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  • 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 …

  • Barossa Cares connecting community in need

    In a local response to the wide reaching effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic The Barossa Council, supported by the Southern Barossa Alliance, Tourism Barossa, Feros Care, RDA Barossa and …

  • $2.9M upgrade at Angas Recreation Park

    Barossa Mayor Bim Lange has welcomed the news that $881,000 in Office of Recreation Sport and Racing, SANFL, SACA and Netball SA Grassroots Round 2 grant funding will flow to Angaston Recreation Park …

  • Online Library Services and Programs

    Access to online library services are only a device away!

    All you need is your library card and PIN to get free digital access to thousands of magazines and newspapers, eBooks and Audiobooks, …

  • Barossa response - COVID-19 - 28 May update

    The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a constantly evolving situation and we will continue to keep the community updated in regards to its impact locally. Regular updates can be found on our  …

  • Support Local. Love Barossa.

    In times like these, let’s support local! Now more than ever the Barossa community needs your support.⁠

    It's still possible to lend your support to Barossa businesses and our families behind …

  • Consultation on Mobile Food Vendor Policy

    At its meeting on 18 February 2020,  Council endorsed a draft Mobile Food Vendor Policy and Location Rules for public consultation.

    The documents will guide the operation of Mobile Food …

  • Lyndoch turf wicket development

    Work is underway to ensure various sporting codes will continue to use the Lyndoch Oval as the cricket and rugby seasons transition.

    The Barossa Council says a new cricket turf wicket installed at …

  • New playground for Angaston

    Council is undertaking works at Memorial Reserve in Angaston to replace the playground with like-for-like equipment at a value of $36,000.

    The upgrade is part of Council’s planned playground …

  • Update on planning changes

    The Planning and Design Code is the cornerstone of South Australia's new planning and development systems. It will offer a single set of planning policies for assessing development applications …

  • Tree removal in Angaston

    We value the significant trees we have in our region and recognise the amenity and benefit they bring. However, the safety of the community is paramount.

    This week we will be removing a carob …

  • SA Government Drought Support Program

    The State Government has announced a Drought Support Program which aims to assist primary producers facing hardship by providing access to a rebate on local council rates. The State Government is …

  • New online services now available

    A suite of new online services is making it easier for people to engage and do business with Council.

    The new platform on Council’s website has a range of online service options including …

  • Step up to Clean up

    Clean Up Australia Day is the nation's largest community-based mobilisation event, and last year more than 680,000 volunteers removed over 15,000 ute loads of rubbish from the 6,901 registered …

  • Australia Day award winnners

    Congratulations to all our winners recognised as part of Council's 2020 Australia Day Awards.

    Citizen of the Year - Julie Combe

    Personal experience has inspired Julie Combe and her supporters to …

  • Tree removal on Memorial Drive, Williamstown

    Council value the significant trees we have in our region and recognise the amenity and benefit they bring. However, the safety of the community is also paramount.

    In late December a large Blue …

  • Drought funding announcement

    The Barossa will be eligible for $1 million in drought funding as part of a $57 million support package announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

    “Our Council has for many months been …

  • Temporary disruption to online services

    Council's online services will be unavailable for two weeks from 3 February 2020 while we undertake important upgrades to improve the way we do business with our customers. This includes online …

  • Update - Tanunda Oval electrical upgrade

    Works continue to upgrade the electrical supply/capacity to Tanunda Recreation Park.

    There will be a power outage while the connection and energisation of the new transformer is complete, …

  • draft Event Management Policy endorsed

    Throughout October and November 2019 Council consulted with community on the draft Event Management Policy. The extended consultation saw a high volume of robust public engagement and feedback, …

  • On Demand transport trial in the Barossa

    On Demand public transport services known as 'Keoride' will be trialled for six months in the Barossa from Monday, 13 January 2020.

    The service, an initiative of the Department of Planning, …

  • Local landmark returned to former glory

    The State heritage listed Angaston Railway Station building has been returned to its former glory thanks to a $735,000 restoration by The Barossa Council.

    The upgrade completes the first stage of a $ …

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