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SA History Festival for the month of May 2016

2 May 2016
The Berri Barmera Council has a number of exhibitions and events running as part of the SA History Festival. The attached links highlight what is available in our district, the Riverland and across the State.

Dob in a Dealer

28 April 2016
Dob in a Dealer is a National initiative developed by Crime Stoppers and funded by the Federal Government to encourage the community to identify makers and dealers of illicit .

Mobile Temporary Vending Policy

28 April 2016
Berri Barmera Council has prepared a Policy which proposes to allow the operation of temporary mobile food vending businesses to operate outside of organised festivals, events or celebrations.

Ella Winnall - SA Emerging Leader of the Year

18 April 2016
Congratulation to Ella Winnall, Council's Community Services Co-ordinator, who was announced as the recipient of the SA Emerging Leader of the Year Award at the Local Government Professional Australia, SA Leadership Excellence Gala Awards Dinner on Friday 15 April.

Living with Memory Loss Workshop – Loxton

30 March 2016
Are you or a family member experiencing memory loss? Do you wish to know more about the latest developments in diagnosis and treatments?

Challenge yourself with a Fun Run - Save this date

16 March 2016
The Mother’s Day Classic for breast cancer research is on again – Sunday 8 May 2016 at Jarrett Memorial Gardens, James Avenue, Renmark.

Discounted Pet Micro-chipping Day

11 March 2016
Following on from the success of last year’s micro-chipping event in BERRI, the Loxton Waikerie Council in partnership with Lost Pets of SA and Riverland Vets, will be supporting a second Riverland Chipblitz.

Riverland Events Forum

8 March 2016
Are you involved in planning an event? Would you like learn about growing your event and networking with other event planners?

RV Friendly Town™ - Berri

19 February 2016
The Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia (CMCA) together with the Berri Barmera Council are pleased to officially declare Berri as an RV Friendly Town™.

Murray Cod Fingerlings

17 February 2016
Yesterday, thousands of Murray Cod fingerlings were released into the River Murray at Kingston on Murray, in a bid to boost the fish species. One of the largest native freshwater fish in Australia, the Murray Cod's population has been seriously depleted due to environmental degradation and past over-fishing of the waterway. This stock enhancement trial is an important step in ensuring that there is a healthy population and sustainable recreational fishery. The Murray Cod Stock Enhancement Project is led by PIRSA Fisheries and Aquaculture, with a working group of representatives from SARDI Aquatic Sciences, the Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources, RecFish SA and industry experts.