Mid Murray Council

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Mid Murray Council
South Australia
Mid Murray LGA.png
Location of the Mid Murray Council in SA
Coordinates34°36′46″S 139°33′09″E / 34.6129°S 139.5525°E / -34.6129; 139.5525Coordinates: 34°36′46″S 139°33′09″E / 34.6129°S 139.5525°E / -34.6129; 139.5525
Population8,642 (2016 census)[1]
 • Density1.08609/km2 (2.8130/sq mi)
Area7,957 km2 (3,072.2 sq mi)
MayorDave Burgess[2]
Council seatMannum
RegionMurray and Mallee[3]
State electorate(s)Chaffey, Schubert, Hammond, Stuart
Federal division(s)Barker
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WebsiteMid Murray Council
LGAs around Mid Murray Council:
Goyder Outback Communities Authority Loxton Waikerie
Barossa Mid Murray Council Loxton Waikerie
Adelaide Hills / Mount Barker Murray Bridge Karoonda East Murray

The Mid Murray Council is a local government area in South Australia in the Murray and Mallee region of South Australia.[4] The council spans the area from the Riverland through the Murraylands to the eastern slopes of the Mount Lofty Ranges. It includes 220 km of the Murray River. The council seat is at Mannum; it also maintains secondary offices at Cambrai and Morgan.[5]

It was formed on 1 July 1997 from the amalgamation of the District Council of Mannum, the District Council of Morgan, the District Council of Ridley-Truro and part of the District Council of Mount Pleasant.[6][7][8]


The council's main centres include the river towns of Mannum, Swan Reach, Blanchetown and Morgan and the hills towns of Truro, Palmer and Tungkillo. It also includes a large number of rural localities, including Angas Valley, Annadale, Apamurra, Beatty, Beaumonts, Big Bend, Bolto, Brenda Park, Cadell, Cadell Lagoon, Cambrai, Caurnamont, Claypans, Cowirra, Dutton East, Eba, Fisher, Five Miles, Forster, Frahns, Frayville, Julanka Holdings, Keyneton, Lake Carlet, Langs Landing, Lindley, Maude, Marks Landing, McBean Pound, Morphetts Flat, Mount Mary, Milendella, Nildottie, North West Bend, Old Teal Flat, Pellaring Flat, Pompoota, Ponde, Port Mannum, Punthari, Punyelroo, Purnong, Rocky Point, Sanderston, Sandleton, Sedan, Stuart, Sunnydale, Teal Flat, Towitta, Walker Flat, Wombats Rest, Wongulla, Younghusband, Younghusband Holdings and Zadows Landing, and parts of Birdwood, Bower, Bowhill, Brownlow, Burdett, Caloote, Dutton, Eden Valley, Frankton, Mount Pleasant, Mount Torrens, Murbko, Rockleigh, Springton, Steinfeld, Taylorville, Tepko and Wall Flat.[9]


Ward Councillor Notes
Mayor[2]   Dave Burgess
Eyre Ward[2]   Mardi Jennings Deputy Mayor
  Kevin Myers
  Brenton Schmitt
Murray Ward[2]   Jeff Hall
  Adriaan Sakko
Shearer Ward[2]   Kelly Kuhn
  Kirsty MacGregor
  Peter Raison
  Brian Taylor

Mid Murray Council has a directly-elected mayor.[10]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Mid Murray (DC)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 16 November 2017. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ a b c d e "Elected Members". Mid Murray Council. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Murray and Mallee SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Location SA Map Viewer". Government of South Australia. Retrieved 16 February 2016.
  5. ^ "Contact Us". Mid Murray Council. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  6. ^ "Council Information". Mid-Murray Council. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  7. ^ "Thursday, 13 February, 1997" (PDF). The Government Gazette of South Australia. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Thursday, 27 March 1997" (PDF). The Government Gazette of South Australia. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 2 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Location SA Map Viewer". Government of South Australia. Retrieved 31 March 2016.
  10. ^ "Election Results 2014" (PDF). Local Government Association of South Australia. Archived from the original (PDF) on 30 June 2007. Retrieved 14 February 2016.

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