Information for new residents
Hello, and welcome to the Barossa! We’re so excited for you to join our growing community.
The Barossa Council region has much to offer, for both residents and tourists alike, and we hope that the services and information at Council can provide you with the tools to shape your experiences whilst in the region.
To help you settle into your new home and surroundings please familiarise yourself with some of the things that may interest you. And make sure you sign up for our monthly eNewsletter to keep in the loop on what’s happening in and around the Barossa region, and your new home.
Our online services provide a practical way to get things done such as pay, enquire and apply with Council, and all from the convenience of your own home.
Our various libraries within the region give more than just the ability to borrow items such as provide home services, library events and workshops for young and old, digital resources and the chance to connect with your community through library social groups.
Transport and home assistance
We are proud to provide Commonwealth Home Support Programme services to support people in our community who need it most, as well as a range of transport services
Recreation and environment
The Barossa area boasts an abundance of natural environments such as conservation parks, reservoirs, bike and walking paths, local heritage and more.
Waste and recycling
It may not be the most glamorous topic, however we take our waste and recycling seriously at the Barossa to do our part in looking after our planet.
In recent years, we’ve invested heavily in infrastructure and key projects that contribute to the wellbeing of our community.
We’re lucky to be so close to some amazing places to visit and enjoy including parks, halls, community centres, aquatic and fitness centres, galleries, playgrounds and more.
Emergency and safety
Your safety is important to us, and it’s important to know that there are several sources of information made available to you in case of an emergency.
Social and volunteering
Get to know your neighbours and enjoy fun activities in the process by joining a local social group, or help to support local business and interact with the community through volunteering opportunities.
Check out our latest events and keep an eye out for what’s to come!
Health and support
We’re here to support the health and wellbeing of members in our community, and have a range of programs that aim to provide assistance and help people find the help they need.