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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

Garage Sale Trail - Saturday 20 October & Sunday 21 October

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
19 September 2018 3:47pm
Decluttering is the central theme of the Garage Sale Trail, Australia’s biggest weekend of garage sales happening on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October.

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Garage Sale Trail - Saturday 20 October & Sunday 21 October

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
19 September 2018 3:45pm
Decluttering is the central theme of the Garage Sale Trail, Australia’s biggest weekend of garage sales happening on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October.

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Meet the Candidates

(City of Mitcham)
19 September 2018 2:44pm
Come and meet your candidates for the City of Mitcham elections.

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Your Candidates

(District Council of Yankalilla)
19 September 2018 1:48pm
2018 Nominations have closed, here are your candidates

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Building the ultimate school holiday guide

(Whyalla Council)
19 September 2018 1:18pm
We want to hear from any non-profit group putting on school holiday activities in October

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Boat ramp dredging to commence

(Wattle Range Council)
19 September 2018 12:20pm

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Exhibitors invited to annual Aged Care Expo

(Wattle Range Council)
19 September 2018 12:02pm

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Council Elections. Vote!

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
19 September 2018 10:39pm

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Minutes 17 September 2018

(District Council of Grant)
19 September 2018 09:57am
The minutes of the Council meeting held on Monday 17 September 2018 are now available

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Exhibitors invited to annual Aged Care Expo

(Wattle Range Council)
19 September 2018 09:53am

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Notice of Confidential Informal Gathering 25 September 2018

(Renmark Paringa Council)
19 September 2018 08:59am

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Notice of Informal Gathering 25 September 2018

(Renmark Paringa Council)
19 September 2018 08:48am

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Alexandrina Council is now in caretaker period

(Alexandrina Council)
19 September 2018 08:37am
2018 is a council election year

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Notice of Caretaker Period

(District Council of Yankalilla)
19 September 2018 08:01am
Caretaker Period commences 18 September 2018

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Council Elections

(City of Charles Sturt)
19 September 2018 02:30am
Find out all the latest information about the upcoming Council elections.

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2018 Council Elections Candidates

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
18 September 2018 5:34pm
Nominations for council elections closed at 12 noon Tuesday 18 September 2018. Click view item to see a list of candidates.

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Temporary Road Closure - Wine, Wheels & Whiting

(Copper Coast Council)
18 September 2018 5:01pm

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All Staff Meeting - Closures

(The Berri Barmera Council)
18 September 2018 4:42pm
Our Council offices will open at a later time tomorrow due to a Compulsory All Staff Meeting.

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TAFE Training Opportunities

(Wudinna District Council)
18 September 2018 3:42pm

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Government call for public comment on jetty

(Whyalla Council)
18 September 2018 3:18pm
Submissions on the new jetty close this week

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Notice of Caretaker Period

(City of Victor Harbor)
18 September 2018 3:09pm

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Pedal Prix 2018

(Wudinna District Council)
18 September 2018 2:09pm

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Childcare Survey

(Wudinna District Council)
18 September 2018 2:04pm

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Community members sought for focus group

(Whyalla Council)
18 September 2018 11:23am
The City of Whyalla would like three community members to join a disability and aged care focus group

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Application for a Category 3 Development

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
18 September 2018 10:38pm
An application comprising a COMPLYING CATEGORY 3 DEVELOPMENT under Section 38(5) of the Development Act, 1993 has been lodged for development assessment.

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Council is in Caretaker mode

(Wattle Range Council)
18 September 2018 10:14pm

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Bread Tags for Wheelchairs

(The Berri Barmera Council)
18 September 2018 09:02am
The Riverland Special School are helping to collect bread tags for this project.

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Limestone Coast Brand

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
18 September 2018 08:57am
If you’re a Limestone Coast business, it’s time to unearth a new opportunity - the Limestone Coast brand.

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Snapshot from Council's September meeting

(Whyalla Council)
17 September 2018 8:12pm
The following is a brief rundown of business arising at the City of Whyalla September ordinary meeting.

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Photographic Competition - Capturing the Clare & Gilbert Valleys

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
17 September 2018 4:59pm
Photographs of the Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council region which capture its spirit and environment will form part of Council's rebranding process through a photographic competition.

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Exploring non-usage of Aquatic and Recreation Centres in Vulnerable and Disadvantaged Community Groups (2017.64)

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
17 September 2018 11:50am

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Positive signs in Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
17 September 2018 09:45am
A resident's suggestion has led to a new stop sign at a key intersection

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Council targets unsightly properties

(Wattle Range Council)
17 September 2018 09:00am

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Information session for sport grants

(Whyalla Council)
14 September 2018 11:50am
The City of Whyalla is hosting an information session on the Active Club Program funding

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UPDATE

(District Council of Elliston)
14 September 2018 11:02am
UPDATE - Elliston Coastal Trail Celebrations are being held at Elliston Community Hall and Trudinger BBQ area. To view the days program please click on link. All welcome! See you there!

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Travel Photographer Society Exhibition

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
14 September 2018 10:14pm

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Community Solar Project Briefing Sessions

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
14 September 2018 10:10pm

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Doctor and daughter take pledge

(Whyalla Council)
14 September 2018 09:38am
Whyalla has another two official Aussies

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Optus switches on 50th Mobile Black Spot site at Parawa

(District Council of Yankalilla)
14 September 2018 09:26am
The Mobile Black Spot Program is a Federal Government initiative to improve and extend mobile phone coverage in regional and remote Australia.

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Getting ready for Hamley Bridge’s big birthday!

(Wakefield Regional Council)
14 September 2018 09:03am
Spring cleaning ahead of Hamley Bridge's big birthday.

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September 2018 Community News

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
14 September 2018 09:00am

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Four Seasons of Play

(City of Mitcham)
13 September 2018 4:45pm
Join local artist Aiyudot Khom to create artwork on the APEX Park Tennis Court Fence on Sunday 23 September.

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Read about Council matters in the September newsletter

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
13 September 2018 4:35pm

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Thinking About Mental Health On RUOK Day

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
13 September 2018 4:34pm

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Audit committee finishes term

(Whyalla Council)
13 September 2018 3:11pm
The City of Whyalla Audit Committee has completed its term with the current council

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Intersection clear for all traffic

(Whyalla Council)
13 September 2018 2:37pm
The intersection of Nicolson Avenue and Racecourse Road is now open for all traffic

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Agenda 17 September 2018

(District Council of Grant)
13 September 2018 1:53pm
The Agenda for the meeting of Monday 17 September 2018 at Tarpeena Football Club is now available.

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Joint Clubs and Venues Forum well attended

(Wattle Range Council)
13 September 2018 11:47am

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Bev makes it official

(Whyalla Council)
13 September 2018 11:24am
Bev Wise has lived in Whyalla almost all her life and now she's an official Aussie

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Would you like your rates notice delivered by email?

(Tatiara District Council)
13 September 2018 09:50am

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SA Power Networks

(Tatiara District Council)
13 September 2018 09:35am
View Current Power Interruptions, Report a Power Outage, Report a Faulty Streetlight

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Friends of Private Bushland

(Tatiara District Council)
13 September 2018 09:35am
Invitation for owners of a Heritage Agreement in the South East Natural Resource Management region

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Community Newsletter

(District Council of Grant)
13 September 2018 08:36am
Check out our first Community Newsletter!

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Pool surrounds resurfaced

(Whyalla Council)
13 September 2018 08:31am
The Whyalla Recreation Centre main pool is back open.

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Minor traffic restrictions at intersection

(Whyalla Council)
12 September 2018 5:37pm
Work has finished for the day at the intersection of Nicolson Avenue and Racecourse Road.

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GFG Alliance shares transformation details

(Whyalla Council)
12 September 2018 12:35pm
Council and the community has received details of the Whyalla steelworks transformation project

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Defibrillators in the Renmark Paringa Area

(Renmark Paringa Council)
12 September 2018 12:07pm

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Media Release - Review of Tourism Services

(The Berri Barmera Council)
12 September 2018 11:40am
Berri Barmera Council, at its Strategic Governance & Asset Management Committee Meeting last night, endorsed to undertake a review of its tourism services and the Berri Visitor Information Centre (VIC) and consult with key stakeholders and community as to how Council can better support the visitor economy.

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Goolwa Waste and Recycling Depot is now open

(Alexandrina Council)
12 September 2018 09:40am
The official opening was held on 11 September 2018

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Traffic restrictions at intersection

(Whyalla Council)
12 September 2018 09:03am
There are new traffic restrictions at the intersection of Nicolson Avenue and Racecourse Road

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Volunteer Vacancy - Car Cleaning (Hills Community Transport Program)

(Mount Barker District Council)
12 September 2018 08:59am

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LGASA innovating with councils to benefit communities

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
12 September 2018 08:53am

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LGASA innovating with councils to benefit communities

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
12 September 2018 08:51am
Councils are set to save more than $2 million in legal costs each year, which will be invested back into communities, following the decision by the LGASA to enter into a partnership with leading national law firm, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers.

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POSITION VACANT Swimming Pool Attendants Gladstone and Jamestown

(Northern Areas Council)
11 September 2018 5:07pm

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Seeking Expressions of Interest - Tech Savvy Seniors

(Adelaide Plains Council)
11 September 2018 4:27pm
Adelaide Plains Library Service is seeking expressions of interest for Tech Savvy Senior Classes, that are planned to start in November 2018. Click this post to see more information.

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Underwater Themed Activities at the Naracoorte Public Library

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
11 September 2018 2:20pm
Come along and join in the school holiday fun at the Naracoorte Public Library - Underwater Themed Activities

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Families invited to Road Safety Centre opening on Sunday

(Wattle Range Council)
11 September 2018 2:17pm

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Informal gathering - Townsvale Estate 11/9/2018 @ 2pm

(Wakefield Regional Council)
11 September 2018 1:41pm
An informal gathering with Central Ward councillors is scheduled to be held at Wakefield Regional Council's Civic Centre, Scotland Place Balaklava.

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Intersection re-opens in Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
11 September 2018 12:56pm
High winds have caused havoc with signage

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Art the Greenway! Green the Greenway!

(City of Charles Sturt)
11 September 2018 11:46am
Come along to a WALKshop and help develop artwork and landscaping ideas for the Greenway on Day Terrace.

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Dog owners urged to register and avoid penalties

(Wattle Range Council)
11 September 2018 11:11am

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LED Street Lighting Upgrade

(Campbelltown City Council)
11 September 2018 10:54pm
Work has begun to upgrade more than 3,000 street lights to energy efficient LED lights across the City of Campbelltown.

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Six Month Report Card Jan-June 2018

(Roxby Council)
10 September 2018 5:16pm

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St Clair Management Announcement

(City of Charles Sturt)
10 September 2018 5:04pm
YMCA SA to manage state-of-the-art St Clair Recreation Centre when it reopens in early November

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Traffic restrictions at intersection

(Whyalla Council)
10 September 2018 4:50pm
Work will start again on roadworks at Nicolson Avenue and Racecourse Road on Wednesday.

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YMCA SA to manage state-of-the-art St Clair Recreation Centre

(City of Charles Sturt)
10 September 2018 4:27pm
The City of Charles Sturt has entered into a partnership with YMCA SA for management of the iconic St Clair Recreation Centre when it reopens in early November.

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Cinema Under The Stars - Event

(Adelaide Plains Council)
10 September 2018 2:44pm
Click to see more information about this event. Free outdoor cinema where you can bring your beanbag, swag, deckchair or pillow and enjoy a movie (Sing) on the Mallala Oval.

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Sealing of Kings Road Kapunda

(Light Regional Council)
10 September 2018 2:41pm
Light Regional Council is pleased to announce that it will receive up to $397,000 in funding through the Australian Government’s Heavy Vehicle Safety and Productivity Program for the sealing of Kings Bridge Road just northeast of Kapunda.

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Criterion Newsletter - September 2018

(Streaky Bay District Council)
10 September 2018 1:56pm
Council Elections / Instep Dance Concert / Design a Sand Sculpture

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Boat Ramp Maintenance

(The Berri Barmera Council)
10 September 2018 1:17pm
Since the installation of the Berri boat ramp, a number of rocks have been moved, causing hazard for boaties when launching and retrieving.

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Digital Experience Survey

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
10 September 2018 11:37am

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Army apologises for dust hazard

(Whyalla Council)
10 September 2018 11:21am
The Australian Army has responded quickly to a Council enquiry made on behalf of residents.

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Regional Bridges Upgrade - Farrell Flat Bridge and Culvert

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
10 September 2018 09:42am
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) I s upgrading the bridge and culvert on Farrell Flat Road near Clare. Works are scheduled to commence Monday 17 September and be completed by late December. See below for details.

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Food Recall - Alfalfa Sprouts

(Wakefield Regional Council)
10 September 2018 09:16am
The product is being recalled as a result of the presence of Salmonella.

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Whyalla stars in nature film

(Whyalla Council)
10 September 2018 09:05am
Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula has released a film that features the Whyalla saltmarshes

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Goyder YAC Battle of the Bands 2018- Enter now to win some great prizes!

(Regional Council of Goyder)
8 September 2018 06:27am
Goyder YAC is pumped to announce that "Battle of the Bands" is coming to Goyder region! Are you dreaming of becoming music’s next big thing? The search is on for South Australia's next up-and-coming young music stars (12-25 years of age), with applications now open for Goyder YAC's Battle of the Bands 2018 competition to be held at the Redruth Goal in Burra on Saturday 8 December 2018. You could win 10 hours recording time at Northern Sound System as well as $500 cash !!

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter September 5 2018

(Coorong District Council)
7 September 2018 3:00pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter September 5 2018

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 29 2018

(Coorong District Council)
7 September 2018 2:56pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 29 2018

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 24 2018

(Coorong District Council)
7 September 2018 2:50pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 24 2018

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Brought to Life | Short Film

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
7 September 2018 1:33pm

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FREE Online Food Safety Training

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
7 September 2018 12:43pm

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Latest Granite Newsletter

(Wudinna District Council)
7 September 2018 11:00am

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2018 Mayors' Short Story Challenge

(Alexandrina Council)
7 September 2018 10:37pm
Winners announced

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See Inside Some Local Sustainable Houses

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
6 September 2018 3:05pm

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Businesses develop Disaster Readiness Plans in pilot program

(Wattle Range Council)
6 September 2018 1:58pm

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Draft Tree Management Policy and Procedure

(Alexandrina Council)
6 September 2018 1:04pm
Consultation closes at 5.00pm Friday, 5 October 2018.

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Libraries SA app

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
6 September 2018 10:46pm
Get the new Libraries SA app - search and place holds on physical books, DVDs and CDs, access digital content and your loans.

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Maintenance and Construction Employee

(District Council of Robe)
6 September 2018 09:02am

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

(District Council of Kimba)
5 September 2018 8:58pm

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Garage Sale Trail

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
5 September 2018 5:51pm
Australia’s biggest garage sale and reuse movement is coming to Naracoorte Lucindale on Saturday, October 20 & Sunday October 21 and best of all its FREE for both buyers and sellers!

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