Community ‘key’ to Barmera Tidy Town success

Australian Tidy Towns judge Jill Grant says Barmera’s community engagement helped the town be named overall winner at the awards ceremony on Friday. Pictured in Barmera after returning from Tasmania yesterday were (from left): Barmera Town Beautification committee members Robert and Margaret Drogemuller, Berri Barmera Mayor Peter Hunt, Barmera Primary School/SA Carp Frenzy representative Glenys Matthews and Berri Barmera councillor Mike Fuller. PHOTO: Christian Longobardi
COMMUNITY engagement and integration of a range of groups helped Barmera bring home the prize of Australia’s tidiest town, according to the awards judge

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Celeste Newbery


Celeste Newbery joined the Murray Pioneer in January 2016 after working at the Transcontinental in Port Augusta. Celeste completed a Bachelor of Arts (Communication and Media) and Graduate Diploma in Journalism at the University of South Australia. She grew up in the Barossa Valley before moving to Adelaide in 2010 to complete her studies then Port Augusta in 2013 to begin her journalism career.

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