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  • Land swap process upheld

    A complaint by two members of the public about Council’s handling of the Chateau Tanunda land swap has been assessed by the Ombudsman.

    The State Ombudsman declined to investigate further, …

  • Drive My Future gets on the road

    The launch of Drive My Future is set to give learner drivers increased confidence and time behind the wheel.

    The Youth Barossa project is a collaboration with The Barossa Council and sponsors to …

  • Santos Women's Tour returns

    The Santos Women’s Tour Down Under will return to the Barossa in 2019 with a stage start in Nuriootpa for the very first time.

    The women's peloton will race across the Barossa from Nuriootpa …

  • Nominate in Council elections

    If you are eligible to vote in your local council elections, you are probably also eligible to stand for a position on council.

    With very few exceptions, you can nominate for a position on council …

  • Council supports dog parks

    Council has formally thrown its support behind dog parks for the region and will now explore potential locations, sizes and design.

    It comes on the back of community consultation that saw almost 93 …

  • Mount Pleasant upgrades

    Council is preparing to start work upgrading footpaths and improving drainage in Mount Pleasant.

    Work will include:

    - construction of new drainage and kerbing on the northern side of Melrose Street …

  • Springton road upgrade

    A $3 million investment in footpaths and sealed roads to enhance amenity and safety for Springton residents is about to enter the next phase of construction.

    Seven local roads – Gilbert, …

  • Garage Sale Trail is coming

    Australia’s largest garage sale is coming to The Barossa Council on October 20 and 21.

    Council is excited to be part of the national movement, Garage Sale Trail which will see over 400,000 …

  • Jack Bobridge Track temporary closure

    Please be advised a section of the Jack Bobridge Track between Williamstown Road and Cockatoo Lane is pedestrian use only.

    The rubble shared path is a short-term solution requiring cyclists to …

  • Enrol to vote - Council Elections

    Participating in your local council election is one of the most direct ways you can make a difference to everyday life in your community. Click on one or more of the buttons below to read more …

  • Dog Parks - Have your say

    Unleash your voice

    In consultation with community representatives, we are seeking feedback from you to help inform future decision making on the need for dog parks in our community.

    From July 18 to …

  • Dog registration help sessions

    Dogs and Cats Online (DACO) is the State's new registration and microchipping database.

    If you need a little help getting started, book a 15 minute session with our library staff between 23 July and …

  • Barossa Culture Hub moves to design phase

    The Barossa Council will embark on detailed design for the $7.7 million Barossa Culture Hub to develop a truly landmark regional cultural facility.

    Council adopted the draft masterplan for the Hub …

  • Dogs and Cats Online

    A new state-wide registration and microchipping database is coming on 1 July 2018.

    Dogs and Cats Online (DACO), will enable dog owners to register their pooch with Council online. Owners will be …

  • Our new waste service is underway

    Council is encouraging people to waste less and recycle more when our new waste management service begins.

    From 1 July, new service provider, SOLO Resource Recovery, will be responsible for Council' …

  • Barossa Global Wine and Food Project

    An ambitious $64 million project to develop transformational infrastructure including sporting, cultural and commercial use tourism accommodation and culinary training facilities across the Barossa …

  • New playgrounds on the way

    Kids will love the great outdoors even more when new playground equipment is rolled out in five locations across the Barossa.

    Improvements are planned for Tanunda, Mount Pleasant and Stockwell, …

  • Microchipping Day

    New laws come in on 1 July requiring all dogs and cats to be microchipped.

    Take advantage of this affordable microchipping offer and ensure the easy identification of your pet.

    Bookings are …

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