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  • Gregory rises amongst raft of references

    3rd December 2020
    • Media Release
    3rd December 2020. Hamley Bridge local, Richard Gregory, has been announced as Wakefield Regional Council’s Citizen of the Year for 2021, after a lengthy consideration across a huge spike in nominations. Each year on Australian Day, Council
  • Health and Wellbeing Plan Survey

    13th November 2020
    • Community Consultation
    13th November 2020. Council is looking to improve the health and wellbeing offering in our region by developing a new Health & Wellbeing Plan. This plan will act as a platform for change and as part of building this plan we're collecting feedback
  • Council dives in to keep town pools afloat

    10th November 2020
    • Media Release
    10th November 2020. Wakefield Regional Council has recognised the importance of its local swimming facilities, voting at a special council meeting Wednesday night in support of a significant investment to bring each site up to required standards.
  • Main Street Development - updated concept plans!

    6th November 2020
    • Community Consultation
    6th November 2020. Wakefield Regional Council is spending $1 million on main street improvements in both Balaklava and Hamley Bridge. Adelaide-based urban designers, Jensen Plus are partnering up with Council for the project. Part of what makes
  • Concepts for main streets released for feedback

    6th November 2020
    • Media Release
    6th November 2020. Wakefield Regional Council has released visual concept plans for its main street developments in Balaklava and Hamley Bridge – a headline project in this year’s budget. These concepts - which include ideas on the placement of
  • Former local leads BMX bash for region’s young people

    28th October 2020
    • Media Release
    28th October 2020. Former local Ryan Lloyd is back to lead a wicked BMX event for the region's youth. Former local Ryan Lloyd is coming back to head up a free BMX event for the region’s youth, hosted by Wakefield Regional Council. GET STOKED! held
  • Over 71,000 plastic bags on Wharf renewal

    23rd October 2020
    • Media Release
    23rd October 2020. Wakefield Regional Council has reused over 71,000 plastic bags to renew sections of Port Wakefield, in another run of sustainable asphalt on the region’s road network. Parts of Wharf Reserve and Wharf Crescent have been renewed
  • Cash prizes for VET students in annual award up for grabs

    14th October 2020
    • Media Release
    14th October 2020. The VET Student of the Year Awards 2020 are on again! Joined as always by major sponsors Balco, Wakefield Regional Council is looking for vocational education and training students to pick up the crown and win some cash prizes.
  • Community Bus driver volunteers are needed now

    10th September 2020
    • Media Release
    10th September 2020. Felicity Riches is one of our everyday heroes here in Wakefield who drives the Community Bus and loves it, but we need more people like Felicity to keep the bus wheels turning. For six years now, Felicity has been transporting
  • Wakefield food businesses: 100% COVID compliant

    3rd September 2020
    • Media Release
    3rd September 2020. FOOD businesses in the Wakefield Regional Council district have done a remarkable job introducing new COVID-19 measures, after recent inspections revealed 100 per cent compliance across the board. Wakefield Environmental Health