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Welcome to Barunga West

Welcome to Barunga West


                     Our new Council as elected in November 2018.
Back: Cr Brian Lockyer, Cr Dave Eason, Cr Margaret McDonald, Cr Rob Locke, Cr Grant Rowlands
Front: Cr Rebecca Hewett, Chief Executive Officer Andrew Cole, Mayor Leonie Kerley, Deputy Mayor Peter Button, Cr Georgie Simmons


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

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

Barunga West Council 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


To see a detailed map of Pt Broughton please click below

Pt Broughton Map(506 kb) 

Latest News


10 October 2019
The Australia Day Awards are presented each year on January 26th during Australia Day celebrations. The Awards recognise and reward individuals and organisations that have made a noteworthy contribution during the current year, and/or given an outstanding service over a number of years, to the Barunga West community over and above normal employment duties. Outstanding contribution and community service includes areas such as; education, health, fundraising, charitable and voluntary services, business, sport, arts, the environment, or any other area that contributes to the advancement and well-being of the community. To nominate click the link below or pick up a form from one of our offices.


4 October 2019
16th and 17th November, 2019 FREE UP SOME SPACE OR GET SOMETHING FREE! As part of National Recycling Week this is an opportunity where residents can place any of their underutilised items on the road reserve for FREE collection by other residents. The clean-up removal of any items that fail to be given away is the responsibility of the owner, not Council. For further information please contact the Council office on 8635 2107 Andrew Cole, Chief Executive Officer

Block clearing

13 September 2019
Now is the time to arrange for the clearing and mowing of any blocks located in and adjoining townships. Council emphasises the importance of undertaking necessary fire prevention measures for the safety of your family, pets and property. Preparation of your property (or vacant block) includes but is not limited to the following: • Cut grass (to approx. 10cm / 4 inches) within 20 metres of all buildings • Cut grass (to approx. 10cm / 4 inches) within 5 metres of all structures • Remove dead branches, leaves and undergrowth from around your home •Prune tree limbs less than two metres above ground •Prune branches overhanging your home • Remove bark, heavy mulch, wood piles and any other flammable materials close to your home and sheds • Clean out your gutters • Spark Proofing your home • Vacant Blocks shall be cut to a maximum height of 10cm to ensure compliance Burning Green Waste is NOT permitted within Township Boundaries. Please use your GreenWaste bin or Dispose of your green waste at the Waste Transfer Station in Port Broughton or Bute where there is no fee for the disposal of Green Waste. Visit Council’s website to find services available for Block Clearing & Mowing.


13 September 2019
Local Farmers are encouraged to contact Council should you be doing any broadacre chemical spraying in the vicinity of any known Council roadworks. This enables Council staff to take any necessary precautions for the health and safety of staff working in the area. Please telephone Council on 8635 2107 to notify. Your assistance is appreciated.

Aussie Backyard Bird Council 21-27 October 2019

10 September 2019
Council is participating in the Birdlife Australia Aussie Backyard Bird Council 21-27 October 2019. Local community members and school groups or classes are encouraged to participate. The link below will take you to the website, where information and registration can be accessed.There is no cost to participate. The website not only provides information relating to the Bird Count, it also has gardening tips, Blogs to follow and frequently asked questions, all aimed at encouraging birds in local backyards and reserves and improved management of our local environment.
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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