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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

Candidate Briefing Session - Council Elections 2018

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
22 August 2018 3:27pm
If you’re considering nominating in the 2018 council elections come along to a free candidate briefing session on Monday 27 August at 6.00pm at the Council Chamber, DeGaris Place, Naracoorte.

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Nominate for the Council Elections 2018

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
22 August 2018 3:26pm
Are you passionate about your local community? Are you willing to put your skills, knowledge and experience into action as a community leader? Come along to the free Candidate Briefing Sessions to find out more about the role and responsibilities of Council members.

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Dog impounded

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
22 August 2018 3:23pm
Are you missing a female Kelpie?

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Media Release

(District Council of Orroroo-Carrieton)
22 August 2018 3:21pm
Chairman Cr Kathie Bowman regrets to advise that the recently appointed CEO Mr Kristen Clark has tendered his resignation.

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Dog Registration Renewals - NOW DUE

(Copper Coast Council)
22 August 2018 3:05pm
REMINDER: Dog registration renewals are due by Friday August 31st 2018. Please note, renewals paid after this date will incur a $20 late fee. Your dogs can be registered online at www.dogsandcatsonline.com.au, or if you require assitance, in person at our office at 51 Taylor Street, Kadina. The Kadina Library staff can also assist you with your online registration. Under state government law, all dogs and cats must be microchipped as of the 1st July 2018 unless exempt by the vet, and all dogs and cats born after the 1st July 2018 must be desexed by 6 months of age or 28 days after purchase by the owner (exemptions apply).

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Reminder: Dog Registrations

(Alexandrina Council)
22 August 2018 2:51pm
Dog Registrations are due by 31 August 2018

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Register your dog online

(Wattle Range Council)
22 August 2018 1:56pm

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University holding open day

(Whyalla Council)
22 August 2018 1:28pm
The Whyalla UniSA campus will be open for tours and information on Sunday, August 26

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Make a difference- Nominate now for Council Elections

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
22 August 2018 1:11pm

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Request For Tender - Road Reseals 2018/2019

(Copper Coast Council)
22 August 2018 12:50pm

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MMCTS to cease as flexible new model proposed

(Coorong District Council)
22 August 2018 12:28pm
Media Release

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Turf Maintenance Program

(District Council of Yankalilla)
22 August 2018 11:48am
Normanville Kiosk & Café and Surf Life Saving Club

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Realignment of the Hills Rail Corridor: Cost Benefit Scoping Study (2016.36)

(Local Government Association of South Australia)
22 August 2018 09:41am

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Minutes 20 August 2018

(District Council of Grant)
22 August 2018 09:37am
The District Council of Grant minutes of 20 August 2018 are now available

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Food Safety Short Course

(Renmark Paringa Council)
22 August 2018 09:32am

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Proposed Temporary Road Closure Market Place (adjacent 111 Gibson Street), Bowden Council has received an application for the temporary closure of Market Place (adjacent 111 Gibson Street), Bowden

(City of Charles Sturt)
22 August 2018 09:00am
Written public comment is now invited on this proposal.

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Mayor helps celebrate band award

(Whyalla Council)
22 August 2018 08:56am
The Whyalla Community Brass band has been named band of the year

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Christmas Kerbside Collection Update

(District Council of Elliston)
22 August 2018 07:33am

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Volunteer Grants Now Open

(Wudinna District Council)
21 August 2018 4:05pm

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TAFE Training Opportunities

(Wudinna District Council)
21 August 2018 3:42pm

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Concept Design – Northern Roundabout to Mill Place – seeking your comments

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
21 August 2018 3:25pm
Subsequent to the “Colours of Clare Town Centre Study”, Council has prepared a concept plan for the eastern section of the Main Street between the northern roundabout and Mill Place in conjunction with the footpath renewal which is currently under way. Council is seeking your comments regarding the concept design and the key design elements such as the proposed landscaping, street furniture and public art. The full concept design can be found on the Council website and comments can be directed to admin@cgvc.sa.gov.au. Hard copies can be found at the Clare Council Office. Comments are sought by Monday, 3rd of September 2018

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Council Elections

(District Council of Franklin Harbour)
21 August 2018 2:44pm
Nominations for Council will be accepted after 4 September, if you are interested in nominating for Council please collect an information kit from the Council Office. Nominations Close 18th September.

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Information session for Kimba council candidates

(District Council of Kimba)
21 August 2018 2:21pm
Final information session for potential nominees to be held on August 31

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AGL Hallett Wind Farm Community Fund 2018/19

(Northern Areas Council)
21 August 2018 2:05pm

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Step It Up Concert - 2018

(Wudinna District Council)
21 August 2018 1:57pm

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Christmas Pageant

(Wudinna District Council)
21 August 2018 1:53pm

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Swooping Season

(The Berri Barmera Council)
21 August 2018 1:43pm
Are you ducking and weaving already this Magpie swooping season?

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Wudinna Show

(Wudinna District Council)
21 August 2018 1:42pm

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Register your interest - Q Fever Vaccinations

(Wudinna District Council)
21 August 2018 1:38pm

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Kapunda Ageing in Style Expo

(Light Regional Council)
21 August 2018 11:12am
The Kapunda Ageing in Style Expo is being held in the Soldiers Memorial Hall on Hill Street, Kapunda in late August.

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Market Square Landscaping Project

(Regional Council of Goyder)
21 August 2018 10:21pm
In the upcoming weeks Council will commence work on the Market Square Landscaping project. RSL-Burra Branch has secured funds for the refurbishment of Burra’s World War 1 Krupp QF 77mm Cannon. With the RSL receiving funding for the refurbishment and relocation of the cannon, Council is taking the opportunity to redevelop part of Market Square. Works are scheduled to commence in early September.

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Leigh shines in Switzerland

(Whyalla Council)
21 August 2018 10:16pm
Whyalla cyclist Leigh Hoffman has broken an Australia record at the world titles

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Media Release - Great Moments in Science with Dr Karl

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
21 August 2018 09:59am

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ATSI Barista Program Shows Off New Van

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
21 August 2018 09:47am

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What is my Health Record?

(The Berri Barmera Council)
21 August 2018 09:08am
There has been a lot of publicity around My Health Record. How does it work? Is it safe?

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Media Release - Community Survey

(Adelaide Plains Council)
21 August 2018 08:37am
Adelaide Plains Council welcomes feedback from the community in the Adelaide Plains Council Community Satisfaction Report undertaken in June this year.

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August Council meeting snapshot

(Whyalla Council)
21 August 2018 08:37am
The following is a brief summary of the ordinary Council meeting held on August 20, 2018.

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Council Assessment Panel Vacancy

(Campbelltown City Council)
21 August 2018 08:26am
Council is seeking expressions of interest from members of the public who would like to become a member of the Council Assessment Panel (CAP).

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Employment Opportunity

(District Council of Cleve)
20 August 2018 2:28pm
Construction/Plant Operator Worker

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Council project aims to end Moody blues

(Wakefield Regional Council)
20 August 2018 2:12pm
The $150,000 Moody Estate levee upgrade, to safeguard properties affected by the 2016 floods, is nearing completion.

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Make a Difference - Nominate

(District Council of Yankalilla)
20 August 2018 1:45pm
Candidate Briefing Session - Wednesday 29 August at Victor Harbor Civic Centre

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Community Think Tank - Rapid Bay

(District Council of Yankalilla)
20 August 2018 1:34pm
Renewing our Visitor Information - Wednesday 22 August at 5.30pm

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Candidate Briefing

(Northern Areas Council)
20 August 2018 1:12pm

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Public fruit initiative to encourage healthy living

(Wattle Range Council)
20 August 2018 11:52am

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Public fruit initiative to encourage healthy living

(Wattle Range Council)
20 August 2018 11:29am

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Cycling club thanks Council

(Whyalla Council)
20 August 2018 09:55am
The City of Whyalla has lent a hand to the local cycling group to create another successful road event.

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Media Release - Kerb and Water Table Upgrade

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
17 August 2018 4:43pm

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Small Business Friendly Council Initiative

(The Berri Barmera Council)
17 August 2018 3:23pm
Today we became the first in the Riverland and twenty third Council to sign up to the Small Business Friendly Council Initiative.

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Calendar of Events 17th August and Upcoming Events in 2018

(Port Augusta City Council)
17 August 2018 3:11pm

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August 2018 Community News

(District Council of Tumby Bay)
17 August 2018 3:00pm

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New Port MacDonnell Tourism Signage

(District Council of Grant)
17 August 2018 2:41pm

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Public Consultation - Unsolicited Proposal Policy

(Rural City of Murray Bridge)
17 August 2018 11:54am
Consultation is now open on a new Unsolicited Proposal Policy

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2018 Council elections update | Candidate briefing session

(Corporation of the Town of Walkerville)
17 August 2018 10:14pm

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Latest of the Great South Coast

(District Council of Grant)
17 August 2018 09:48am

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Arts writing opportunity

(Whyalla Council)
17 August 2018 09:48am
Aspiring Whyalla writers have a chance to attend a three-day training course on arts writing

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Free guided field trip in Whyalla

(Whyalla Council)
17 August 2018 09:05am
Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula is celebrating our most salt-loving plants with the launch of a new book and a free guided field trip with author Peri Coleman

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Media Release - Solo - Old Bins Discontinuation of Collection

(Adelaide Plains Council)
17 August 2018 08:06am
Solo Resource Recovery, the current Waste Service provider for Adelaide Plains Council, have advised that as of Monday, 13 August 2018, the attached notice will be placed on OLD bins that are no longer suitable for service.

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

(District Council of Kimba)
16 August 2018 6:00pm

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FREE training for volunteers/community groups.

(The Berri Barmera Council)
16 August 2018 4:39pm
Do you handle food as part of your community/volunteer group? Is your food safety knowledge up to date?

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VIETNAM VETERANS DAY - ROAD CLOSURE

(The Berri Barmera Council)
16 August 2018 4:19pm

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TRAFFIC CHANGES – Riverfront Development Roadworks

(The Berri Barmera Council)
16 August 2018 3:36pm
As stage one of the Riverfront Precinct redevelopment moves towards completion, there will be a full closure of the intersection of Ahern and Riverview Drive.

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Council Agenda 20 August 2018

(District Council of Grant)
16 August 2018 3:08pm
The Council Agenda for Monday 20 August 2018 is now available

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 15 2018

(Coorong District Council)
16 August 2018 2:02pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 15 2018

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Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 13 2018

(Coorong District Council)
16 August 2018 1:59pm
Coorong Tatiara Local Action Plan Newsletter August 13 2018

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Whyalla backs solar farm

(Whyalla Council)
16 August 2018 1:00pm
Whyalla Mayor Lyn Breuer has declared Whyalla a proud partner in the new SIMEC ZEN Energy solar farm

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Wakefield CEO Jason Kuchel announces resignation

(Wakefield Regional Council)
16 August 2018 10:10pm

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Hooded Plover Conservation Workshops

(District Council of Yankalilla)
16 August 2018 10:00pm
Get involved in protecting your local threatened species

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Draft Open Space Strategy

(City of Port Lincoln)
16 August 2018 09:44am

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GFG Alliance on board for new jetty

(Whyalla Council)
16 August 2018 09:05am
GFG Alliance has announced it will be donating the steel for our new jetty

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Notice of Adoption of By-laws

(District Council of Cleve)
15 August 2018 2:55pm

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My Health Record - Your questions answered in an upcoming information session

(Renmark Paringa Council)
15 August 2018 12:41pm

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Council Elections 2018 - Nomination kits are now available from Council

(Mount Barker District Council)
15 August 2018 10:42pm

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Minutes 13 August 2018

(District Council of Grant)
15 August 2018 09:27am
The Minutes of the Special Meeting of Council of Monday 13 August 2018 are now available.

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Food Recall - Lotus Certified Organic Millet Meal 500g

(Wakefield Regional Council)
15 August 2018 09:20am
The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen (gluten).

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Candidate Briefing Sessions

(District Council of Grant)
15 August 2018 08:48am
In November the Council Elections will be held for positions of Mayor and Ward Councillors. To assist community members in making a decision, the Local Government Association in conjunction with the Electoral Commission of SA will be holding a joint Candidate Briefing Session for the District Council of Grant and City of Mount Gambier on Wednesday 22 August 2018 at 6pm in the Dress Circle at the Main Corner, and all are welcome. The District Council of Grant will also be running a separate Candidate Briefing Session on Wednesday 29 August 2018 at 5.30pm at the District Council of Grant Council Chambers.

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Council contributes to drought relief effort

(Wattle Range Council)
14 August 2018 10:50pm

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We're here to help with online pet registrations

(Whyalla Council)
14 August 2018 5:25pm
Council officers will be at the library today to help pet owners

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Application for a Category 3 Development

(Naracoorte Lucindale Council)
14 August 2018 4:33pm
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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Food Safety Short Course -Thursday 4th October 2018

(Wakefield Regional Council)
14 August 2018 4:17pm
How up to date is your food safety knowledge?

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Media Release - Art Squad

(Port Pirie Regional Council)
14 August 2018 3:44pm

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Council to form partnership with Rex Airlines

(District Council of Grant)
14 August 2018 3:14pm
The District Council of Grant held a Special Meeting on Monday 13 August 2018 to put forward a proposal to Regional Express Airlines to implement the Rex Community Fare scheme ($129) on the Mount Gambier to Adelaide and Melbourne routes.

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Exciting projects as grants roll-out across Wakefield

(Wakefield Regional Council)
14 August 2018 3:07pm
Council hands out grants to communities for significant projects

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Penola Town Entrance Statement Project deferred

(Wattle Range Council)
14 August 2018 12:35pm

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Registration Reminder

(The Berri Barmera Council)
14 August 2018 11:59am
All dog registrations are due to be paid by 31st August

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Help for prospective councillors

(Whyalla Council)
14 August 2018 11:48am
There will be an Electoral Commission South Australia information session for those wishing to nominate for the council elections

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Regional Disability & Wellbeing Forum

(Adelaide Plains Council)
14 August 2018 11:08am
The aim of the Forum is to explore, share and hear insights from a varied range of guest speakers informing, sharing and investigating strategies of collaboration and the regional Economic Development opportunities due to the NDIS.

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Australian Government Volunteer Grants 2018 Now Open!

(Mount Barker District Council)
14 August 2018 10:50pm

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Office for Recreation Sport and Racing- Grants and Funding Information Session

(District Council of Clare and Gilbert Valleys)
14 August 2018 10:47pm
Funding Information opportunity for local recreation groups and sporting clubs

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Bowden – Brompton Mixed Use (Residential and Commercial) Development Plan Amendment (Privately Funded)

(City of Charles Sturt)
14 August 2018 09:50am
Preliminary community engagement occurred as part of these investigations in late 2017. Council is now seeking written public comment on this proposal.

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Your chance to have a say on child care centre

(Whyalla Council)
14 August 2018 08:41am
The City of Whyalla is conducting a standard review of its child care centre and wants to hear your views

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Kilburn and Blair Athol Redevelopment 'Park Day'

(Port Adelaide Enfield)
13 August 2018 4:21pm

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Government backs cuttlefish experience

(Whyalla Council)
13 August 2018 4:08pm
Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs was in Whyalla and liked what he saw at the Stony Point cuttlefish site.

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Council Elections

(City of Charles Sturt)
13 August 2018 3:13pm
Thinking of nominating? We have all the documents and information you need.

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2018 Council Elections Candidate Briefing Session

(Light Regional Council)
13 August 2018 12:09pm
A briefing session for intending candidates for the 2018 local government election is being held at the Kapunda Council Office.

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Proposed Temporary Road Closures Gibson Street (between First Street and Third Street, Bowden

(City of Charles Sturt)
13 August 2018 09:24am
Written public comment is now invited on this proposal.

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Chamber helping address skills shortage

(Whyalla Council)
13 August 2018 08:30am
The Whyalla Chamber of Commerce is working hard to help our working community

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20 Million Trees - Community Planting Day

(District Council of Yankalilla)
10 August 2018 2:59pm
Family Friendly Event - Sunday 26 August 10am-2pm at Wirrina

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Food Recall - Lactose Free Whole Milk Powder 1kg Best Before 29/12/19

(Wakefield Regional Council)
10 August 2018 2:51pm
The recall is due to the presence of foreign matter (metal).

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Food Recall - White Mill Pancake Shake Original & Pancake Shake Buttermilk - 375 g

(Wakefield Regional Council)
10 August 2018 2:40pm
The recall is due to the presence of an undeclared allergen - Egg

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Stay in touch with Council matters in the August 2018 newsletter.

(District Council of Mount Remarkable)
10 August 2018 2:15pm

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