District Council of Mount Barker

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Mount Barker Council
South Australia
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Population 29,864 (2009)[1]
 • Density 50.19/km2 (130.00/sq mi)
Established 1840
Area 595 km2 (229.7 sq mi)
Mayor Ann Ferguson
Council seat Mount Barker
Region Adelaide Hills[2]
State electorate(s) Kavel, Heysen
Federal Division(s) Mayo
District Council of Mount Barker Logo.jpg
Website Mount Barker Council
LGAs around Mount Barker Council:
Adelaide Hills Adelaide Hills Mid Murray
Onkaparinga Mount Barker Council Murray Bridge
Alexandrina Alexandrina Alexandrina

The District Council of Mount Barker is a local government area centred on the town of Mount Barker just outside of the Adelaide metropolitan area in South Australia.

Towns and localities[edit]

Towns and localities in the District Council of Mount Barker include:[3]

2006 Council Elections[edit]

During November 2006 the District Council of Mount Barker was re-elected. Ann Ferguson won the position of Mayor. The previous mayor was Tony Wales. Ann Ferguson received 2944 votes, Tony Wales received 1895 and Gary Scalmera received 944 votes.

The election had the following results for the three wards of the council:[4]

South Ward
Candidate Votes
Roger Irvine 405 elected
Margaret Wilksch 233 elected
Mike Rigby 207
Jenni Dowding 173
Alison Kelman 102
Central Ward
Candidate Votes
Bruce Gamble 408 elected
Joan Zanker 372 elected
Susan Hamilton 354 elected
Michael Bails 336 elected
Nathan Rogers 215
Laurie Caruana 202
Doug McCarty 200
John Fulbrook 190
Darren Mead 98
North Ward
Candidate Votes
Jason Kuchel 449 elected
Kathy Brazer-De Laine 348 elected
Lindsay Campbell 317 elected
Lyn Stokes 270 elected
Jeanette Allen 306
Colin Clarke 213
David Skey 180
Peter Chester 174

Note: Jeanette Allen received more first preferences, but Lyn Stokes was elected due to preference from other candidates

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Adelaide Hills SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "District Council of Mount Barker, Suburbs Localities". Local Government Association of South Australia. Retrieved 27 August 2015. 
  4. ^ The Courier, 15 November 2006, Page 1 and 5

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Coordinates: 35°03′50″S 138°51′29″E / 35.0638888889°S 138.858055556°E / -35.0638888889; 138.858055556