Barossa (District Council) - SA

The Big Project Local Procurement Opportunities

The Big Project Local Procurement Opportunities

We are currently seeking expressions of interest from local trades and suppliers to help deliver key projects within The Big Project, particularly the Angaston Railway Station Precinct and the Tanunda Recreation Park upgrades. To find out more about how your business can contribute to the delivery of these key infrastructure projects for our community, contact 8563 8444 or email [email protected]
The Barossa Council News
23 May 2019
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Draft Annual Budget and Business Plan Consultation

Draft Annual Budget and Business Plan Consultation

Acutely aware of the climatic conditions which impact both our community and the state, Council has tried to strike a budget within the context of its long term plan that increases some key spending, delivers current service levels and makes small provisions for programs aimed at increasing efficiency and slowing cost increases, including lobbying other levels of government to address cost shifting, an improve governance and accountability. With this in mind, Council will maintain rate revenue increases consistent with its long term plan of 2.5%.  Further, Council understand the current impact on primary producers and are proposing to provide a discretionary rebate, on application, where the increase in the Primary Production general rates levied for an assessment exceeds the 2018/19 general rates by more than 15%. Key features within the budget include: Provision over four years for final agreed high priority projects of The Big Project $4.4M road capital expenditure, with resealing increased to $2.9M, bringing forward works which address an identified backlog, $0.9M for rural re-sheeting projects and $274,000 for road shoulder upgrades $811K for energy efficiency implementation at The Rex and Nuriootpa Council Offices to achieve lower emissions and significant cost savings $830K for stormwater infrastructure associated with the Springwood development outfall and connection of Heimester Court to Johns Sims Court Increases to road maintenance funding and tree management, especially key rural roads Residents are encouraged to read the Plan, including the annual review of the Long Term Financial Plan, and have their say either online at ourbetterbarossa.com.au, Facebook facebook.com./thebarossacouncil, via email [email protected], in writing to PO Box 867 Nuriootpa SA 5355, by 12 June, or make a verbal submission at a Special Council meeting on 5 June 2019 held at 6pm at the Nuriootpa Council Chambers.
The Barossa Council News
22 May 2019
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Suicide Prevention Forum update

Suicide Prevention Forum update

To register your interest in becoming a member of the Barossa Suicide Prevention Network, contact Karen McColl at SA Health, email: [email protected], or phone (08) 8226 6029.  If you or someone you know is experiencing a crisis and needs help call Lifeline 13 11 14.
The Barossa Council News
21 May 2019
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Visitor Centre and Library redevelopment

Visitor Centre and Library redevelopment

Our mission is to inspire our guests to stay longer, participate in more activities and invest more into our local region,” said Jo.  “This project will allow us to refresh our tourism offering by creating a more engaging and contemporary visitor experience that is aligned with the Barossa Brand.” Key elements of the BVC upgrade include a Barossa video wall and lounge; Maker’s Table and Bar to showcase pop-up winemakers, producers, artists and craftspeople; Barossa Wine display; booking pods; expansion of the Barossa Made gift shop; digital displays and improved flow and access. “This project will result in a continuation of the range of services at the Tanunda Library, and the community will see a direct improvement in their library experience and interaction through better design, flow and access,” Tania said. “This project shows innovation, not only making excellent use of our shared facilities but giving people another reason to visit Tanunda,” he said.
The Barossa Council News
20 May 2019
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The Rex Leisure Pool Temporary Closure

The Rex Leisure Pool Temporary Closure

The Rex Leisure Pool will be temporarily closed for a tiling upgrade from 2 - 17 June.  During this time swim school programs will move to the lap pool, where possible, and lap swimming will continue as usual with the except of Monday & Thursday between 4-6pm. This upgrade is for the comfort of all pool users, and we apologise for any inconvenience. For further information about swim programs, and lap swimming avaliability please contact The Rex on 8563 2766.
The Barossa Council News
20 May 2019
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Quarterly d'Vine enewsletter

Quarterly d'Vine enewsletter

Our latest edition of d'Vine has arrived and is available in a convenient online flipbook format. Find out about latest Big Project updates, developments at the Angaston Railway Station Precinct, infrastructure upgrades happening near you and much more by clicking here   
The Barossa Council News
14 May 2019
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Unsealed Roads Grading Program Delays

Unsealed Roads Grading Program Delays

The Summer season often creates delays in grading for a short period, however, the start of 2019 has been much drier than usual. Grading with the water cart is an interim measure, which we use only when necessary in order to preserve resources, and generally only keeps dust down while the grading occurs as this method doesn't supply enough moisute for longer term results. Sufficient continuous rainfall is required to catch up on outstanding grading work, however, as this occurs Council will have staff working weekends in order to maximise the moisture (before there is then too much rain), utilise different grader blades which will penetrate deeper over potholes and corrugation.
The Barossa Council News
02 May 2019
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Suicide Prevention Forum

Suicide Prevention Forum

The Barossa community are invited to join Mayor Bim Lange in establishing a Suicide Prevention Network for the region. Monday 13 May, 2019 at 6.30pm in the Council Chambers at The Barossa Council Nuriootpa Office, 43-51 Tanunda Road, Nuriootpa. Please register your attendance by 6 May to [email protected] or phone 8563 8444 or SMS 0400 439 762
The Barossa Council Events
24 Apr 2019
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