Adelaide Hills Regional Waste Management Authority
The Adelaide Hills Region Waste Management Authority (AHRWMA) was formed in the early 90's under the Local Government Act 1934 and is a Local Government Regional Subsidiary coordinating waste management on behalf of its Member Councils: Adelaide Hills Council, Alexandrina Council, District Council of Mt Barker and the Rural City of Murray Bridge.
The independently-resourced Authority is evaluating waste and recycling services throughout the region to determine where it can add value to Member Councils by applying a resource sharing model.
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East Waste is the trading name of the Eastern Waste Management Authority.
The Authority is a regional subsidiary of the Adelaide Hills Council, City of Burnside, Campbelltown City Council, City of Norwood, Payneham & St Peters, City of Mitcham and the Corporation of the Town of Walkerville, established pursuant to Section 43 of the Local Government Act 1999. These six Councils are referred to as Member or Constituent Councils of the Authority.
The Authority is administered by a Board in accordance with the requirement of the Local Government Act, the Authority’s Charter, and various policies and codes. The membership of the Board comprises seven directors – one director appointed by each of the Member Councils, and one independent person who acts as Chair. The Board appoints a General Manager who is responsible for implementing the decisions made by the Board, and running the day-to-day operations of the Authority.
The Authority's primary purpose is to provide effective waste collection services for its Member Councils. The exact nature of the waste collection services are determined independently by each Council to meet the needs of their respective communities.
From time to time, East Waste is contracted to provide waste collection services for other councils (referred to as client councils).
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Gawler River Floodplain Management Authority
The Gawler River Floodplain Management Authority (GRFMA) was formed as a Regional Subsidiary under Section 43 and Schedule 2 of the Local Government Act 1999 on 22 August 2002. The Constituent Councils are the Adelaide Hills Council, The Barossa Council, The Town of Gawler, Light Regional Council, District Council of Mallala and the City of Playford.
The GRFMA has been established for the following purposes:
- To co-ordinate the construction, operation and maintenance of flood mitigation infrastructure in the Gawler River area (the Floodplain);
- To raise finance for the purpose of developing, managing and operating and maintaining flood mitigation works within the Floodplain;
- To provide a forum for the discussion and consideration of topics relating to the Constituent Council's obligations and responsibilities in relation to management of flood mitigation within the Floodplain;
- To enter into agreements with Constituent Councils for the purpose of managing and developing the Floodplain.
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Southern and Hills Local Government Association
The Southern and Hills Local Government Association (S&HLGA) was first formed in July 1969 and is now constituted as a Regional Subsidiary under Section 43 and Schedule 2 of the Local Government Act 1999. S&HLGA consists of six local government Councils: Adelaide Hills Council, Alexandrina Council, Kangaroo Island Council, District Council of Mt Barker, City of Victor Harbor and District Council of Yankalilla.
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