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  • Bushgardens Volunteer wins SA Landcare Award

    Having commenced his volunteer role over six years ago at the Barossa Bushgardens Mr Trevor Waldhuter, a retired school principal and vineyard gardener, quickly became a highly regarded member of the …

  • Making Regional Big Bash History

    For the first time ever, an official rebel Women’s Big Bash League game will be played in regional South Australia. The landmark game to be held at Nuriootpa’s Centennial Park on Saturday …

  • Half price waste disposal

    Half price waste disposal returns at Springton Transfer Station on 9 November and 23 November between 9am and 3pm for residents of The Barossa Council. 

    Please note some exclusions apply and …

  • Detours for Calton Road

    As part of the Gawler East Link Road Project, works will be undertaken on Calton Road, adjacent Philips Avenue, Gawler East, to begin construction on a new roundabout.

    Please find below the detour …

  • Water availability for landowners

    The Barossa Council is exploring water security in the Eden Valley region in the wake of prolonged dry spring conditions.

    Mayor Bim Lange said Council is working with SA Water to look at potential …

  • Have your say on volunteer management

    Council will consult the community on the updated Volunteer Management Policy and Process, which aim to provide consistent and professional management of Council’s volunteers.

    The documents …

  • Barossa's Boundary Conversation

    The fundamental focus at the heart of The Barossa Council’s boundary reform conversations is community. Council understand that the idea of boundary reform has long been discussed within the …

  • Nominate a community hero

    People who love contributing to their community are the perfect candidates for a 2020 Australia Day awards nomination, according to The Barossa Council.

    David Herbig, Council’s 2019 Citizen of …

  • Award Winning Ageing Expo Returns

    The award winning Ageing in Style Expo returns this year to the Co-Op Mall in Nuriootpa on Thursday 24 October from 9am to 12.30pm.

    The event, which has been running since 2014 and was last year …

  • Shop Barossa's Trail of Treasures

    There’s no better feeling than finding some pre-loved treasure at a bargain price and this year’s Garage Sale Trail in the Barossa on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October, is shaping up to …

  • Tanunda Show Hall redevelopment

    The Barossa is set to boast a premier events venue as work begins on a $1.5M redevelopment of Tanunda Show Hall.

    The Hall is the largest regional venue for undercover community events, catering for …

  • Australian Masters Games

    The Australian Masters Games are coming to Williamstown from 9-11 October.

    Please see below for further details. 

     Routes

    Wednesday - https://analytics.strava.com/routes/17351230 …

  • Planning and Design Code

    On 1 October 2019, the draft Planning and Design Code (the Code) went on public consultation for Phase Two (Rural Areas) and Phase Three (Urban Areas).

    See what's on consultation …

  • Angaston Railway time lapse video

    The restoration of the much-loved Angaston Railway Station building continues as part of The Big Project. Check out the progress with this time lapse video. 

  • Garage Sale Trail Launches in the Barossa

    The Barossa community are set to join over 400,000 people across the country on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October as part of the ninth annual Garage Sale Trail.

    A multi-award winning community and …

  • Improving our waste and recycling service

    During September Council will undertake a bin audit involving 100 randomly selected households to assess our waste reduction and recycling performance.

    A small number of randomly selected waste and …

  • Improving our waste and recycling service

    During September Council will undertake a bin audit involving 100 randomly selected households to assess our waste reduction and recycling performance.

    A small number of randomly selected waste and …

  • The Big Project high priorities released

    “Transformational community outcomes” are expected to continue to flow to the region after The Barossa Council adopted the next phase of The Big Project priorities, at a value of almost $3 …

  • Event Management consultation extended

    Council has proposed new guidelines to better manage events at Council facilities and on community land.

    Council’s draft Event Management Policy is open for community consultation and sets out …

  • Roadside firewood collection prohibited

    A reminder firewood collection is prohibited on roadsides within the Barossa Council. 

    Under the Native Vegetation Act 1991, clearing any vegetation on any roadside is not permitted. Offenders …

  • Rural Road Safety Month

    Despite two thirds of road deaths occurring on regional roads in 2018*, new research has put the spotlight on risky driver behaviour on rural roads and the need for further education. Released by the …

  • Keeping Barossa's Streets Green

    As highlighted earlier this year, The Barossa Council have been undertaking a regreening initiative across the region to ensure the future sustainability and aesthetic of our tree lined streets.

    & …

  • Consultation on Memorials on Community Land

    Council has reviewed and updated its Memorials on Community Land Policy with the view to providing compassionate, consistent and accountable guidance on Memorials on Community Land, installations at …

  • 2019 Excellence in Agriculture Awards

    The Agricultural Bureau of South Australia has opened its 2019 Spirit of Excellence in Agriculture Awards, which offer young farmers and rural youth the opportunity to pursue personal and …

  • 2020 Santos Tour Down Under in Tanunda

    The Barossa Council has welcomed the recent announcement that Stage 1 of the Men’s 2020 Santos Tour Down Under will take place exclusively within the Barossa region – a rare occurrence …

  • Funding to deliver Big Project upgrades

    Local sporting clubs are the big winners after Council received two grants totaling $556,250 through the SA Government’s Grassroots Football, Cricket and Netball Facility Program.

    At Nuriootpa …

  • Open Tender - Tanunda Show Hall upgrade

    Councl is seeking construction tenders from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for extension and refurbishment of the Tanunda Recreation Park Show Hall.

    Full information and …

  • Larger space for Nuriootpa Dog Park

    Council has approved extra funding to expand the size of the northern dog park.

    A $7000 Council top-up will increase the size of the Nuriootpa park to its maximum capacity, estimated at 2500-2700 …

  • Next step in Suicide Prevention Network

    The community is invited to take the next step in forming a Barossa Suicide Prevention Network. 

    Action planning sessions have been scheduled on Thursday 20 June to identify local issues and …

  • Visitor Centre and Library redevelopment

    Redevelopment of the Barossa Visitor Centre (BVC) and Tanunda Library is set to deliver engaging new spaces for both visitors to the Barossa and library customers.

    The $220,000 Barossa Council …

  • The Rex Leisure Pool Temporary Closure

    The Rex Leisure Pool will be temporarily closed for re-tiling works from 2 - 17 June. 

    During this time swim school programs will move to the lap pool, where possible, and lap swimming will …

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