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LOCAL government elections
will be held in November.
If you are already on the state
electoral roll (in this council area),
then you will automatically be on
the council roll and will receive
voting papers by post. However, if
you are a landlord, business lessee or
resident non-Australian citizen, you
will not automatically be included
on the council roll.
If you have been previously
enrolled in that capacity, and are still
eligible, you will need to re-enrol.
Enrolment for the council elections
closes at 5pm on Friday, August 8.
Visit council's website for further
Tra c plan
COUNCIL staff are preparing
the consultation process for a
transport and traffic plan, which
will include a discussion with
business owners, landowners
and the community about the
treatment of the intersection of
Walker Place, Murray Street and
The consultation will occur near
the end of June.
SALA, Australia's largest visual
arts festival, is coming soon to
Gawler. The annual festival last
year reached an audience of more
than 500,000 people across 24
This year, the event is between
August 1 and 24. The SALA Festival
is a unique statewide celebration and
THE fourth quarter rates
instalment for 2013/14 is due by
5pm this Friday. To save time,
consider paying online (gawler.
Should you require assistance
with online payments, ring 8522
9211. If you are experiencing
financial hardship, contact our rates
department to discuss a payment
ENTRIES for the Gawler Poetry
competition are now open. In
acknowledgement of Gawler's
175th, this year's competition is
Entry is open to residents of South
Australia and cash prizes will be
awarded in junior, youth and adult
Support Red Nose Day this June
1300 1 RED NOSE 1300 173 366
FOR one group of locals,
Wednesday is a special day of
friendship and good times and
next week it will celebrate its
Next week, the Australian Re-
tired Pensioners Association Active
Over 50s Gawler group co-ordina-
tor June Neale said the celebrations
will include a visit from Gawler
Mayor Brian Sambell, a birthday
cake, hot lunch, plus the usual
cards and game playing.
Mrs Neale is one of the Gawler
branch's founding members and
has been group co-ordinator for
"It was advertised in The Bunyip
and I thought I needed a different
group of people," she said.
"I belonged to a couple of other
things and I thought I'd go along,
and I've been there ever since."
The Gawler Active Over 50s
started out at the Gawler Central
clubrooms but moved shortly after
establishment to its current home
at the Gawler South clubrooms.
Members usually get together
at 10am to 3pm on Wednesdays
and are free to play pool, carpet
bowls, board games, cards or just
"We try and have two bus trips
a year to different places," Mrs
"We have recently been up to the
River Murray, a few weeks back,
and we will be going to Hahndorf
at the end of the year."
Membership with the Gawler
group also includes membership
and involvement with ARPA Ac-
tive Over 50s Australia-wide.
"There are lots of other activities
in Adelaide, like caravan groups or
walking groups, or painting; heaps
of activities for older people," Mrs
Those looking to join or find
out more about the Gawler Ac-
tive Over 50s should phone June
(8522 5596) or Rochelle (0408
Age not wearying
this Gawler group
There are lots of
other activities in Adelaide,
like caravan groups or
walking groups, or painting;
heaps of activities for older
" JUNE NEALE
Enjoying a game of hand and foot are Gawler ARPA Over 50 members (from left) Bruce Powell, Trish Barrett, Kath
Palamountain, Rochelle Baldock, June Neale, and (front) Val Mates.
PHOTO: Mary Ackers
From wedding dresses to
angel gowns - page 26
-- page 37-39
What is your favourite movie?
50 First Dates. I think it's funny, with
all the animals.
If you could travel anywhere in
the world where would you go?
Egypt. My partner has been to Egypt
and he goes on about it constantly so
it makes me want to go there now.
If you could elect anyone as our
Prime Minister who would you
choose? Brad Pitt.
What do you most like about
Gawler? The people, I guess. It still
feels like a small town but you've still
got everything here that you need.
It's nice and homey.
What is your dream job?
I'm doing it -- dog grooming.
What are your tips in
dealing with the cold? I
normally just wear heaps of
layers because it's freezing
out the back here (at
Munno Para West
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