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  • 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 …

  • Quarterly d'Vine enewsletter

    Our latest edition of d'Vine has arrived and is available in a convenient online flipbook format. Find out about latest Big Project updates, developments at the Angaston Railway Station Precinct, …

  • Unsealed Roads Grading Program Delays

    Due to unseasonably extended dry weather there will be some delays in grading unsealed roads around the region.

    For the safety of all road users please slow down and drive to the conditions when …

  • Carrara Hill Road upgrade

    Carrara Hill Road from Light Pass Road to Stockwell Road will be closed to all traffic on Monday 29 April and Tuesday 30 April for asphalt surfacing as part of the intersection upgrade.

    Carrara Hill …

  • Suicide Prevention Forum update

    Thank you to everyone who took time out to attend the Suicide Prevention Forum on Monday, 13 May. With 150 people in attendance it was the largest introductory Forum held in SA to date, and …

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