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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

Community Projects Grants 2018/19

(Northern Areas Council)
20 November 2018 4:34pm

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Special Meeting of Council - Wednesday 21st November

(Copper Coast Council)
20 November 2018 4:21pm

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TAFE Training Opportunities

(Wudinna District Council)
20 November 2018 3:42pm

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Victor Harbor Visitor Information Centre Celebrates 30 Years

(City of Victor Harbor)
20 November 2018 2:34pm

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TEMPORARY ROAD CLOSURE -

(Barunga West Council)
20 November 2018 2:20pm
“Port Broughton Christmas Pageant & Christmas Festival Street Party” PORT BROUGHTON This Notice is to advise that the following temporary road closure has been approved: Pursuant to Section 33 of the Road Traffic Act 1961, make an order directing that the roads on which the event are to be held and any adjacent or joining roads specified below, be closed to traffic: PORT BROUGHTON: Bay Street (between East Terrace and West Terrace); West Terrace (between Bay Street and James Street); Harvey Street (between Bay Street and James Street); James Street (between West Terrace and East Terrace): between the times of 5.00pm and 7.30pm, on Saturday 8th December 2018, for the purpose of a Christmas Pageant; AND McKay Street (between Bay Street and James Street) between the times of 2.30pm to 10.30pm for the purpose of the Port Broughton Christmas Festival Street Party. ANDREW COLE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Beach Access Mats Being Installed Along Coast

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
20 November 2018 2:18pm

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Christmas 2019

(Wudinna District Council)
20 November 2018 1:53pm

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Thank a Farmer Day - 21 November 2018

(Wudinna District Council)
20 November 2018 1:53pm

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Fire Danger Season 2018/2019

(District Council of Robe)
20 November 2018 1:50pm

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SA Water - Community Open Day 27 November

(Wudinna District Council)
20 November 2018 1:32pm

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Drought Support

(District Council of Cleve)
20 November 2018 12:38pm
Where to go to get more information and support to those affected by drought.

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Road Closure - Fire

(Kangaroo Island Council)
20 November 2018 12:03pm
Update - Kangaroo Island Council have closed the following roads due to a Fire at Emu Bay: - Emu Bay Road from the Emu Bay Lavender Farm to Gap Road. (Lavender Farm is still accessible) For further information & updates on the fire please visit the Country Fire Service website: www.cfs.sa.gov.au Please drive carefully!

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Wattle Range takes out SAs top climate prize

(Wattle Range Council)
20 November 2018 12:03pm

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Request an Information Pack

(Wudinna District Council)
20 November 2018 11:28am

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Photos from the 2018 Twilight Parade

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
20 November 2018 11:23am

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Calls to Donate Barley Straw

(Wudinna District Council)
20 November 2018 10:56pm

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SATIC Snapshot

(District Council of Elliston)
20 November 2018 10:41pm
SATIC monthly Snapshot providing the latest South Australian tourism news.....

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Wattle Range takes out SAs top climate prize

(Wattle Range Council)
20 November 2018 10:25pm

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Australia Day 2019

(Wudinna District Council)
20 November 2018 10:12pm

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2018 Election Results

(District Council of Yankalilla)
20 November 2018 10:04pm
Electoral Commission SA (ECSA) have provided official results for the Local Government Elections across the state, the District Council of Yankalilla Election results are as follows:

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Annual Hospital Auxiliary Christmas Stall

(Wudinna District Council)
20 November 2018 09:05am

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Council Election 2018

(Alexandrina Council)
19 November 2018 3:43pm
Official results for Alexandrina Council

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Child Safe Officer Workshop

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
19 November 2018 2:38pm

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter November 16th 2018

(Coorong District Council)
19 November 2018 1:25pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter November 16th 2018

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Media Release - Mayor Leon Stephens

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
19 November 2018 12:51pm

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Media Release - New Mayor & Elected Members

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
19 November 2018 12:48pm

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Election Results

(Adelaide Plains Council)
19 November 2018 12:30pm
The 2018 Local Government Election for Adelaide Plains Council is now concluded. Formal results were officially declared as final by ECSA on 16 November 2018 and are as follows:-

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Grange Lakes Corridor Shared Use Path (Stage 4)

(City of Charles Sturt)
19 November 2018 10:40pm
We are now seeking comment on Stage 4 of the Grange Lakes Corridor Shared Use Path

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East Terrace Footpath Works

(Alexandrina Council)
19 November 2018 10:35pm
Commence in Strathalbyn, 19 Nov

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Naracoorte Swimming Lake Closure - Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th November

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
19 November 2018 10:30pm
The Naracoorte Swimming Lake will be closed to the public for the Taskforce 72 National Annual Regatta all day Saturday November 24th, and Sunday November 25th until 12pm. The event is free for members of the public to watch.

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Council welcomes BMX idea

(Whyalla Council)
19 November 2018 10:04pm
Resident posts suggestion for old track

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2018 Christmas Pageant

(Roxby Council)
19 November 2018 09:59am

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Ship-shape pageant float

(Whyalla Council)
19 November 2018 09:18am
The crew from CSL Australia are preparing for another pageant

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Shopping Trolleys Retrieval Update

(Port Augusta City Council)
19 November 2018 08:48am
Retrieval of Shopping Trolleys adjacent to the Port Augusta Wharf - Project Update

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Retrieval of Shopping Trolleys adjacent to the Port Augusta Wharf

(Port Augusta City Council)
19 November 2018 08:47am
Port Augusta City Council with the cooperation of Woolworths, Big W, Coles and the Department of Planning Transport and Infrastructure, has engaged a contractor to retrieve the submerged shopping trolleys and other items from the water adjacent to the wharf. Investigations undertaken by Council in September identified that there were approximately 500 trolleys submerged, together with other discarded items.

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Stay up to date with Council matters in the November newsletter

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
16 November 2018 5:11pm

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Media Release - Community Consultation on Crystal Brook CBD

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
16 November 2018 4:34pm

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Surplus Items for Tender

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
16 November 2018 4:25pm
Submissions Invited for Grader Blades

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New Council Sworn In

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
16 November 2018 4:11pm
Welcome 2018-2022 Councillors

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Media Release - Canine Parvovirus

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
16 November 2018 2:26pm

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Swearing-in ceremony

(Whyalla Council)
16 November 2018 2:07pm
The newly-elected mayor and councillors will be sworn-in on Tuesday, November 20

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Notice of Council Meeting

(Adelaide Plains Council)
16 November 2018 1:00pm
The ordinary meeting of Adelaide Plains Council will be held in Council Chambers Redbanks Road Mallala on Wednesday 21 November 2018 at 5:30pm.

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Notice of Designated Informal Gathering

(Adelaide Plains Council)
16 November 2018 12:58pm
A Designated Informal Gathering will be held on Tuesday 20 November 2018 in the Council Chambers, Redbanks Road, Mallala at 5:00pm.

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Roadside Waste Collection - Christmas Period

(District Council of Franklin Harbour)
16 November 2018 11:39am
Roadside Waste Collection dates over the Christmas period will be as follows: Monday 24th December Monday 1st January 2018

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Expression of Interest

(Light Regional Council)
16 November 2018 09:33am
Light Regional Council is calling for expressions of interest for Landmark Sculpture at the Kapunda Town Square

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November meeting re-scheduled

(Whyalla Council)
16 November 2018 07:06am
Council's ordinary meeting will be held on November 26.

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Council Election Results

(District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula)
15 November 2018 5:08pm

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Whyalla takes to Nature Play

(Whyalla Council)
15 November 2018 4:33pm
Educational outdoor event at Pride in the Park

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Multi Skilled Operator

(District Council of Elliston)
15 November 2018 4:22pm
The District Council of Elliston is currently seeking applications from suitably qualified persons for the full time, permanent position of Multi Skilled Operator to join our highly committed and professional team. The role is due to commence in February 2019.

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T18-2018 Construction of Footpath, Kerbing & Crossovers, Main North Road CLARE

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
15 November 2018 4:21pm

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2019 Citizen of the Year Award - Closes Monday 10 December 2018

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
15 November 2018 4:18pm

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All set for another fantastic fair

(Whyalla Council)
15 November 2018 3:20pm
There will be plenty to see and do at the GFG Alliance After Pageant Fair

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Fire Danger Season commences 17 November 2018

(District Council of Yankalilla)
15 November 2018 1:15pm
The Fire Danger Season for the Mount Lofty Ranges has been declared for 17 November 2018 to 30 April 2019. Restrictions on fires under the Fire and Emergency Services Act 2005 will apply throughout the Yankalilla District for the season, and Council is seeking that people be vigilant with regards to fire prevention. Remember, it’s not just about land management for fire prevention. There are various restrictions regarding the use of BBQ’s, Chainsaws, and even pizza ovens. The restrictions are designed to assist with the protection of assets and, more importantly, life. Council encourages people to visit the South Australian CFS web-site for more information at: https://www.cfs.sa.gov.au/site/bans_and_ratings/what_can_i_do_what_cant_i_do.jsp

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Payroll / Accounts Officer

(District Council of Elliston)
15 November 2018 10:53pm
The District Council of Elliston is currently seeking applications from enthusiastic and motivated individuals for the permanent part time position of Payroll/Accounts Officer (40 hours per fortnight).

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Results of 2018 Council Elections

(Kingston District Council)
15 November 2018 10:36pm

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Goyder YAC Battle of the Bands- Jailhouse Rock

(Regional Council of Goyder)
15 November 2018 10:21pm

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Provisional Council Election Results

(Kangaroo Island Council)
15 November 2018 09:07am
The votes have been counted in Local Government Elections 2018. Thank you for everyone who contributed. Results are now available, however it must be noted that these are PROVISIONAL only.

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When's the next Council meeting? See all the dates for 2018.

(Wakefield Regional Council)
14 November 2018 3:15pm
Council meeting times for 2018.

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Proposed Temporary Partial Road Closure - Fourth Street (between Gibson Street and Muriel Matters Walk), Brompton

(City of Charles Sturt)
14 November 2018 2:46pm
Written public comment is now invited on this proposal.

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30 Years Olympic Dam Roxby Downs - Community Family Day

(Roxby Council)
14 November 2018 2:24pm

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Fire Danger Season in Alexandrina

(Alexandrina Council)
14 November 2018 12:39pm
Important information

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Expressions of Interest sought

(Alexandrina Council)
14 November 2018 11:40am
Independent Members of the Alexandrina Council Assessment Panel

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Media Release - Flinders View Park gets a Facelift

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
14 November 2018 09:46am

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Swimming Pools are open for summer

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
14 November 2018 08:26am

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Breakwaters back open

(Whyalla Council)
13 November 2018 7:24pm
Reinforcing work has finished at the marina

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Draft Long Term Financial Plan 2018/2019 – 2028/2029 - Public Consultation closes 6 December 2018

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
13 November 2018 5:09pm

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Old Caves Road, Naracoorte Reconstruction

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
13 November 2018 3:41pm
Reconstruction along Old Caves Road, Naracoorte has commenced. To ensure the safety of workers and road users, and to complete the project in minimal time a section of Old Caves Road, North of Pitts Lane to Caves road, will be closed until the end of December 2018.

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Public Elm Tree Management Blakiston

(Mount Barker District Council)
13 November 2018 3:37pm
There will be a meeting at the corner of Henry and Alston Roads at 4:00 pm Tuesday 20 November 2018 to overview actions to be taken.

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Position Vacant - Swimming Pool Operator - Gladstone

(Northern Areas Council)
13 November 2018 2:28pm

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Blackwood Christmas Pageant Road Closure

(City of Mitcham)
13 November 2018 1:40pm
Temporary road closures for the Blackwood Christmas Pageant from 5.30pm to 8pm on Friday 7 December.

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Council Elections 2018

(Copper Coast Council)
13 November 2018 11:23am
2018 Council Election Results

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Celebrating recycling week

(Whyalla Council)
13 November 2018 11:13am
Cleanaway and the City of Whyalla has some handy information on recycling

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Schools join pageant spirit

(Whyalla Council)
13 November 2018 09:56am
There will be a shiny new float in this year's GFG Alliance Whyalla Christmas Pageant.

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Food safety week | November 10 – 17

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
13 November 2018 09:26am

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Strong growth in female leadership

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
13 November 2018 00:00am
The 2018 council elections have seen 22 women elected to lead South Australian councils – a significant increase on the nine female mayors elected in 2014.

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Christmas Pageant

(District Council of Cleve)
13 November 2018 00:00am
Entry forms for the Cleve Christmas Pageant & Competitions

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Strong growth in female leadership

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
13 November 2018 00:00am
The 2018 council elections have seen 22 women elected to lead South Australian councils – a significant increase on the nine female mayors elected in 2014.

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Provisional Declaration - Area Councillors

(City of Victor Harbor)
12 November 2018 3:30pm

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Corella Management Control

(Renmark Paringa Council)
12 November 2018 12:28pm

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Council Elections - Results

(City of Charles Sturt)
12 November 2018 11:09am
The City of Charles Sturt is pleased to welcome our new Council.

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Clare - Mill Street Toilets temporary closure

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
12 November 2018 11:06am
Please be advised that the Mill Place Toilets will be closed for refurbishment from Monday 19th November 2018. Alternative public toilets are available at the Skate Park on Lennon Street or at Burke Park on Farrell Flat Road.

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Gilbert Valley Lions clean up

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
12 November 2018 10:14pm
Two trailer loads of roadside rubbish, including 30 discarded tyres, were taken to the Clare Waste Transfer Station as a result of hard work by Gilbert Valley Lions volunteers.

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Whyalla 'evacuees' wanted

(Whyalla Council)
12 November 2018 07:45am
The army is inviting Whyalla residents to get involved in a simulated exercise

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2018 Election Results

(Karoonda-East Murray)
11 November 2018 10:37pm

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Provisional Declaration – Mayoral Election

(City of Victor Harbor)
10 November 2018 10:20pm

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Provisional result declared for Kimba Local Government election

(District Council of Kimba)
10 November 2018 2:49pm

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Centenary of Armistice services in Goyder

(Regional Council of Goyder)
10 November 2018 09:36am
The Regional Council of Goyder invites you to join us to reflect on those who died or suffered in the Great War, and all wars and armed conflicts since. Remembrance Day is always an important day but this year even more so as we mark the Centenary of the First World War Armistice.

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Story Time & Make a Gift at the Naracoorte Public Library

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
9 November 2018 2:52pm
Come along and join in the school holiday fun at the Naracoorte Public Library - Story Time & Make a Gift

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3D Colouring at the Naracoorte Public Library

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
9 November 2018 2:52pm
Come along and join in the school holiday fun at the Naracoorte Public Library - 3D Colouring

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter November 9 2018

(Coorong District Council)
9 November 2018 1:15pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter November 9 2018

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Important voting news

(Whyalla Council)
9 November 2018 11:46am
Council election votes must be dropped in the ballot box in the Council offices by 5pm today.

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2018 Council Elections Results

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
9 November 2018 11:17am
2018 Council Elections provisional results are in.

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COTY Australia Day Nominations

(Roxby Council)
9 November 2018 11:12am

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Christmas Period Waste/Recycle Collection

(District Council of Robe)
9 November 2018 10:21pm

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North Road Nairne Drainage Works

(Mount Barker District Council)
9 November 2018 10:17pm

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Coorong Healthy Highways wins SA Community Achievement Awards

(Coorong District Council)
9 November 2018 09:14am
Media Release

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Make your space a better place- PAE Places grants

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
9 November 2018 08:08am

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Improving mobility, safety and accessibility

(City of Charles Sturt)
8 November 2018 11:14pm
Have you seen a quad bike equipped with cameras cruising around the footpaths in your neighbourhood of late?

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Media Release - Heritage Rail Trail Fuel Competition Winner

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
8 November 2018 4:38pm

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Venables Street Stage Two Upgrade Information Session 5 December 2018

(Mount Barker District Council)
8 November 2018 3:58pm

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