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  • Nominate today in Citizen of the Year Awards

    Two of the Barossa’s community leaders are giving good reason to nominate in the 2021 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards, which are now open.

    Barossa Citizen of the Year Julie Combe says …

  • All submissions welcome

    All submissions welcome on the draft Community Plan & Advocacy Strategy.

    The Barossa Council’s community consultation on the draft Community Plan 2020-2040 and draft Advocacy Strategy 2020- …

  • Half price waste disposal

    Half price waste disposal will be offered at Springton Transfer Station on Saturday 10 October and Saturday 17 October from 9am to 3pm.

    Vehicles permitted for half the normal cost will include: …

  • Council position on boundary reform

    Council has responded to Town of Gawler's proposal for boundary reform at the September 2020 Council meeting.

    Council does not support the proposal and will be making a formal submission to that …

  • New plans are blueprint for future

    Council has released two strategic blueprints that capture the aspirations of the Barossa community over the next 20 years.

    The Barossa Community Plan 2020-2040 provides a roadmap for investment, …

  • Important announcement on regional aquatics

    Council has taken decisive action on the future of the region’s aquatic facilities and made the difficult decision to permanently close the Nuriootpa War Memorial Swimming Pool in April 2021, …

  • Stormwater works at Nuriootpa

    Advance notice that the Department for Infrastructure and Transport (DIT) is undertaking stormwater works in Nuriootpa at the Murray Street intersection with Railway Terrace and Old Mill Road.

    & …

  • Online tutorials to farewell fast fashion

    Learn how to farewell fast fashion forever through a series of online tutorials presented by the Garage Sale Team and supported by The Barossa Council.

    Hosted by some of Australia’s brightest, …

  • Wastewater plant is Covid-19 negative

    7 September 2020

    SA Health has confirmed that re-testing of the wastewater treatment plant at Angaston on Sunday returned a negative result for coronavirus and the community can be assured of their …

  • Council launches COVID-19 recovery grants

    As part of their $470,000 COVID-19 Recovery Plan Council is pleased to be launching the $150,000 business and community grant program to provide support to assist in community and economic recovery …

  • AFL presence in the Barossa

    Council’s partnership with SANFL and all things AFL continues to shine a sporting spotlight on the region, with AFL club Hawthorn Football Club temporarily based in the Barossa.

    The Hawks …

  • New street trees for Tanunda

    The next phase of The Barossa Council’s rolling tree replacement program will see almost 50 street trees replaced in Tanunda’s main street.

    Mayor Bim Lange said the staged program is …

  • Your say on keeping the Barossa GM crop free

    At the start of 2020 the South Australia Government passed legislation to lift the freeze on Genetically Modified (GM) crops to allow GM crops to be grown on mainland South Australia under changes to …

  • Tanunda Oval under lights

    Investment in LED floodlights has elevated Tanunda Oval as a premier Barossa sports, community and events venue.

    Four new floodlights are now fully operational, giving sporting clubs and user groups …

  • Tanunda Show Hall redevelopment complete

    Tanunda Show Hall is now the largest undercover events venue in the Barossa following a $1.7 million redevelopment.

    The Council project has delivered a contemporary facility for community hire that …

  • The Rex lap pool to reopen

    Council is working with Belgravia Leisure to reopen the lap pool at the Rex for the weekend of 18 and 19 July. It follows retiling works to provide a high level of quality and safety for users. …

  • Online Planning and Design Code available

    The online Planning and Design Code (the Code) is the cornerstone of South Australia’s new planning and development system and will offer a single set of planning policies for assessing …

  • Grassroots funding for Mount Pleasant

    Mount Pleasant sporting clubs are set to benefit from a $525,000 investment in lighting and court upgrades at Old Talunga Park as part of The Barossa Council’s Big Project.

    The State …

  • Grassroots funding for Lyndoch

    Lyndoch Oval is set to become a premier Barossa sporting venue with a $660,000 investment in lighting, oval and cricket infrastructure as part of The Barossa Council’s Big Project.

    The State …

  • Adventure launches at The Station

    Council is pleased to officially launch the much anticipated Barossa Adventure Station in Angaston – a $2.5 million dollar project which is part of Council’s The Big Project, a 50 year …

  • Southern Barossa Dog Park open

    Dog lovers and their four-legged friends can now enjoy the Southern Dog Park, which has opened in Williamstown.

    The fully-fenced park is located at Queen Victoria Jubilee Park and features …

  • Further rates relief on the way

    Council has extended rate relief options for Barossa ratepayers impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

    People who have become unemployed or experienced business failure or hardship can now apply to …

  • Barossa, it's time to have your say

    Council is pleased to have recently launched a new online engagement platform, Your Say Barossa.

    The engagement platform will enable community to easily connect with Council and have a say on …

  • COVID-19 Recovery Headlines Barossa Budget

    Recovery support for the region is a key component of The Barossa Council’s draft 2020-21 Annual Budget and Business Plan, acknowledging the challenges faced by the local community as a result …

  • Consultation on Mobile Food Vendor Policy

    The community can have a say on how mobile food vendors, or food trucks, operate in public areas within the Barossa Council area.

    As the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic occurred during the …

  • Barossa COVID19 Recovery Plan released

    Council has unveiled a Barossa COVID19 Recovery Plan that proposes a $470,000 up-front investment to support regional economic and community rebuilding.

    The local response to the pandemic includes …

  • Funding injection for Stockwell

    Barossa Mayor Bim Lange has welcomed State Government funding of almost $255,000 to deliver a series of open space improvements at Stockwell Recreation Park.

    The $509,958 Council project includes a …

  • Staged reopening for Council services

    Last Tuesday we reopened our  parks, playgrounds and open spaces and this week we are pleased to be reopening a selection of Council community services under the state-wide easing of COVID-1 …

  • Barossa Cares connecting community in need

    In a local response to the wide reaching effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic The Barossa Council, supported by the Southern Barossa Alliance, Tourism Barossa, Feros Care, RDA Barossa and …

  • $2.9M upgrade at Angas Recreation Park

    Barossa Mayor Bim Lange has welcomed the news that $881,000 in Office of Recreation Sport and Racing, SANFL, SACA and Netball SA Grassroots Round 2 grant funding will flow to Angaston Recreation Park …

  • Online Library Services and Programs

    Access to online library services are only a device away!

    All you need is your library card and PIN to get free digital access to thousands of magazines and newspapers, eBooks and Audiobooks, …

  • Barossa response - COVID-19

    The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a constantly evolving situation and we will continue to keep the community updated in regards to its impact locally. Regular updates can be found on our  …

  • Support Local. Love Barossa.

    In times like these, let’s support local! Now more than ever the Barossa community needs your support.⁠

    It's still possible to lend your support to Barossa businesses and our families behind …

  • Barossa Business Changes - Covid19 & Tourism

    An Update from Barossa Visitor Centre:

    With the statewide easing of COVID-19 restrictions, the Barossa Visitor Centre team returned to the office from 18 May 2020 after working from home for 7 weeks. …

  • Lyndoch turf wicket development

    Work is underway to ensure various sporting codes will continue to use the Lyndoch Oval as the cricket and rugby seasons transition.

    The Barossa Council says a new cricket turf wicket installed at …

  • New playground for Angaston

    Council is undertaking works at Memorial Reserve in Angaston to replace the playground with like-for-like equipment at a value of $36,000.

    The upgrade is part of Council’s planned playground …

  • Update on planning changes

    The Planning and Design Code is the cornerstone of South Australia's new planning and development systems. It will offer a single set of planning policies for assessing development applications …

  • Tree removal in Angaston

    We value the significant trees we have in our region and recognise the amenity and benefit they bring. However, the safety of the community is paramount.

    This week we will be removing a carob …

  • SA Government Drought Support Program

    The State Government has announced a Drought Support Program which aims to assist primary producers facing hardship by providing access to a rebate on local council rates. The State Government is …

  • New online services now available

    A suite of new online services is making it easier for people to engage and do business with Council.

    The new platform on Council’s website has a range of online service options including …

  • Step up to Clean up

    Clean Up Australia Day is the nation's largest community-based mobilisation event, and last year more than 680,000 volunteers removed over 15,000 ute loads of rubbish from the 6,901 registered …

  • Australia Day award winnners

    Congratulations to all our winners recognised as part of Council's 2020 Australia Day Awards.

    Citizen of the Year - Julie Combe

    Personal experience has inspired Julie Combe and her supporters to …

  • Tree removal on Memorial Drive, Williamstown

    Council value the significant trees we have in our region and recognise the amenity and benefit they bring. However, the safety of the community is also paramount.

    In late December a large Blue …

  • Drought funding announcement

    The Barossa will be eligible for $1 million in drought funding as part of a $57 million support package announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

    “Our Council has for many months been …

  • Temporary disruption to online services

    Council's online services will be unavailable for two weeks from 3 February 2020 while we undertake important upgrades to improve the way we do business with our customers. This includes online …

  • Update - Tanunda Oval electrical upgrade

    Works continue to upgrade the electrical supply/capacity to Tanunda Recreation Park.

    There will be a power outage while the connection and energisation of the new transformer is complete, …

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