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27 March 2017
Welcome to the latest eNews from the Regional Council of Goyder.
If you would like to share any upcoming meetings, events, useful information or links, please email to council@goyder.sa.gov.au.
WHAT'S ON
MARCH
27: Massage Workshop - Burra Community Library (details below)
28: Ward Funding Closes (details below)
24-28 APR: Burra Regional Art Gallery Exhibition - Our Mob 2015 & Handheld Country Arts Touring
24: Knit & Crochet Group - Burra Community Library (details below)
31: Eudunda Show AGM

APRIL
3-6: NBN visit to Burra (details below)
5: Burra Jinker Enclosure Official Opening, 10am onsite
8: National Youth Week Event - Sprout Cooking School (details below)
8-9: Terowie's Curious Art Accident (details below)
14: Good Friday
15: Easter Saturday Bowls Tournament, Burra Bowling Club
17: Easter Monday
18: Council Meeting 1pm - Council Meeting Room
25: ANZAC Day Services
Burra: Market Square Memorial, 6.30am
Eudunda: War Memorial, 6.30am

Robertstown: War Memorial Community Centre Grounds, 9.30am
Hallett: Hallett Hall Memorial Garden, 6.30am
Terowie: War Memorial, 6.30am


MAY
3: Author Meet & Greet - Burra Community Library (details below)
4-14: Burra Regional Art Gallery Exhibition - Burra Quilters
6-7: Burra Vintage and Antique Fair
7: Farrell Flat Town Market and Garage Sale
7: Neil Murray at the Burra Regional Art Gallery (details below)
15: SALA Festival Registrations close
16: Council Meeting 1pm - Council Meeting Room
18-25 JUN: Burra Regional Art Gallery Exhibition - Portrait Competition (details below)

JUNE
2-4: Rally Of The Heartland (details below)
9: Quarterly Rates Due
12: Queen's Birthday Public Holiday
13: Council Meeting 1pm - Council Meeting Room

JULY
18: Council Meeting 1pm - Council Meeting Room

AUGUST
1-31: SALA Festival
15: Council Meeting 1pm - Council Meeting Room

SEPTEMBER
19: Council Meeting 1pm - Council Meeting Room

OCTOBER
17: Council Meeting 1pm - Council Meeting Room
28: Burra Picnic Races (details below)

NOVEMBER
3-4: Burra Spring Garden Expo (details below)
4-5: Burra Districts Open Gardens (details below)
10-12: Burra Country Music Festival

DECEMBER

19: Council Meeting 1pm - Council Meeting Room
2017 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN VOLUNTEER AWARDS
Nominations for the 2017 South Australian Volunteer Awards are now open.
Nominate a community member, group or business who you believe plays an integral role in your local community as volunteers.

Award categories are:
  • The Joy Noble Medal is South Australia’s highest distinction for recognising the outstanding efforts for an individual volunteer.
  • The Premier’s Award for Corporate Social Responsibility recognises the strong contribution South Australian businesses make to the community through philanthropy, partnership and corporate volunteering.
  • ‘The Andamooka’ Community Project Award will be awarded to a volunteer project resulting in significant community benefit.
Further information and nomination forms are available from the Office for Volunteers website at www.ofv.sa.gov.au.

Nominations close Friday 21 April 2017
PREMIER'S CERTIFICATE OF RECOGNITION
Do your volunteers go above and beyond? Ever wondered how you can let them know they are appreciated? You can! Nominate them for an award - the Premier's Certificate of Recognition for Outstanding Volunteer Service.

Guidelines and online nomination form are available from the Office for Volunteers website at www.ofv.sa.gov.au

Nominations close on Friday 7 April 2017

DISABILITY ACCESS AND INCLUSION SURVEY

The State Government is seeking input from people with a lived experience of disability to improve their participation in the community and inform the work of the across-government Disability Access and Inclusion Plan Committee. 
People with disability, their families, carers and friends are invited to participate in a survey about their experiences.

The survey is available on the YourSAy website at www.yoursay.sa.gov.au

It takes approximately 10 minutes to complete and is open for feedback until Friday 28 April 2017.

TREES FOR LIFE TREE SCHEME
The Tree Scheme helps country landholders to re-vegetate their properties by providing low cost local native seedlings.
Order through the Tree Scheme if you want to: 
  • establish a wind break or shelter-belt
  • reduce salinity & erosion
  • improve or re-establish local habitat
  • grow a sustainable source of firewood
  • improve the aesthetics of your property
  • improve livestock well-being and productivity

Orders open 1 May 2017 and close 31 July 2017

For more information and to view the local species lists log onto the Trees For Life website at www.treesforlife.org.au
GRANTS NOW AVAILABLE
Ward Funding: Closing Tuesday 28 March
Waterloo Wind Farm Community Grants Fund: Closing Friday 31 March
Regional Capability Community Fund: Closing Friday 31 March
Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal Grant Round: Closing Friday 31 March
NRM Community Grant: Closing Friday 31 March
RAA Regional Safety Grant: Closing Friday 31 March
DPTI Grant: Closing Sunday 9 April
Active Club Program: Closing Monday 10 April
WATERLOO WIND FARM COMMUNITY GRANTS FUND

Locally-based organisations addressing issues in the Mid North region are encouraged to apply for the Waterloo Wind Farm Community Grants Fund.

Emphasis will be placed on towns or projects closest to the Waterloo Wind Farm.

We encourage proposals for projects that address one or more of these priority areas:

  • Community pride: Youth support, health, education and social engagement.
  • Benefiting the environment: conservation and rehabilitation.
  • Supporting the local economy: Training, employment and local economic growth.
For more information and to apply visit www.waterloowindfarm.com.au/community

Applications close Friday 31 March 2017

REGIONAL CAPABILITY COMMUNITY FUND
Applications open Monday 20 March 2017.

The Regional Capability Community Fund (RCCF) supports rural, regional and remote communities across South Australia to better protect themselves from the impact of disasters such as extreme weather, fire and flood. 

Individuals, businesses, community groups, not for profit organisations, and local government can apply for half the GST costs of approved items, up to the value of $2,500 GST exclusive. 

For more information visit www.safecom.sa.gov.au.

Applications close Friday 31 March 2017.
SMALL GRANTS FOR RURAL COMMUNITIES
The Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal (FRRR) is offering grants of up to $5,000 for projects and activities that offer clear public benefit for regional communities. Priority is given to communities of 10,000 or fewer.

For more information visit www.frrr.org.au

Applications close Friday 31 March 2017.
APPLY NOW FOR A NRM COMMUNITY GRANT
Community groups, Landcare groups, school and local government organisations are encouraged to apply for the Northern and Yorke Natural Resources Management Board’s Community Grants for 2017-18.
 
Community Grant funding between $10,000 and $20,000 is available to:
  • Community groups, Landcare groups and schools: up to $10,000
  • Local Government: up to $20,000.
For more information visit www.naturalresources.sa.gov.au

Applications close Friday 31 March 2017. 
APPLY NOW FOR AN RAA REGIONAL SAFETY GRANT 
RAA Regional Safety Grants are available for community groups, not for profits and schools to implement a project, program or activity targeting local safety issues.

The total Grant pool is $50,000 and applications will be considered for projects from $500 up to the value of $5,000 including GST.

Examples of projects that would qualify for consideration include the following forms of safety:

  • Road
  • Child
  • School
  • Playground
  • Fire
  • Personal
  • Water
  • Community
For more information and to apply visit www.raa.com.au.  

Applications close Friday 31 March 2017. 
DPTI GRANTS NOW OPEN
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, with support from the Motor Accident Commission offers $100,000 in grant funding annually for groups and organisations to deliver small scale projects that support safer, greener and more active travel choices.

Projects can focus on improving road safety, getting people cycling, walking or catching public transport, replacing car journeys with technology, doing things locally, or using the car smarter. 

For more information and to apply visit www.dpti.sa.gov.au.  

Applications close Sunday 9 April 2017. 
ACTIVE CLUB PROGRAM
Applications are now open for Round 43 of the Active Club Program, the 2017/18 round of the Community Recreation and Sport Facilities Program and Round 2 of the Female Facilities Program. 

Changes have been made to the ORS Active Club (Facilities Program) as follows:
  • Previously clubs could apply on a $ for $ basis. For facility development projects, organisations can now apply for up to 75% of the total project cost.
  • Applicants will now be able to apply for up to 100% of the cost, up to $25,000. For Round 43 utility-related projects such as solar panels, water saving initiatives, universal access change room refurbishments, and resurfacing projects, organisations can apply for up to 100% of the total project cost.

Applications close Monday 10 April 2017. 

For more information visit
www.dpti.sa.gov.au/ors
UPCOMING EVENTS

SALA FESTIVAL EVENT REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN
Find out more on the SALA Festival website www.salafestival.com.
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