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Public Consultation - Cat By-Law

8 August 2017
Pursuant to section 249 of the Local Government Act 1999, notice is hereby given that the Council proposes to adopt a Cats By-Law to limit the number of cats kept on premises and the management and control of cats in the Councils area. Written submissions are invited from the public in respect of the proposed By-Law and should be addressed to Manager Environmental Services, PO Box 229, Berri

Funding success for the proposed Berri Riverfront Wharf project

7 July 2017
The Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, Hon Stephen Mullighan MP recently announced that the Berri Barmera Council’s proposed Berri Riverfront Wharf has been successful in securing nearly $600,000 in funding for the $1.199M project.

Road Works - 5 July 2017 Crawford Terrace

3 July 2017
Stormwater works will be commencing on Crawford Terrace, Berri on Wednesday 5th July 2017. The project is estimated to take approximately four working days to complete. During this time there will be minor disruptions to those who travel up Crawford Terrace to Bookpurnong round about. Traffic wishing to exit Berri via Crawford Terrace, will need to find an alternate route (ie via Vaughan Tce). Traffic from the roundabout on Crawford Terrace coming into Berri will be able to continue as normal. If you have any queries, please contact Council on 8582 1922

Sale by Tender - 6 Paddick Street Berri

30 June 2017
The Berri Barmera Council is seeking offers to purchase a transportable building located at 6 Paddick Street, Berri SA 5343. The building offered for sale is second hand and is offered on an ‘as is’ basis and no warranty is given, expressed or implied to the buyer about the condition or fitness for purpose.

Community Morning Tea

23 June 2017
Mayor Peter Hunt on behalf of the Berri Barmera Council invites the Community of Barmera to a Community Morning tea, this coming Thursday 29th June 2017, to celebrate Barmera's success in the 2017 Keep Australia Beautiful Tidy Town Awards.

Increase in Fines under Dog and Cat Management Act

21 June 2017
There will be an increase to fines and expiations for dog and cat owners from 1 July under the Dog and Cat Management Act 1995.

Barmera - Australia's Tidiest Town

15 May 2017
Barmera has triumphed at the Keep Australia Beautiful National Tidy Towns Awards, claiming the honour of the 2017 Overall Winner.

Hard Waste Collection 2017

19 April 2017
The Berri Barmera Council is partnering with Diabetes SA for its FINAL collection in the area for donations and are asking you to get behind them with the “Blue Bag” collection on 26 and 27 April. Other hard waste collection from residential properties in Berri, Barmera, Cobdogla, Glossop, Loveday and Monash will be undertaken in May. To ensure you understand what is required, please read through the attached brochure. Out of town residents have been given the opportunity to take part, by being able to take one free 6x4 trailer load (approx. 2 cubic metres) of items to the Transpacific Waste Transfer station, Berri, from Saturday 29th April until Sunday 14th May. The items in this load can be a combination of the items listed on the brochure.

SA Regional Tourism Summit

13 April 2017
The Riverland will be playing host to this year’s SA Accredited Visitor Information Centre State Conference, which will for the first time ever include the SA Regional Tourism Summit from May 16-18. The Summit is jam packed with interesting tours, breakfasts and dinners. The general public are welcome to attend some of these events.

The 2017 South Australian Volunteer Awards are now open!

24 March 2017
Whether it is delivering meals, helping others in an emergency, running our sporting clubs or supporting the needs of others, volunteers make a real difference to our lives and to the community in which we live