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17 Jun 2024
Mount Barker: State Budget Measures Fall Short
The Mount Barker District Council has reviewed the South Australian Government’s 2024-25 State Budget and acknowledges the significant investments allocated for the region.
  • council
  • Community
  • Economic Development
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport and Roads
12 Jun 2024
Rail Extension Crucial for Mount Barker
Mount Barker District Council is calling on the SA government to prioritise the Hills in fulfilling a Budget commitment to further investigate what would be needed to run passenger train services to the rapidly growing region.
  • council
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport and Roads
05 Jun 2024
Library Needs and Options Analyses
Mount Barker District Council has resolved to engage consultants AEC to undertake a library needs analysis and options analysis along with community consultation to help inform the studies.
  • council
  • Library and Local History Centre
05 Jun 2024
Investing in wellbeing, environment and economic development
At the council meeting held on Monday June 3, 2024, the Mount Barker District Council endorsed the 2024/25 draft Council and Wastewater Services Annual Business Plans, Budgets, and Rating Policy for public consultation.
  • council
  • Environment
  • Economic Development
  • Wastewater
27 May 2024
Regional Aquatic and Leisure Centre (RALC) On Schedule and Within Budget
The construction of the Regional Aquatic and Leisure Centre (RALC) is proceeding as planned, maintaining both the projected timeline and budget.
  • Regional Indoor Aquatic and Leisure Centre
  • Major Projects
13 May 2024
How we engage
In a bid to promote inclusivity and meaningful community involvement, Mount Barker District Council has a robust community engagement process aimed at incorporating diverse perspectives into our decision-making.
  • council
  • Community
11 May 2024
Mount Barker a finalist at Leadership Excellence Awards
Mount Barker District Council has been recognised by Local Government Professionals Australia as a finalist in three categories at the SA Leadership Excellence Awards held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 10 May 2024.
  • council
  • Environment
  • Economic Development
  • Fire
09 May 2024
A more flexible waste management system
Effective from 1 July 2024, Mount Barker District Council is introducing a significant update to its Waste Management Policy.
  • council
  • Environment
  • Waste and Recycling
08 May 2024
Traffic lights endorsed for busy intersection
At its meeting on Monday May 6 2024, Mount Barker District Council made a significant decision to improve traffic management and safety by endorsing the installation of traffic lights at the intersection of Hartmann, Alexandrina, and Bald Hills roads.
  • council
  • Infrastructure
  • Major Projects
  • Transport and Roads
  • Mount Barker
07 May 2024
New Funding Boost for Turf Maintenance
In a significant move to support sporting grounds and enhance community recreation in the Adelaide Hills, the Mount Barker District Council will provide an increased contribution to six Grounds Committees who maintain Council’s natural turf-based sporting grounds.
  • Recreation
  • Callington
  • Echunga
  • Hahndorf
  • Macclesfield
  • Meadows
  • Nairne
18 Apr 2024
Bridging an environmental gap
A pedestrian bridge has been built over Western Flat Creek made from 500kg of recycled soft plastics, enough to fill 29 standard 240L kerbside recycling bins.
  • Environment
  • Infrastructure
  • Mount Barker
09 Apr 2024
Working towards Hahndorf parking solutions
In March 2018, Council endorsed the Hahndorf Township Plan. This plan was developed in consultation and engagement with key stakeholders including the Hahndorf Community Association and Hahndorf Business and Tourism Association. Throughout the Township Plan there are several principles and actions that relate to improving car parking supply in Hahndorf.
  • Infrastructure
  • Transport and Roads
  • Hahndorf
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