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  • Australia Day tickets available

    Australia Day is a great opportunity to celebrate with the wider community and it doesn't get much better than Council's annual Australia Day Breakfast at the Tanunda Show Hall.

    Tickets are now …

  • What's the rush?

    The Barossa Council has launched a new awareness campaign, urging recreation park users to slow down, and consider the safety of others.

    “Our recreation parks are community facilities used by …

  • Balmoral Road drainage works

    Contractors will be on site tomorrow (14 December) on Balmoral Road, adjacent to Goldfields Rd to install sub-surface drainage to rectify an existing pavement drainage issue.

    It is expected works …

  • Para Wirra Rd drainage works

    Council will commence drainage works on Para Wirra Rd on Monday, 11 December.

    Following the sealing of Para Wirra Road, Council identified some latent issues with poor subsoil drainage which have …

  • Skate park investment begins

    Construction has begun on two pump tracks at the Nuriootpa Skate Park to cater for a wide range of user groups.

    It comes on the back of community consultation by  Council earlier in the year …

  • 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 …

  • 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 …

  • Green light for Tanunda masterplan

    A masterplan for Tanunda Recreation Park that aims to grow recreation, community and economic opportunities has received the green light from Barossa Council.

    Council has endorsed the masterplan to …

  • Balmoral Road upgrade to commence

    A significant project to improve road safety on Balmoral Road, Cockatoo Valley is set to next week (15 May, 2017)

    The $500,000 project, jointly funded by The Barossa Council and Motor Accident …

  • Have your say on skate parks

    An online survey is giving young people in the Barossa a unique opportunity to comment on their preferences for skate parks in the region.

    The Barossa Council is conducting the survey throughout May …

  • Community has its say on waste

    Council will take on board crucial public feedback as it prepares to enter a new waste contract from mid-2018.

    While community consultation on waste services showed a strong preference for retaining …

  • NBN services available

    nbn™ fixed line services are now available in Angaston, Nuriootpa, Stockwell and Tanunda, representing almost 7,000 homes and businesses that are now able to order an nbn™ service …

  • Safety upgrade on major commuter route

    Significant works are underway to improve motorist safety on a strategically important commuter route in the southern Barossa.

    A 2.4km stretch of Para Wirra Road between Humbug Scrub and Yettie Road …

  • Vision for Tanunda Recreation Park

    The Tanunda Recreation Park Masterplan will be updated based on extensive community feedback.

    Council received 47 formal submissions and a further 79 comments at town shows and public events across …

  • Queen's Baton headed for Barossa

    Local legends are being called on to carry the Queen’s Baton in the Barossa as it prepares to host the Queen’s Baton Relay (QBR).

    The eyes of the Commonwealth will be on Angaston on 18 …

  • Angaston Railway Precinct consultation

    Council has approved the release of the Angaston Railway Precinct masterplan for community consultation.

    The Masterplan recognises the role of the railway precinct in Angaston's history and supports …

  • Tanunda Recreation Park Masterplan released

    Council has approved the release of the Tanunda Recreation Park masterplan for community consultation.

    There has been significant progress since the original masterplan was developed in 2014, …

  • Southern Barossa Masterplans unveiled

    Five recreation and community masterplans have been unveiled by Barossa Council for Barossa-wide community consultation as part of the Southern Barossa Hub project.

    A year in the making, the …

  • Have your say on transport, wastewater plans

    The community has an opportunity to comment on how Barossa Council manages and plans for its infrastructure, including roads, footpaths and community wastewater.

    Every four years Council seeks …

  • Community and Youth Grants open

    Our Community Grants and Youth Grants are now open - get your applications in before January 31 to be eligible for up to $3000 (Community Grants) or up to $250 (Youth Grants). Find out more on our …

  • Grand Cru Estate

    Contrary to reports circulating in relation to Grand Cru Estate, Council is not attempting to ‘close down’ this operation.  Council has been attending to a number of compliance …

  • Governor to present Australia Day Awards

    The Governor of South Australia will present The Barossa Council’s Australia Day awards on Thursday.

    His Excellency The Honourable Hieu Van Le AC and his wife Mrs Le will be special guests at …

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