Get Festive this February
Join us as we make the most of summer in the glorious Adelaide Hills this month
Whether you're looking to experience something new or spend quality time with family, we have you covered. But first, let's celebrate the people who make the Hills a better place through the annual Citizen of the Year Award program. Congratulations to Dagmar Skipworth who was awarded the Citizen of the Year, Georgia McDonnell for the Young Citizen of the Year(pictured above with Mayor Jan-Claire Wisdom), Houghton Spring Fair and the Uraidla and Summertown Show both as the Community Event of the Year. Seven Active Citizenship awards were also presented to individuals and groups who have made a noteworthy contribution to the community.
Read more about the Citizen of the Year Awards and view the photo gallery  
What's coming up? Adelaide Hills news, events and more
Discover, Play, Bikeway! returns as part of the Adelaide Fringe
Pull out the bikes and join us on Sunday 3 March, for Discover, Play, Bikeway! This family-friendly event invites you to explore the Amy Gillett Bikeway from Oakbank to Mount Torrens and enjoy pop up food, music and performances along the way.
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Creative business bootcamp ARTSELERATE SA
This program is a combination of business incubator, start-up accelerator and creative collaboration that creates a fast and practical approach to business and strategic planning specifically for creative and arts professionals.
Expressions of interest now open
Oakbank Golf Club new Native Gardens
The Ladies Group of the Oakbank Golf Club are behind the delightful new Native Gardens installation. The club, which is now dementia friendly is proud of the gardens, which has enhanced the experience for visitors and families not playing golf.
View the new Native Gardens gallery
Youth Leadership Program
If you know a young person in the Hills aged 15 - 25 years who is interested in building skills, increasing their confidence, and is available to participate in memorable events and activities, then our free Youth Leadership Program may be for them!
Make new friends, learn new skills, register now
Landowners, do you need help with controlling rabbits?
Landscapes Hills and Fleurieu are offering assistance. There are a range of local distribution days coming up, including Thursday 8 February and 19 March at Heathfield, and Wednesday 14 February and 6 March at Lobethal.
For more information
Regional Bridge Upgrades - Start of Works
Works to replace the bridge over Junction Creek, on Onkaparinga Valley Road, Balhannah have recommenced and will continue to late August. Traffic will be reduced to one lane and speed restrictions will be in place.
Check how this could affect you, so that you can plan ahead and travel safely
Free Green Organics Drop Off Days
Green organic drop off days help residents to prepare for bushfire danger season and maintain green organic waste on their property. Next drop off day is Wed 7 Feb. Remember only grass clippings, prunings, leaves and small branches are accepted.
For drop off locations and opening times
Get involved with Discover, Play, Bikeway!
We're looking for local businesses and creators, whether you're a food vendor, market stall, artist or community group, we'd love to have you involved in Discover, Play, Bikeway this March. It's free to take part and applications are open until Sunday 18 February.
Find out more and apply  
Latest News
18 January 2024
Santos Tour Down Under 2024 Gallery
View all the photographic highlights of the 2024 Santos Tour Down Under as it passed through our picturesque Hills towns.
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20 March 2024
Funding secured for next stage of Amy Gillett Bikeway
Adelaide Hills Council has reached an agreement with the State and Federal Government to complete the extension of the Amy Gillet Bikeway.
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29 January 2024
Community projects will be funded through almost $200,000 in Community Grant funding
Recipients of the 2023-2024 community grants have been announced.
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10 January 2024
Become a Person-Centred Emergency Planning Peer Leader
Person-Centred Emergency Planning Peer Leaders are people with disability helping raise awareness for other people with disability about P-CEP. We're inviting expressions of interest from people with disability to become (P-CEP) Peer Leaders.
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2 January 2024
DeerScan: A vital tool for feral deer management in the Hills
DeerScan is a free platform that allows people to report feral deer sightings or activity and help protect our delicate environment.
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Community Consultations
Let's talk about dogs and cats
Managing dogs and cats in the Adelaide Hills is an important matter for our residents. The draft Animal Management Plan is now ready for your review and comment. Let us know if you would like us to consider any changes or additions.
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Latest Events

Hills Family Fun Fest

Federation Park comes to life this February for the inaugural Hills Family Fun Fest

Community, Family, Outdoor
10th of February 2024
2:00pm — 10:00pm
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Breakfast with Fire

Are you prepared for a bushfire? Yes? Sort of? Maybe? No? Come along to 'Breakfast…

Community
18th of February 2024
9:00am — 11:00am
Adelaide Hills Council
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Summer Proof Your Garden

Join us to get expert tips and tricks getting your garden ready for summer which…

Library, Adult
13th of February 2024
11:00am — 12:30pm
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Planning for the Unplanned - Gumeracha

Are you financially ready for a natural disaster? The Salvation Army Moneycare team…

Community, Family, Lifelong learning, Health and wellness, Adult
21st of February 2024
9:15am — 10:15am
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European Motorcycle Day

Family friendly displays and entertainment at the Balhannah Oval with a European race…

Music, Outdoor
18th of February 2024
10:00am — 4:00pm
Adelaide Hills Council
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Balhannah Hotrod and Classics Picnic

Whether you're a fan of hotrods, customs, muscle cars, or classic automobiles, you'll…

Community, Outdoor
25th of February 2024
8:00am — 4:00pm
Adelaide Hills Council
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