The CFS Chief Officer has declared that the Fire Danger Season for the western and northern parts of SA, including Yorke Peninsula, will commence 2 weeks earlier than usual on 1 November 2017 and run to 30 April 2018.
Do you know someone who makes your community a better place? The Citizen of the Year Awards are proudly presented by the Australia Day Council of South Australia, sponsored by Channel 9. The Awards reward and recognise individuals and organisations that have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year, and/or given outstanding service over… [Continue reading]
Despite having a drier than average year, fuel loads on Yorke Peninsula remain high. With less soil moisture available this year, the fire danger season is expected to begin earlier than usual. While the official start date is normally mid November, YPC Senior Compliance Officer, Phil Herrmann says that a high fuel load due to… [Continue reading]
The above intersection will be closed from 6 October to 12 October (weather permitting) to apply road surface treatments at the intersection. A detour will be established around the site along Old Port Vincent, Cook, Quarry, Goldworthy, Mulburra Park and Powerline Roads. During this period the intersection and impacted side roads will be closed… [Continue reading]
NOTICE UNDER SECTION 33 ROAD TRAFFIC ACT 1961 Notice is hereby given that that the following road within the Stansbury township will be closed to traffic on Saturday 30 September 2017, Saturday 25 November 2017, Saturday 13 January 2018, Saturday 27 January 2018, Saturday 10 March 2018, 31 March 2018 and Saturday 21 April 2018… [Continue reading]
As part of the Upper Yorke Peninsula Regional Road Network Upgrade Program, a roundabout will be constructed at the Copper Coast Highway junction with the Yorke Highway. The roundabout will help to facilitate traffic flows and ease congestion during busy long weekend and summer holiday periods, while also improving safety at the junction year round…. [Continue reading]
Sunday 15 October any time between 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Come and join the Great Gum Flat Adventure!! Loads of nature play on offer, including cubby-building, trail walking, nature art, Nharangga connections, Nature Scavenger Hunt, birds and bugs, and lots more! Food and drinks will be available for purchase (pack a picnic rug), as… [Continue reading]
As part of YPArt’s 2018 Art Exhibition we are very excited to announce a competition to design the 2018 Exhibition poster. This competition is open to all entrants with the winning poster used as our main branding for our 2018 exhibition (and a great prize!). The competition is now open with entries closing Monday 25th… [Continue reading]
YPC is seeking expressions of interest for various items of furniture including office chairs, vintage theatre seating and pews, filing cabinets, fridges and lounges. EOIs must be emailed to email@example.com by 18 September 2017 stating item number and bid. View items here.
Channel 7’s breakfast program “Sunrise” will visit Port Vincent Foreshore Caravan Park on Friday 8 September 5:00 am to 8:00 am. The visit coincides with the Caravan Industry Association of Australia’s Mac Convoy Caravan and Camping Roadtrip in SA. All welcome!
The second-year of Yorke Peninsula Council’s roadside vegetation clearance contract has recently commenced. YPC is investing close to $1 million over three years in roadside vegetation clearance and maintenance activities in the interests of road safety. The contract, which aims to ensure that roadside vegetation does not create unnecessary risks to the travelling… [Continue reading]
Following an invasion of weeds on the foreshore at Port Rickaby, Yorke Peninsula Council, Port Rickaby Progress Association, Natural Resources Northern and Yorke and the Green Army Program recently partnered together to restore the landscape. A formalised contemporary landscape design was prepared for the land adjacent the jetty shelter, to complement the public open space… [Continue reading]
Annual boat launching permits are now due for renewal. Application form and fees
The Underwater Explorers Club of SA (UECSA) visited Ardrossan on Sunday 23 July to dive the Ardrossan jetty and clean up the seabed. The UECSA is a recreational scuba diving club who have been participating in seabed clean ups in South Australia for many years. The group of divers was supported by family and friends,… [Continue reading]
Following a month long closure to allow the newly constructed reef time to stabilise and settle, the Yorke Peninsula Shellfish reef will officially open to recreational fishers later next month,. Maritime Construction concluded building the reef earlier this week, with the final concrete structures and locally picked limestone set in place. Fishing within the four-hectare… [Continue reading]
Applications are now open to local ‘not for profit’ community groups and organisations for grant funding. The 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…. [Continue reading]
New laws for dog and cat owners and breeders will be introduced on 1 July 2017. The changes are designed to improve dog and cat management and welfare. The definition of a standard dog and cat is one that is both microchipped and desexed. Under the changes to the Dog and Cat Management Act from… [Continue reading]
Yorke Peninsula Council has been recognised for the innovative use of technology in its new web-based Online Burn-off Notification system. The system conveniently allows farmers conducting schedule 9 burn-offs to notify Council from any computer device of their intention to burn. The location of each burn-off is then publically displayed on Council’s mobile friendly… [Continue reading]
will be held on Wednesday 28th June 2017 at 5:30 pm at Council Chambers, 57 Main Street, Minlaton. Agenda: Adoption of Annual Business Plan Adoption of the Budget, Property Valuations and Rates for 2017/2018 Adoption of the Fees and Charges Register The public are always most welcome to attend the meeting in the public gallery.
Motorists on the Vincent Highway and local residents will be able to see the Maritime Constructions ship off Rogues Point from Wednesday 7 June when it starts building the new reef. Over the next month local limestone and custom made concrete structures will be placed over the 4 hectare site.