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Council to host inaugural Aged Care Expo

4 October 2017
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Nangwarry community to develop their 10 year plan

4 October 2017
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Council incentive to clean up before fire danger season

25 September 2017
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Southend community invited to plan 10 year vision

22 August 2017
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Round 1 Community Grants close this week

14 August 2017
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Council seeks opinion on Beachport playground dining proposal

7 August 2017
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Pensioners to apply for waste collection concession

2 August 2017
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Unique Cultural Experience for Wattle Range

25 July 2017
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40th Anniversary celebration planned for Early Learning Centre

13 July 2017
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Millicent community urged to support Christmas Eve celebration

11 July 2017
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Local Sport and Recreation Groups attend successful Information Forum

27 June 2017
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Council seeks public comment on Strategic Plan

19 June 2017
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Dog Registration Legislation Changes

15 June 2017
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Information Forum for Sport and Recreation Groups

15 June 2017
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Community Mulch Day This Sunday

13 June 2017
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Local Volunteers receive Premier's Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Service

26 May 2017
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Wattle Range Council Donates Car to Red Cross

26 May 2017
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2017/2018 Draft Annual Business Plan Released for Public Comment

19 May 2017
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Beachport community invited to share their vision for 10 year plan

27 April 2017
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Smoke Taint and Grapevines

12 April 2017
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Wattle Range youth receive recognition for achievements

12 April 2017
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Early Learning Centre review findings revealed

20 March 2017
The results of an independent review into the long term financial sustainability of the Gladys Smith Early Learning Centre were presented to Council during its February meeting.
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Geltwood crafters in for a treat

16 March 2017
The Millicent Geltwood Craft Festival, opening on Friday 24 March, provides an ideal opportunity for people from across the country to meet, and express their creativity.
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2017 National Youth Week - 31 March to 9 April

2 March 2017
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Beachport community invited to participate in heritage consultation

2 March 2017
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Dredging technology to be trialled at Beachport

2 March 2017
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Rendelsham community invited to plan 10 year vision

22 February 2017
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Millicent Shop Trading Hours consultation commences

22 February 2017
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Changes Proposed for Kerbside Waste Collection

22 February 2017
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Canteen facilities return to the Millicent Saleyards

16 February 2017
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Council reminds pet owners of designated ‘Dog Free Zones’

14 February 2017
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Further vandalism at Millicent Swimming Lake

14 February 2017
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Comments sought on Sebastapol Spring Road reconstruction

8 February 2017
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Swimming Lake Behaviour Disappoints

21 December 2016
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Seaside holiday makers encouraged to 'Slow Down Kids Around'

20 December 2016
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Australia Day Awards 2017

19 December 2016
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Veneer Plant for Kalangadoo

12 December 2016
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Council reminds public to seek approval for development

17 November 2016
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Mosquito control on private land after floods and storms

9 November 2016
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National Food Safety Week 6 – 12 November 2016

7 November 2016
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Beachport Heritage Survey – what are the important stories of your district?

27 October 2016
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Beachport Volunteer Matching Initiative

17 October 2016
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Draft Plant & Equipment Asset Management Plan for Consultation

26 July 2016
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Residents and Community Groups invited to participate in Community Mulch Days Initiative

26 July 2016
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Round 1 2016/17 Community Grants Open

20 July 2016
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2016 Photographic Exhibition Winners Announced

14 July 2016
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2016 Tour of the Great South Coast Heads to Penola

14 July 2016
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Looking for volunteers? We may just have your ‘Perfect Match’

20 June 2016
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Public Meeting on the Future of Recreation in Nangwarry

14 June 2016
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No Bicycle Zones - Millicent and Penola CBD

7 June 2016
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State Government Supports Youth Week

17 March 2016
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Youth Opinion Sought in Council Survey

9 March 2016
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2016 Geltwood Festival and Tall Timbers

9 February 2016
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Wattle Range Chief Executive Appointed

28 January 2016
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2016 Australia Day Awards Announced

16 December 2015
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Change in Early Childhood Educators Ratio

16 December 2015
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EasyPark Introduced at Beachport Boat Ramp

16 December 2015
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WHS Award Recognition for Innovation at Millicent Saleyards

3 December 2015
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Early Educators Recognised in Memorial Award

2 December 2015
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Redundant Building Demolition Imminent

25 November 2015
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Public Safety Issue Closes Viewing Platform at Woakwine Cutting

19 November 2015
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Early Learning Centre ‘Exceeds’ National Standards

11 November 2015
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New Play Spaces Unveiled

11 November 2015
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Call for Expressions of Interest for Beachport & Surrounds Heritage Advisory Working Group

3 November 2015
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Food Safety Week 2015

3 November 2015
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SA Regional Awards Success

3 November 2015
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Residents advised Fire Danger Season to commence early

28 October 2015
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Country Cabinet comes to Wattle Range

15 October 2015
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Seaside Lions Support Local Event

23 June 2015
The Beachport/Rivoli Bay Lions Club have accepted a donation in appreciation of their assistance and continuing support in the running of the Beachport Triathlon event in the seaside town.
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Council Youth Foundation supports local talent

17 June 2015
Talented Millicent youngster Brad Hann is the latest local athlete to benefit from the support of Council’s Youth Development Foundation.
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Raods Asset Management Plan Released for Public Comment

26 May 2015
Wattle Range Council is seeking public comment on its Draft Asset Management Plan for Roads.
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Development Assessment Panel Members Appointed

16 April 2015
At the Council meeting held on Tuesday night Council considered its applications for independent members to its Development Assessment Panel.
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Council Swim Season Extended

18 March 2015
Council’s Pool and Swimming Lake facilities are set to remain open for use by the public into the month of April this year.
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Second Round of Council Grants Announced

18 February 2015
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Carpark design released for comment

12 February 2015
Residents and visitors are invited to make comment on the design of the redeveloped carpark at the Beachport Boat Ramp.
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Community Passenger Transport Service to Continue

11 February 2015
A Red Cross passenger service will take over from Council’s Community Bus Passenger Service.
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Stallholders sought for Geltwood Fesitval Market

4 February 2015
Organisers have recently put out the call to crafters, cooks and community groups alike seeking stallholders for this year’s event.
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Alternative site identified for proposed Dog Off Leash area in Millicent

3 February 2015
Council residents have the opportunity to make comment an alternative site which has been identified for the Designated Dog Off Leash area proposed in Millicent.
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2015 Geltwood Festival Workshops Announced

13 January 2015
Following on from last year’s highly successful event, organisers have recently released the 2015 Geltwood Festival workshop schedule.
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Call for Nominations to Council Committees

23 December 2014
Wattle Range Council is calling for nominations from community members as representatives on its various Council committees.
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2015 Australia Day Award Winners announced

23 December 2014
Mayor Peter Gandolfi today announced the recipients of the 2015 Wattle Range Australia Day Awards.
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Vandalism: Council counts cost to community

16 December 2014
Council and the wider community have been disappointed by the continued occurrence of senseless vandalism in the townships of Millicent and Penola over the past fortnight.
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Food, Wine, Tourism & Agriculture Collaborative Receives State Government Support

5 November 2014
Following a competitive application process, the Wattle Range Council received notification it was successful in securing $80,000 to promote and develop the region’s food, wine, tourism and agriculture industries.
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Your new Council

17 November 2014
Three ‘new faces’ will serve Wattle Range as a result of the 2014 Council elections.
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Swim Season Commences

13 November 2014
With the warmer weather returning and summer fast approaching Wattle Range residents will welcome the news of Council’s Swimming Lake and Pools opening for the 2014/15 swimming season.
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Australia Day Award Nominations Close this Week

11 November 2014
With nominations for the Wattle Range Council 2015 Australia Day Awards closing this Friday, Mayor Peter Gandolfi is encouraging residents to nominate locals who have made a positive contribution to our community.
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Millicent Street Party Date Announced

10 November 2014
Millicent’s popular pre-Christmas street party will this year return to its traditional date of December 24 (Christmas Eve).
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Youth Week 2015 Ideas Sought

30 October 2014
Preparations for next year’s National Youth Week have begun with Wattle Range Council calling for volunteers 12 - 25 years to share their ideas for Youth Week events and activities.
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Declaration of Dry Zone – Millicent Swimming Lake

30 October 2014
The Millicent swimming lake has now been declared a Dry Zone. As a result, users of the lake are now prohibited from consuming or possessing alcohol at the lake and adjoining car parks.
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Wattle Range Respite Centre Summer Program Returns

20 October 2014
The Wattle Range Respite Centre is again ready to support people with a disability over the coming summer period.
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Local Road Safety Group hosts film with an important message

2 October 2014
Residents of Penola, Millicent and surrounding districts are encouraged to get along to their local screening of adventure documentary “The Ride”.
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Round 1 Council Grants Announced

23 September 2014
More than $27,000 was awarded to assist community and sporting groups throughout Wattle Range. The beneficiaries of the first round of 2014/15 community grant funding was decided at the September Council meeting.
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Seaside Sister City Relationship Rekindled

23 September 2014
A ‘Sister City’ relationship between Rockport City, Texas and the seaside township of Beachport, South Australia established in the 1980s has been rekindled recently with a visit from the Rockport City, City Attorney, Terry Baiamonte and her husband Rob.
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Menswatch program funding secured

11 September 2014
Crucial financial support has been given by the Wattle Range Council for a suicide prevention program to be held in Millicent. The funding application by the Millicent Lions Club was supported by Council as part of the first round of the 2014/15 Community Financial Assistance Grant program.
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Community Passenger Transport Service gets green light

28 August 2014
Residents of Millicent and districts will have access to a weekly passenger transport service to Mount Gambier from Wednesday 17 September.
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Limestone Coast Regional Trails Master Plan

13 August 2014
Wattle Range Council is working with all Councils in the Limestone Coast to develop a Regional Trails Master Plan.
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Council Supports Local Student in Higher Education

22 July 2014 (amended: 17 July 2014)
Penola High School Graduate, Natasha Hutchesson took time out from her studies to spend some time at home this school holidays. This gave Wattle Range Mayor, Peter Gandolfi an opportunity to catch up with Natasha and congratulate her on the receipt of a unique honour.
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Council Grants Open for Application

17 July 2014 (amended: 17 July 2014)
Wattle Range Council is calling on community, sporting and recreational groups to apply for funding in the up-coming round of its Financial Assistance Grants program.
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Enrol, Nominate and Vote - Council Elections: Your opportunity to exercise your democratic right

7 July 2014 (amended: 7 July 2014)
The community will again have the opportunity to exercise their democratic right to elect their local government leaders. With the four year term of the current Elected Members set to conclude, Council Elections are scheduled for November this year.
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Council services at the touch of a button

3 July 2014 (amended: 3 July 2014)
Wattle Range Council residents and visitors to the region now have access to oodles of local information at the touch of a button.
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Designated Dog Off Leash and Dog Free Areas

27 May 2014
Wattle Range Council Mayor Peter Gandolfi said that Council residents would have an opportunity to make comment on the proposed Designated Dog off Leash and Dog Free areas.
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Prposed Declaration of Dry Zone Millicent Swimming Lake

15 May 2014
Continued anti social behaviour and repeated vandalism through the summer months has sparked moves to declare the Millicent Swimming Lake and alcohol free area
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Recreational Vehicle Camping Areas

1 April 2014
With the increase of visitors travelling with self-contained motorhomes and caravans, the Wattle Range Council is considering designating camping areas for these vehicles.
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Proposed Cat Management Strategy and By-Law

1 April 2014
Wattle Range Council is seeking public comment on a proposal to introduce a bylaw to limit cat numbers.
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The Geltwood Festival: It's Sew Good!

31 March 2014
The Geltwood, as most locals would know, was a three masted iron hull ship that sank near Rivoli Bay in 1876 on its maiden voyage from Liverpool to Melbourne. Some 138 years later the Geltwood story continues to capture the imagination of people across the region through an annual week-long festival held in Millicent which opens on 28 March.
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Wattle Range Residents reminded burning restrictions remain in place

31 March 2014
Council wishes to remind all landholders and residents in the Council area that the Fire Danger Season in the Lower South East does not conclude until 30th April 2014.
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Wattle Range experiences record start to Summer Tourist Season

6 January 2014
Wattle Range Council is experiencing one of its busiest summer tourism seasons on record.
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Wattle Range Council Promotes Priority Issues

18 December 2013
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Council supports Kalangadoo Community project

9 December 2013
Construction of a new verandah at the Kalangadoo Community Sports Club is well underway.
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Recognition for Wattle Range Council rehabilitation

9 December 2013
Wattle Range Council have received recognition from the Local Government Association Workers Compensation Scheme (LGAWCS) for the successful rehabilitation and return to work of an injured employee.
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Construction of Information Bay

4 August 2013
Council has commenced work on an information bay and town entrance statement on Rendelsham Road near the Williams Road intersection at Millicent.
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drumMuster to operate at Millicent and Penola

24 July 2013
Council wishes to advise that the drumMuster Program will again be offered throughout the Wattle Range Council during August.
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Country Health SA Misled Community

15 July 2013
Wattle Range Mayor, Peter Gandolfi says a leaked letter from Coutnry Health SA proves that the Millicent community has been misled.
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Canunda Landfill Works

27 June 2013
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2013/14 Budget Adopted

26 June 2013
Council adopted its 2013/14 Budget at a Special Council Meeting held on 25th June, 2013.
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Penola Footpath Construction Works

22 May 2013
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Construction Industry Training Board - Change to Collection Agency Agreement

14 May 2013
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Draft 2013/14 Business Plan Released for Comment

1 May 2013
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Coastal Protection Works at Post Office Rock, Beachport

16 April 2013
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Opening of Burning Season

25 March 2013
All residents are advised that the season for burning of standing stubble and gress has been officially open as of 25th March, 2013.
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Media Release - Council continues to promote the Recycling Message

19 February 2013
Wattle Range Council continues to promote the recycling message and hit the local supermarkets in the lead up to Christmas to raise awareness of its waste and recycling programs.
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Round 2 Community Grants Open

19 December 2012
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Australia Day Awards 2013

18 December 2012
Mayor Gandolfi announces the recipients of the 2013 Australia Day Awards.
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Fire Danger Season

5 December 2012
Please refer to the CFS website: http://www.cfs.sa.gov.au/ Or contact: REGION 5 - SOUTH EAST: Address: 46 Smith Street Naracoorte SA 5271 Telephone: (08) 8762 2311 Facsimile: (08) 8762 1865 Postal Address: PO Box 8 Naracoorte SA 5271 DX 50413 Email: region5cfs@cfs.sa.gov.au
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CEO Appointment

30 November 2012
Wattle Range Council appointed a new CEO at a Special Council Meeting held on 29th November, 2012.
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Food Safety Week

13 November 2012
The theme fo rhte 2012 Australian Food Safety Week is focussing on "cross contamination".
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Focus on Waste and Recycling

8 November 2012
Wattle Range Council is making moves to reduce the volume of contamination entering into the recycling stream.
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Australia Day Award Nominations 2013

6 November 2012
Wattle Range Council is reminding local residents to get their nominations for the 2013 Australia Day Awards with entries closing Friday, 16th November, 2012.
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drumMUSTER Program

30 August 2012
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Active Community Team Challenge

20 August 2012
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Media Release - 2012/13 Budget Adopted

14 June 2012
Wattle Range Council's Business Plan for 2012/13 was adopted at a meeting of Council held on Tuesday, 12th June, 2012.
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Media Release - New Smoking Laws

14 May 2012
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Media Release - Roadworks Plan released for Public Comment

14 May 2012
A four year Roadworks Plan has been released by Wattle Range Council for public comment.
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Beautification Project Commenced

3 May 2012
Council is working towads a major tree planting program that will transform several of Millicent's major roads into avenues of colour.
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Ward Consultation Meetings

28 February 2012
Mayor Gandolfi has announced plans for the next round of Ward Consultation Meetings to be held across the Council area in the coming weeks.
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Australia Day Awards 2012

20 December 2011
Mayor Gandolfi announced the recipients of the 2012 Wattle Range Australia Day Awards.
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Tenders Awarded for the $9.7 million Beachport Sewerage Scheme

9 November 2011
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Community Garden concept well supported

1 November 2011
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Rotary Club of Millicent Photographic Art Show 2012

26 October 2011
Photographers from around the region and nation wide are being invited to participate in the 3rd Rotary Club of Millicent Photographic Art Show.
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Coup for local Engineering firm

20 September 2011
Council has contracted Millicent Engineering form Samson Engineering to manufacture a major piece of machinery that will significantly improve Council's road maintenance practices and efficiency.
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Dog Registrations Nows Due

28 July 2011
Dog Owners are informed that dog registrations are due for rnewal by 31st August, 2011.
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drumMuster to operate at Millicent & Penola

22 July 2011
Council wishes to advise that the drumMUSTER program will be offered to local farmers to dispose of their eligible farm chemical containers at a Centre near you.
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2011/12 Budget Adopted

29 June 2011
Council's Business Plan for the 2011/12 Financial Year was adopted at a Special Meeting of Council held on Tuesday, 28th June, 2011.
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Free Waste Disposal for Residents

16 June 2011
Wattle Range residents will be able to dispose of their household waste free of charge at any of Council's Waste Transfer Stations and new Resource Recovery Centres.
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Council support for Squash Tournament

5 May 2011
Council has prvoided $2,000 sponsorship for a Squash Tournament to be held in Millicent featuring International players.
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Solar Councils Community Program

28 April 2011
Council residents and businesses can achieve significant savings on the purchase of solar panels thanks to a new Solar Councils Community Program.
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Beachport Sewerage Scheme

28 April 2011
Construction of the sewerage scheme for Beachport expected to cost $9.4 million is scheduled to commence later this year.
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Development Assessment Panel Appointments

28 April 2011
Following a public call for application to appoint independent members to the Wattle Range Council Development Assessment Panel, new members have been appointed.
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Millicent Town Entrances to be revitalised

18 April 2011
Entrances to the Millicent Township are set to be revitalised following Council's decision to allocate funds to build new entrance statements and information bays.
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Penola Bypass

13 April 2011
Wattle Range Council has resolved to proceed with the acquisition of land required to build the Penola bypass.
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Round 2 Community Grants Awarded

23 March 2011
Wattle Range Council has recently awarded more than $25,000 in grants to community and sporting groups throughout the Council area.
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Millicent North Streets to be Renamed

9 March 2011
Council has resolved to rename streets within the Millicent North township area (Second to Tenth), and will be inviting submissions from the public as part of the consultation process.
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Census Jobs - For a Brighter Future

17 February 2011
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Playground Slides Repaired - Mega Playground

11 February 2011
Council is pleased to advise that repairs have now been completed to the slides located within the Millicent Mega Playground.
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Food Safety Training Takes Region by Storm

11 February 2011
Popular food safety training sessions return in 2011.
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Mayor Responds to Kimberly Clark Australia Redundencies

25 January 2011
Mayor Gandolfi states his disappointment to hear the news that KCA is shedding 170 jobs from its Millicent mill by May this year.
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Australia Day Awards 2011

21 December 2010
Mayor Gandolfi announced the recipients of the 2011 Wattle Range Australia Day Awards.
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Respite Centre Open for Business

17 December 2010
The Wattle Range Respite Centre will be providing respite care over the summer from 7th December, 2010 to 31st January, 2011.
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Road Safety Audits

30 November 2010
Council provides details of a number of road safety audits been undertaken to alleviate some road safety concerns.
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Are you Bushfire Ready?

24 November 2010
With the Bushfire season having commenced on 22nd November, 2010 - Are you Bushfire Ready?
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Community Waste Water Projects Progressing

24 November 2010
Council has been progressing construction work on several of the upgrades to Council's Community Wastewater Management (Sewer) Schemes.
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Getting set for the Swimming Season

24 November 2010
Council is preparing for the swimming season with works occuring at swimming pools and the swimming lake.
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Council Community Grants Announced

1 November 2010
Details of recipients of the various Council Community Grants have been announced.
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Council to Seek Grant - McLaughlin Park 1st Stage

1 November 2010
Council is seeking a grant through the Community Recreation and Sports Facilities Program for the construction of 8 tennis/netball courts at McLaughlin Park and for improvements at the Millicent International Basketball Stadium.
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Domain Playground Damage

15 October 2010
Council advises the Community that it is attempting to repair damage to equipment in the Domain Playground, in particular the slide tunnels that form part of the main playground structure.
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Council Projects Progress

8 October 2010
Several Council projects are progressing well or in fact have recently been completed.
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Council Assets being Assessed

8 October 2010
Council has engaged a consultant to undertake a condition assessment of the entire road network within the Council area.
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Food Safety Training

8 October 2010
TAFE SA together with some SE Councils are working together to meet the training needs of food businesses in Council areas.
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Fire Prevention : Act Now - It is Your Responsibility

8 October 2010
With the fire danger season fast approaching, Couincil reminds all property owners and residents of their responsibility to ensure that properties are adequately protected.
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Wattle Range Photographic Exhibition 2010 - Winners Announced

22 September 2010
Winners have been announced for the 2010 Wattle Range Photographic Exhbition following a successful opening on Friday, 17th September, 2010.
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Wattle Range Photographic Exhibition 2010

15 September 2010
Mayor Mark Braes will open the 2010 Wattle Range Photographic Exhibition on Friday, 17th September, 2010 at the Millicent Gallery.
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Council Financial Assistance Grant Programs

30 July 2010
Council is calling for applications from eligible community groups from within the Council area for grant funding from three distinct programs.
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Free Tax Help Available

29 July 2010
Free help for low income earners with their tax return and baby bonus claim is now available at the Millicent Library.
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Beachport Medical Centre Project Progressing

23 July 2010
Construction of the new Beachport Medical Centre is progressing with the pouring of the slab on Friday, 16th July, 2010 by building contractors, Blackbird Industries.
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Centre of Culture Proposal

23 July 2010
Council has been advised that its submission to Country Arts SA to secure funding to create a Centre of Culture in Penola has not been successful.
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Supreme Court Decision Supports Use of Penola Commonage

22 July 2010
The Supreme Court has delivered its judgement in the proceedings brought by the Penola & District Ratepayers & Residents Association to prevent Council from using portion of the Penola Commonage as part of the corridor for the Penola Bypass.
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Vandalism Targets Upgraded Toilets

21 July 2010
Council's efforts to improve public toilet facilities within Millicent have been undermined by ongoing vandalism.
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Millicent Heavy Vehicle Detour Completed - Official Opening Planned

16 July 2010
The Millicent Heavy Vehicle Detour is completed and will open to traffic on Monday, 19th July, 2010.
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Balls Road closure causes lengthy discussions

16 July 2010
The proposal to close Balls Road as a through road for motor vehicles resulted in lengthy discussion at the July Council Meeting.
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Dog Registrations Now Due

12 July 2010
Dog Owners are advised that all dogs are required to registered or their registrations renewed by 31st August, 2010.
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Council adopts 2010 Annual Business Plan and Budget

2 July 2010
Council adopted its Annual Business Plan and Budget for 2010/11 at a special meeting of Council held on 29th June, 2010.
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Millicent Heavy Vehicle Detour nears Completion

28 June 2010
With the finalisation of the road construction and linemarking, the Millicent Heavy Vehicle Detour Road project is nearing completion with the installation of safety barriers at the Mount Burr Road intersection and other locations along the road the only works remaining to be undertaken.
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Support Grows for Anti-Dumping Campaign

28 June 2010
Whilst attending the National Assembly in Canberra Mayor Mark Braes and CEO, Frank Brennan met wit a number of Government Ministers/Senators and Advisors to discuss local issues including the "Dumping Damages Regional Communities" Campaign.
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Australian Local Government Association supports Anti-Dumping Campaign

28 June 2010
Campaign Spokesperson for the "Dumping Damages Regional Communities" Campaign has returned from Canberra where he attended the 2010 National General Assembly of the Australian Local Government with the news that the Assembly unanimously supported the Notice of Motion put forward by Wattle Range Council.
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Changes to Council Voters Roll - 2010 Local Government Elections

25 June 2010
Changes to the Local Government (Elections) Act 1999 have removed many of the previous automatic entitlements to be enrolled on the voters roll for the 2010 Local Government Elections.
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McLaughlin Park funding application Unsuccessful

21 June 2010
Council has been advised that its application for $5.0 million in funding from the Regional and Local Communities Infrastructure fund has been unsuccessful.
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Spotlight About to Shine on Penola

16 June 2010
Plans are well advanced for local celebrations to mark the Canonisation of Mary MacKillop on 17th October, 2010.
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Council considering Sale of Surplus Assets

9 June 2010
At its June meeting, Council considered a Report from Council's Chief Executive Officer detailing land assets that could potentially be surplus to Council requirements or are not producing community benefit.
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Mayor calls for Community to "Send a Postcard to the Prime Minister"

8 June 2010
Mayor Mark Braes has called upon residents to send a post card to the Prime Minister expressing their concern regarding the Federal Governments decision to remove anti-dumping duties from paper products being dumped into Australia from Indonesia and China.
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Draft Business Plan 2010/2011 Released for Ratepayer Consideration

31 May 2010
Council has developed its Draft Annual Plan for 2010/2011 which provides details of the services, programs and strategic projects planned to be undertaken for the benefit of the community in the coming financial year.
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Mayors Join Forces

11 May 2010
Mayors of Mount Gambier City Council, Wattle Range Council and District Council of Grant have demonstrated their support and solidarity for the Dumping Damages Regional Communities - A Community Campaign by signing a Campaign pledge.
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Greenrise Lake Proposal Considered

13 May 2010
Members of Council's Greenrise Lake Advisory Committee attended the May Council Meeting to present their proposal for the sealing of Greenrise Lake.
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CWMS Projects Update

13 May 2010
Council providing an update on the Penola and Beachport Community Wastewater Management Scheme Projects.
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Community Campaign Expresses Disappointment from Ministers Response

7 May 2010
Wattle Range Mayor, Mark Braes, spokesperson for the Dumping Damages Regional Communities Campaign has expressed his strong disappointment with the responses to the issue being received from the Australian Government.
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Review of Rating System Commences

23 April 2010
Council have held 2 workshop meetings to review the rating model used for the collection of rates throughout the Council area.
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Fire Danger Season Continues

16 April 2010
Council reminds all landholders and residents in the Council area that the fire danger season continues until 30th April, 2010.
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Community Task Force Seeks Local Government Support

13 April 2010
Wattle Range Council has achieved the first goal of the Community Campaign by gaining the support of the South East Local Government Association.
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Community Campaign - "Dumping Damages Regional Communities"

30 March 2010
A taskforce of Community Leaders has been formed and is prepared to use "guerilla tactics" in order to gain attention for its campaign to reverse the Federal Govenrment paper dumping policy.
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High Risk Manufactured Water Systems

29 March 2010
SA Health has released the Public and Environmental Health (Legionella) Regulations 2008 and Guidelines for the Control of Legionella in Manufactured Water Systems in South Australia.
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Heavy Vehicles Causing Traffic Hazards in Penola

22 March 2010
Correspondence to Council from a Penola resident published in the Penola Pennant newspaper has again highlighted the ongoing safety issues associated with the volumes of heavy vehicular traffic travelling through Church Street, Penola.
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