What could we do with $47m?

On Sunday, the state government ‘broke’ one of its election promises by scrapping a proposed right-hand tram turn from King Williams Street onto North Terrace. While we are probably not surprised by a(nother) broken promise, this is one we should be happy about! Putting in the tram turn was budgeted for $47m, but after ‘expert […]

Flinders misses out

With the Flinders Ranges experiencing extremely dry conditions, Shadow Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development, Eddie Hughes, is calling for an explanation as to why the Flinders Ranges council and the local community, is continually being ignored by the state and federal governments. “For months, Labor has been advocating for drought funding for affected […]

New works depot for WRC

For the first time in many decades, Wakefield Regional Council will have a new purpose-built depot, with the proposed space aimed at improving safety for employees and efficiency. The current depot sits on a parcel of land originally purchased by the District Council of Balaklava back in 1935. Council has successfully secured land in Balaklava […]

First 10km of NAIS under way

The first 10 kilometres of the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme’s (NAIS) 29 kilometre transfer pipeline will be installed underground this month, supporting 150 manufacturing and constructions jobs in Adelaide’s northern and southern suburbs. Once complete, the NAIS will provide for an additional 12GL of water to help develop up to 300ha of new export focussed […]

WRC sets speed limit stance

“Travellers to and from the Eyre Peninsula, Upper Spencer Gulf, Flinders Ranges and Outback might therefore be enticed to drive via Wakefield towns to get a sandwich and fuel instead,” he said. Roads in question would be stringently assessed for safety by experts and also include specific local community input. “That was sorely lacking from […]

First 10km of NAIS under way

The first 10 kilometres of the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme’s (NAIS) 29 kilometre transfer pipeline will be installed underground this month, supporting 150 manufacturing and constructions jobs in Adelaide’s northern and southern suburbs. Once complete, the NAIS will provide for an additional 12GL of water to help develop up to 300ha of new export focussed […]

More asbestos found in APC

Asbestos containing material (ACM) has been found at a further four sites within the Adelaide Plains Council area following the discovery of about 450 tonnes of ACM dumped at the Two Wells Transfer Station in October last year. APC staff found hazardous material at Stony Point Reserve, Mallala Resource Recovery Centre, and two sites at […]

Community planting days coming up

The Adelaide Plains Council recognises the importance of the coastal area and management required of the environmental assets along our coastline. In partnership with the Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resource Management Board, Adelaide Plains Council (APC) will host two family friendly community planting days in May 2018. APC invites you to join it […]