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  • Nominate today in Citizen of the Year Awards

    Two of the Barossa’s community leaders are giving good reason to nominate in the 2021 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards, which are now open.

    Barossa Citizen of the Year Julie Combe says …

  • All submissions welcome

    All submissions welcome on the draft Community Plan & Advocacy Strategy.

    The Barossa Council’s community consultation on the draft Community Plan 2020-2040 and draft Advocacy Strategy 2020- …

  • Half price waste disposal

    Half price waste disposal will be offered at Springton Transfer Station on Saturday 10 October and Saturday 17 October from 9am to 3pm.

    Vehicles permitted for half the normal cost will include: …

  • Council position on boundary reform

    Council has responded to Town of Gawler's proposal for boundary reform at the September 2020 Council meeting.

    Council does not support the proposal and will be making a formal submission to that …

  • New plans are blueprint for future

    Council has released two strategic blueprints that capture the aspirations of the Barossa community over the next 20 years.

    The Barossa Community Plan 2020-2040 provides a roadmap for investment, …

  • Important announcement on regional aquatics

    Council has taken decisive action on the future of the region’s aquatic facilities and made the difficult decision to permanently close the Nuriootpa War Memorial Swimming Pool in April 2021, …

  • Stormwater works at Nuriootpa

    Advance notice that the Department for Infrastructure and Transport (DIT) is undertaking stormwater works in Nuriootpa at the Murray Street intersection with Railway Terrace and Old Mill Road.

    & …

  • Online tutorials to farewell fast fashion

    Learn how to farewell fast fashion forever through a series of online tutorials presented by the Garage Sale Team and supported by The Barossa Council.

    Hosted by some of Australia’s brightest, …

  • Wastewater plant is Covid-19 negative

    7 September 2020

    SA Health has confirmed that re-testing of the wastewater treatment plant at Angaston on Sunday returned a negative result for coronavirus and the community can be assured of their …

  • Council launches COVID-19 recovery grants

    As part of their $470,000 COVID-19 Recovery Plan Council is pleased to be launching the $150,000 business and community grant program to provide support to assist in community and economic recovery …

  • AFL presence in the Barossa

    Council’s partnership with SANFL and all things AFL continues to shine a sporting spotlight on the region, with AFL club Hawthorn Football Club temporarily based in the Barossa.

    The Hawks …

  • New street trees for Tanunda

    The next phase of The Barossa Council’s rolling tree replacement program will see almost 50 street trees replaced in Tanunda’s main street.

    Mayor Bim Lange said the staged program is …

  • Your say on keeping the Barossa GM crop free

    At the start of 2020 the South Australia Government passed legislation to lift the freeze on Genetically Modified (GM) crops to allow GM crops to be grown on mainland South Australia under changes to …

  • Tanunda Oval under lights

    Investment in LED floodlights has elevated Tanunda Oval as a premier Barossa sports, community and events venue.

    Four new floodlights are now fully operational, giving sporting clubs and user groups …

  • Tanunda Show Hall redevelopment complete

    Tanunda Show Hall is now the largest undercover events venue in the Barossa following a $1.7 million redevelopment.

    The Council project has delivered a contemporary facility for community hire that …

  • The Rex lap pool to reopen

    Council is working with Belgravia Leisure to reopen the lap pool at the Rex for the weekend of 18 and 19 July. It follows retiling works to provide a high level of quality and safety for users. …

  • Online Planning and Design Code available

    The online Planning and Design Code (the Code) is the cornerstone of South Australia’s new planning and development system and will offer a single set of planning policies for assessing …

  • Grassroots funding for Mount Pleasant

    Mount Pleasant sporting clubs are set to benefit from a $525,000 investment in lighting and court upgrades at Old Talunga Park as part of The Barossa Council’s Big Project.

    The State …

  • Grassroots funding for Lyndoch

    Lyndoch Oval is set to become a premier Barossa sporting venue with a $660,000 investment in lighting, oval and cricket infrastructure as part of The Barossa Council’s Big Project.

    The State …

  • Adventure launches at The Station

    Council is pleased to officially launch the much anticipated Barossa Adventure Station in Angaston – a $2.5 million dollar project which is part of Council’s The Big Project, a 50 year …

  • Southern Barossa Dog Park open

    Dog lovers and their four-legged friends can now enjoy the Southern Dog Park, which has opened in Williamstown.

    The fully-fenced park is located at Queen Victoria Jubilee Park and features …

  • Further rates relief on the way

    Council has extended rate relief options for Barossa ratepayers impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

    People who have become unemployed or experienced business failure or hardship can now apply to …

  • Barossa, it's time to have your say

    Council is pleased to have recently launched a new online engagement platform, Your Say Barossa.

    The engagement platform will enable community to easily connect with Council and have a say on …

  • COVID-19 Recovery Headlines Barossa Budget

    Recovery support for the region is a key component of The Barossa Council’s draft 2020-21 Annual Budget and Business Plan, acknowledging the challenges faced by the local community as a result …

  • Consultation on Mobile Food Vendor Policy

    The community can have a say on how mobile food vendors, or food trucks, operate in public areas within the Barossa Council area.

    As the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic occurred during the …

  • Barossa COVID19 Recovery Plan released

    Council has unveiled a Barossa COVID19 Recovery Plan that proposes a $470,000 up-front investment to support regional economic and community rebuilding.

    The local response to the pandemic includes …

  • Funding injection for Stockwell

    Barossa Mayor Bim Lange has welcomed State Government funding of almost $255,000 to deliver a series of open space improvements at Stockwell Recreation Park.

    The $509,958 Council project includes a …

  • Staged reopening for Council services

    Last Tuesday we reopened our  parks, playgrounds and open spaces and this week we are pleased to be reopening a selection of Council community services under the state-wide easing of COVID-1 …

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