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  • Draft Economic Development & Tourism Strategy - Public Consultation

    22nd December 2020
    22nd December 2020. Council was successful in a previous Australian Government’s Building Better Region’s Community Investments Stream Fund to develop an Economic Development and Tourism Strategy. This Strategy will provide a framework for how
  • Office Christmas Closure

    21st December 2020
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  • District Council of Karoonda East Murray appoint new CEO

    16th December 2020
    16th December 2020. The new chief executive officer (CEO) of the Karoonda East Murray Council says he’s looking forward to working collaboratively with the community. On Wednesday, Mayor Caroline Phillips announced the appointment of Martin Borgas,
  • Escape to the country with $1450 allotments

    17th September 2020
    17th September 2020. MEDIA RELEASE:. Homebuyers looking to build their dream home can make an affordable tree change and secure their own slice of country life for less than $2,000 per allotment in SA’s picturesque Mallee region. Karoonda is best
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    Fat Farmers Virtual Challenge

    2nd September 2020
    2nd September 2020. For anyone interested, we have teamed with the local Fat Farmers group to deliver a virtual challenge! What does that mean? It means you can participate in monthly fitness challenges from the comfort of your own property. We are
  • The search begins for a new CEO at Karoonda East Murray

    25th August 2020
    25th August 2020. District Council of Karoonda East Murray Mayor Caroline Phillips has announced today that Council will shortly begin the search for an exceptional leader to take on the role of CEO in the key Mallee community. The announcement
  • Community Infrastructure Projects - Drought Communities Fund

    5th June 2020
    5th June 2020. Council have been fortunate to obtain significant funding through the Drought Communities Program administered by the Australia Federal Government for the second year running. The objective of this program is to support development of
  • Mallee Playground Trail Projects - Drought Communities Fund

    5th June 2020
    5th June 2020. Following consultation with local youth regarding the Drought Communities Program funding granted to council, significant importance was placed on playground development and creating engaging spaces for locals and visitors alike.
  • Karoonda Exhibition Shed

    EOI - Karoonda Exhibition Centre Shed

    2nd June 2020
    2nd June 2020. Karoonda is located 145kms from Adelaide, between Murray Bridge and Loxton in the heart of the SA Mallee. Council, in conjunction with the Karoonda Farm Fair Committee, have identified the need for a new multi-purpose facility to be
  • Yourlocal App

    Council stimulus & online ordering app to help save local businesses

    1st May 2020
    1st May 2020. MEDIA RELEASE. A new SA-based food delivery app and funding for free meals from the District Council of Karoonda East Murray will allow residents to order takeaway food – while also helping to save two local businesses hit by