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Public Consultation - Review of Elector Representation

20 October 2016
Council is undertaking a review to determine whether a change of arrangements are required in respect to elector representation so as to ensure that the electors of the area being adequately and fairly represented.

Community invited to participate in Artwork

19 October 2016
South Australian Artist, Henry Jock Walker will be visiting the Riverland this week. He will be having a pop-up painting afternoon on the grass area on Vaughan Terrace, in Berri on Thursday 20th October between 3pm – 6pm. Come down and help him paint a canvas. The more people help him paint the better the painting will be.

Mosquito fact sheet released

7 October 2016
With the recent extreme weather and warm weather to come, the region is beginning to experience localised mosquito breeding and associated nuisance biting problems. Council has a mosquito control program in place, however it is important you do what you can to protect yourself and your family from mosquito bites.

Riverland and Mallee Vocational Awards

4 October 2016
Nominations are now being sought for the 2016 Riverland & Mallee Vocational Awards. Applications close on Friday, 11th November 2016 and awards will be presented at a function to be held on Friday, 10th February 2017.

SES media release

27 September 2016
With more rain and wind expected to impact South Australia on Wednesday and Thursday, the State Emergency Service (SES) are distributing sandbags from four locations in the Riverland tonight between 7pm and 9pm. For your nearest location see media release below.

Temporary Road Closures

16 September 2016
The following access roads to Katarapko National Park have been closed to the public due to recent heavy rains. Draper Road, Berri will be closed at the old Rodeo Grounds and also Eckert's Road, Winkie, from Lower Winkie Road. It is anticipated that the roads will re-open early next week.

AusIndustry Information Session for Businesses

8 September 2016
AusIndustry is inviting businesses and industry of all sizes to attend a FREE information session (at the Berri Hotel) to learn more about Federal Government programmes which can support your business.

Dementia Awareness Month

1 September 2016
September is Dementia Awareness Month and Council has embarked on a project focusing on fostering a Dementia Friendly Community. Dementia is quickly emerging as one of the most critical global public health challenges and it is no different in our district with an aging population becoming a greater percentage of our demographic. Currently no cure for Dementia and with the population trend of people living longer, we will likely see more people living in the community with this illness being cared for at home by family and carers. .

Reconstruction and Road Sealing

29 August 2016
As part of Council's Road Sealing program, a number of works are currently under construction.

Road Works - Coates Road

28 July 2016
As part of Council's Road Sealing program, work has commenced on Coates Road and Renfrey Road intersection. The intersection has been built up for safer approach before continuing with the main section of road.