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20 years of Wonambi and Business Prospectus launch

6 December 2018
A celebration of twenty years of the Wonambi Visitor Centre, and the launch of the Naracoorte Caves Connection Business Prospectus was held at the Naracoorte Caves on Wednesday night (5/12/18).

Old Caves Road Reconstruction Project & Road Safety

3 December 2018
The first stage of reconstruction of Old Caves Road, Naracoorte has been commenced by the Naracoorte Lucindale Council.

Bank Place, Naracoorte – Mural by Geoffrey Carran

29 October 2018
A vibrant mural depicting the endangered Red Tail Black Cockatoos will soon be painted by contemporary artist Geoffrey Carran on the Bank Place side of the Town Square toilets in Naracoorte.

Free Household Hard Waste Disposal - Sunday 28 October 2018

15 October 2018
To reduce the incidence of illegal dumping and in response to requests from the community the Naracoorte Lucindale Council is holding another free household hard waste disposal day.

2018 Council Elections - Meet the Candidates – Wednesday 24 October

8 October 2018
On Wednesday 24 October commencing at 7.00pm at the Naracoorte Town Hall, a Meet the Candidates evening for the 2018 Council Elections is being held.

Old Caves Road - Construction, Naracoorte

2 October 2018
During October, the Naracoorte Lucindale Council will commence reconstruction of a section of Old Caves Road in Naracoorte from Caves Road to 3.8km north towards Naracoorte.

Limestone Coast Volunteer Resource Centre

26 September 2018
The Limestone Coast Volunteer Resource Centre recently welcomed Caroline Menzel as Volunteer Coordinator.

Road Constructions - Naracoorte

25 September 2018
This week road construction works will commence in Naracoorte on Flinders Lane and Pearson Street, Straun Street and Platt Crescent.

Garage Sale Trail - Saturday 20 October & Sunday 21 October

19 September 2018
Decluttering is the central theme of the Garage Sale Trail, Australia’s biggest weekend of garage sales happening on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 October.

All Sporting Club Information Forum

26 July 2018
All Sporting Club Information Forum - Naracoorte Town Hall – 6 August from 6.00 to 7.30pm

Free household hard waste disposal - Sunday 3 June

24 May 2018
On Sunday 3 June between 8.00am and 4.00pm the Naracoorte Waste Transfer Station will be open for members of the community to dispose of household hard waste at no cost to the individual.

Butler Terrace, Naracoorte

21 May 2018
This week contractors are undertaking repair works on Butler Terrace, Naracoorte, under warranty and at no cost to Council. While this is occurring some sections of the road will be closed.

Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund, Round 3

21 May 2018
The third round of grants from Naracoorte Lucindale Council’s Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund have been awarded.

Naracoorte - Driving Growth. Linking Industry

30 April 2018
At its meeting held last week the Naracoorte Lucindale Council made a bold decision to submit an Initial Application to the Australian Government’s Regional Growth Fund for the “Naracoorte - Driving Growth. Linking Industry” project.

Naracoorte Caves – World Heritage on our doorstep

23 April 2018
Come along to the “Footsteps Around the Campfire” free live performance this Friday night at 7.00pm at the Naracoorte Town Hall. The performance featuring local actors, musicians, singers and backstage production, tells the unique stories of the World Heritage listed Naracoorte Caves.

Harmony Day - 23 March 2018

16 March 2018
Come along to the Naracoorte Town Square on Friday 23 March at 10.30am for the Harmony Day Children’s Festival. Join the Wish Festival at the Naracoorte Swimming lake from 6.00-9.00pm.

Seeking Entrepreneurs and Innovators

27 February 2018
In support of Naracoorte Lucindale Council’s commitment to building a prosperous community applications are invited to the Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund.

Chief Executive Officer Appointment

23 February 2018
Trevor Smart has been appointed as the incoming Chief Executive Officer for the Naracoorte Lucindale Council.

Naracoorte Caves Business Prize

6 February 2018
A once-off $3,000 cash prize is up for grabs.

Australia Day - 26 January 2018

18 January 2018
What’s more Australian than a picnic on Australia Day? Bring your picnic blanket, chairs and table to this year’s Australia Day celebrations. NARACOORTE - 7.00am at the Naracoorte Town Square for breakfast supplied by local service clubs, entertainment starts from 7.35am. The official ceremony commences at 7.55am. LUCINDALE - 11.00am at Centenary Park, Musgrave Avenue, followed by a community lunch.

Naracoorte Caves Connection Business Workshop and Prize

5 December 2017
A once-off $3,000 cash prize is offered to the individual, business or organisation located in the Naracoorte Lucindale Council area that is the first to generate $1,000 in sales from one of the listed business ideas from the Caves Connection Business Workshop or another new Caves related business idea. (Terms and Conditions apply)

Australia Day Citizen of the Year

7 November 2017
Nominations are now open for Naracoorte and Lucindale for the Australia Day Citizen of the Year Award, Young Citizens of the Year Award and Community Event of the Year Award. The Citizen of the Year Awards are presented at Council’s Australia Day events held at Naracoorte and Lucindale.

Naracoorte Caves Connection Business Workshop

30 October 2017
A free workshop is being held to generate ideas that leverage value from the Naracoorte Caves and grow tourism and the visitor economy on Thursday 9 November from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the Naracoorte Town Hall.

Chief Executive Officer

25 October 2017

Garage Sale Trail

17 October 2017
Everyone loves a bargain and this year’s Garage Sale Trail in Naracoorte Lucindale, which takes place on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October, is shaping up to be the biggest-ever sustainable shopping extravaganza with 18 garage sales across the district.

Naracoorte Public Library / Community Resource Centre

4 October 2017
Last night Naracoorte Lucindale Council held a special Council meeting to discuss the design of the Naracoorte Public Library / Community Resource Centre.

Naracoorte Public Library / Community Resource Centre - $2 million v $3.5 million

27 September 2017
At last night’s Naracoorte Lucindale Council meeting the Elected Members were asked to consider the dilemma of not being able to meet what the community had asked for in the 2015 library consultation undertaken by Focus Facilitation within in the $2million budget Council has set in its August 2016 decision.

Street tree pruning, Naracoorte

22 September 2017
To ensure the safety of the community and surrounding infrastructure pruning of street trees on Ormerod Street, Naracoorte will continue over the next few weeks.

Naracoorte Lucindale and Robe Councils host Tai’an delegation

13 September 2017
Six delegates from Tai’an visited Naracoorte on Monday.

Naracoorte Caves – World Heritage on our doorstep

23 August 2017
Naracoorte Caves – World Heritage on our doorstep Art Exhibition

McRae Street and Ormerod Street, Naracoorte

21 August 2017
A new look for the corner of McRae Street and Ormerod Street, Naracoorte

Naracoorte Caves – World Heritage on our doorstep

23 June 2017
Free Children’s Art Workshops. Calling young artists to help tell the story of the Naracoorte Caves.

Community Art Fund

19 June 2017
The first round of grants from Naracoorte Lucindale Council’s Community Art Fund have been awarded.

Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund, Round 2

23 May 2017
The second round of grants from Naracoorte Lucindale Council’s Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund have been awarded.

Review of Council’s Representation Structure

8 May 2017
Do you support the retention of Council’s current structure? That is a Mayor elected by the community, 11 Elected Members (including the Mayor) and no wards.

Review of Council’s By-laws

8 May 2017
How many dogs should you be allowed to keep? What sort of signs should businesses be allowed to put on the footpath? What activities should be allowed in Council's parks and gardens? Should camping be allowed on the side of Council's roads?

Planter Boxes - Smith Street, Naracoorte

2 May 2017
Over the previous two weeks landscaping works have been completed on Smith Street, Naracoorte adjacent to the Smith and McRae Street roundabout.

Connection the ideas - Naracoorte Caves Connection Project

24 March 2017
Feedback is being sought on how to leverage the World Heritage values of the Naracoorte Caves site to improve economic and community benefits to Naracoorte and the Limestone Coast.

Two days of free household hard waste disposal

20 March 2017
Members of the community are invited to dispose of household hard waste at no cost at the Naracoorte Waste Transfer Station on Saturday 1 April and Sunday 2 April between 9.00am and 4.30pm

Australian Ambassador to Zimbabwe visit to Naracoorte

20 March 2017
Community members are invited to a free presentation by former Naracoorte resident, Her Excellency Suzanne McCourt Australian Ambassador to Zimbabwe at the Naracoorte Town Hall on Thursday 30th March at 6pm.

Harmony Day - Everyone Belongs, Friday 24 March

14 March 2017
Come along to the Naracoorte Town Square on Friday 24 March at 10.30am for the Harmony Day Children’s Festival when around 1000 children from schools, kindergartens and child care centres will come together to celebrate Harmony Day. Each school will perform an item and then everyone will perform a combined dance.

Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund and the Community Art Fund

10 March 2017
Two competitive grant programs are being offered by the Naracoorte Lucindale Council - the Business Entrepreneurs / Innovation Fund and the Community Art Fund.

Church Street, Naracoorte

2 March 2017
To improve vehicle and pedestrian safety in Naracoorte, Church Street at the Gordon Street intersection is being closed.

Naracoorte Public Library / Community Resource Centre

9 February 2017
Brett Julian Architect has been awarded the contract to provide design services for the Naracoorte Lucindale Council for an improved Naracoorte Public Library / Community Resource Centre

Australia Day, 26 January 2017

12 January 2017
Australia Day celebrations kick off at Naracoorte at 7.00am at the Naracoorte Town Square with breakfast supplied by local service clubs, entertainment starts from 7.35am and the official ceremony commencing at 7.55am. This is followed by celebrations and a community lunch at Lucindale at 11.00am at the rotunda at Centenary Park, Musgrave Avenue.

Review of Council’s Representation Structure

11 January 2017
Is eleven Councillors the right number of Councillors to manage the affairs of the Naracoorte Lucindale Council? This is one of the questions the Naracoorte Lucindale Council is asking the community as part of a review into its Representation Structure.

Plane Trees

11 January 2017
At Naracoorte Lucindale Council’s December meeting the Elected Members received a report on the damage Plane Trees along Ormerod Street, Naracoorte are causing to footpaths, kerbs and drainage as well as damaging privately owned buildings.

Kybybolite Research Centre

11 January 2017
At the Naracoorte Lucindale Council’s November meeting a petition was received seeking Council’s support to place heritage listing on a small piece of land at the Kybybolite Research Centre.

Previous Year's Media Releases

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Media Releases 2017

Media Releases 2016

Media Releases 2015

Media Releases 2014