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Monday 13 February 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
FEBRUARY
9-19 MAR: Burra Regional Art Gallery Exhibition - Jacqueline Coates & students - Make Money From Art
20: Goyder Youth Advisory Committee, 4.30pm - Location TBA
21: Council Meeting 1pm - Burra Town Hall Supper Room

MARCH
7: Hallett Community & Sports Association Meeting
24-28 APR: Burra Regional Art Gallery Exhibition - Our Mob 2015 & Handheld Country Arts Touring

MAY
4-14: Burra Regional Art Gallery Exhibition - Burra Quilters
6-7: Burra Vintage and Antique Fair
18-25 JUN: Burra Regional Art Gallery Exhibition - Portrait Competition

JUNE
2-4: Rally Of The Heartland (details below)

AUGUST
1-31: SALA Festival

OCTOBER
21: Burra Picnic Races

NOVEMBER
3-4: Burra Spring Garden Expo
4-5: Burra Districts Open Gardens
10-12: Burra Country Music Festival
AFFORDABLE PROTECTION FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS
Local Community Insurance Services (LCIS) believe communities thrive when people have the confidence to do what they love and live like they should. As a specialist insurance provider, LCIS protects the passions of community groups and not-for-profits across Autralia with sound advice and a selection of affordable insurance covers to suit most groups. For over 10 years LCIS has helped thousands of community groups get the protection they need by managing their specific risks. For more information, and to get a quote, visit the LCIS website
DOB IN A LITTERER
A new public litter reporting app and website, developed by the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) will give power to the people who see someone litter. 

The Dob In A Litterer app is free and easy to use. After downloading onto your Android or Apple phone or tablet, users simply complete a once-off registration process to commence reporting. 

The app has been specifically designed to target littering from vehicles. 

For more information visit the Dob In A Litterer website
FREE ENERGY SAVING PRODUCTS
Global Help are currently offering free energy saving products to concession card holders
- Free instant Bright LED Lighting
- Free Shower heads
- Free Standby Power units
Your energy providers pay for this service due to the state government REES scheme.
Contact 1800 045 622 and have a consultant visit you today. For more information visit the Global Help website. 
YOUR SA WEBSITE
Have you checked out the YourSAy website?

This website will provide you the opportunity to influence decisions that affect South Australians. 

 

YourSAy engagements ensure that as a member of the South Australian community, you have the opportunity have your say on what's important to you. This may mean commenting on government policy, or providing ideas for a new proposed initiative.
You can get involved by registering and commenting in the online discussions. You can also join the conversation on our social channels via Twitter (@YourFutureSA) and Facebook for more discussions.
 
Go to the YourSAy website today. 
What will you have your say on today?
AVAILABLE GRANTS + WORKSHOPS
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
FREE ADVANCED MYOB TRAINING
TAFE SA is offering a FEE FREE one-day workshop on Advanced MYOB Training for SA regional community residents. 

This Workshop Is Designed For:
- Business owners, job seekers, employees, bookkeepers, and/or any regional community residents who are already working with MYOB AccountRight and want to learn an advanced level of MYOB. 
- Students who have successfully completed in the MYOB Essential Training at TAFE SA. 

When and Where? 
This one-day workshop will be offered from 9am - 5pm, at 32 regional locations. To check dates for each location please view the
timetable here

Contact Us
If you or your colleagues require further information and/or enrollment details, please contact TAFE SA via email or phone on (08) 7210 3816.
 
NRM VOLUNTEER SMALL GRANTS
 
What are the NRM Volunteer Small Grants?
The NRM Volunteer Small grants support volunteers in the SA Murray-Darling Basin who are working to protect and restore the environment and natural resources of our region. 

What can the grants be used for?
The Funding can be used for whatever volunteer groups need to make their work safer, more effective, or more enjoyable! This could include: 
- personal protective equipment
- tools and equipment (included for monitoring)
- training, technical support or advice
- field days and tours
- books and field guides
- recognising and celebrating volunteers
- communications materials or activities
- contractors to assist with difficult or unsafe activities

Who can apply? 
The grants are for community volunteer groups involved in natural resources management activities in the SA Murray-Darling Basin. 

How much can be applied for? 
Each group can apply for up to $1,000 + GST and can only apply for one project. 

When are applications due? 
Applications close 5pm Tuesday 28 February 2017. 

Where are applications submitted? 
Applications should be emailed to
kathryn.hill2@sa.gov.au, or posted to: 
Kathy Hill
Natural Resources SA Murray-Darling Basin
PO Box 1374
BERRI SA 5343

Need assistance or more information? 
For assistance or for more information, please contact Phil McNamara, Senior Project Officer NRM Communities on 08 8532 9100 or
phil.mcnamara@sa.gov.au

 
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