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Lake Bonney Name Consultation

22 July 2014
Council has been advised that the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure is seeking public comment on a proposal to dual name Lake Bonney, Riverland as LAKE BONNEY RIVERLAND / BARMERA. Submissions in writing regarding this proposal may be lodged with the Surveyor-General, G.P.O. Box 1354, Adelaide, S.A. 5001. The submission period will close on 31 August. Copies of the plan for this naming proposal can be viewed at: • Berri Barmera Council offices • the Office of the Surveyor-General, 101 Grenfell Street, Adelaide or on the Land Services web-site by clicking below.


9 July 2014
The Berri Barmera Council will be undertaking works on the Monash Adventure Park over the coming months, commencing in late July. This has been made possible by grant funding from the State Government and Council, that will result in existing equipment improved and new equipment installed, including items for the disabled. Council advises that the park will be closed from 28 July until 1 August 2014 inclusive to allow works to occur in a safe environment. Further closures may be necessary and information will be provided when these dates will occur. For further information please contact Gary Brinkworth on 8582 1922 or gbrinkworth@bbc.sa.gov.au


8 July 2014
As the final step in Australia’s successful move to digital-only TV, some TV channels will be changing frequencies. These moves will free up broadcasting spectrum so that it can be used for new services such as mobile broadband. This is a forward notice ONLY: We will advise you when this change is required for the Riverland

Community and Council Connect

25 June 2014
As part of its strategy to share more information with our community, Council has introduced a number of new communication pathways over the past year. One of these is the electronic newsletter "Community and Council Connect". The latest edition of this e-news has just been released. Follow the link below if you would like to view or subscribe to this service.

Get Savvy Workshop Program - July

24 June 2014
Did you know The Berri Library & Information Centre holds “Get Savvy” sessions in the library every two months. The sessions are FREE and over the past year have included a wide variety of topics, including Introduction to Email, Using your Smartphone, Tablet & iPad, Basic Facebook, Beading, DSLR Photography, Online safety, Fire safety, Stress management, Cake decorating, Mosaics and many more. Bookings for the July “Get Savvy” sessions are filling fast.

Martin Bend Camping Ground

17 June 2014
Martin Bend has evolved over the past few years and with its increase in popularity there has been an increase in maintenance costs to Council. As of July 1 Council will introduce a $5 contribution per night to stay at Martin Bend, this 'user pays' fee will result in Campers at the site partially contributing to the ongoing of costs of services at the venue. An honesty box will be installed at the entrance where people can pay their contribution.