District Council of Barunga West
Port Broughton Bute and Districts
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Welcome to Barunga West

Welcome to Barunga West

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"A welcoming, supportive, growing community with a sustainable lifestyle and environment."

This is the vision that the community of the District Council of Barunga West are very proud to communicate and aspire to.

The District Council of Barunga West is located in the northern parts of Yorke Peninsula. The geographical area is 1590.4 km2, with a population of 2,456.

The major townships in the area are Port Broughton, Bute and Fisherman’s Bay, along with settlement areas of Alford, Kulpara, Melton, Mundoora and Tickera.

As a Council we are committed to ensuring that our residents and our visitors have a range of facilities and services available to them.

We are very proud of what our region has to offer and the strong sense of community felt throughout the district.

We hope you find our new website helpful and user friendly.

If there are ways that you think this website can be improved, please speak to one of your Elected Members or email us at barunga@barungawest.sa.gov.au


To see a detailed map of Pt Broughton please click below

Pt Broughton Map(506 kb) 

Latest News


16 November 2017
11 EDMUND STREET PORT BROUGHTON This Notice is to advise that the following temporary road closure has been approved: Pursuant to Section 33 of the Road Traffic Act 1961, make an order directing that the roads on which the event are to be held and any adjacent or joining roads specified below, be closed to traffic: PORT BROUGHTON: Edmund Street (from Bowling Club Cark Park to end) between the hours of 5.00pm to 10.30pm on Friday 24th November 2017 for the purpose of a “Light Up Barunga”. ANDREW COLE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

ServiceIQ workshop - Facebook Advertising

31 October 2017
For those interested in learning more about Facebook Advertising, SATIC is holding a ServiceIQ workshop on Facebook Advertising for Tourism Operators – What You Need To Know to Get a Return On Investment. The workshop will cover the different types of Facebook ads & which is best, audience targeting, split testing, using the Facebook pixel, analytics and metrics; and is presented by Simone Douglas of Social Media AOK. When: Friday, 24 November | 1:30pm - 4:30pm Where: Barley Stacks Wines |159 Lizard Park Dr, South Kilkerran 5573 Investment: $65pp Afternoon tea supplied. RSVP: Friday, 17 November. Reserve your place - http://e.mybookingmanager.com/E101903025218981 Bookings essential, spaces limited.


24 October 2017
MID NORTH and YORKE PENINSULA FIRE BAN DISTRICT 1st November, 2017 – 30th April, 2018 (subject to change) Residents are advised they are required under Sec. 105F of the Fire & Emergency Services Act that all property owners must take reasonable steps to prevent the outbreak of fire on the land or from spreading to neighbouring properties. Slashing of grasses on town blocks is required to be cut to below 100mm and remove flammable materials other than garden trees and bushes. Allotment boundaries should be cleared of undergrowth and vegetation. Noncompliant properties will be issued an expiation notice. Maximum Penalty $10,000. Expiation Fee $315 Inspections have commenced.For additional information or concerns please contact Council on 8635 2107 or go to www.cfs.sa.gov.au

Services available for Block Clearing & Mowing

18 October 2017
The following Contractors have a service available for the clearing and mowing of blocks. Please note, Contractors Business are not listed as one of Council’s preferred contractors, it is a guide only to offer block slashing services for ratepayers. •Take a Break Services – takeabreakservices@bigond.com Marijke Gurr – Administration – 0407 397 071 Rick Gurr – Gardening – 0419 877 624 Website: https://www.facebook.com/Pelicanlogo/ •Lyn Bettess Gardening – 0427 262 162 • Anthony Manners 0427 242 306 Anthony.manners1@gmail.com

NHVR – What is the NHVR?

20 September 2017
The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) is Australia’s independent regulator for all vehicles over 4.5 tonnes gross vehicle mass and administers one set of laws for heavy vehicles under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL), delivering a comprehensive range of services under a consistent regulatory framework. The national law commenced on 10 February 2014 and applies in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and Victoria. As the national regulator for the heavy vehicle road transport industry, they aim to achieve: • Efficiency – a common set of laws for heavy vehicles for all states and territories. • Safety – a national safety monitoring and reporting system dedicated to heavy vehicles. • Productivity – ability to provide quick responses to changing industry trends and needs. • Services – a single point of contact for all heavy vehicle regulation in Australia. • Independence – independent, statutory body corporate established under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (HVNL). • Compliance and enforcement – a unified strategy and approach. • Transparency and accountability – review for key decision making. It is the responsibility of vehicle owners to know these laws be they be in relation to freight, farming or any other heavy vehicle related business. For more information go to: https://www.nhvr.gov.au/
Main Office
11 Bay Street
Port Broughton SA 5522
Sub Office
Railway Terrace
Bute SA 5560
Postal Address
PO Box 3
Port Broughton SA 5522
Contact Council
Phone: 08 8635 2107
Fax:      08 8635 2596
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