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Not So Fantastic Plastic

16 November 2017
Soft plastics that can be scrunched into a ball should not go in recycle bins! Why? Unfortunately this type of recyclable material gets caught in the recycling machinery. What do we do with our soft plastics then?

Monash Playground Closed for Maintenance 17 November 2017

9 November 2017
If your are heading to Monash on Tuesday 14 November, we advise that the Monash Playground will be closed due for tree trimming. We will be re-opening on Wednesday 15 November. We apologise for any inconvenience

Fire Danger Season Commences

1 November 2017
Please be advised that the Fire Danger Season commenced today. If you see or have smoke sightings reported please contact Council immediately so an investigation can be carried out. The Fire Danger index is particularly high this year due to dryer than normal conditions and an elevated fuel load, please follow the link below to view a range of CFS information to assist you in being more prepared for fire.

Temporary Boat Ramp and Road Closures

1 November 2017
Thinking of going boating or for a drive around Lake Bonney this weekend? Please note that access to the Sue Fieldhouse Boat ramp, Queen Elizabeth and Dean Drive will be restricted on Saturday 10am-4pm and on Sunday from 6am – 3:30pm due to road closures in place for the Murray Man Triathlon. The launching of boats can be done at the alternative ramp, between Caravan Park and Yacht Club. For full details of the road closures, please click below

Time to Make A Splash

25 October 2017
Summer Swimming Season commences this Saturday at the Hayden Stoeckel Swimming Pool. Follow the link below for opening times and entry fees

New home for Community Transport officially opens

20 October 2017
Today the new Riverland office for the Red Cross was officially opened in Berri. It is great to see that Red Cross have moved into our region (30 Kay Avenue, Berri) and that they will be providing a range of services including the Community Transport Services that were formally provided by Council..

10MW Berri Solar Power Generation Facility project

26 September 2017
Berri Barmera Council subject to the signing of the Power Purchasing Agreement with Accolade Wines has adopted the Capital Budget for the establishment of the solar farm on Moritz Road Berri.

Proposed Barmera Off Leash Dog Park

22 September 2017
Council is seeking feedback for potential sites in Barmera for an Off Leash Dog Park. Two sites have been identified through internal consultation with the Barmera Town Beautification Committee and have been recommended for consideration. • Bruce Oval (parallel with Scott Ave) and • Johnny Baynes Park, Amy Street, Barmera. These have been identified as locations that provide accessibility, car parking, amenities and a suitable dimension for the park. The feedback forms must be returned prior to Friday 13 October 2017

We need your help - KESAB Application 2017

7 September 2017
Are you a recycler, school, business or community group in Berri that has undertaken a project or initiative over the past two years or have one in the planning stages? We need your help for an entry for Berri into the 2017 KESAB Sustainable Communities program following Barmera’s success in the program over the past few years. Involvement would include some discussion and a short paragraph /photos on your project or initiative. Please contact Jesse Lang, Executive Assistant on 85821 922 for further information.

Project ICE Riverland

6 September 2017
Project ICE Riverland will be holding a FREE community forum in the Berri Town Hall on Sunday September 24th from 5.00pm to 7.30pm. The Forum will explore potential solutions for the ongoing drug and alcohol issues within the Riverland.