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Yorke Peninsula Council Wins 2021/22 LGA Risk Management Major Award

Yorke Peninsula Council has taken out the 2021/22 LGA Scheme Awards Risk Management Major Award for its Strategic Coastal Risk Study. Award winners were officially announced at the Local Government Association’s Ordinary General Meeting on Friday, 8 April. Council has 485 kilometres of coastline which presents a range of significant and unique...

Whyalla Mayor Clare McLaughlin Wins The Joy Baluch Award

Whyalla Mayor Clare McLaughlin has been recognised for her contributions to the community with an award which honours the contribution of women serving as elected members. She received the prestige Joy Baluch Award, named after long-running former Port Augusta mayor, the late Joy Baluch AM. Local Government Association president Angela Evans says,...

Port Pirie Regional Council Starts Master Plan Consultation

The Port Pirie Regional Council has kicked off the consultation process for the town’s master plan. Mayor Leon Stephens says Council had its first consultant briefs on a community plan last week and they were "really positive". Mr Stephens says the consultation process is likely to be fairly lengthy, but it will...

Copper Coast Council Against Ban To Vehicles On Beaches

A push by the South Australian Coast Councils Alliance to ban vehicle access on beaches has been met with opposition by Copper Coast Council. At a forum held in December, the alliance discussed the challenges vehicle access to beaches can create for the environment and other beach users. Some options for continuing...

Port Pirie City Park Projector Calling for Submissions

Port Pirie Regional Council is offering community members the opportunity to take part in upcoming selected shows for the City Park Projector, located in Ellen Street, Port Pirie. There are two upcoming opportunities that people can create submissions for: Mother’s Day – Send in a floral or heartfelt tribute to your Mum,...