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.
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Changes to Dog & Cat laws
27 April 2017
New laws for cat and dog owners and breeders will soon be introduced in South Australia. These changes are designed to improve dog and cat management and welfare and are the result of years of planning and public consultation.
Easter 2017 Newsletter out now!
31 March 2017
To see the latest newsletter from Council, click on the link on the left of the homepage "Council Newsletters"
2 November 2016
With Spring now here, mosquito’s are becoming more prevalent.
Emergency Relief Grants
30 September 2016
Emergency Relief Grants info: Phone 1800 302 787 Loss of power: $280/adult, $140/child to a maximum of $700/family.(conditions apply - see link) Fill in this form http://www.sa.gov.au/…/…/Power-Loss-Grant-September-2016.pdf take it to your closest Emergency Relief Centre or post it to Emergency Relief, Housing SA, GPO BOX 292 Adelaide 5001 Flood clean up: Maximum of $700 per residence depending on level of damage.
Aquaculture (Zones -Eastern Spencer Gulf) Amendment Policy 2016
16 September 2016
PIRSA has commenced the public consultation period for the above zone policy review has now commenced. The draft Aquaculture (Zones -Eastern Spencer Gulf) Amendment Policy 2016 outlines the proposed changes to the aquaculture zone policy area near Wallaroo and Port Broughton in the Spencer Gulf. The proposed amendments would allow industry to explore the farming of finfish, as well as scallops, sea cucumbers and algae. The current Aquaculture (Zones – Eastern Spencer Gulf) Policy 2005 only permits the farming of molluscs. There are two Zone area of interest to the District Council of Barunga West, namely the Tickera subtidal aquaculture zone and the Port Broughton intertidal aquaculture zone. For details, please see www.pir.sa.gov.au/easternspencergulf. PIRSA are planning to hold two public meetings on the zone policy review on the Yorke Peninsula as follows: Wednesday, 28 September 2016, from 5:30-7pm, at Wallaroo Sailing Club; and Thursday, 29 September 2016, from 5:30-7pm, at Minlaton Town Hall.