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  • draft Event Management Policy endorsed

    Throughout October and November 2019 Council consulted with community on the draft Event Management Policy. The extended consultation saw a high volume of robust public engagement and feedback, …

  • On Demand transport trial in the Barossa

    On Demand public transport services known as 'Keoride' will be trialled for six months in the Barossa from Monday, 13 January 2020.

    The service, an initiative of the Department of Planning, …

  • Local landmark returned to former glory

    The State heritage listed Angaston Railway Station building has been returned to its former glory thanks to a $735,000 restoration by The Barossa Council.

    The upgrade completes the first stage of a $ …

  • Santos Best Dressed Town Competition

    The Santos Best Dressed Town Competition is back and open to towns, schools, businesses and households along the race route.

    Categories in 2020 are:

    Santos best dressed town

    Santos best …

  • Tree removal puts safety first

    Public safety is at the forefront of a decision to remove a large cyprus tree at Memorial Park, Angaston.

    The Barossa Council has been informed the tree poses an unacceptable risk to people using …

  • Barossa Fringe on Tour

    The Barossa community will be treated to an unmissable series of live arts and music events at 2020 Barossa Fringe on Tour.

    The four-day event will feature 13 acts from February 14-17 including …

  • Championing disability inclusion

    International Day of People with Disability (IDPWD), which is marked globally as 3 December, has been observed within Australia for over two decades, in which time much progress has been made for …

  • Time to make a splash

    With Summer on the horizon it means pool season is about to get underway in the Barossa.

    The 2019-20 season will kick off from Saturday 30 November at the Nuriootpa War Memorial Swimming Pool and is …

  • Bushgardens Volunteer wins SA Landcare Award

    Having commenced his volunteer role over six years ago at the Barossa Bushgardens Mr Trevor Waldhuter, a retired school principal and vineyard gardener, quickly became a highly regarded member of the …

  • Making Regional Big Bash History

    For the first time ever, an official rebel Women’s Big Bash League game will be played in regional South Australia. The landmark game to be held at Nuriootpa’s Centennial Park on Saturday …

  • Half price waste disposal

    Half price waste disposal returns at Springton Transfer Station on 9 November and 23 November between 9am and 3pm for residents of The Barossa Council. 

    Please note some exclusions apply and …

  • Detours for Calton Road

    As part of the Gawler East Link Road Project, works will be undertaken on Calton Road, adjacent Philips Avenue, Gawler East, to begin construction on a new roundabout.

    Please find below the detour …

  • Water availability for landowners

    The Barossa Council is exploring water security in the Eden Valley region in the wake of prolonged dry spring conditions.

    Mayor Bim Lange said Council is working with SA Water to look at potential …

  • Have your say on volunteer management

    Council will consult the community on the updated Volunteer Management Policy and Process, which aim to provide consistent and professional management of Council’s volunteers.

    The documents …

  • Barossa's Boundary Conversation

    The fundamental focus at the heart of The Barossa Council’s boundary reform conversations is community. Council understand that the idea of boundary reform has long been discussed within the …

  • Nominate a community hero

    People who love contributing to their community are the perfect candidates for a 2020 Australia Day awards nomination, according to The Barossa Council.

    David Herbig, Council’s 2019 Citizen of …

  • Award Winning Ageing Expo Returns

    The award winning Ageing in Style Expo returns this year to the Co-Op Mall in Nuriootpa on Thursday 24 October from 9am to 12.30pm.

    The event, which has been running since 2014 and was last year …

  • Shop Barossa's Trail of Treasures

    There’s no better feeling than finding some pre-loved treasure at a bargain price and this year’s Garage Sale Trail in the Barossa on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October, is shaping up to …

  • Tanunda Show Hall redevelopment

    The Barossa is set to boast a premier events venue as work begins on a $1.5M redevelopment of Tanunda Show Hall.

    The Hall is the largest regional venue for undercover community events, catering for …

  • Australian Masters Games

    The Australian Masters Games are coming to Williamstown from 9-11 October.

    Please see below for further details. 

     Routes

    Wednesday - https://analytics.strava.com/routes/17351230 …

  • Planning and Design Code

    On 1 October 2019, the draft Planning and Design Code (the Code) went on public consultation for Phase Two (Rural Areas) and Phase Three (Urban Areas).

    See what's on consultation …

  • Angaston Railway time lapse video

    The restoration of the much-loved Angaston Railway Station building continues as part of The Big Project. Check out the progress with this time lapse video. 

  • Garage Sale Trail Launches in the Barossa

    The Barossa community are set to join over 400,000 people across the country on Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 October as part of the ninth annual Garage Sale Trail.

    A multi-award winning community and …

  • Improving our waste and recycling service

    During September Council will undertake a bin audit involving 100 randomly selected households to assess our waste reduction and recycling performance.

    A small number of randomly selected waste and …

  • Improving our waste and recycling service

    During September Council will undertake a bin audit involving 100 randomly selected households to assess our waste reduction and recycling performance.

    A small number of randomly selected waste and …

  • The Big Project high priorities released

    “Transformational community outcomes” are expected to continue to flow to the region after The Barossa Council adopted the next phase of The Big Project priorities, at a value of almost $3 …

  • Event Management consultation extended

    Council has proposed new guidelines to better manage events at Council facilities and on community land.

    Council’s draft Event Management Policy is open for community consultation and sets out …

  • Roadside firewood collection prohibited

    A reminder firewood collection is prohibited on roadsides within the Barossa Council. 

    Under the Native Vegetation Act 1991, clearing any vegetation on any roadside is not permitted. Offenders …

  • Rural Road Safety Month

    Despite two thirds of road deaths occurring on regional roads in 2018*, new research has put the spotlight on risky driver behaviour on rural roads and the need for further education. Released by the …

  • Keeping Barossa's Streets Green

    As highlighted earlier this year, The Barossa Council have been undertaking a regreening initiative across the region to ensure the future sustainability and aesthetic of our tree lined streets.

    & …

  • Consultation on Memorials on Community Land

    Council has reviewed and updated its Memorials on Community Land Policy with the view to providing compassionate, consistent and accountable guidance on Memorials on Community Land, installations at …

  • 2019 Excellence in Agriculture Awards

    The Agricultural Bureau of South Australia has opened its 2019 Spirit of Excellence in Agriculture Awards, which offer young farmers and rural youth the opportunity to pursue personal and …

  • 2020 Santos Tour Down Under in Tanunda

    The Barossa Council has welcomed the recent announcement that Stage 1 of the Men’s 2020 Santos Tour Down Under will take place exclusively within the Barossa region – a rare occurrence …

  • Funding to deliver Big Project upgrades

    Local sporting clubs are the big winners after Council received two grants totaling $556,250 through the SA Government’s Grassroots Football, Cricket and Netball Facility Program.

    At Nuriootpa …

  • Open Tender - Tanunda Show Hall upgrade

    Councl is seeking construction tenders from suitably qualified and experienced contractors for extension and refurbishment of the Tanunda Recreation Park Show Hall.

    Full information and …

  • Larger space for Nuriootpa Dog Park

    Council has approved extra funding to expand the size of the northern dog park.

    A $7000 Council top-up will increase the size of the Nuriootpa park to its maximum capacity, estimated at 2500-2700 …

  • Next step in Suicide Prevention Network

    The community is invited to take the next step in forming a Barossa Suicide Prevention Network. 

    Action planning sessions have been scheduled on Thursday 20 June to identify local issues and …

  • Visitor Centre and Library redevelopment

    Redevelopment of the Barossa Visitor Centre (BVC) and Tanunda Library is set to deliver engaging new spaces for both visitors to the Barossa and library customers.

    The $220,000 Barossa Council …

  • The Rex Leisure Pool Temporary Closure

    The Rex Leisure Pool will be temporarily closed for re-tiling works from 2 - 17 June. 

    During this time swim school programs will move to the lap pool, where possible, and lap swimming will …

  • Quarterly d'Vine enewsletter

    Our latest edition of d'Vine has arrived and is available in a convenient online flipbook format. Find out about latest Big Project updates, developments at the Angaston Railway Station Precinct, …

  • Unsealed Roads Grading Program Delays

    Due to unseasonably extended dry weather there will be some delays in grading unsealed roads around the region.

    For the safety of all road users please slow down and drive to the conditions when …

  • Carrara Hill Road upgrade

    Carrara Hill Road from Light Pass Road to Stockwell Road will be closed to all traffic on Monday 29 April and Tuesday 30 April for asphalt surfacing as part of the intersection upgrade.

    Carrara Hill …

  • Suicide Prevention Forum update

    Thank you to everyone who took time out to attend the Suicide Prevention Forum on Monday, 13 May. With 150 people in attendance it was the largest introductory Forum held in SA to date, and …

  • Solar Communities Program

    The Coalition Government is supporting our local community organisations to be more energy efficient, reducing emissions and lowering their power bills. A $5 million Solar Communities Program will …

  • Barossa Valley Way resurfacing

    DPTI have advised that resurfacing works on Barossa Valley Way between Vine Vale Road, Tanunda and Railway Terrace, Nuriootpa will commence with service location works from Tuesday, 5 March 2019. …

  • Consultation on customer service

    We're building an organisation that values our customers and provides the right people, process and systems to deliver quality customer service.

    We have reviewed our existing Request for Service …

  • Lyndoch Bridge works

    The Department of Planing, Transport and Infastructure (DPTI) is upgrading the Lyndoch Bridge, with works expected to commence on 22 February and continue until July, weather permitting.

    Click here …

  • Angaston Railway Precinct update

    We're halfway through the design process for the Angaston Railway Precinct! We're excited to share how the masterplan concepts are coming to life at some upcoming community sessions, or to view the …

  • Clean Up Australia Day

    2019 Clean Up Australia Day registrations are now open, so it’s time to check out rubbish hotspots in your neighbourhood and challenge your friends and family to make 2019 the year when change …

  • Lyndoch Bridge water main relocation

    SA Water has advised works to relocate the watermain attached to Lyndoch Bridge on Barossa Valley Way is expected to take around three weeks to complete.

    Standard construction hours …

  • Works notification - Jack Bobridge Track

    Jack Bobridge Track Rehabilitation – Sandy Creek

    Council is closely monitoring the Jack Bobridge Track in relation to re-emerging cracking issues between Cockatoo Lane and the Sandy Creek- …

  • Stockwell Recreation masterplan

    People are being asked to comment on a vision for the future use Stockwell Recreation Park as part of The Big Project.

    Council has released a draft masterplan for the precinct which seeks to enhance …

  • Williamstown pump track opens

    The opening of the new pump track at Williamstown’s Colonist Corner has reactivated the space for community use.

    Old infrastructure was bulldozed to make way for a new playground and track, …

  • 2019 Australia Day winners

    Awards will be presented at Council's Australia Day Breakfast on 26 January, 2019. 

    Citizen of the Year David Herbig

    Described as cheerful, innovative and community-minded, David Herbig …

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