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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

Public Consultation - Draft Strategic Plan - 31 July 2019

(Northern Areas Council)
16 July 2019 3:44pm

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2019/20 Road Rehabilitation Program

(City of Charles Sturt)
16 July 2019 3:29pm
Council has an asset plan for each asset type (e.g. roads, paths, lighting, buildings) and the Asset Management Plan for Roads has identified that certain roads are no longer suitable for safe use, or are not constructed in a way that meets their current use.

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2019/20 Box Culvert Replacement

(City of Charles Sturt)
16 July 2019 2:48pm
Council has an ongoing program of replacing assets, including stormwater assets as they reach the end of their useful life, or the capacity needs to be increased.

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Tribute to those no longer with us

(Whyalla Council)
16 July 2019 2:07pm
Minute's silence at Council meeting

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July Council meeting snapshot

(Whyalla Council)
16 July 2019 1:39pm
A brief rundown of Monday's meeting

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Greenacres Community Garden brings people together

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
16 July 2019 12:17pm

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Prospect Hill Playground Consultation

(Mount Barker District Council)
16 July 2019 11:56am

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Glencoe Community invited to update Town Plan

(Wattle Range Council)
16 July 2019 11:31am

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Glencoe Community invited to update Town Plan

(Wattle Range Council)
16 July 2019 11:24am

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Talented artist call out

(Whyalla Council)
16 July 2019 10:07pm
Expressions sought for a commissioned artwork for the Reconciliation Action Plan

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Adobe Anniversary Alert!

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
16 July 2019 10:01pm
To take advantage of the pricing for Adobe Products orders must be placed with Data#3 by 19 August 2019.

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Mayors meet with Premier

(Whyalla Council)
16 July 2019 09:36am
Regional issues discussed.

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Naracoorte planned Fixed Wireless NBN outages - this week

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
16 July 2019 09:12am
Upgrade works on a number of nbn towers in the Limestone Coast region are planned from July 17-18. Approximate Outage Window between 8am-6pm each day. Affected Towers Naracoorte North, Stewart Range, Kybybolite, Lucindale & Aspley

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2019/20 Path Renewal Program

(City of Charles Sturt)
16 July 2019 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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July 15 Council meeting

(Whyalla Council)
15 July 2019 4:27pm
Agenda posted on website

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Criterion Newsletter - July 2019

(Streaky Bay District Council)
15 July 2019 4:05pm
Illuminart Projection Tour / Child Care Meeting / Lexus Melbourne Cup Tour

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School Holiday Fun at the Port MacDonnell Community Complex

(District Council of Grant)
15 July 2019 3:19pm
Children of all ages have enjoyed hanging out at the Port MacDonnell Community Complex during the school holidays, with various different activities taking place. The school holiday program provides free sessions for children of any age to join in.

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2019/20 New Path Program

(City of Charles Sturt)
15 July 2019 3:15pm
The Council receives requests for new paths each year and these are recorded for consideration by the Council when annual budgets are set. Council has allocated $350K for the construction of new paths.

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Have Your Say - Regional Development Strategy

(Kingston District Council)
15 July 2019 2:10pm

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24-25 July, Regional Youth Leadership Forum

(Wudinna District Council)
15 July 2019 11:20am

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2019 Australia Post Community Grants

(Wudinna District Council)
15 July 2019 11:17am

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Annual Business Plan and Budget for 2019-20

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
15 July 2019 09:55am
Council has adopted its Annual Business Plan and Budget for 2019-20. Click view item to find out more.

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Community Chest

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
15 July 2019 09:54am
Funding is now available from Council's Community Chest.

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Community Grants Program 2019-20

(Alexandrina Council)
15 July 2019 09:38am
Applications now open

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SA Water notice of works

(Alexandrina Council)
15 July 2019 09:33am
Liverpool Road, Goolwa

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Free Access Card - Transfer Station

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
15 July 2019 09:21am

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Library Customer Service Survey

(Mount Barker District Council)
15 July 2019 09:14am

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2019/20 Bus Stop Renewal Program

(City of Charles Sturt)
15 July 2019 00:00am
Although the Council does not operate bus services, it is responsible for the bus stop areas. The bus stop renewal includes features that make them complaint with the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) which means that they are suitable for people with most disabilities to use. Legislation requires that all bus stops be complaint with the DDA by 2022. A shelter is not a DDA requirement of a bus stop.

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Recycled Water Supply to Mawson Green Meadows Supply Update

(Mount Barker District Council)
12 July 2019 5:21pm

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Stay in touch with Council matters in the July 2019 newsletter.

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
12 July 2019 4:43pm

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LED Lighting for energy efficiency

(The Berri Barmera Council)
12 July 2019 4:08pm
The Retailer Energy Efficiency Scheme (REES) is a South Australian Government energy efficiency scheme that provides incentives for South Australian households and businesses to save energy.

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Media Release - Council clarifies contract termination of former CEO

(Kangaroo Island Council)
12 July 2019 2:18pm
Following the release of the Ombudsman’s reports last week, Council is aware of misleading information circulating in the media.

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Road Closure - Chilton Road, Berri

(The Berri Barmera Council)
12 July 2019 2:02pm

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Firey Women workshop - free bushfire safety

(District Council of Yankalilla)
12 July 2019 1:24pm
Calling all Firey Women ... looking for information and practical learning on bush fire prevention - Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July at Rapid Bay CFS Station

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Media statement on Barngarla Determination Aboriginal Corporation v District Council of Kimba

(District Council of Kimba)
12 July 2019 10:13pm

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Draft 2040 Community Vision

(Karoonda-East Murray)
12 July 2019 10:05pm

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Minister delivers $900,000 for sport

(Whyalla Council)
12 July 2019 09:36am
Council successful in grant application

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Expression of Interest

(City of Charles Sturt)
12 July 2019 09:15am
We are looking for Food & Entertainment Vendors for the West End Brewery Christmas Light Display.

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Whyalla youth invited to forum

(Whyalla Council)
11 July 2019 3:55pm
Two-day event in Port Augusta

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Media Release - Aboriginal Community Action Group

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
11 July 2019 1:53pm

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2019-2020 Annual Business Plan and Budget

(Whyalla Council)
11 July 2019 1:18pm
As adopted by elected members

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Re- Advertised Positions Vacant - Looking for a career change, applications are invited from suitably qualified, experienced and motivated people for the following positions with Council.

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
11 July 2019 12:53pm

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Revitalisation of Breakout Creek wetlands

(City of Charles Sturt)
11 July 2019 10:56pm
Announcement of the joint Federal and State Government funding commitment of $4 million.

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Join us for Plastic Free July!

(The City of Prospect)
11 July 2019 10:01pm
We are hosting a free information session at Nailsworth, where we will explore ways to avoid, reduce, reuse, recycle and compost items.

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Sport club workshop

(Whyalla Council)
11 July 2019 08:44am
Plan for your organisation's future

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Sport club workshop tonight

(Whyalla Council)
11 July 2019 08:44am
Plan for your organisation's future

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Council Meeting Rescheduled

(District Council of Robe)
10 July 2019 4:54pm

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Flare work at pellet plant

(Whyalla Council)
10 July 2019 3:24pm
GFG Alliance advises residents of Thursday work

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Book Week Family Fun Day at Parks Library

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
10 July 2019 3:22pm

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Funding bridges gap for ‘Walk the Yorkers’

(Wakefield Regional Council)
10 July 2019 10:24pm
A specially designed bridge is the last remaining piece to connect hikers and cyclists over the Wakefield River.

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Local Heritage Restoration Fund

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
10 July 2019 09:11am
Applications for the Local Heritage Restoration Fund are now open.

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Registrations open for 2019 LGA Regional Youth Forum

(District Council of Kimba)
10 July 2019 08:08am

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Public Consultation - Development Plan Amendment

(District Council of Franklin Harbour)
10 July 2019 00:30am
Public Consultation on the General Development Plan Amendment by the District Council of Franklin Harbour will be open until 5.00pm 18 September 2019. Please click on below link for further information regarding the Development Plan Amendment

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Council reduces rate rise

(Whyalla Council)
9 July 2019 4:29pm
3.5% approved by elected members

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drumMuster - Saddleworth Works Depot 22nd & 23rd July

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
9 July 2019 4:25pm

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Employment Opportunity

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
9 July 2019 3:59pm
Community Development Officer

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Draft Dog and Cat Management Plan

(The City of Prospect)
9 July 2019 3:36pm
Have your say! How would you make City of Prospect more pet friendly? Find out more here.

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We are introducing Public Question Time

(The City of Prospect)
9 July 2019 2:57pm
Have a question for Council? City of Prospect is committed to understanding our community’s needs and to learn about your views. Find out more here!

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ABC live broadcast

(Whyalla Council)
9 July 2019 2:45pm
Paul Culliver will be at the rec centre

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MacFarlane Terrace Temporary Traffic Restrictions

(Mount Barker District Council)
9 July 2019 12:00pm

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Be Connected - free morning tea at the Clare Library

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
9 July 2019 11:08am

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2019-20 Annual Business Plan Summary

(Barunga West Council)
9 July 2019 11:02am
Click here for summary document

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2019/2020 Rates Declaration

(Tatiara District Council)
9 July 2019 00:00am
At its meeting held on 2 July 2019, the Tatiara District Council adopted its 2019/2020 Budget, Annual Business Plan and declared the Rates for the financial year ending 30 June 2020.

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The Big Shed - Official Opening

(Mount Barker District Council)
8 July 2019 4:42pm

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Community Engagement Forum - 29 July 2019

(Adelaide Plains Council)
8 July 2019 3:10pm
Adelaide Plains Council will hold three (3) Community Engagement Forums per year across the region (Dublin, Mallala and Two Wells). Council invites residents to the second Community Engagement Forum for 2019, on Monday, 29 July 2019, from 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the Two Wells Football and Netball Sporting Clubs Inc Clubrooms (Old Port Wakefield Road, Two Wells – Two Wells Oval). For more information, please click 'read more'.

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Long time Whyalla man takes vows

(Whyalla Council)
8 July 2019 2:52pm
Irishman gains Australian citizenship after 50 years

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Media Release - Housing and Growth Rates - 8 July 2019

(Adelaide Plains Council)
8 July 2019 2:45pm
Adelaide Plains Council (APC) has experienced steady population growth during the past ten years and is now transitioning to a faster moving growth trend. Exciting times are upon us as our population growth accelerates, thanks to housing developments in Two Wells and Lewiston. A number of estates are under construction and selling well in the area, with residential growth in Mallala set to follow as a result of the recently announced “Gracewood” sub-division.

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Changes to Payments at Barmera Library

(The Berri Barmera Council)
8 July 2019 1:58pm

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July 2019 School Holiday Ideas

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
8 July 2019 1:40pm
There's plenty to do these school holidays

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School holiday program - ON NOW

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
8 July 2019 1:14pm

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Easier reporting with app

(Whyalla Council)
8 July 2019 12:26pm
Upgrade adds feature to My Local Services app.

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Media Release - Your Life Your Say Program Launch

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
8 July 2019 12:25pm

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Media Release - Flight Training Adelaide

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
5 July 2019 4:25pm

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Restricted breakwater access

(Whyalla Council)
5 July 2019 3:13pm
Reinforcing work at marina

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Arts and Culture Strategy for 2020-2025

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
5 July 2019 2:48pm

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Have your say about Arts & Culture in PAE

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
5 July 2019 2:32pm

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Concept Design Revealed for Mount Gambier Regional Airport Upgrade

(District Council of Grant)
5 July 2019 1:36pm
The release of the terminal concepts for Mount Gambier Regional Airport Upgrade marks another important achievement in the progress of this $9.2M project. A bold and fresh demonstration of modern architectural thinking, the terminal will be embedded in the landscape to create a memorable experience for passengers travelling to and from the Limestone Coast Region.

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Cowell Visitor Guide

(District Council of Franklin Harbour)
5 July 2019 11:35am
To view the Cowell Visitor Guide please click on the link below

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Car Park closure

(Campbelltown City Council)
5 July 2019 09:28am
The top car park, adjacent to Lower North East Rd, will be closed Tuesday 23rd and Wednesday 24th of July for Driver awareness training. Vehicles will still be able to enter off of Lower North East but will not be able to turn into the top car park.

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Drawing on Country

(District Council of Yankalilla)
4 July 2019 9:57pm

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Dog and Cat Registrations Due Now

(District Council of Yankalilla)
4 July 2019 9:54pm
It’s that time of year, ALL Dog and Cat Registrations / Renewals are due by 31 August 2019

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Whats on

(District Council of Yankalilla)
4 July 2019 9:48pm

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Food Hamper Donations

(District Council of Yankalilla)
4 July 2019 9:35pm
Help out fellow Fleurieu residents in need

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Farm Beach Tractor Compound

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
4 July 2019 3:43pm

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ChipBlitz

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
4 July 2019 3:32pm

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Media Release - Council Moves Forward

(Kangaroo Island Council)
4 July 2019 2:57pm
The SA Ombudsman, under ICAC, has today released two reports concerning certain issues involving the Kangaroo Island Council’s previous Chief Executive Officer, its former Mayor, and its former CEO Performance Panel.

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MEDIA RELEASE - Tuna Poler to be unveiled this month

(City of Port Lincoln)
4 July 2019 2:54pm

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Senior Finance & Administration Officer

(District Council of Robe)
4 July 2019 2:38pm

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Waterfront Stage 2 Funding Announced

(District Council of Grant)
4 July 2019 1:59pm
Stage 2 of the Waterfront redevelopment at Port MacDonnell will kick off in 2019 with a successful funding allocation by Minister Stephan Knoll through the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. Awarded $352,500 for the project through the Planning and Development Fund, the District Council of Grant will co-fund 50% of the project with the State Government to take the project to the value of $705,000. The project will deliver new playground, fitness park, redevelopment of the town entrance at Standish Street and general landscaping across the Stage 1 and Stage 2 spaces.

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Newly expanded LJ Lewis Dog Park is now open

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
4 July 2019 1:06pm

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Waterfront Stage 2 Funding Announced

(District Council of Grant)
4 July 2019 12:11pm
Stage 2 of the Waterfront redevelopment at Port MacDonnell will kick off in 2019 with a successful funding allocation by Minister Stephan Knoll through the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure. Awarded $352,500 for the project through the Planning and Development Fund, the District Council of Grant will co-fund 50% of the project with the State Government to take the project to the value of $705,000. The project will deliver new playground, fitness park, redevelopment of the town entrance at Standish Street and general landscaping across the Stage 1 and Stage 2 spaces.

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Latest Granite Newsletter

(Wudinna District Council)
4 July 2019 11:00am

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Wellington Road Victoria Road Roundabout Update

(Mount Barker District Council)
4 July 2019 08:19am

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It is Dog Registration Renewal Time!

(Northern Areas Council)
3 July 2019 2:45pm

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High school build opportunities

(Whyalla Council)
3 July 2019 1:15pm
Industry Briefing to be held at Westland Hotel Motel.

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Adoption of Valuation and Declaration of Rates and Charges

(Light Regional Council)
3 July 2019 12:24pm
Click the link below to view the details of Light Regional Council's adoption of Valuation, and Declaration of Rates and Charges.

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National Tree Day giveaway

(Whyalla Council)
3 July 2019 11:48am
Growing on last years event

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Gearing up for girls football on the Peninsula

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
3 July 2019 11:26am

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Strategic Plan Public Consultation

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
3 July 2019 10:16pm
6th August 2019

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Dog - Looking for a Good Home

(District Council of Robe)
3 July 2019 09:49am

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