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Media Release - Seasonal workers expanding to greener pastures in Mayo - Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Agricultural employers and industries across Mayo will benefit from changes announced to the Seasonal Worker Programme this week.   The Government announced the expansion of the Programme from primarily horticulture to the broader agricultural sector, increasing the types of low and unskilled jobs included under the Programme.   This will benefit Mayo businesses, with the agricultural sector throughout the Adelaide Hills, Fleurieu Peninsula and Kangaroo Island generating some of Au... »

Media Release - Online safety for Mayo students - Monday, 8 February 2016

Schools across Mayo have the opportunity to participate in this year’s Safer Internet Day on 9 February 2016 through Virtual Classrooms run by the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner. More than 20,000 students across Australia are expected to participate in Safer Internet Day and with the school term having recently commenced, I encourage teachers and local schools to sign-up to this important initiative.   Virtual Classrooms use the latest developments in online shared learnin... »

Media Release - Superfast broadband now available across entire Victor Harbor region - Friday, 5 February 2016

The nbn fixed line network has gone live right across the Victor Harbor region, with the company’s superfast broadband service now available to connect customers.   This week’s connection of around 2,560 homes and businesses in the Waitpinga/Encounter Bay area takes the total number of premises that can now be serviced in the Victor Harbor region to around 11,300.   Residents and businesses can begin ordering internet and phone services through their existing provider or make the s... »

Media Release - Mayo features in new Tourism Australia Aquatic and Coastal campaign - Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Mayo’s world-class aquatic and coastal attractions feature in the latest instalment of Tourism Australia’s There’s Nothing Like Australia marketing campaign to attract more international tourists to Australian shores.Kangaroo Island and McLaren Vale star in the new advert and showcase our local attractions to the world. Potential visitors viewing the campaign can take in the majestic landscape and unique wildlife around Kangaroo Island, see the views from the luxurious Southern Ocean Lodge sitti... »

Media Release - Grant to benefit men's health and wellbeing in Macclesfield

The Macclesfield Men’s Shed will receive $7,000 from the Australian Government to continue to promote and support men’s health and wellbeing in the Adelaide Hills and on the Fleurieu Peninsula.   The grant is part of the Australian Government’s ongoing commitment to more than 100 Men’s Sheds across Australia.   The funding will be used by the Macclesfield Men’s Shed for upgrades to their shed, including installation of a water tank, pressure pump and internal wiring of the shed for... »

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