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  • Disability Access and Inclusion Plan

    The community is encouraged to provide feedback on a new action plan to promote access and inclusion for people with a disability.

    The Barossa Disability Action and Inclusion Plan has been released …

  • Green organics service

    Council provides a voluntary fortnightly 240 Litre Green Organic waste collection. As of 1 July 2018, Council will have a new contractor providing a Green Organic waste service. 

    In order to …

  • 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 …

  • New exposure for Barossa produce

    An exciting new food tourism partnership is set to provide valuable exposure for local food producers.

    The joint collaboration between Barossa Food and the Barossa Visitor Centre (BVC) has seen a …

  • Para Road Tanunda project

    The Para Road reconstruction and drainage upgrade project is reaching the final stage. As part of the project's final stage contractors will be undertaking asphalt work between Richmond Grove winery …

  • New pump tracks at skate park

    Riders and skating enthusiasts are encouraged to come, try and ride the new pump tracks at the Nuriootpa Skate Park.

    The official ‘come and try’ event on Friday, 2 March at 4.30pm will …

  • Regreening for Barossa townships

    A major audit of main street trees will provide a blueprint for future greening of Barossa townships.

    Recognising the role trees play in the amenity of local streetscapes, Council is implementing a …

  • New waste service on the way

    A new regional waste contract is expected to deliver significant savings across four regional councils.

    The Barossa Regional Procurement Group (that comprises Barossa Council, Light Regional Council, …

  • Warren Reservoir officially opens

    In a major boost for recreational fishing and tourism in SA, Warren Reservoir in the southern Barossa has been officially upgraded and opened to canoes and kayaks.

    The Barossa Council has worked …

  • Barossa Australia Day honours

    Inspirational individuals and organisations have been honoured in The Barossa Council’s Australia Day Awards.

    Citizen of the Year is Elizabeth Sibley of Angaston, who was recognised for her …

  • Australia Day tickets available

    Australia Day is a great opportunity to celebrate with the wider community and it doesn't get much better than Council's annual Australia Day Breakfast at the Tanunda Show Hall.

    Tickets are now …

  • What's the rush?

    The Barossa Council has launched a new awareness campaign, urging recreation park users to slow down, and consider the safety of others.

    “Our recreation parks are community facilities used by …

  • Balmoral Road drainage works

    Contractors will be on site tomorrow (14 December) on Balmoral Road, adjacent to Goldfields Rd to install sub-surface drainage to rectify an existing pavement drainage issue.

    It is expected works …

  • Para Wirra Rd drainage works

    Council will commence drainage works on Para Wirra Rd on Monday, 11 December.

    Following the sealing of Para Wirra Road, Council identified some latent issues with poor subsoil drainage which have …

  • Skate park investment begins

    Construction has begun on two pump tracks at the Nuriootpa Skate Park to cater for a wide range of user groups.

    It comes on the back of community consultation by  Council earlier in the year …

  • Queen's Baton Relay celebrations unveiled

    Barossa residents can begin planning their Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) experience with the street-level detail and community celebrations now available to explore online.

    Local batonbearers …

  • Nuriootpa Flood Mitigation Project

    Work has commenced on the final phase of the Nuriootpa Flood Mitigation Project to protect the Nuriootpa township from flooding from the North Para River in a 1:100 year storm event.

    The final stage …

  • Para Wirra Road update

    Due to ongoing inclement weather, Para Wirra Road at Williamstown will remain closed to traffic until Wednesday as Council's civil contractor undertakes asphalt works to address the road surface.

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