Community Organisations

Looking for a community Group?

The Berri Barmera Council area plays host to numerous community groups who dedicate their time to providing many different services and events for the general public.

We use the online database SA Community to maintain our list of community organisations in the Berri Barmera Council.  

All community groups have the opportunity to list their details for a FREE entry in Connecting Up’s SAcommunity online directory.

If you are involved in an organisation, please search the directory to see if it is listed. You can check the details and click the Leave a correction button to provide updated details if necessary. If your organisation is not listed, please add it to the directory.

Council backs suicide prevention network 8 October 2015

SA Health and Riverland Community Response to Eliminating Suicide (CORES) will be supported by all three councils in establishing a suicide prevention network. Although the network is in its early stages of development, it will aim to provide support and reduce the stigma associated with suicide. More information will be provided as the project develops.

Fire Prevention 6 October 2015

From 12 October 2015 Council’s Fire Prevention Officer will be inspecting council area looking for properties that require being cleaned up prior to fire season. Under legislation, property owners are to: - Within 20 metres of any building reduce all grass and undergrowth to a maximum height of 100mm - Reduce grass height to 100mm over the entire property - Rural block requires a 4 metre clearance around the boundary. For more information please see our website

The Innovation Trail 25 September 2015

The Innovation Trail is a week long event starting on Monday 12 October, and finishing on Friday 16 October, with a focus on educating Riverland locals in emerging markets such as agritourism, paddock-to-plate businesses and niche commodities. The Innovation Trail events are free and open to all, and include farm visits in Waikerie, Loxton, Berri and Renmark, and a long lunch at the Riverland Field Days site.

Rose Run 21 September 2015

The Riverland Triathlon Club in conjunction with the Renmark Rose Festival are pleased to announce the return of the 'Rose Run'.

Mega Garage Sale - 3 October 2015 21 September 2015

Loads of bargains as Barmera brings their Garage sale items together in the Bonney Theatre for you to explore.

Award for Excellence in Languages and Culture 17 September 2015

Do you know someone who is 24 and under and has a high degree of competence in more than one language and culture? Do they have outstanding qualities, including community leadership and the ability to operate across cultures? If so, why not nominate them. Nominations close Friday 27 November 2015.

Women Hold Up Half the Sky Award 17 September 2015

The 'Women Hold Up Half the Sky' Awards recognise the outstanding contribution women make to the community. The Awards recognise women who acts as role models and inspire others through their accomplishments. Nominations close 4 December 2015.

Rural Women’s Award 16 September 2015

2016 Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award. This Award identifies and supports emerging women leaders who have the desire, commitment and leadership potential to make a greater contribution to primary industries and rural communities. The Award supports women both financially and professionally. Each state and territory winner will receive a $10,000 financial bursary to implement their Award vision. Nominations close 30 October 2015

Bizlink Seminar 21 September 2015

Ever wanted the opportunity to listen to and speak directly with government agencies that have an impact on your business for FREE? Well here is your chance!

Sharing Regional Stories 15 September 2015

Do you have any exciting tourism experiences that you would like to share?