Barossa Council

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This article is about the local government area. For other uses, see Barossa (disambiguation).
Barossa District Council
South Australia
Barossa LGA.png
Location of the Barossa Council in blue
Population 22,514 (2009)[1]
 • Density 22.4/km2 (58/sq mi)
Established 1996
Area 912 km2 (352.1 sq mi)
Mayor Brian Hurn
Council seat Angaston
Region Barossa, Light and Lower North[2]
State electorate(s) Schubert
Federal Division(s) Wakefield
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. It was proclaimed on 1 July 1996 through the amalgamation of several former councils:

  • District Council of Angaston
  • District Council of Barossa
  • District Council of Tanunda
  • part of the District Council of Mount Pleasant (from 1 July 1997)

The council area covers 912 square kilometres and has a population of almost 22,514.[1]

Townships in the council area include

Neighbouring councils are

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". Archived from the original on 5 June 2010. Retrieved 4 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Barossa, Light and Lower North SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 

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