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Riverland & Mallee Vocational Awards 2014

14 October 2014
Nominations are now being sought for the 2014 Riverland & Mallee Vocational Awards. Applications close on Friday, 7th November 2014 and awards will be presented at a function to be held on Friday, 6th February 2015.

Council's Community Grants are now closed

13 October 2014
If your group missed out on submitting an application during this round, you still have another opportunity later this financial year.

Council Election Update

10 October 2014
Eager to cast your vote and wondering what the next step is? The Electoral Commission will be sending voting packs to enrolled voters between Monday 20 October and Friday 24 October.. Follow the instructions provided and post the ballot papers back so they reach the electoral commission's electoral staff no later than 5pm on Friday 7 November. Or alternatively drop your voting envelope into the Electoral Commission’s ballot boxes located at the Berri Council Office, 19 Wilson Street, Berri or the Barmera Library, Barwell Avenue, Barmera.

Set yourself a fitness challenge

7 October 2014
Entries are now open for the Nippy’s Come ‘n’ Tri Triathlon to be held at the lake on Saturday afternoon 8th November. Berri Barmera Council is a proud supporter of the Murrayman Triathlons ...Swim, Bike, Run…Challenge yourself, participate get fit and have Fun

Community Grants Closing Soon

30 September 2014
Berri Barmera Community Grants will close at 5pm on Monday, October 13th. Organisations planning on submitting an application need to ensure all documentation is submited by the closing date. Note: Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Tennis Foundation Cup set to arrive in Berri

30 September 2014
Tennis SA’s Foundation Cup is set to arrive in the Riverland with Berri-View Lawn Tennis Club hosting the event from the 7-11 October. The Foundation Cup brings the state’s best regional junior tennis players together in the 10/u, 13/u and 15/u age groups to play in a teams based event along with an individual event.

2014 Council Elections

17 September 2014
Nominations for Council elections have now closed. There are 11 nominations for the eight positions of area councillor. Elections will be conducted by postal voting, if you are an eligible registered voter you will receive your ballot papers shortly in the mail.

August Council meeting

28 August 2014
Spring is coming! The August Council meeting on Tuesday night reflected this with confirmation of the Hayden Stoeckel Swimming Pool upgrade, approval for a mobile fish and chip van along our river and lake front and road closure notifications for upcoming events, Berri Resort Hotel Murray Man and Riverland Food and Wine Festival.

Expressions of Interest for Pool Management

22 August 2014
Council is seeking ‘Expressions of Interest’ from suitably resourced and qualified organisations or individuals for the management of the Hayden Stoeckel Swimming Centre, Coombe Street, Berri.

Waste Collection Service Disruptions

20 August 2014
Transpacific have confirmed they are resuming bin collection services in our area and will continue to work over the weekend to clear the back log. Priorities will be domestic collections and the general waste or red bin with green waste or green bins to follow. Continue to leave your bins out for collection. Thank you for your ongoing patience and understanding.