District Council of Streaky Bay

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District Council of Streaky Bay
South Australia
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Location of the District Council of Streaky Bay in blue
Population 2,181 (2009)[1]
 • Density 0.34997/km2 (0.90641/sq mi)
Established 1887
Area 6,232 km2 (2,406.2 sq mi)
Mayor Ian Gunn
Council seat Streaky Bay
Region Eyre Peninsula
State electorate(s) Flinders
Federal Division(s) Grey
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Website www.streakybay.sa.gov.au
LGAs around District Council of Streaky Bay:
District Council of Ceduna Outback Areas Community Development Trust
District Council of Streaky Bay Wudinna District Council
District Council of Elliston

The District Council of Streaky Bay is a local government area in South Australia located on the Eyre Peninsula. The Council was established in 1887, at a time when there was a population 111 people.

Streaky Bay is the main population centre of about 1200 people serving an agricultural district based on farming wheat and other cereal crops, sheep, supplemented by fishing and tourism industries. The district covers an area of 6,251.1 square kilometres with an estimated district population of 2,181 people, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics.[1]

Localities[edit]

As well as the district's focal town, Streaky Bay, the district covers a number of smaller towns including:

There are a number of other sparsely populated areas in the district include Calca, Capietha, Chandada, Courela, Cungena, EBA Anchorage, Emerald Rise, Fishermans Paradise,Inkster, Karcultaby, Mount Cooper, Perlubie, Piednippie, Smooth Pool, Witera, Yanerby and Yantanabie.

Elected members[edit]

Mayor: Rob Stephens

CEO: Lachlan Miller

Councillors:

  • Angela Baldock
  • Graham Pearce
  • William (Bill) Carey
  • Geoff Hull
  • Trevor Kemp
  • Gregor Schreiber
  • Dean Whitford

Council meetings occur each month.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". Retrieved 4 June 2010. 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 32°47′49″S 134°12′40″E / 32.7969°S 134.211°E / -32.7969; 134.211