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2018 Waste Collection Calendars

14 December 2017
The 2018 Waste Collection Calendars are now available for download or in hard copy from the Berri or Barmera Council office.

Early registration for dog and cat breeders now available online

4 December 2017 (amended: 4 December 2017)
Breeder registration is just one of the state’s new dog and cat management laws, including tougher fines for dog attacks, compulsory microchipping and mandatory desexing for all dogs and cats born after 1 July 2018 (subject to exemption). The new breeder registration requirement applies to anyone who breeds a dog or cat, not just pedigree breeds.

Berri Highly Commended at KESAB Sustainable Communities Awards

29 November 2017
Congratulations to Berri receiving a “Highly Commended” award in the Medium Sized Town category at the KESAB Sustainable Communities program awards held in Adelaide yesterday.

Berri Riverfront Wharf

22 November 2017
If you hear some banging around the Berri township during this week, it is more than likely coming from the sheet pile testing being undertaken down the riverfront as part of new wharf development project. The project is in its early stages and these works are required to assist the detailed design.

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..