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Media Releases

Stay up to date with what's happening in and around the Adelaide Hills Council area with our latest media releases.

Please direct media enquiries to:

Jennifer Blake
Manager Communications, Engagement & Events
8408 0430
ahccommunicationsevents@ahc.sa.gov.au

2022 Media releases

2021 Media releases

18 December 2020 | Nearly $150,000 in grants to benefit the hills community
13 December 2020 | Nature based tourism boost for fire affected Lobethal (joint release)
10 December 2020 | Community recovery takes shape with creativity and courage
7 December 2020 | Hills ready to celebrate the Santos Festival of Cycling in 2021
18 November 2020 | Adelaide Hills Council response to new COVID-19 restrictions
13 November 2020 | Mural tells the story of town's First People
12 November 2020 | Tragic accident on Mt Barker Road, Stirling (statement)
3 November 2020 | GM free status denied for Adelaide Hills
28 October 2020 | Disability, access and inclusion in the spotlight
27 October 2020 | Council approves first Solar Farm in the Adelaide Hills
23 October 2020 | Report explores strategic options for Council boundaries
12 October 2020 | $2.6M secured to complete the Amy Gillett Bikeway
23 September 2020 | Adelaide Hills to apply for non-GM crop area designation
9 September 2020 | Adelaide Hills part of a three council consortium to test the market for selected water assets in South Australia
1 September 2020 | Art and history combine in Birdwood
4 June 2020 | Adelaide Hills Council asks Campbelltown to withdraw proposal
8 May 2020 | Adelaide Hills Council response to easing of COVID-19 restrictions
27 April 2020 | Funding for bushfire impacted ovals
16 April 2020 | Funding secured for Healthfield Oval changerooms
9 April 2020 | Priority Projects to kickstart economic and community recovery
23 March 2020 | A Message from the Mayor (COVID-19)
17 March 2020 | Adelaide Hills Council response to COVID-19 threat
5 March 2020 | Funding sought for iconic Wine Capital Cycle Trail
26 February 2020 | Council seeks support to resource Cudlee Creek bushfire recovery
31 January 2020 | Community invited to re-gather in the hills
20 January 2020 | Immediate Small Business Support for Bushfire Affected Communities (The Hon Scott Morrison MP media)
14 January 2020 | Initial $100 million Bushfire Emergency Support for Primary Producers (The Hon Scott Morrison MP media)
9 January 2020 | Federal Government announces support for bushfire affected communities(The Hon Scott Morrison MP media)
6 January 2020 | Santos Tour Down Under a positive milestone for fire-affected communities in the Adelaide Hills

19 December 2019 | South Australian artist selected to create welcome to Gumeracha
16 December 2019 | Funding for Woodchester and Gumeracha tennis clubs (Rebekha Sharkie MP media)
27 November 2019 | Council Grants Awarded for 2019-20
21 October 2019 | Executive Officer appointed to Adelaide Hills Region Waste Management Authority (AHRWMA media)
15 October 2019 | Uraidla wins Best Regional Mainstreet
4 October 2019 | Creative speakers provide inspiration at Fabrik (photo 1 | photo 2)
30 September 2019 | Council seeks nominations for outstanding community members
16 September 2019 | Council supports Global Climate Strike
4 September 2019 | Black spot funding for safer Hills roads
2 September 2019 | Think before you burn this spring (EPA media)
23 August 2019 | Major facility development to create sports and recreation hub at Heathfield High
23 August 2019 | Council grants offer opportunity to community groups
15 August 2019 | The search is on for this year's Hills Treasures
15 August 2019 | Help offered for community grant applications
25 July 2019 | BMX trial progress under review
18 July 2019 | Hills communities welcome Santos Tour Down Under 2020 (photo 1 | photo 2)
26 June 2019 | Council makes adjustment for Solid Waste Levy increase
19 June 2019 | Community hit with massive levy increase
12 June 2019 | Community invited to comment on future design of Stirling Mainstreet
22 May 2019 | Native habitats safeguarded in the Adelaide Hills
13 May 2019 | Value of volunteers celebrated in the hills
13 May 2019 | Hills Councils combine to create dementia-friendly hills communities
30 April 2019 | Council wins Move It AUS Community Sport Infrastructure Grant
26 April 2019 | Council shares priority projects
23 April 2019 | Overcoming dumpster doubt
16 April 2019 | Weaving Stories to light up Onkaparinga Woollen Mill
15 April 2019 | East Waste Recycling (East Waste media)
29 March 2019 | Council pledges ongoing support to Operation Flinders
29 March 2019 | Adelaide Hills Council declares Climate Emergency
15 March 2019 | New Hills Youth Program to build foundations of success
7 March 2019 | Community brings harmony to Gumeracha
1 March 2019 | Working dogs most popular breeds in the Adelaide Hills Council district
11 February 2019 | Gumeracha power headed underground
5 February 2019 | The Hills dress-up and win hands-down
26 January 2019 | Sustainable theme for Australia Day celebrations
15 January 2019 | Final chance for multicultural photography competition
15 January 2019 | Australian citizenship turns 70
14 January 2019 | Community laps up seven loops

12 December 2018 | Christmas Day BBQs: what you need to know
28 November 2018 | Consultation opens on use of Stirling lawn area
28 November 2018 | First meeting of new Council elects Deputy Mayor
21 November 2018 | Hills Councils join forces for Reconciliation
19 November 2018 | Council Members formally declared for 2018-2022
9 November 2018 | Free food and spirits lifted at the Karra Warra Cafe
1 November 2018 | Poppies Project to envelope Gumeracha Town Hall (associated photograph)
24 October 2018 | Adelaide Hills Council officially names hub in Lobethal
17 September 2018 | The Big Draw festival comes to the Hills
12 September 2018 | Protecting the Adelaide Hills' Rat Pack
10 September 2018 | Santos Women's Tour Down Under reveals Hills finishes
10 September 2018 | 2019 Santos Women’s Tour Down Under Women’s Race Routes Revealed
29 August 2018 | Community Grants awarded for 2018-19
20 August 2018 | Peter Sagan to ride in 2019 Santos Tour Down Under (SA Tourism Commission media)
9 August 2018 | New operator appointed for retirement villages
1 August 2018 | Santos Tour Down Under announces Stage 3 from Lobethal to Uraidla
8 June 2018 | Promoting body confidence in the Adelaide Hills
1 June 2018 | Community Grants Program opens for 2018/19
28 May 2018 | Council receives recognition for innovative planning tool
14 May 2018 | Giving thanks for Hills volunteers
30 April 2018 | Council takes lead on cat confinement
20 April 2018 | Hills Youth show great artistic talent with SHARE: your hills your way
14 March 2018| Hills Harmony Picnic 2018
8 March 2018 | Arts and Heritage Hub at Old Woollen Mill approved
21 February 2018 | Cr Val Hall remembered by Adelaide Hills community
24 January 2018 | Local heroes celebrated on Australia Day

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