City of Holdfast Bay

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
This article is about the Local Government Area. For the geographical feature, see Holdfast Bay.
City of Holdfast Bay
South Australia
Adelaide-LGA-Holdfast Bay-MJC.png
Population 38,653 (2009)[1]
 • Density 2,358/km2 (6,110/sq mi)
Area 13.72 km2 (5.3 sq mi)
Mayor Ken Rollond
Council seat Brighton
Region Metropolitan Adelaide
State electorate(s) Bright, Morphett
Federal Division(s) Boothby, Hindmarsh
Website City of Holdfast Bay
LGAs around City of Holdfast Bay:
City of West Torrens City of West Torrens
City of Holdfast Bay City of Marion
City of Marion City of Marion
City of Holdfast Bay municipal offices in Brighton (formerly the Brighton Town Hall), opened in 1937.

The City of Holdfast Bay is a local government area in the south-western coastal suburbs of Adelaide, South Australia.


The council was formed 1 January 1997, when the former councils of Glenelg and Brighton were amalgamated by the State government. As a result there are two council offices, one in the historic Glenelg Town Hall on Moseley Square, and the other on Jetty Road Brighton.


The council has had two mayors: Brian Nadilo and the current mayor Ken Rollond, who was re-elected.



The council is split into four ward divisions from which three councillors are elected to represent the area (excluding the mayor). They are the Glenelg Ward, Somerton Ward, Brighton Ward and Seacliff Ward.

Sister city[edit]

There is one Sister city to Holdfast Bay.[2]

Japan Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Hayama Sister City". City of Holdfast Bay. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 35°1′S 138°31′E / 35.017°S 138.517°E / -35.017; 138.517