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Berri Boat Ramp

19 December 2014
The Berri Boat Ramp will be open for public use from 5pm today, Friday 19 December. The lighting and hot mix to the de-rigging area will be undertaken after the January School Holidays. This Council facility, with funding also provided through the South Australian Boating Facilities Advisory Committee, now provides a four lane boat ramp with substantial car parking areas for visitors. The improved depth will allow for boats to enter from the river during a wider range of river levels making the ramps usable all year round.

Australia Day Award Recipients 2015

18 December 2014
The Mayor, Elected members and staff would like to congratulate this years worthy Australia Day Award recipients; Barbara Manning, Jess Press, Meg Gillespie, Monash and Lone Gum Community Association Inc and the Berri Lions Club. We look forward to presenting their awards at the Australia Day ceremony on the Barmera Lakefront on Australia Day, Monday, 26th January. An invitation is extended to all Berri Barmera residents and visitors to enjoy the Australia Day celebrations starting with an Australia Day walk at 6:30am and including a free breakfast from 7:00am.

Christmas Appeal Toy Run

28 November 2014
Motorcyclists of all ages from across the Riverland and beyond come together again this year in support of the Riverland Christmas Appeal on Sunday the 7th December. You can participate as a rider and/or by making donations of cash and new toys.

A busy weekend of events ahead

27 November 2014
Looking around the region there is a great deal happening this weekend. Don't forget to support some of our local districts events.

Waste pick ups - Festive schedule alterations

17 November 2014
There will be some delays to the normal residential waste pick up schedule due to public holidays on Christmas Day and New Years day. A reminder to residents that scheduled pick ups that fall on a public holiday (and including the remainding days of the week immediately following) will be delayed for one day. To simplify what this means, a collection schedule is available by following the link below.

Tough(er) love exhibition - Riverlands Gallery

12 November 2014
This Country Arts touring exhibition shows approx. 12 artists (6 of those are Indigenous artists) from the Eyre Peninsula who have explored what its like to live in such a tough place. Artworks range from dot paintings, to abstract, oils, pen and ink, lino cuts, water colour and glass work. The exhibition is on until Saturday 6th December.

ABC Open launches "I am 18" Photojournalism Project

12 November 2014
Being a young adult can be lots of fun, but there can be many pressures that come with growing up. ABC want you to share the story of an 18 year old in your community who has something interesting to say about coming of age.

Book Launch

30 October 2014
On the 20th November, as part of the 75th Anniversary celebrations of the Monash Memorial Hall, former Deputy Prime Minister Tim Fischer AC will be visiting Monash to promote and launch his new book 'Maestro John Monash: Australia’s Greatest Citizen General'.

Media Release

29 October 2014
The Berri Barmera Council recorded a $515,000 surplus for the 2013/14 financial year with its audited financial statements adopted by Council last night.

Awards Now Open

23 October 2014
Nominations for the 2015 Australia Day Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Event of the Year and Building a Better Community Award are now open.