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  • ACA Masters Tour Final Line-Up Announced

    The Australian Cricketers’ Association (ACA) Masters have further strengthened their team by adding four names to the squad that will take on the Barossa and Light Cricket Association …

  • Family activities for Santos Tour Down Under

    Plans are in full swing for two international cycling races and a suite of social cycling and fun family activities to celebrate the 2017 Santos Tour Down Under in the southern Barossa.

    Hostworks …

  • An update on The Big Project

    Click here for more information on The Big Project

    The Barossa region’s largest and most ambitious community infrastructure project (The Big Project) was the subject of two recent community & …

  • Works underway at Warren Reservoir

    The reality of the Warren Reservoir being open for recreational use is one step close as The Barossa Council begins infrastructure works to provide all-abilities access to the site.

    Work has begun …

  • Have your say on Angaston revitalisation

    Members of the community can have their say on the redevelopment of the Angaston Railway Precinct at a series of information gathering sessions.

    The joint project between Council, Angaston Station …

  • Reporting flocks of Little Corellas

    Council is co-ordinating a regional approach in its attempts to manage the large flocks of Little Corellas that descend on the area during Summer; to minimise their impact on the community.

    The …

  • Half price waste disposal

    Half price waste disposal at the Springton Transfer Station is back over two weekends.

    On Saturday, 10 November and Saturday 24, November from 9am to 3pm vehicles are permitted for half of the …

  • Upgrade for Tanunda main street

    The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) will be undertaking asphalt resurfacing works on Murray Street Tanunda, between Gomersal Road and Para Road, to improve ride quality …

  • 2016 Food Safety Week

    This year’s theme for Australian Food Safety Week from November 6-12 is ‘Raw and Risky foods’.

    An estimated 4.1 million people get food poisoning in Australia over a year with …

  • Safe Cycling Award for Council

    Council has been recognised for its support of safe cycling with a State award from the Motor Accident Commission (MAC).

    The Safe Cycling Award recognises how infrastructure& …

  • Tour of the Barossa rescheduled

    Plans have moved into top gear for the Tour of the Barossa, which has been rescheduled to December 3-4.

    The Tour of the Barossa falls on the last two days of the Cycling South Australia Super Series, …

  • Council counts the cost

    Council has conducted an initial assessment of damage to its assets, following last week’s severe weather event, which caused widespread flooding throughout the region.

    Mayor Bob Sloane said …

  • Australia Day nominations open

    Nominations in the 2017 Australia Day Awards are now open in the categories of Citizen, Young Citizen, Community Event and Community Project of the Year.

    Click here to view the nomination form …

  • Free Food Safety Training

    The Barossa Council is pleased to introduce a new, FREE, online food safety training tool for food businesses. 

    With a high demand for training within the food sector, Council is confident this …

  • 2017 Santos Tour Down Under returns

    In a coup for the Southern Barossa, the Hostworks Stage 1 finish of the Santos Tour Down Under will return to Lyndoch in 2017.

    Hostworks Stage 1 will begin in Unley on Tuesday, 17 January and enter …

  • Mount Pleasant and Angaston revitalisation

    The town centres of Angaston and Mount Pleasant are set for a major revitalisation collectively worth $320,000.

    Funding of $160,000 through the State Government’s Planning and Development Fund …

  • Green light for Community Plan

    A year in the making, the landmark Barossa Community Plan, was formally adopted by Council at last week’s meeting.

    The aspirational Plan provides a 20 year vision for the community and …

  • Council releases draft Annual Budget

    The Barossa Council’s draft Annual Budget and Business Plan 2016-17, now out for public consultation, will see an operating surplus next financial year.

    Council has supported a strategy to …

  • Boost for recreation at Warren Reservoir

    The release of 1200 silver perch will improve recreational fishing opportunities and complement proposed on-water activities at the Warren Reservoir.

    RecFish SA’s release brings fish stocks in …

  • Barossa secures major new cycle event

    Barossa Council and Cycling South Australia have partnered to introduce an iconic new event to South Australia’s cycle calendar.

    Seed funding of $10,000 from Council will be used to help …

  • Campaign continues against Little Corellas

    The Barossa Council continues its battle against Little Corella flocks, thanks to an extensive and consistent management program.

    Like in previous years, Council continues to field regular …

  • Next step for Southern Barossa Hub

    Council has appointed Jensen Planning and Design to develop draft masterplans for recreation and sporting precincts in the next step of the Southern Barossa Recreation and Sporting Hub …

  • Have your say on draft Community Plan

    Our Barossa Community Plan 2016-2036 is being released for a second round of community consultation.

    The aspirational Plan provides a 20 year vision for the community and reflects …

  • Council sport facilities get a lift

    Two Council-owned sport facilities received a facelift last week as part of Barossa Council’s extensive capital works program.

    Council undertook significant work at the Tanunda Oval and …

  • Barossa opens doors to China

    The lucrative Chinese tourism market will be the focus of a trade delegation to Shandong province from April 5-9.

    Mayor Bob Sloane will join the delegation of council representatives, diplomats, …

  • National award for Cycle Hub

    The Barossa is better by bike - an affirmation that stands true after the Barossa Cycle Hub took out a national award at the 2016 Cycling Luminaries Awards last week.

    Barossa Council won the Built …

  • Fund My Community applications open

    Funding to make a difference in your community

    If you work for a South Australian not-for-profit group and have a great idea to improve the wellbeing of isolated, vulnerable or disadvantaged …

  • Funding boost for Warren Reservoir

    A successful funding application has delivered a much needed injection of funds to assist The Barossa Council in its aim to improve recreational fishing opportunities at the Warren Reservoir. …

  • Our Australia Day Award Winners

    Congratulations to our Australia Day Award Winners!

    Ann Hausler was awarded Citizen of the Year for her tireless efforts as a passionate volunteer who has devoted over three decades to preserving …

  • European wasps on the move

    Public help is needed to locate European Wasp nests as their activity escalates in the hot weather conditions.

    The Barossa Council’s Manager Building and Health Services, Peter Morgan, said …

  • Australia Day celebration

    Come along and bring the family to the Barossa Council's free Australia Day Breakfast at 8.30am on Tuesday 26 January at the Tanunda Show Hall.

    Pick up a ticket from the Nuriootpa Council Office, …

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