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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

Barunga West Business Directory

27 May 2016
Council is currently updating our local business directory To have your business details included in the new directory please email your business name, contact person, phone number, email, business address, business type and website if you have one to barunga@barungawest.sa.gov.au before July 30th

SA Community Achievement Awards 2016

25 May 2016
The South Australian Community Achievement Awards have been launched for 2016 and the state-wide search has begun. The Awards are all about the passion of people who are committed to making South Australia a better place in which to live. If someone has made an impact or difference in your life or has impressed you with their community spirit, why not nominate them! Nominations are now open in the following categories: • Rural Doctors Workforce Agency Rural Community Health and Wellbeing Award • Jones Harley Toole Community Road Safety Award • Prime Super Employer Excellence in Aged Care Award • Carers SA Carer Achievement Award • Junction Australia Connecting Communities Award • Alzheimer’s Australia SA Dementia Care Excellence Award • Grandeur Press Sports Award • Caravan and Camping SA Tourism Award • Prime Super Community Group of the Year Award Great prizes are up for grabs with each category winner receiving $2,000 from Commonwealth Bank. Nominate someone that has touched your life or who has made a significant contribution to your community. To submit a nomination, simply go online www.awardsaustralia.com select South Australian Community Achievement Awards and then ‘Nominate Now’. Nominations close Wednesday 17th August 2016. For assistance please feel free to call the Awards Office on 8132 0753 or email sacaa@awardsaustralia.com

Animals in emergencies - YourSay

17 May 2016
The Animals in Emergencies SA Framework Project is looking at how animal owners, community, government and non-government organisations can collectively contribute to the care and safety of animals in major emergencies such as floods, severe storms, fires, heatwave, earthquake or man-made emergencies such as chemical or oil spills.


13 May 2016
Council is currently replacing the carpets in the Port Broughton office. We have been advised that in the interest of public safety, due to the existence of raised dust, the administration area will not be safe to continue normal Council service & operations. Accordingly the Port Broughton will be closed this afternoon from 1:30pm, Friday May 13, 2016. We apologize for both the late notice and inconvenience.

residents Win Grants Pogram

4 May 2016
RESIDENTS WIN GRANTS PROGRAM Creating people friendly streets & safer roads Residents Win can help you identify the most appropriate solutions to increase your understanding of road safety issues and to create people friendly streets and safer roads.Solutions that are then funded might include projects to address specific problem behaviours or a project that might improve the physical environment, or both. Applying for a Residents Win grant is easy: 1.Identify an issue 2.Submit an Expression of Interest 3.Your Expression of Interest will be assessed against the selection criteria. 4.You will then receive assistance to come up with an innovative solution to your issue and submit a full application for grant funding www.residentswin.sa.gov.au

YP Food Branding

4 May 2016
As part of the Yorke Peninsula Food and Produce Branding Project funded via PIRSA, supported by YP Tourism and Local Government Partners; District Council or Barunga West, District Council of Copper Coast, Wakefield Regional Council and Yorke Peninsula Council we are putting together a Yorke Peninsula Food, Wine and Produce Directory. We are seeking information to collate and create an online directory for restaurants, chefs, cafes and dedicated foodies to access, download and buy produce. We would also like to include any local business/food suppliers that cater for functions and support the use of local produce.

Annual Tree Allocation

3 May 2016
The Annual Tree Allocation will be available on the following dates: PORT BROUGHTON DEPOT Wednesday, 18th May 2016 Between the times of 8am and 12pm. BUTE DEPOT Thursday, 19th May 2016 Between the times of 8am and 12pm. The District Council of Barunga West provide free of charge: 3 native trees or shrubs to residential property owners or 5 trees or shrubs to rural property owners. If you would like to take up this offer, you need to register your name at either the Bute or Port Broughton Council Office. Bute Office: (08) 8826 2011 Port Broughton Office: (08) 8635 2107
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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