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  • Dog park locations endorsed

    The Barossa Council has  endorsed two dog park locations in the north and south of the region.

    Council also agreed to accept $100,000 in State Government funding to fund construction of the …

  • Roadworks - Sandy Creek and Nuriootpa

    Jack Bobridge Track, Sandy Creek

    The Jack Bobridge Track between Williamstown-Sandy Creek Road and Cockatoo Lane, Sandy Creek reopened to the public in mid-December following pavement rehabilitation …

  • Sturt Highway Development Plan Amendment

    Council is consulting on changes that would pave the way for a new highway service centre on the outskirts of Nuriootpa.

    The Development Plan Amendment (DPA) has been spearheaded by a developer …

  • Vintage Art Prize returns

    A much-loved Barossa Vintage Festival tradition returns in 2019 with the relaunch of the Vintage Festival Art Prize.

    Barossa Regional Gallery in conjunction with The Barossa Council have spearheaded …

  • The Big Project Funding Update

    The Barossa Council will continue its push for future grant funds to implement the region’s largest community infrastructure project (Barossa Global Wine and Food Project), despite not …

  • Para Wirra Road, Williamstown

    As part of our capital works program, we will be undertaking asphalt resurfacing work on sections of Para Wirra Road, Williamstown from 29 October for approximately four to five days (weather …

  • Land swap process upheld

    A complaint by two members of the public about Council’s handling of the Chateau Tanunda land swap has been assessed by the Ombudsman.

    The State Ombudsman declined to investigate further, …

  • Drive My Future gets on the road

    The launch of Drive My Future is set to give learner drivers increased confidence and time behind the wheel.

    The Youth Barossa project is a collaboration with The Barossa Council and sponsors to …

  • Santos Women's Tour returns

    The Santos Women’s Tour Down Under will return to the Barossa in 2019 with a stage start in Nuriootpa for the very first time.

    The women's peloton will race across the Barossa from Nuriootpa …

  • Council supports dog parks

    Council has formally thrown its support behind dog parks for the region and will now explore potential locations, sizes and design.

    It comes on the back of community consultation that saw almost 93 …

  • Mount Pleasant upgrades

    Council is preparing to start work upgrading footpaths and improving drainage in Mount Pleasant.

    Work will include:

    - construction of new drainage and kerbing on the northern side of Melrose Street …

  • Springton road upgrade

    A $3 million investment in footpaths and sealed roads to enhance amenity and safety for Springton residents is about to enter the next phase of construction.

    Seven local roads – Gilbert, …

  • Garage Sale Trail is coming

    Australia’s largest garage sale is coming to The Barossa Council on October 20 and 21.

    Council is excited to be part of the national movement, Garage Sale Trail which will see over 400,000 …

  • Jack Bobridge Track temporary closure

    Please be advised a section of the Jack Bobridge Track between Williamstown Road and Cockatoo Lane is pedestrian use only.

    The rubble shared path is a short-term solution requiring cyclists to …

  • Enrol to vote - Council Elections

    Participating in your local council election is one of the most direct ways you can make a difference to everyday life in your community. Click on one or more of the buttons below to read more …

  • Dog Parks - Have your say

    Unleash your voice

    In consultation with community representatives, we are seeking feedback from you to help inform future decision making on the need for dog parks in our community.

    From July 18 to …

  • Dog registration help sessions

    Dogs and Cats Online (DACO) is the State's new registration and microchipping database.

    If you need a little help getting started, book a 15 minute session with our library staff between 23 July and …

  • Barossa Culture Hub moves to design phase

    The Barossa Council will embark on detailed design for the $7.7 million Barossa Culture Hub to develop a truly landmark regional cultural facility.

    Council adopted the draft masterplan for the Hub …

  • Dogs and Cats Online

    A new state-wide registration and microchipping database is coming on 1 July 2018.

    Dogs and Cats Online (DACO), will enable dog owners to register their pooch with Council online. Owners will be …

  • Our new waste service is underway

    Council is encouraging people to waste less and recycle more when our new waste management service begins.

    From 1 July, new service provider, SOLO Resource Recovery, will be responsible for Council' …

  • Barossa Global Wine and Food Project

    An ambitious $64 million project to develop transformational infrastructure including sporting, cultural and commercial use tourism accommodation and culinary training facilities across the Barossa …

  • New playgrounds on the way

    Kids will love the great outdoors even more when new playground equipment is rolled out in five locations across the Barossa.

    Improvements are planned for Tanunda, Mount Pleasant and Stockwell, …

  • Microchipping Day

    New laws come in on 1 July requiring all dogs and cats to be microchipped.

    Take advantage of this affordable microchipping offer and ensure the easy identification of your pet.

    Bookings are …

  • New exposure for Barossa produce

    An exciting new food tourism partnership is set to provide valuable exposure for local food producers.

    The joint collaboration between Barossa Food and the Barossa Visitor Centre (BVC) has seen a …

  • Para Road Tanunda project

    The Para Road reconstruction and drainage upgrade project is reaching the final stage. As part of the project's final stage contractors will be undertaking asphalt work between Richmond Grove winery …

  • New pump tracks at skate park

    Riders and skating enthusiasts are encouraged to come, try and ride the new pump tracks at the Nuriootpa Skate Park.

    The official ‘come and try’ event on Friday, 2 March at 4.30pm will …

  • Regreening for Barossa townships

    A major audit of main street trees will provide a blueprint for future greening of Barossa townships.

    Recognising the role trees play in the amenity of local streetscapes, Council is implementing a …

  • New waste service on the way

    A new regional waste contract is expected to deliver significant savings across four regional councils.

    The Barossa Regional Procurement Group (that comprises Barossa Council, Light Regional Council, …

  • Warren Reservoir officially opens

    In a major boost for recreational fishing and tourism in SA, Warren Reservoir in the southern Barossa has been officially upgraded and opened to canoes and kayaks.

    The Barossa Council has worked …

  • Barossa Australia Day honours

    Inspirational individuals and organisations have been honoured in The Barossa Council’s Australia Day Awards.

    Citizen of the Year is Elizabeth Sibley of Angaston, who was recognised for her …

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