(Whyalla Council)
18 March 2020 4:07pm
Minute’s silence at March Council meeting

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March Council meeting snapshot

(Whyalla Council)
17 March 2020 7:36pm
A brief rundown on last night's ordinary meeting

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Sam the superstar

(Whyalla Council)
17 March 2020 3:30pm
Young resident gets his picture on promotional banner

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Neoen Energy Efficiency Fund

(Northern Areas Council)
17 March 2020 2:50pm

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Corona Virus (COVID-19)

(Karoonda-East Murray)
17 March 2020 1:31pm
Looking for accurate and reliable information about COVID-19? Click here to find links to trusted government agencies.

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2020 South Australian Volunteer Awards

(The Berri Barmera Council)
13 March 2020 1:54pm
Nominations for the 2020 South Australian Volunteer Awards are currently open. Nominations will close at 5.00pm on Friday 3 April 2020.

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Agenda 16 March 2020

(District Council of Grant)
12 March 2020 11:42am
The Council agenda for Monday 16 March 2020 is now available.

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Win for Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
11 March 2020 3:54pm
Pre-season game a success for Whyalla

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