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  • Queen's Baton Relay celebrations unveiled

    Barossa residents can begin planning their Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR) experience with the street-level detail and community celebrations now available to explore online.

    Local batonbearers …

  • Nuriootpa Flood Mitigation Project

    Work has commenced on the final phase of the Nuriootpa Flood Mitigation Project to protect the Nuriootpa township from flooding from the North Para River in a 1:100 year storm event.

    The final stage …

  • Chateau Tanunda proposed land exchange

    The Barossa Council is seeking feedback from the community in relation to a proposal to exchange community land in Tanunda, with Chateau Tanunda.

    The proposal seeks to swap Council-owned community …

  • Para Wirra Road update

    Due to ongoing inclement weather, Para Wirra Road at Williamstown will remain closed to traffic until Wednesday as Council's civil contractor undertakes asphalt works to address the road surface.

  • Landmark agreement for Barossa sport

    Grassroots clubs and local tourism jobs will be the big winners from a new landmark partnership between the Barossa Council, South Australian Cricket Association (SACA) and the South Australian …

  • Nuriootpa road closures

    Road closures and detours will be in place in coming months in the vicinity of Nuriootpa Linear Park for contractors to excavate and install flood protection barriers. This project is part of ongoing …

  • Fund My Neighbourhood Voting Open

    It's time to start voting!!!!

    Fund My Neighbourhood community voting has opened and some great projects have been proposed by Barossa Council residents.

    We are encouraging people to head online and …

  • Queen's Batonbearers announced

    The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games  Corporation (GOLDOC) has announced Reuben Batten, Maggie Beer AM and James Graetz as the local batonbearers from the Barossa community who will carry the …

  • 2018 Australia Day Awards

    Do you know someone who makes our community a better place? 

    Nominations in the 2018 Australia Day Award are now open. 

    The Awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations that …

  • ROAD CLOSURE - Para Wirra Road update

    We wish to advise Para Wirra Road, Williamstown will be closed to traffic from 23 October to 27 October (inclusive). 

    Council's civil contractor will be undertaking asphalt works to address the …

  • Tanunda CWMS Drain Inspection

    We wish to advise that cleaning and inspecting of all Community Wastewater Management System (CWMS) drains in the eastern side of the Tanunda Main Street will commence early next week (week …

  • Dog registrations now due

    Is your dog registered? 

    A reminder that all dog registrations are now due. 

    For your convenience, you can register your dog and pay online. 

    REGISTER YOUR DOG AND PAY ONLINE& …

  • Fund my Neighbourhood

    Applications in the current Fund My Neighbourhood round have now closed. Thanks to everyone who participated in the first stage of the process.

    The next step will see councils get involved in a …

  • New project to elevate Barossa Bushgardens

    A new $73,000 project will increase the visibility and community use of the Barossa Bushgardens precinct for recreation, leisure and cultural activities.

    Jointly funded by The Barossa Council and …

  • New project to explore Culture Hub

    An exciting project will explore the feasibility of a contemporary cultural hub that showcases the Barossa’s arts and heritage attributes.

    The Barossa Council will work alongside community …

  • Council adopts 2017-18 budget

    Support for community initiatives is a cornerstone of The Barossa Council’s Annual Budget and Business Plan 2017-18 that was adopted at a special Council meeting on July 5. 

    Council has …

  • Pedestrian footbridge works for Lyndoch

    The pedestrian footbridge over the Lyndoch Creek (at the rear of the Lyndoch Institute) has been closed to the public since Tuesday, July 11, to allow for planned upgrades. 

    Unfortunately, …

  • Para Wirra Road reopens to traffic

    Para Wirra Road has been reopened to traffic under a 40kph reduced speed limit following a $500,000 upgrade.

    The project has seen 2.4km of road sealed on the strategically important commuter route, …

  • Floodway works at Lyndoch

    Works will be undertaken on the floodway on Lyndoch Road near Hermann Thumm Drive, commencing Monday 3 July.

    The floodway has deterioriated over time and is in need of replacement.

    Works are …