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

Welcome to Barunga West

"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

SA Boating Strategic Plan Development

16 November 2016
The Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (DPTI) is developing a Strategic Plan to boost boating participation, guide investment in maritime infrastructure and improve the boating experience across the State. The South Australian Boating Strategic Plan will focus on the State’s four key geographic regions with high levels of boating activity; namely, the Central, Western, South Eastern and Murray regions. Within each region, priority projects will be identified which improve safety and access to the waterways, enhance destinations for boaters and maximise benefits for the boating and broader community. An online survey has been set up so that you can provide feedback about boating and the boating facilities in your region. To complete the survey, go to: www.surveymonkey.com/r/saboatingfuture

Future of library services in the District Council of Barunga West

11 November 2016
Council is committed to continuing to provide our community with a library service that embraces new technologies and meets local needs. Council is commencing this discussion through a community survey that will help to identify what our community wants from a public library service. Have your say, complete the online survey below! hard copies available also and can be dropped in to the Council office Online survey closes 24th February 2017


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.
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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