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Nominations open for 2020 Citizen of the Year Awards

2020 Citizen of the Year Awards

Don’t miss the chance to recognise the extraordinary efforts of a community member or organisation in the 2020 Citizen of the Year Awards.

Nominations are now open for the following categories:

  • Citizen of the Year – presented to the most outstanding Citizen
  • Young Citizen of the Year – presented to the most outstanding Citizen under 30 years old
  • Community Event of the Year – presented to the individual or group who has staged the most outstanding community event during 2019.

The nomination process is simple. Download a form at or collect a hard copy from the Civic Centre.

Nominations close at 5pm on Friday, 15 November 2019.

Want to be part of the panel that judges the awards?

Council is looking for community representatives to assist with judging the nominations. If you would like to be involved in this process call us on (08) 8551 0500.

Biz Fest 2019

2019 Biz Fest

We are excited to team up with Business Victor Harbor to deliver Biz Fest 2019 – a series of workshops set to inform, empower and sustain local business.

The 2019 festival is centered on the idea of ‘future proofing’ with sessions tailored to assist businesses to adapt to new technology and trends. The workshops will tap into the knowledge of our very own local entrepreneur Kelly Baker-Jamieson, as well as the expertise and resources of the Adelaide Business Hub.

Visit to find out more about the program and register for an event.

Community Forum - 19 November 2019

Community Forum

You are invited to the City of Victor Harbor’s 2019 Community Forum on Tuesday, 19 November 2019.

The forum is a chance for members of the community to share ideas, ask Elected Members questions, and raise issues associated with the Council area. It will be facilitated by Member for Finniss, David Basham MP and will start at 6pm in the Council Chambers at 1 Bay Road, Victor Harbor.

Can’t make the forum? There are a number of ways you can share your thoughts and ask questions. You can contact an Elected Member,call or write to Council or make a submission during a public consultation.

Visit for more information.

Thanks for coming to the Mayor’s Morning Tea!

Elected Members

Around 50 people attended the Mayor’s Morning Tea on Tuesday, 19 September at the Coral Street Art Space. Residents and ratepayers used the opportunity to connect with their Elected Members.

At the morning tea people were asked to share their vision for Victor Harbor, and tell their Elected Members what they are doing well and what can be improved. Lots of feedback was received and the Mayor has written a response about the key issues that were raised at the event – read it here.

The Morning Tea was also an opportunity for Council to showcase its wonderful new community facility, the Coral Street Art Space. The space is open Thursday to Monday from 10am to 4pm. Keep an eye on for upcoming events.

Youth Showcase Extravaganza - 1 November 2019

Youth Showcase Extravaganza

The amazing talents of young locals will be on display at the 2019 Youth Showcase Extravaganza.

The event will be held on Friday, 1 November 2019 from 7pm at Centenary Hall in Goolwa. It includes theatre performances from the Wet Paint Theatre Group and a selection of short films creative by local youth.

It is set to be a great night for the whole family with fantastic performances, live music, free popcorn, prizes and a fun family quiz during interval.

The event is an initiative of the Southern Fleurieu Youth Advisory Committee and Wet Paint Theatre Group. Gold coin donation on entry.

For more information call Youth Development Officer, Lucretia Sperring on 8551 0500.

Halloween Boo-Night Disco – 2 November 2019

Halloween Boo-Night Disco

The Southern Fleurieu Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) are holding a Halloween Boo-Night Disco on Saturday, 2 November 2019.

The disco is for young people aged 12 to 18 years, and will be held at the Victor Harbor Town Hall from 7.30pm to 9.30pm. It will be a night filled with Halloween-themed fun, where young people can dress up, dance, catch up and have a fantastic night. There will be prizes for the scariest, funniest and most imaginative costumes, free face painting, refreshments, giveaways and great music are on offer.

The Halloween Boo-Night Disco is a lock-in event, so parents will need to drop off and pick up children at the door. This event is an alcohol and drug free event for the young people of the Southern Fleurieu. Entry fee is $5 and tickets are to be sold at the door.

For more information call Youth Development Officer, Lucretia Sperring on 8551 0500.

Library hosts pop-up museum

Ellison Radio Museum

Attention all radio enthusiasts! Come on down to the Victor Harbor Public Library and check out the pop-up museum of radio and magnetic recording.

The collection has kindly been loaned to the library until the end of November from the Ellison Radio Museum. The display is interactive with QR codes that link you straight to information about each piece. The collection includes radios from the 1950/60’s and an impressive collection of microphones.

Next Council Meeting

The City of Victor Harbor’s next ordinary Council meeting will be held on Monday, 28 October 2019 from 5.30pm in the Council Chambers at 1 Bay Road, Victor Harbor.

Interested in what happens at the meeting? Tune in to the livestream via our website.

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Victor Harbor SA 5211

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