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Temporary Closure - Berri Marina

30 January 2015
Please be advised that road access to the Berri Marina will be closed on Wednesday 4th February 2015 for works associated with laying hotmix to the car park area.

Youth encouraged to be part of Youth Parliment

27 January 2015
Youth Minister Zoe Bettison is encouraging 15 to 24-year-old South Australians from regional areas to consider applying for the 2015 YMCA Youth Parliament. Participants undergo a six-day residential camp in Adelaide from 5 to 10 July, 2015, which includes sitting days at Parliament House. Regional Development Minister Geoff Brock said young people from across South Australia should consider making their and their community’s voices heard. Applications close on Friday, 13 March 2015.

Information Session - Community Services training courses

20 January 2015
Australian Institute of Social Relations are conducting an information session in Berri on Thursday 29th January 2015. If you are interested in working within Community Services - this will be a great training opportunity. Registration details for the information session are on the attached flyer.

Council Rate Concessions

16 January 2015
In June 2014 the Commonwealth Government cut funding to the State Government for pensioner and other concessions. The State Government has announced that it will stop concessions on Council rates from 1 July 2015. Council is opposed to the Federal cut and is also opposing the State Government's decision to abolish concessions on Council Rates. Help us to help our most vulnerable to retain their concession payments.

Join us for the Australia Day Community Walk

13 January 2015
In conjunction with Heart Foundation Walking Groups, we will be holding a community walk to kick start Australia Day along the Lake Bonney Foreshore. The event is free but pre-registration is preferred. For more information or to register follow the link below.

Weather warnings prompt safety warning from SES

9 January 2015
As heavy rain closes in around the State and flood warnings have been issued for many areas including the Riverland, the SES has issued a timely reminder about your safety when driving through floodwaters.

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.