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  • Pinery Fire Recovery

    How would you choose to mark the one year anniversary of the Pinery Fires (November 2016)

    Residents affected by the Pinery Fires have begun approaching Local Member, Tony Piccolo, asking whether …

  • A Royal renaming for CWA Hall

    The CWA Hall in Tanunda received the Royal treatment when it was officially renamed Tanunda Community CWA Hall by Her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cornwall.

    Her Royal Highness unveiled a plaque to …

  • Royal Visit photo gallery

    Images in our Royal Visit photo gallery are now available to view and download; below is a sample of some of our favourites but you'll find hundreds more in the gallery.

    Click here to go to the …

  • Council acts on Little Corellas

    Council will soon begin its program for the management of Little Corellas in affected areas.

    Large flocks of Little Corellas are known to flock in populated areas throughout summer, causing …

  • Future proofing the Nuriootpa Pool

    As the community celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Nuriootpa War Memorial Swimming Pool, The Barossa Council will soon be seeking your feedback on future proofing an outdoor swimming pool …

  • Safety upgrade on Jack Bobridge Track

    Council is currently undertaking design work to further improve the safety of a section of the Jack Bobridge Track which has seen a number of cycling accidents since the track’s completion & …

  • Vale Brian Hurn OAM

    The community will have the opportunity to pay their respects and farewell the late Brian Hurn at a service to be held at the Angaston Uniting Church at 3pm on October 27. 

    Tributes have been …

  • Barossa to welcome Royals

    The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall will visit the Barossa as part of their tour of Australia and New Zealand from November 10-15.

    The Royal visit will provide an opportunity to showcase the …

  • Southern Barossa Hub community consultation

    Council is seeking community feedback on sporting and recreation needs in the southern Barossa now and into the future.

    The community consultation is part of a feasibility study into a Southern …

  • Country Cabinet on the way

    On 18-20 October 2015, Premier Jay Weatherill and Cabinet Ministers will be visiting the Barossa, Light and Lower North region as part of the Country Cabinet program.

    This is the second …

  • Citizen of the Year Awards

    Nominations Now Open

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

    Nominations are now open for the Citizen of the Year Award, Young Citizen of the Year Award, Community Event of …

  • Champion jockey bound for Angaston

    As the 2015 Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour prepares to head to South Australia, the Victoria Racing Club (VRC) has announced that champion jockey Michael Clarke will join the celebrations on this leg of …

  • Upgrade for Tanunda Oval

    Restoration works are underway to improve the playing surface of Tanunda Oval, in the first of many upgrades to town ovals across the region.

    Drawing on advice from former Adelaide Oval curator Les …

  • New cycle partnership for the Barossa

    A new cycle initiative is set to boost the number of people riding for work and leisure in the Barossa.

    The Bike Friendly Barossa partnership between Barossa Council and Department of Planning, …

  • Minister approves Lyndoch DPA

    Planning Minister John Rau has approved the Lyndoch Residential Development Plan Amendment (DPA).

    The DPA rezones a small growth area designated in the 30 Year Plan for Greater Adelaide for housing …

  • New name sought for Tanunda CWA Hall

    The Barossa Council is asking for your feedback to help rename the Tanunda CWA Hall.

    The ownership of the Hall was recently transferred to Council at the request of the South Australian Country …

  • Bushfire Diary goes Digital

    The Barossa & Mid Murray communities will have access to compelling personal accounts of the 2014 Eden Valley Bushfires following the launch of the Bushfire Community Diary.

    The diary features a …

  • Christmas parade "for the Barossa"

    A Barossa Christmas parade at Nuriootpa will be one of the region’s headline events in the lead-up to Christmas.

    The format will include a street parade followed by a food fair in the same …

  • Countdown to Emirates Melbourne Cup Tour

    The countdown is on for the arrival of the 18-carat gold Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy on the Barossa’s doorstep.

    Barossa Council and the Angaston Community and Business Alliance (ACBA) will …

  • Safer roads a priority

    Barossa Council will inject nearly $700,000 in grant funds to upgrade local roads that have been earmarked as “black spots”.

    Balmoral Road at Cockatoo Valley is set to receive a raft of …

  • Barossa gets two thumbs up from Cosi

    Barossa food, wine and cycling attractions will be showcased to a worldwide audience this weekend in the fourth season of popular television travel series ‘South Aussie with Cosi’.

    The …

  • Open space boost in Mount Pleasant

    Mount Pleasant’s Talunga Park is becoming a vibrant and flexible space thanks to $95,000 grant funding and a cashcontribution from Council.

    Grant funding through the State Government& …

  • Warren Reservoir - What a catch!

    Council has secured $20,000 of State Government funding to develop a masterplan and early works program for the Warren Reservoir, with the long-term aim to improve recreational opportunities in and …

  • Emirates Melbourne Cup bound for Barossa

    The Barossa has been successful in its bid to host the $175,000, 18-carat gold Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy as part of the 13th annual Tour.

    The 'People's Cup' will travel to 33 towns and cities …

  • Cost of living concessions

    The State Government has announced a proposed Cost of Living Concession (CLC).

    The CLC will replace the concession formerly available on Council rates to pensioners, low income earners and self- …

  • Council releases draft Annual Budget

    Barossa Council’s draft Annual Budget and Business Plan, now out for public consultation, will see a modest operating surplus next financial year and a focus on community infrastructure …

  • Fast Broadband Services

    About 375 rural properties in the Angaston (surrounds) and Eden Valley area can now secure fast broadband services after the nbn™ fixed wireless facilities went live on earlier this week.   …

  • Community banner competition

    The Barossa Council is calling on schools, artists, individuals and community groups to channel their artistic and creative skills and participate in a Community Banner Competition to help celebrate …

  • Food safety training sessions

    The Barossa Council, in partnership with TafeSA Regional, is offering a food safety training session on 21 April 2016.  Details can be downloaded here

    The course is interactive and fun with …

  • Men's Shed opens its doors

     A ten year vision finally became a reality when Barossa Mayor Bob Sloane officially opened the newly constructed Barossa Men’s Shed in Tanunda.

    The project was made possible through the …

  • Barossa VIC is national winner

    The Barossa Council is officially a leader in the tourism sector after taking out two awards at the Australian Tourism Awards on the weekend.

    Silver medals went to The Barossa Council (Local …

  • Natural gas on the way

    Natural gas will be available in Tanunda in four different stages. This has been planned to minimise disruption and ensure at all times, AGN maintains a safe, controlled environment for the community. …

  • Health Advice

    SA Health is asking people to be on the lookout for symptoms of hepatitis A following multiple cases reported interstate, linked to frozen mixed berries.

    To date there have not been any reported …

  • Council supports Barossa Youth

    The Barossa Council continues to support local young people by providing financial support through youth grants to those who have excelled in their particular sport/cultural/recreational activity.& …

  • Tourism boom continues

    Tourism is continuing to boom in the Barossa, according to recent operation statistics from Council’s award-winning Barossa Visitor Information Centre.

    November and December Visitor …

  • Australia Day Awards

    Husband and wife duo, Glen and Lyn Venning, of Williamstown were recognised as The Barossa Council Citizen of the Year, during Council's annual Australia Day Breakfast in Tanunda.  …

  • Cycle Hub ready to roll!!

    The Barossa Cycle Hub was officially opened on January 20, prior to the start of Stage One of the Santos Tour Down Under. The facility, the first of its kind in regional South Australia, was …

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