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  • 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 …

  • Have your say on transport, wastewater plans

    The community has an opportunity to comment on how Barossa Council manages and plans for its infrastructure, including roads, footpaths and community wastewater.

    Every four years Council seeks …

  • Community and Youth Grants open

    Our Community Grants and Youth Grants are now open - get your applications in before January 31 to be eligible for up to $3000 (Community Grants) or up to $250 (Youth Grants). Find out more on our …

  • Grand Cru Estate

    Contrary to reports circulating in relation to Grand Cru Estate, Council is not attempting to ‘close down’ this operation.  Council has been attending to a number of compliance …

  • Governor to present Australia Day Awards

    The Governor of South Australia will present The Barossa Council’s Australia Day awards on Thursday.

    His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le AC and his wife Mrs Le will be special guests at …

  • ACA Masters Tour Final Line-Up Announced

    The Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) Masters have further strengthened their team by adding four names to the squad that will take on the Barossa and Light Cricket Association …

  • Family activities for Santos Tour Down Under

    Plans are in full swing for two international cycling races and a suite of social cycling and fun family activities to celebrate the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under in the southern Barossa.

    Hostworks …

  • An update on The Big Project

    Click here for more information on The Big Project

    The Barossa region’s largest and most ambitious community infrastructure project (The Big Project) was the subject of two recent community & …

  • Works underway at Warren Reservoir

    The reality of the Warren Reservoir being open for recreational use is one step close as The Barossa Council begins infrastructure works to provide all-abilities access to the site.

    Work has begun …

  • Have your say on Angaston revitalisation

    Members of the community can have their say on the redevelopment of the Angaston Railway Precinct at a series of information gathering sessions.

    The joint project between Council, Angaston Station …

  • Reporting flocks of Little Corellas

    Council is co-ordinating a regional approach in its attempts to manage the large flocks of Little Corellas that descend on the area during Summer; to minimise their impact on the community.

    The …

  • Half price waste disposal

    Half price waste disposal for The Barossa Council residents will take place in co-operation with Cleanaway on selected dates in November at the Nuriootpa landfill and at Council's waste disposal site …

  • Upgrade for Tanunda main street

    The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) will be undertaking asphalt resurfacing works on Murray Street Tanunda, between Gomersal Road and Para Road, to improve ride quality …

  • 2016 Food Safety Week

    This year’s theme for Australian Food Safety Week from November 6-12 is ‘Raw and Risky foods’.

    An estimated 4.1 million people get food poisoning in Australia over a year with …

  • Safe Cycling Award for Council

    Council has been recognised for its support of safe cycling with a State award from the Motor Accident Commission (MAC).

    The Safe Cycling Award recognises how infrastructure& …

  • Tour of the Barossa rescheduled

    Plans have moved into top gear for the Tour of the Barossa, which has been rescheduled to December 3-4.

    The Tour of the Barossa falls on the last two days of the Cycling South Australia Super Series, …

  • Council counts the cost

    Council has conducted an initial assessment of damage to its assets, following last week’s severe weather event, which caused widespread flooding throughout the region.

    Mayor Bob Sloane said …

  • Australia Day nominations open

    Nominations in the 2017 Australia Day Awards are now open in the categories of Citizen, Young Citizen, Community Event and Community Project of the Year.

    Click here to view the nomination form …