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2021
11 June 2021 | Heathfield Oval change room upgrade receives funding boost
17 May 2021 | Lobethal community reflects, celebrates, and creates ahead of DreamBIG Festival 2021
9 April 2021 | Hills Council stands united with residents over boundary changes
1 April 2021| $1.5 million boost to Adelaide Hills infrastructure projects
19 March 2021| New Planning Code 'goes live' tonight (The Hon Vickie Chapman MP media release)
21 February 2021| Festival of the Hills - a celebration of resilience, joy and positivity

2020
18 December 2020 | Nearly $150,000 in grants to benefit the hills community
13 December 2020 | Nature based tourism boost for fire affected Lobethal (joint release)
10 December 2020 | Community recovery takes shape with creativity and courage 
7 December 2020 | Hills ready to celebrate the Santos Festival of Cycling in 2021 
18 November 2020 | Adelaide Hills Council response to new COVID-19 restrictions
13 November 2020 | Mural tells the story of town's First People
12 November 2020 | Tragic accident on Mt Barker Road, Stirling (statement)
3 November 2020 | GM free status denied for Adelaide Hills 
28 October 2020 | Disability, access and inclusion in the spotlight 
27 October 2020 | Council approves first Solar Farm in the Adelaide Hills 
23 October 2020 | Report explores strategic options for Council boundaries 
12 October 2020 | $2.6M secured to complete the Amy Gillett Bikeway 
23 September 2020 | Adelaide Hills to apply for non-GM crop area designation 
9 September 2020 | Adelaide Hills part of a three council consortium to test the market for selected water assets in South Australia
1 September 2020 | Art and history combine in Birdwood 
4 June 2020 | Adelaide Hills Council asks Campbelltown to withdraw proposal 
8 May 2020 | Adelaide Hills Council response to easing of COVID-19 restrictions
27 April 2020 | Funding for bushfire impacted ovals
16 April 2020 | Funding secured for Healthfield Oval changerooms
9 April 2020 | Priority Projects to kickstart economic and community recovery
23 March 2020 | A Message from the Mayor (COVID-19)
17 March 2020 | Adelaide Hills Council response to COVID-19 threat
5 March 2020 | Funding sought for iconic Wine Capital Cycle Trail
26 February 2020 | Council seeks support to resource Cudlee Creek bushfire recovery
31 January 2020 | Community invited to re-gather in the hills
20 January 2020 | Immediate Small Business Support for Bushfire Affected Communities (The Hon Scott Morrison MP media)
14 January 2020 | Initial $100 million Bushfire Emergency Support for Primary Producers (The Hon Scott Morrison MP media)
9 January 2020 | Federal Government announces support for bushfire affected communities (The Hon Scott Morrison MP media)
6 January 2020 | Santos Tour Down Under a positive milestone for fire-affected communities in the Adelaide Hills

2019

19 December 2019 | South Australian artist selected to create welcome to Gumeracha
16 December 2019 | Funding for Woodchester and Gumeracha tennis clubs (Rebekha Sharkie MP media)
27 November 2019 | Council Grants Awarded for 2019-20
21 October 2019 | Executive Officer appointed to Adelaide Hills Region Waste Management Authority (AHRWMA media)
15 October 2019 | Uraidla wins Best Regional Mainstreet
4 October 2019 | Creative speakers provide inspiration at Fabrik (photo 1 | photo 2)
30 September 2019 | Council seeks nominations for outstanding community members
16 September 2019 | Council supports Global Climate Strike
4 September 2019 | Black spot funding for safer Hills roads 
2 September 2019 | Think before you burn this spring (EPA media)
23 August 2019 | Major facility development to create sports and recreation hub at Heathfield High
23 August 2019 | Council grants offer opportunity to community groups
15 August 2019 | The search is on for this year's Hills Treasures
15 August 2019 | Help offered for community grant applications
25 July 2019 | BMX trial progress under review
18 July 2019 | Hills communities welcome Santos Tour Down Under 2020 (photo 1photo 2)
26 June 2019 | Council makes adjustment for Solid Waste Levy increase
19 June 2019 | Community hit with massive levy increase
12 June 2019 | Community invited to comment on future design of Stirling Mainstreet
22 May 2019 | Native habitats safeguarded in the Adelaide Hills
13 May 2019 | Value of volunteers celebrated in the hills
13 May 2019 | Hills Councils combine to create dementia-friendly hills communities
30 April 2019 | Council wins Move It AUS Community Sport Infrastructure Grant
26 April 2019 | Council shares priority projects
23 April 2019 | Overcoming dumpster doubt
16 April 2019 | Weaving Stories to light up Onkaparinga Woollen Mill
15 April 2019 | East Waste Recycling (East Waste media)
29 March 2019 | Council pledges ongoing support to Operation Flinders
29 March 2019 | Adelaide Hills Council declares Climate Emergency
15 March 2019 | New Hills Youth Program to build foundations of success
7 March 2019 | Community brings harmony to Gumeracha
1 March 2019 | Working dogs most popular breeds in the Adelaide Hills Council district
11 February 2019 | Gumeracha power headed underground
5 February 2019 | The Hills dress-up and win hands-down
26 January 2019 | Sustainable theme for Australia Day celebrations
15 January 2019 | Final chance for multicultural photography competition
15 January 2019 | Australian citizenship turns 70
14 January 2019 | Community laps up seven loops

2018

12 December 2018 | Christmas Day BBQs: what you need to know
28 November 2018 | Consultation opens on use of Stirling lawn area
28 November 2018 | First meeting of new Council elects Deputy Mayor
21 November 2018 | Hills Councils join forces for Reconciliation
19 November 2018 | Council Members formally declared for 2018-2022
9 November 2018 | Free food and spirits lifted at the Karra Warra Cafe
1 November 2018 | Poppies Project to envelope Gumeracha Town Hall (associated photograph)
24 October 2018 | Adelaide Hills Council officially names hub in Lobethal
17 September 2018 | The Big Draw festival comes to the Hills
12 September 2018 | Protecting the Adelaide Hills' Rat Pack
10 September 2018 | Santos Women's Tour Down Under reveals Hills finishes
10 September 2018 | 2019 Santos Women’s Tour Down Under Women’s Race Routes Revealed
29 August 2018 | Community Grants awarded for 2018-19
20 August 2018 | Peter Sagan to ride in 2019 Santos Tour Down Under (SA Tourism Commission media)
9 August 2018 | New operator appointed for retirement villages
1 August 2018 | Santos Tour Down Under announces Stage 3 from Lobethal to Uraidla
8 June 2018 | Promoting body confidence in the Adelaide Hills
1 June 2018 | Community Grants Program opens for 2018/19
28 May 2018 | Council receives recognition for innovative planning tool
14 May 2018 | Giving thanks for Hills volunteers
30 April 2018 | Council takes lead on cat confinement
20 April 2018 | Hills Youth show great artistic talent with SHARE: your hills your way
14 March 2018| Hills Harmony Picnic 2018
8 March 2018 | Arts and Heritage Hub at Old Woollen Mill approved
21 February 2018 | Cr Val Hall remembered by Adelaide Hills community
24 January 2018 | Local heroes celebrated on Australia Day

2017
4 December 2017 | Over $219,000 in annual grants awarded across the district
30 November | Kaurna support a significant milestone in Mt Lofty Ranges heritage bids 
28 November 2017 | Council's 20th Anniversary celebrates old and recognises new
25 October 2017 | Stirling Market to benefit from new traffic control barriers
18 October 2017 | Queen's Baton Bearers Announced
27 September 2017 | Council moves to support multiculturalism and diversity
12 September 2017 | Two ward Representation Review Report goes to consultation
5 September 2017 | Elector Representation Review previous decision rescinded
28 August 2017 | Escape to Everywhere Book Week 2017
18 August 2017 | 7,415,049 kilometres in one year!
16 August 2017 | Grants Program opening for 2017-18
16 August 2017 | Adelaide Hills is Wild
4 August 2017 | National Heritage Bid down but not out
7 July 2017 | Verdun Ash Removal
5 July 2017 | Santos TDU finishes for Uraidla and Stirling
24 May 2017 | Council to resume Elector Representation Review
8 May 2017 | Adelaide Hills Council Elector Representation Review (an update)
5 March 2017 | Adelaide Hills welcome Queen's Baton in lead up to Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games
2 March 2017 | Adelaide Hills Council adopts new Council structure for a better future

2016
23 November 2016 | Cr Jan-Claire Wisdom appointed as Deputy Mayor
31 October 2016 | Montacute Road reopening ahead of fire danger season
11 October 2016 | Be part of the Adelaide Hills Heritage, Arts and Culture Hub
9 September 2016 | Fair and equitable representation for Hills voters: have your say

20 July 2016 | State Budget 2016/17: Additional levy leaves Council with $84,000 cost blow-out
11 July 2016 | 2017 Santos Tour Down Under: From Stirling to Paracombe
1 June 2016 | Enlightening stories of Australian refugees
9 May 2016 | Cultural Diversity in the Hills
25 February 2016 | Hills Treasures Hunt launching for 2016
18 January 2016 | Local Adelaide Hills heroes to be recognised on Australia Day
15 January 2016 | Stirling Spin: well worth the revolutions

 
Council acknowledges that we conduct our business on the traditional lands and waters of the Peramangk and Kaurna people. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging as the Custodians of this ancient and beautiful land.
 
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