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Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commissioner Public Meeting

23 April 2015
Royal Commissioner Kevin Scarce is coming to the Riverland to meet with members of the community, and provide an update on the Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission. Everyone is encouraged to attend a public meeting on Tuesday, May 5 at noon in the Berri Town Hall

Provide your feedback on Council services

22 April 2015
Residents, business owners and individuals working in the Berri Barmera District are encouraged to assist Council in prioritising it's strategic and business planning by participating in the Feedback Survey. By rating the importance and our performance in a range of services you can assist us in making improvements in the future. Surveys should be returned to Council by Friday May 15th.

Community Grant Applications - Close 28th April

21 April 2015
Community Groups are reminded that The Berri Barmera Council's Round 2 Grant Applications are due by 5pm on Tuesday 28th April 2015.

'Concession on Council Rates' - Community Petition

21 April 2015
The Berri Barmera Council is supporting the Local Government Association of South Australia (LGA), campaign to seek the reinstatement of the Federal Government's 'Council Rate Concessions' funding. Copies of the Petition are available for signing at Council's Berri Administration Centre, Berri and Barmera Libraries and the Berri Visitor Centre. Signatures are required before Monday the 18th May. Community support is needed and we would appreciate as much support as possible.

100 Years of ANZAC - Dawn Service

21 April 2015
The Barmera RSL are hosting an 100 Years of ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Upper Garden of Memory, McKenzie Road Barmera this Saturday the 25th April commencing at 6:00am. All Community members are welcome to attend. Don’t forget to wear warm clothes, bring a torch and wear comfortable footwear as there may be a walk from parking to the service.

StandBy Response Service workshops

20 April 2015
Two free 'StandBy Response Service' workshops are to be held in Renmark on 27th May. The mornings 'Pathways to Care' Suicide Bereavement Workshop will be be focussed around 'Local community support for those bereaved through suicide' The afternoon workshop 'Crossing the River' is aimed at 'Understanding and supporting those bereaved through Suicide' Participants can attend both or one or the other. Please see attached flyers for further information.

Business Development Workshops

20 April 2015
MADE IN RIVERLAND UPDATE Are you looking for workshops that will help develop and grow your business? Made in Riverland now have a series of workshops to help you with all aspects of business at an affordable price and at times to suit you.

FREE vehicle management advice from RAA

16 April 2015
RAA wants to help its members manage the ongoing maintenance of their vehicle by offering expert and independent advice. To learn more about what its members need, RAA has launched the free OurCar pilot program for Road Service Members right across South Australia. It’s mainly for people who have trouble understanding the repair work that their mechanic suggests, or people who forget to have their car serviced regularly.

Get Healthy: Lifestyle Coaching

13 April 2015
SA Health has a free telephone coaching service, Get Healthy, to help adults make healthy lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of developing non-communicable chronic diseases.

No spray solution for insect swarming

30 March 2015
The insects in Cobdogla have been identified as a type of Chironomidae, a non biting midge. There is no risk of disease transmission, although it is acknowledged that the persistent nature of the insects is a concern for residents and businesses. Council has yet to be advised of any suitable treatment options and will not spray these insects as the chemicals are non-selective and would have significant impact on ecosystems.