District Council of Peterborough

Latest News

Air Youth - New Squadron Opening in Peterborough

10 May 2016
Come along to the Youth Centre on Thursday 19th May 2016 at 7pm to hear all about this great new club you can belong too.


2 May 2016
Go to the 'District Info' section of this website to view the NBN offering in Peterborough and surrounding areas.


7 December 2015
SA Water VACSWIM is a program to waterproof the confidence in young South Australians, in and around the water. It is a South Australian Government supported initiative to provide children aged 5 to 13 years with opportunities to develop a range of skills and positive experiences in the areas of water safety, confidence and competence in the water, personal survival activities and basic aquatic emergency procedures.

Asbestos Awareness Month

25 November 2015
If you are thinking about renovating, you must be aware of asbestos. It is important for home owners and renovators to be aware of how to safely manage asbestos in and around the home. Importantly, if you suspect you have asbestos in your home, Dont cut it! Don’t drill it! Don’t drop it! Don’t sand it! Don’t saw it! Don’t scrape it! Don’t scrub it! Don’t dismantle it! Don’t tip it! Don’t waterblast it! Don’t demolish it! And whatever you do… Don’t dump it! www.asbestosawareness.com.au

Times Printing Office

20 October 2015
New attraction open in Peterborough! Come along to the Times Printing Office to experience the atmosphere and workings of an original Print Shop, complete with new Interpretive Centre. Jervois Street, Peterborough. Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 10am - 2pm (or by appointment) Entrance fee $5

Steamtown Open Day - 24th September 2015

19 August 2015
Come along to Steamtown on Thursday 24th September 2015, 10am to 5pm and enjoy the free day. Radio 105.9 Magic FM will be there doing an outside broadcast between 10am and 2pm. There is a free sausage sizzle in the diesel shed at lunchtime too. Why not take advantage of the '2 for 1' offer for the Sound and Light Show that evening.

Historic Print Shop Opening

18 August 2015
Come along to the official opening of the Peterborough Times Printing Office, on Jervois Street, Saturday 17th October at 2pm. Afternoon tea provided.

Steamtown - Certificate of Excellence

20 May 2015
Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre has been awarded a 2015 Certificate of Excellence by TripAdvisor, and has been recognised as a top performing attraction as reviewed by travellers on the world's largest travel site.

Get Healthy - free coaching service

7 April 2015
The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service is a new FREE, CONFIDENTIAL telephone-based service that helps people make lifestyle changes regarding: * healthy eating * being physically active * achieving and maintaining a healthy weight

Hepatitis A Advice

17 February 2015
Please see here for a press release regarding the cases of Hepatitis A.

Steamtown inducted into Hall of Fame

7 November 2014
Steamtown wins Regional Awards for the third time and is inducted in to the Hall of Fame 2014.

Retune your TV

26 June 2014
Not receiving all of your regular TV channels? Some TV channels are changing their frequency as the final step in the move to digital-only TV. You'll need to retune your TV, set-top box or digital recorder when these changes happen in your area. If you don't, you won't be able to receive all free-to-air digital TV channels.

Mobile Phone Recycling

15 May 2014
The District Council of Peterborough has partnered with MobileMuster, the official product stewardship program of the telecommunications industry in Australia, to provide a free recycling service to its residents.

Wireless Microphone Users - Attention

22 November 2013
On the 1st January 2015 the law changes for users of wireless microphones and other audio devices.

Library One Card

2 October 2013
Peterborough School & Community Library switch to the "One Card' System.

eWaste at Transfer Station

5 September 2013
eWaste products accepted free of charge under the regulations - Under the Environment Protection (Waste to Resources) Policy 2010, a number of landfill bans have been introduced in recent years, one which commenced on 1 September 2013 prohibiting the disposal of eWaste (electrical waste) in South Australia to landfill. Council now provides a collection point at the Transfer Station for these items.

Rural Property Addressing

30 August 2013
Rural Property Addressing is a joint state and local government initiative aimed to provide all occupied rural properties in South Australia with a nationally consistent numbered address.
District Council of Peterborough
108 Main Street, PO Box 121
Peterborough SA 5422
Phone: 08 8651 3566
Fax: 08 8651 3066