Barossa Council

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Barossa District Council
South Australia
Barossa LGA.png
Location of the Barossa Council in blue
Population 23,558 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density 25.831/km2 (66.90/sq mi)
Established 1996
Area 912 km2 (352.1 sq mi)
Mayor Bob Sloane [2]
Council seat Nuriootpa
Region Barossa Light and Lower North[3]
State electorate(s) Schubert
Federal Division(s) Wakefield
The Barossa Council Logo.jpg
Website Barossa District Council
LGAs around Barossa District Council:
Town of Gawler Light Regional Council Mid Murray Council
City of Playford Barossa District Council Mid Murray Council
Adelaide Hills Council Adelaide Hills Council Mid Murray Council

Barossa Council is a local government area in the Barossa Valley in South Australia. The council area covers 912 square kilometres and had a population of over 23,000 as at the 2016 Census.

History

It was proclaimed on 1 July 1996 following the amalgamation of the District Council of Angaston, the District Council of Barossa and the District Council of Tanunda. It also gained a portion of the former District Council of Mount Pleasant on 1 July 1997.[4]

Description

Townships in the council area include

Mayors

  • Brian Hurn - 1996-2014
  • Bob Sloane - 2014?-present

See also

References

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Barossa (DC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 29 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Your Elected Members". Barossa Council. Retrieved 9 April 2016.
  3. ^ "Barossa, Light and Lower North SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  4. ^ "About Council Fact Sheet" (PDF). Barossa Council. Retrieved 31 March 2016.

External links

  • Official website
  • Local Government Association

Coordinates: 34°30′S 139°03′E / 34.500°S 139.050°E / -34.500; 139.050


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