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Flinders Ranges Skate Park

The Flinders Ranges Skate Park was completed at the end of August 2018 and has enjoyed a high level of use since then.

The official opening has been scheduled for Saturday 20 October 2018 at 2:00pm followed by various demonstrations by professionals, lessons for juniors and a competition. The full program will be posted when finalised.

FRSP

CFS Fire Danger Season

Flinders District Fire Danger Season

22 October 2018 to 15 April 2019

The South Australian Country Fire Service (CFS) have advised that the Fire Danger Season for the Flinders District will be changed for the 2018-2019 Fire Danger Season. The Flinders District Fire Danger Season starts on 22 October 2018 and is scheduled to finish on 15 April 2019. All Fire Danger Season dates can be found on the CFS website here:

http://www.cfs.sa.gov.au/site/fire_bans_and_ratings/fire_danger_season_dates.jsp

Please be aware that Fire Bans can be applied any time during the year. Please refer to the CFS website for futher details concerning Fire Bans: http://www.cfs.sa.gov.au/site/home.jsp

Council Elections 2018

Councils are part of the democratic framework of Australia. The community elects their council members every four years and the next general elections happen in November 2018.

Please refer to Council's Elections page on this website for further details: http://www.frc.sa.gov.au/election

Australia Day Nominations

Nominations for The Flinders Ranges Council:

  • Citizen of the Year;
  • Young Citizen of the Year;
  • Community Event of the Year are now open.

The nomination form is available here.

Nominations are to be received by 5:00pm on Friday 4 January 2019 and should be emailed to AustraliaDay@frc.sa.gov.au marked "CONFIDENTIAL - Australia Day Nomination" (This is a closed mailbox which can't be accessed until after the closing date).

NRWMF Community Ballot

The current ballot process has been suspended due to court action under the Racial Discrimination Act. Please refer to Council's Facebook page for updates.
On Thursday 23 August 2018 the matter was referred by the Supreme Court to Human Rights Commission for conciliation. At the first concilliation hearing the matter was deferred for another two weeks to enable parties to gather more information. The concilliation process has failed and the parties will be back in court in the near future.

As a consequence, the ballot continues to remain suspended.

Council had agreed to facilitate a vote through the Australian Electoral Commission for a ballot on the proposed National Radioactive Waste Management Facility on Wallerberdina Station. The ballot question will be “Do you support the proposed National Radioactive Waste Management Facility in your community?”.

The information papers that Council requested be made available to the community are all available here: http://www.radioactivewaste.gov.au/site-selection-process/key-documents-and-faqs

 

Flinders Local Action Group

The Flinders Local Action Group had a delegation to the October 2018 Ordanary Meeting. Their ongoing and increasing concerns were detailed in the attached notes here.

 

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PO Box 43, Quorn SA 5433

Phone: 08 8620 0500

Emergency A/H Contact: 0428 486 031

Email: council@frc.sa.gov.au

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Closed Public Holidays & Christmas Week

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