Adelaide Hills Council

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Adelaide Hills Council
South Australia
Coordinates34°57′S 138°53′E / 34.950°S 138.883°E / -34.950; 138.883Coordinates: 34°57′S 138°53′E / 34.950°S 138.883°E / -34.950; 138.883
Population40,879 (LGA 2021)[1]
 • Density50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Established1997[citation needed]
Area795.08 km2 (307.0 sq mi)[citation needed]
MayorJan-Claire Wisdom [2]
Council seatStirling
RegionAdelaide Hills[3]
State electorate(s)Heysen, Morialta, Kavel, Schubert
Federal division(s)
WebsiteAdelaide Hills Council
LGAs around Adelaide Hills Council:
City of Tea Tree Gully City of Playford The Barossa Council
City of Burnside Adelaide Hills Council Mid Murray Council
City of Onkaparinga District Council of Mount Barker District Council of Mount Barker
Adelaide Hills Council Head Office, Stirling

Adelaide Hills Council is a local government area in the Adelaide Hills of South Australia. It is in the hills east of Adelaide, the capital of South Australia, and extends from the South Para Reservoir in the north to the Mount Bold Reservoir in the south.

The council was established in 1997 by the amalgamation of the District Council of East Torrens, the District Council of Gumeracha, the District Council of Onkaparinga and the District Council of Stirling.[4]


The current council as of November 2018 is:[2]

Ward Councillor
Mayor Jan-Claire Wisdom
Valleys Cr Malcolm Herrmann

Cr Andrew Stratford

Cr Linda Green

Cr Pauline Gill

Cr Chris Grant

Ranges Cr Nathan Daniell (Deputy Mayor)

Cr Kirrilee Boyd

Cr Ian Bailey

Cr John Kemp

Cr Leith Mudge

Cr Mark Osterstock


The Adelaide Hills Council contains the following suburbs and localities:[5]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (28 June 2022). "Adelaide Hills (Local Government Area)". Australian Census 2021 QuickStats. Retrieved 28 June 2022. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b "Council Members". Adelaide Hills Council. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Adelaide Hills SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Freedom of Information". Adelaide Hills Council. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  5. ^ "Search results for 'Cudlee Creek, LOCB' with the following datasets selected - 'Suburbs and Localities' and 'Local Government Areas'". Location SA Map Viewer. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 26 December 2018. Cudlee Creek selected as the centre of the Adelaide Hills LGA and the view has been set to show the full extent of the LGA

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