NOTICE OF ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE UNDER SECTION 33 ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 1961 Notice is hereby given that that the following roads within the Edithburgh township will be closed to traffic on Sunday 18 November 2018 between 8.00am and 5.00pm for Day at the ‘Burgh: Edith Street (between O’Halloran Parade and Blanche Street) Blanche Street (between… [Continue reading]
Voting in the 2018 Council Elections closed 5:00 pm Friday 9th November. The Scrutiny and Count was conducted on Saturday 10th November. The final results will also be published on the Local Government Association website as well as in newspapers across South Australia. Results can be viewed here: Local Government Association of SA Election Results
The CFS has declared an early start to the Fire Danger Season due to a dry winter and increased temperatures for spring. The Fire Danger Season will now commence on 1 November 2018. The CFS encourages landholders to prepare for the early season by cleaning up around their homes, clearing vegetation, mowing grass and clearing… [Continue reading]
It’s time to make a difference and have your say! If you are enrolled to vote in the 2018 Council Elections, you should receive your voting pack in the post this week. Ensure you complete your vote and return via reply paid post or drop into a ballot box located at one of our Council… [Continue reading]
Nominations for the 2019 Australia Day Citizen of the Year Awards for Yorke Peninsula Council are now open and we need your help to give our community’s best the recognition they deserve. We’re looking for someone who makes a difference in our community and inspires those around them. They could be quiet achievers, community members… [Continue reading]
2018 Council Election nominations and ballot draws have now been verified by the Electoral Commission of SA and publicly released. Candidate and voting information is available here.
Yorke Peninsula Council, through its Community Grants Scheme provides the opportunity for organisations to participate in, and contribute to, the community by developing projects, programs and activities in relation to recreation, culture, environmental, community, social development and welfare. Council have awarded 33 community projects a total of $100,507.67. The full list of recipients is available here.
The Council Workshop due to be held on 26 September 2018 has been cancelled.
The Yorke Peninsula Council is seeking expressions of interest from agricultural and transport industry representatives for a Roads Working Party. The Roads Working Party will comprise four (4) Elected Members, four (4) members of staff, three (3) community representatives from the agricultural industry and three (3) community representatives from the transport industry. The formulation of… [Continue reading]
STANSBURY MARKETS Anzac Parade (between St Vincent Street and Towler Street) will be closed to traffic on: Saturday 29 September 2018, Saturday 1 December 2018, Saturday 12 January 2019, Saturday 26 January 2019, Saturday 9 March 2019, Saturday 23 March 2019 and Saturday 20 April 2019 between 6.00am and 3.00pm for the Stansbury Seaside Markets…. [Continue reading]
The Dept of Human Services mobile office will be visiting Maitland, Yorketown, Edithburgh and Ardrossan from 25-28 September – specific times below. The centre provides community members with information and access to government services, providing personalised face-to-face servicing to individuals and families who may not have easy access to a Department of Human Services office. Staff… [Continue reading]
Yorke Peninsula Council, in conjunction with YP Vets (Minlaton & Maitland) and Vet 2 You (Port Vincent), are offering 300 vouchers to local residents to receive discounted microchipping for their dog and cats.
YPC was successful in obtaining eight Tesla Destination Chargers through a competitive application process. Tesla were offering 50 charging stations to South Australian businesses as part of their industry participation aligned to the Hornsdale Energy Park’s Tesla battery. Electric vehicle usage across the world is growing year on year. According to the International Energy Agency,… [Continue reading]
Yorke Peninsula Council Caravan Parks have installed a variety of new accommodation options and infrastructure upgrades throughout three of their premier caravan parks. Building projects have included new self-contained villa accommodation, outdoor equipment and landscaping as well upgrades to powered sites at the Marion Bay, Point Turton and Port Vincent Foreshore Caravan Parks. At Marion… [Continue reading]
The Department of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries have released new bag limits for recreational fishers from 1 December 2016. Species include (but not limited to) whiting, garfish, kingfish, scallops, Blue Crabs, snapper. Size limits have also been increased for King George whiting as well as a spawning closure for KGW during May. Full details are… [Continue reading]
At last night’s Council meeting Cr. Hoyle was elected as the incoming Deputy Mayor. Mayor Ray Agnew thanked outgoing Deputy Mayor Cr. Trevor Davey for his outstanding contribution over the past 2 years. Cr. Davey will continue his role as elected member for the Kalkabury Ward.
Following previous community consultation, the Federal Government has announced the building of a 20 hectare marine reef located south of Ardrossan near Rogue’s Point. All tiers of government, non-government, industry, private enterprise and community have all joined forces in this project. The project is being led by The Nature Conservancy in collaboration with PIRSA, the Department… [Continue reading]
Yorke Peninsula Council is pleased to advise that it has recently purchased four Defibrillators for community access. Approximately 30,000 Australians suffer Sudden Cardiac Arrest each year. Cardiac arrest can strike without warning to anyone, anywhere and at any time. The first five minutes holds the key to a patient’s optimum survival. … [Continue reading]