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  • 2019 Australia Day winners

    Awards will be presented at Council's Australia Day Breakfast on 26 January, 2019. 

    Citizen of the Year David Herbig

    Described as cheerful, innovative and community-minded, David Herbig …

  • Countdown to 2019 Santos Tour Down Under

    The Barossa community can enjoy a host of activities to celebrate the 2019 Santos Tour Down Under.

    Information is available on the race route, community events, parking and road closure …

  • Dog park locations endorsed

    The Barossa Council has  endorsed two dog park locations in the north and south of the region.

    Council also agreed to accept $100,000 in State Government funding to fund construction of the …

  • Design a Jersey Competition

    Kids, it's time to get creative in our Santos Tour Down Under Design a Jersey competition!

    First prize includes YOUR design printed on a t-shirt, with lots more great prizes up for grabs in the …

  • Roadworks - Sandy Creek and Nuriootpa

    Jack Bobridge Track, Sandy Creek

    The Jack Bobridge Track between Williamstown-Sandy Creek Road and Cockatoo Lane, Sandy Creek reopened to the public in mid-December following pavement rehabilitation …

  • Sturt Highway Development Plan Amendment

    Council is consulting on changes that would pave the way for a new highway service centre on the outskirts of Nuriootpa.

    The Development Plan Amendment (DPA) has been spearheaded by a developer …

  • Santos Best Dressed Town Competition

    With the Santos Tour Down Under fast approaching it's time to dress up and compete for great prizes in the Santos Best Dressed Town Competition.

    The competition is open to all towns, schools, …

  • Vintage Art Prize returns

    A much-loved Barossa Vintage Festival tradition returns in 2019 with the relaunch of the Vintage Festival Art Prize.

    Barossa Regional Gallery in conjunction with The Barossa Council have spearheaded …

  • The Big Project Funding Update

    The Barossa Council will continue its push for future grant funds to implement the region’s largest community infrastructure project (Barossa Global Wine and Food Project), despite not …

  • Para Wirra Road, Williamstown

    As part of our capital works program, we will be undertaking asphalt resurfacing work on sections of Para Wirra Road, Williamstown from 29 October for approximately four to five days (weather …

  • Land swap process upheld

    A complaint by two members of the public about Council’s handling of the Chateau Tanunda land swap has been assessed by the Ombudsman.

    The State Ombudsman declined to investigate further, …

  • Drive My Future gets on the road

    The launch of Drive My Future is set to give learner drivers increased confidence and time behind the wheel.

    The Youth Barossa project is a collaboration with The Barossa Council and sponsors to …

  • Santos Women's Tour returns

    The Santos Women’s Tour Down Under will return to the Barossa in 2019 with a stage start in Nuriootpa for the very first time.

    The women's peloton will race across the Barossa from Nuriootpa …

  • Council supports dog parks

    Council has formally thrown its support behind dog parks for the region and will now explore potential locations, sizes and design.

    It comes on the back of community consultation that saw almost 93 …

  • Mount Pleasant upgrades

    Council is preparing to start work upgrading footpaths and improving drainage in Mount Pleasant.

    Work will include:

    - construction of new drainage and kerbing on the northern side of Melrose Street …

  • Springton road upgrade

    A $3 million investment in footpaths and sealed roads to enhance amenity and safety for Springton residents is about to enter the next phase of construction.

    Seven local roads – Gilbert, …

  • Garage Sale Trail is coming

    Australia’s largest garage sale is coming to The Barossa Council on October 20 and 21.

    Council is excited to be part of the national movement, Garage Sale Trail which will see over 400,000 …

  • Jack Bobridge Track temporary closure

    Please be advised a section of the Jack Bobridge Track between Williamstown Road and Cockatoo Lane is pedestrian use only.

    The rubble shared path is a short-term solution requiring cyclists to …

  • Enrol to vote - Council Elections

    Participating in your local council election is one of the most direct ways you can make a difference to everyday life in your community. Click on one or more of the buttons below to read more …

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