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District Council of
DUTIES TO PREVENT FIRES
Fire Safety affects the entire community and Council
encourages property owners to be proactive in managing
the risk on their property.
Pursuant to Section 105F of the Fire and Emergency
Services Act 2005, the owner of land is required to protect
property on the land from fire, or to prevent, or inhibit the
outbreak of fire on the land, or through the land:
Section 105F requires that an owner of private land must
take reasonable steps
a. to prevent or inhibit the outbreak on the land;
b. to prevent or inhibit the spread of fire through the
c. to protect property on the land from fire; and
d. to minimise the threat to human life from a fire on
General duties of the property owner include:
• Slash and maintain undergrowth on land under 0.5
hectares, to a maximum height of 10cms over the
entire block during the fire danger season.
• Slash and maintain to a maximum height of 10cms,
on land over 0.5 hectares, all undergrowth in a strip 5
metres wide, as near as practical to the perimeter of
the allotment and all undergrowth within 20 metres of
a dwelling during the fire danger season.
• In the case of dis-used horticultural properties, all
under growth should be maintained to 10cms and
provide a 20 metre buffer zone which may include,
removing dead trees against roadside and dwellings.
Council Fire Prevention Officers will commence property
inspections as of 13 October 2014 and notices pursuant to
section 105F of the Fire and Emergency Services Act will be
issued to non-complaint properties.
The maximum penalty for non-compliant with conditions
of a notice is $10,000 and Council may engage a contractor
to carry out the works, debting all reasonable costs to the
If you require further information or have concerns
regarding a fire hazard in the Council's area, please
contact the Council's Fire Prevention Officers on
8584 8000 (Loxton area) or 8541 0700 (Waikerie area).
For further information please refer to Council's website
on www.loxtonwaikerie.sa.gov.au or the Country Fire
Service website on www.cfs.sa.gov.au
Chief Executive Officer
would like to invite all
current, past and new players from all
senior and junior grades to
on Thursday the 11th September
at 4.30pm, at the cricket club on
For more information
please ring Shaun on
03 5027 3177
TIM ELSTONE 0428 273 177
250 megalitres (250,000kl)
Food Riverland Inc.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Tuesday, 30th September, 2014
Bella Lavender Estates,
Dalziel Road, Glossop
Complimentary Pizza and Drinks
RSVP Judy Cottam 8583 2153
...impact lives by
I can enjoy the freedom of working in the
community, meeting new people and using
my skills to find solutions to complex problems.
With my help, my clients, their families and the
community can enjoy a better quality of health.
At SA Health, I can draw upon ongoing education
and team support to help my clients better
manage their health and feel more empowered
Community Health Nurse
Riverland Community Health Service
Job Ref: 501867
1300 882 992
Waikerie Primary School
Out of School Hours Care
Children's Services Employee, Level 4
(Diploma in Children's Services or equiv)
Please contact Di Warner at
Waikerie Primary School on 85412733
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
for a job and person specifcation.
Applications close 4pm
Thursday, 25th September 2014.
B M Livestock Pty. Ltd.
Budgie Schiller: phn: 0437 795 190
We Keep Your Sale Moving
www.farmclearingsales.com.au FOR PHOTOS
WEDNESDAY 17TH SEPTEMBER 2014
No Reserve Auction
A/c T Fardone
Tractors, Vineyard Equipment & More
Sale signs at Sturt Highway & Waikerie Township to
No. 46 Old Blanchetown Road
David Brown 885 Tractor, 3pl rear forks; Massey Ferguson 375
Tractor, pallet forks, 3pl; Silvan Stiletto 1500 lt spray plant; side
& top vine pruner; Silvan Stripper dome sprayer; Murray 16 disc
plough; MNM 5' slasher; assorted sprays, chemicals & fertilizers;
800lt unleaded tank & pump; 3 tonne grape bin trailer; 600kg
grape bin hopper; pallet assorted bricks; self-drive pruning
platform; 400 unused plastic grape buckets; 100 new plastic
grape buckets; 2 aluminium orange picking ladders; 4 three-
pronged orange steel picking ladders, two pronged ripper;
11 blade cultivator; grader blade; assorted pine posts; orange
picking trailer; 3pl forks; 110 used apricot trays; 26 new apricot
trays; 110 used ½ case fruit boxes; 100 new ½ case fruit boxes;
2 mobile platforms with rollers; workshop bench; 2.5m x 1m
steel bench; 2 wooden cupboards; large wooden box full of
irrigation equipment; 1 wall unit -- shelves etc; 3 plough attach-
ments, knife, disc, plough; 3 sulphur box covers; re extin-
guisher; 3pl road clearing knife; large laminex table & 3 chairs;
assorted sprinklers irrigation etc.; old Thompson pump & scrap.
Terms: Cash/cheque on day of sale (no credit card facilities).
Number system applies. Photo ID required.
Taylor Group of Newspapers currently has a position for an
enthusiastic, results-orientated sales person.
The successful applicant will be based at The Murray
Pioneer office in Renmark.
You will be responsible for the sales of advertising space
to casual and contract clients, selling into a number of
newspaper titles. Excellent communication skills are vital to
developing and maintaining good client relationships.
The successful applicant will have excellent organisational
skills and sound computer knowledge.
This position is 30-38 hours per week negotiable. A current
driver's licence is essential.
Written applications will be treated in the strictest
confidence and should be addressed to:
Taylor Group Newspapers
PO Box 832, Renmark SA 5341
Or email: email@example.com
1800 352 352
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