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Welcome to Barunga West

Welcome to Barunga West

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                     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 barunga@barungawest.sa.gov.au

 


To see a detailed map of Pt Broughton please click below

Pt Broughton Map(506 kb) 

Latest News

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.

ROADWORKS WITHIN COUNCIL AREA – WORKZONE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

13 September 2019
There are at any time throughout the year a number of works happening around the council area, within townships and on sheeted roads. Safety is paramount for the general public and Council workers to safeguard scheduled works are completed promptly, efficiently and safely. Please observe all posted signs, reduction in speed limits, and the whereabouts of workers. Obey the speed limits and restrictions when driving past Council workers. This will ensure your safety when near a work site and the safety of Council workers.

BROADACRE CHEMICAL SPRAYING

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.

Port Broughton Community Garden

10 September 2019
Council is seeking members of the community to be involved in the community garden to help get it up and running. If you are interested in being involved please pass on your contact details to Council staff via email at barunga@barungawest.sa.gov.au or Phone 86352107

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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