Home' The Bunyip : November 19th 2014 Contents Page 18 "THE BUNYIP" GAWLER, Wednesday, November 19, 2014
NOTICE OF ANNUAL
CALL FOR RESIDENT
Nominations are hereby called to fill five (5)
vacancies until November 2017 on the Gawler
District Health Advisory Council at the Annual
Accordingly, nominations are sought to fill these
vacancies. The current incumbents are eligible for
renomination. The appointed Resident Members
will hold office until the conclusion of the third
AGM after their election.
Nominations must be in writing, signed by two
residents of the community and the nominee, who
must also be a resident of the community.
The AGM will be held at 6.30pm on Thursday
27 November 2014 in the Conference Room of the
Gawler Hospital, when voting shall take place if
more than the required number of nominations
Nomination forms must be received by the
Returning Officer no later than 5pm on Friday
31 October 2014.
If you would like more information regarding
the Gawler District Health Advisory Council or
a nomination form, please phone 0427 701 028
or visit http://www.countryhealthsa.sa.gov.au/
Ms Debbie Martin
Gawler District Health Advisory Council
C/- Gawler Health Service
PO Box 196, Gawler, SA, 5118
A PERMIT allowing B-double
truck access to the majority of lo-
cal farming operations has been
developed for the Light Regional
The permit will give farmers greater
access to their operations by utilising
larger vehicles to get to their proper-
ties, which are usually out of bounds
due to council regulations.
Currently, most farmers can only
access their properties with a semi-
trailer, which can only carry about 27
In contrast, a B-double can carry
nearly 45 tonnes and hence speeds
up the harvesting process, while also
reducing the amount of vehicles on
Known as the 'Paddock to Silo
Permit', the licence was developed by
Light Regional Council in conjunc-
tion with the National Heavy Vehicle
Regulator, local farmers and transport
It includes a range of travel con-
ditions designed to protect council's
road assets and to protect other road
One of the conditions is that
all unsealed roads can be used by
B-doubles during the harvest period,
however operators will need to under-
take their own assessment to ascertain
if a chosen route is suitable for their
The permits will not extend to
council's sealed road network.
For more information on the per-
mits, contact Light Regional Coun-
cil's infrastructure manager Richard
Dodson (8525 3200 or light@light.
GAWLER Community Retirement
Homes officially received the keys to its
new unit development on Tod Street last
The four new units, plus the refurbished
villa on the site, were planned about two years
ago and the construction has now been com-
The new development takes the total num-
ber of Gawler Community Retirement Homes
units, spread over six villages in Gawler, to
The homes have grown from humble begin-
nings since 1969 and is now a major provider
of independent living accommodation in the
Gawler area, managed by a board of volun-
The not-for-profit organisation provides
affordable living options for the Gawler com-
munity, considering the needs of the ageing
The new villa has already been contracted
to residents, while the units will be open for
inspection over the next couple of weeks on
Retirement homes manager Peter Smith said
the proximity of the address to Gawler's main
street would appeal to retirees looking for a
small and modern unit, close to shops.
"It is an ideal way for retirees to downsize
from their family home and decrease weekly
living expenses, while still maintaining some
equity in their residence," Mr Smith said.
"Residents also benefit from the security of
a village environment, while still enjoying an
There will be an official opening of the
villa and the four units on December 7 at
BAROSSA Vintage Festival parade registrations
are now open and members and groups within
the community are encouraged to participate.
The 2015 parade will be held on April 18 and will
travel from Nuriootpa to Tanunda.
Festival manager Andrew Dundon said he was
excited to see what the community would create for
next year's parade.
"I have received a lot of photos of the beautiful
floral floats of the past and hope to see floats like
that return," Mr Dundon said.
The 2015 Barossa Vintage Festival will be held
from April 15 to 19 and the full program will be
launched on December 9 at Whistler Wines.
Parade registration is available through an online
form at barossavintagefestival.com.au
OUT & ABOUT
Building supervisor Dave Good (left) and project manager Eugen Hudjek handed over the new development keys to Gawler Community Retirement
Homes manager Peter Smith last Wednesday.
PHOTO: Amelia Dawkins
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