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2023 Media Releases

19 December | Marion Ice Arena plans submitted

4 December | Welcome all families donation

14 November | Marion Celebrates returns

27 October | Coastal Walkway construction progressing

4 October | Touch a Truck returns

September | Marion Outdoor Pool season 2023/24 begins

2 September | Electric vehicles

17 August | Marino Hall construction commences

15 August | Castle Plaza parking zones

14 July | Seaside pool consultation open

12 July | Cormorant Drive Reserve opening

10 July | Lapwing Street Reserve opening

30 June | NAIDOC Week

29 June | Youth and Community Grant recipients

27 June | Southern Business Mentoring Program

23 June | Morphett Road Streetscape

20 June | Weaver Street Reserve

20 June | Ballara Park Reserve

15 June | draft Annual Business Plan

15 June | Work starts on Boatshed upgrade

14 June | Seaside pool concept designs released

13 June | Tonsley Innovation District walking tours

9 June | MPSCC celebrates first birthday

9 June | World Environment Day planting event

5 June | Verge Incentive Fund extended for five years

31 May | Mayor visits businesses in revitalised Edwardstown

25 May | Majors Road Pump Track open for riders

23 May | National Reconciliation Week in City of Marion

22 May | City of Marion wins four Local Government achievement awards

19 May | Youth Collective Committee wins Connecting Communities Award

8 May | Marion and Kokubunji celebrate Sister Cities 30th Anniversary

8 May | 125 computer monitors given to not-for-profit groups

5 May | Work starts on footings for Coastal Walkway bridges

1 May | Consultation now open on Stage 3 of Flinders Greenway

28 April | Marion Heritage Research Centre celebrates 10th birthday

21 April | Free gardening workshop and plant giveaway events

19 April | Lest We Forget: ANZAC Day Services in Marion

17 April | Have Your Say: Draft Animal Management Plan

14 April | Free computer monitors for eligible community groups

11 April | $2.1M upgrade of Tarnham Road Reserve

11 April | $5.7M recycled water pipeline extension

5 April | Lest We Forget: ANZAC DAY Services

31 March | LGA Marketing Campaign of the Year Award

17 March | Harmony Week in City of Marion

16 March | Work starts on Coastal Walkway bridges

14 March | Find out how to green your verge with native plants

9 March | Sports in Reserves program to run for further two years

8 March | City of Marion 'embraces equity' on International Women's Day

7 March | Planting the seed: Have your say on Tree Asset Management Plan

3 March | Western portion of McConnell Avenue to remain open space

2 March | 2022 Environment Report Card

1 March | Marion Business Hub celebrates International Women's Day

24 February | Marion 100 group has a say on council priorities

23 February | Fringe is in the 'hood at City of Marion

22 February | Public submissions for Urban Forest Inquiry close Friday

17 February | Former Mitchell Park Neighbourhood Centre to become school campus

17 February | Gap Year and Inclusive Traineeship programs continue

14 February | Community Leadership Program graduates

9 February | New life at the zoo for recycled brushes

4 February | Get ready for Concert at the Cove

3 February | The wonder of wetlands

1 February | Youth and community grant rounds open

30 January | Consultation starts on Warriparinga suburb proposal

30 January | Concert at the Cove is back this Saturday

26 January | Australia Day Award winners for 2023

24 January | Mayor hosts Multicultural Pool Party

19 January | Australia Day community celebration

17 January | Drop-in session for new Marion Golf Park project

2022 Media Releases

19 December | Marion swimmers continue golden run at World Championships

17 December | Christmas Day events in the south

15 December | City of Marion approves extra funding to deliver Cove Sports Stage 1

13 December | Youth Collective Committee launches Safe Space Project Report

13 December | 15,000 native seedlings planted across the City of Marion

8 December | Young Emerging Leader Award

7 December | Nari Reserve project commemorates Platinum Jubilee of Her Late Majesty

5 December | New two-way traffic design proposed for Marion Cultural Centre Plaza

5 December | Community votes for Garden Showcase favourites

1 December | Nominations for 2023 Australia Day Awards extended

22 November | Marion Cultural Centre turns 21!

18 November | City of Marion election results

18 November | Vote for your favourite Garden Showcase entries

17 November | Kaurna ‘connection to Country’ Field River tours prove popular

16 November | Nominations for Australia Day Awards close soon

15 November | City of Marion answers calls for help in storm aftermath

13 November | Provisional results for Mayoral election

11 November | Statement regarding ECSA investigation

9 November | Remembrance Day services in Marion

9 November | Resilient South hosts small business event for Future Energy Week

8 November | Doggie Dunnies trial in dog parks

7 November | National Recycling Week

31 October | SA's largest household recycling facility wins national waste industry award

31 October | Woodend Primary School takes out national Wakakirri story-dance award

28 October | City of Marion busy cutting the green, green grass near homes

27 October | Statement regarding manure bags on Morphettville footpaths

24 October | River Walk & Talk Tours

21 October | 'Move It' into spring with new program

17 October | EOI process closing soon for Cumbria Court

12 October | Entries open for Garden Showcase

6 October | Adelaide Film Festival in the 'Burbs

4 October | Free school holiday activity 'By The Seaside'

3 October | Nominations open for 2023 Citizenship of the Year Awards

30 September | Original Pancake Kitchen opens at MCC

29 September | Bike tracks take off at City of Marion

21 September | New permeable paved footpaths make City of Marion cooler and greener

15 September | Draft strategy on City of Marion property assets now open for public comment

2 September | Tree planting in Nari Reserve commemorates Platinum Jubilee

1 September | Council seeks Expressions of Interest for former neighbourhood centre site

29 August | Nearly $50,000 in grants for community local projects

28 August | Youth Development Grant recipients announced

25 August | City of Marion commits $2.7M for Marion Park Golf Course clubhouse

24 August | City of Marion to negotiate 42-year lease for ice sports arena

22 August | Marion's tallest tunnel slide delivered in reserve upgrade

12 August | Teenage Joans headline act at Skate Daze 2 Youth Event

11 August | Original Pancake Kitchen to open a restaurant in Marion Cultural Centre

10 August | Food Waste Recycling Program

8 August | Capella Drive Reserve Stage 2 opening

4 August | Marion youth play part in pump track projects

3 August | Hallett Cove seaside pool survey

30 July | National Tree Day

27 July | City of Marion to explore creation of new suburb 'Warriparinga'

25 July | COVID causes rubbish collection delays

18 July | Edwardstown Mural Launch

12 July | One-way traffic trial Edwardstown

8 July | Bins being collected in Marion

7 July | State Landscape Architecture Awards

6 July | Brogla Place Reserve Reserve upgrade

5 July | Statement regarding potential rubbish collection disruption

4 July | Governor visits City of Marion

1 July | Plastic free event at Cove Civic Centre

1 July | Youth Week Passion Project winners announced

24 June | Mitchell Park Sports & Community Centre opening

23 June | Friends of Upper Field River hold annual planting days

20 June | $5.7M upgrade at Cove sports centre a step closer

20 June | City of Marion adopts final draft of Annual Business Plan

17 June | Gazania plant swap day this Sunday

16 June | $123,000 upgrade of Wistow Crescent Reserve

2 June | $30,000 upgrade of McKellar Terrace Reserve

1 June | Applications open for Community Leadership Program

31 May | Plant Swap Day rescheduled to June 19

31 May | Youth Development Grants and Community Grants

27 May | Bridges approved for Coastal Walkway

26 May | Extra $90,000 for Capella Drive Reserve

26 May | Marion ice arena public consultation

23 May | National Reconciliation Week

20 May | Council looks locally for pump track contractor

16 May | Regulated Tree Fund

15 May | $50,000 endorsed for Community Grants

12 May | $20M Marion ice rink proposal

11 May | Peterson Avenue Reserve opened

4 May | Mobile blood donor centre

30 April | Premier to open new hub for soccer in South

22 April | Draft Annual Business Plan open for consultation

21 April | Lest We Forget: ANZAC Day Services

20 April | 'My Marion' portal can now process rates

19 April | Final resting place of Marion co-founder commemorated

14 April | Here comes the rain - and the trees again

11 April | $99,000 grant for Regional Climate Action Plan

9 April | Field River stage of Coastal Walkway opened

7 April | Ramsay Avenue Reserve upgrade

5 April | Friends of Sturt River win inaugural urban Landcare award

1 April | History in the scanning

30 March | Verge Incentive Fund

30 March | Have your say on old neighbourhood centre site

24 March | Greener choice for Marion Outdoor Pool heating system

24 March | Marion City Band secures five-year funding agreement

21 March | Marion 100 Group has its say on budget priorities

18 March | Search for mural artist for Edwardstown

11 March | New fund digs deeper to improve Marion's road verges

11 March | Coastal Walkway Field River section now open

11 March | Environment Report Card

10 March | Southern Soccer Facility to open April 30

9 March | Hive of activity at Glandore Oval

23 Feb | Berrima Road to close for stormwater works

23 Feb | Get your Fringe fix in the City of Marion

18 Feb | SA's largest nature-based playground takes shape

15 Feb | Capella Drive Reserve redevelopment ramps up

12 Feb | Work starts on new outdoor courts at Mitchell Park

10 Feb | Community Grants Program now open

26 Jan | Australia Day Awards

25 Jan | Elite riders prizes presented at BMX event

22 Jan | BMX Bandit back to open world-class facility

2019 Media Releases

Australia Day awardees

Marion welcomes South Rd funding

Call to manage vineyards

Council reduces hire charges for buildings

Parklets transforming business

Oaklands Education Centre opening

Skate rink on ice

Trucks roll into Marion

Mitchell Parking Funding

Rally calls for election pledge

$1.7m smart precinct for Marion

Youth to lead ANZAC vigil

Glandore Playground funding announcement

Marion crackdown on rates arrears

Cat curfew consultation

Council to consider options for soccer in south

Funding 'win win' for Mitchell Park

Funding pledge win for Mitchell Park

Online talent contest to open

Marion welcomes Dara School announcement

$825,000 reserve upgrade opens

SA first app for playgrounds

Temporary closure to walkway section

World class BMX to Marion

Hit youth show to Marion

New look sports facility for Morphettville

New dog park for Marion

Housing DPA reaction

Sunset Symphony announcement

School for gifted children

Costal Walkway update

Cove Cobras evicted

Voice star gears up for biggest show

Cove 12-month license

Council green lights $15m facility design stage

Trolley by-law consultation opens

Nicolle Flint playground funding

Hazelmere Dog park opening

Thai students bids farewell at ASO curtain raiser

Voice star races against time to complete new CD

Australia Day award nominations open

Voice star and ASO get set

Costal Walkway to reopen

Water flows from Oaklands Wetlands to Tonsley

$7m soccer boost

Cobra decision fair and reasonable

MCC on heritage register

Campaign to celebrate Marion

Fringe comes to Marion

Rally for Mitchell Park sports centre

Marion stands with Christchurch