Port Willunga, South Australia

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Port Willunga
AdelaideSouth Australia
Port Willunga Beach.jpg
Port Willunga beach
Port Willunga is located in South Australia
Port Willunga
Port Willunga
Coordinates35°15′37″S 138°27′47″E / 35.260302°S 138.463188°E / -35.260302; 138.463188Coordinates: 35°15′37″S 138°27′47″E / 35.260302°S 138.463188°E / -35.260302; 138.463188[1]
Population1,637 (2016 census)[2]
Time zoneACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST)ACST (UTC+10:30)
LGA(s)City of Onkaparinga[1]
RegionSouthern Adelaide[3]
State electorate(s)Mawson[5]
Federal Division(s)Mayo[6]
Suburbs around Port Willunga:
Gulf St Vincent Maslin Beach Maslin Beach
Gulf St Vincent Port Willunga Aldinga
Gulf St Vincent
Aldinga Beach
Aldinga Beach Aldinga
FootnotesAdjoining suburbs[1]

Port Willunga is a semi-rural suburb of Adelaide, South Australia.[1]

The 2016 Australian census which was conducted in August 2016 reports that Port Willunga had a population of 1,637 people.[2]

Port Willunga is located within the federal division of Mayo, the state electoral district of Mawson and the local government area of the City of Onkaparinga.[6][5][1]


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  1. ^ a b c d e "Search result for 'Port Willunga, SUB' with the following datasets selected - 'Suburbs and Localities', 'Counties', 'Local government Areas', 'SA Government Regions' and 'Gazetteer'". South Australian Government. South Australian Government. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  2. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Port Willunga (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 12 April 2019. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ "Southern Adelaide SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 17 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Search result for "County of Adelaide, CNTY" with the following data sets selected - "Counties" and "Local Government Areas"". Property Location SA Map Viewer. Government of South Australia. Retrieved 24 April 2017.
  5. ^ a b "Mawson (Electoral district profile)". ELECTORAL COMMISSION SA. Retrieved 12 April 2019.
  6. ^ a b "Profile of the electoral division of Mayo (SA)". Australian Electoral Commission. 20 July 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2019.

Further reading[edit]

  • Ash, A.; (2005), A nice place for a harbour or is it? Investigating a maritime cultural landscape: Port Willunga, South Australia, Maritime Archaeology Monographs and Reports Series No. 4, Department of Archaeology, Flinders University, South Australia ISSN 1832-326X, OCLC: 69676875 [1]. Retrieved 27 August 2012.
  • Manning, Geoffrey H.; (1988), The Tragic Shore; The Wreck of the Star of Greece and a History of the Jetties of Port Willunga, The National Trust of South Australia, Willunga Branch, Willunga. (ISBN 0909378444) 27571965 OCLC: 27571965
  • Sexton, Rae; (1982), Before the wind: tracing the impact on a small community and shipping company by the shipwreck in 1888 of the 'Star of Greece', Australasian Maritime Historical Society, Magill, South Australia. (ISBN 0959944834) OCLC: 29003868