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  • New project to explore Culture Hub

    An exciting project will explore the feasibility of a contemporary cultural hub that showcases the Barossa’s arts and heritage attributes.

    The Barossa Council will work alongside community …

  • Council adopts 2017-18 budget

    Support for community initiatives is a cornerstone of The Barossa Council’s Annual Budget and Business Plan 2017-18 that was adopted at a special Council meeting on July 5. 

    Council has …

  • Pedestrian footbridge works for Lyndoch

    The pedestrian footbridge over the Lyndoch Creek (at the rear of the Lyndoch Institute) has been closed to the public since Tuesday, July 11, to allow for planned upgrades. 

    Unfortunately, …

  • Para Wirra Road reopens to traffic

    Para Wirra Road has been reopened to traffic under a 40kph reduced speed limit following a $500,000 upgrade.

    The project has seen 2.4km of road sealed on the strategically important commuter route, …

  • Floodway works at Lyndoch

    Works will be undertaken on the floodway on Lyndoch Road near Hermann Thumm Drive, commencing Monday 3 July.

    The floodway has deterioriated over time and is in need of replacement.

    Works are …

  • Green light for Tanunda masterplan

    A masterplan for Tanunda Recreation Park that aims to grow recreation, community and economic opportunities has received the green light from Barossa Council.

    Council has endorsed the masterplan to …

  • Balmoral Road upgrade to commence

    A significant project to improve road safety on Balmoral Road, Cockatoo Valley is set to next week (15 May, 2017)

    The $500,000 project, jointly funded by The Barossa Council and Motor Accident …

  • Have your say on skate parks

    An online survey is giving young people in the Barossa a unique opportunity to comment on their preferences for skate parks in the region.

    The Barossa Council is conducting the survey throughout May …

  • Community has its say on waste

    Council will take on board crucial public feedback as it prepares to enter a new waste contract from mid-2018.

    While community consultation on waste services showed a strong preference for retaining …

  • NBN services available

    nbn™ fixed line services are now available in Angaston, Nuriootpa, Stockwell and Tanunda, representing almost 7,000 homes and businesses that are now able to order an nbn™ service …

  • Safety upgrade on major commuter route

    Significant works are underway to improve motorist safety on a strategically important commuter route in the southern Barossa.

    A 2.4km stretch of Para Wirra Road between Humbug Scrub and Yettie Road …

  • Vision for Tanunda Recreation Park

    The Tanunda Recreation Park Masterplan will be updated based on extensive community feedback.

    Council received 47 formal submissions and a further 79 comments at town shows and public events across …

  • Queen's Baton headed for Barossa

    Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in the Barossa as it prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR).

    The eyes of the Commonwealth will be on Angaston on 18 …

  • Angaston Railway Precinct consultation

    Council has approved the release of the Angaston Railway Precinct masterplan for community consultation.

    The Masterplan recognises the role of the railway precinct in Angaston's history and supports …

  • Tanunda Recreation Park Masterplan released

    Council has approved the release of the Tanunda Recreation Park masterplan for community consultation.

    There has been significant progress since the original masterplan was developed in 2014, …

  • Southern Barossa Masterplans unveiled

    Five recreation and community masterplans have been unveiled by Barossa Council for Barossa-wide community consultation as part of the Southern Barossa Hub project.

    A year in the making, the …