Southern Mallee District Council

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Southern Mallee District Council
South Australia
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The position of Southern Mallee District Council in SA.
Population 2,189 (2009)[1]
 • Density 0.365/km2 (0.94/sq mi)
Established 1 July 1997
Area 6,000 km2 (2,316.6 sq mi)
Region Murray and Mallee [2]
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Website Southern Mallee District Council
LGAs around Southern Mallee District Council:
Karoonda East Murray Loxton Waikerie
The Coorong Southern Mallee District Council West Wimmera (Vic)
The Coorong Tatiara

The Southern Mallee District Council is a local government area in the Murray Mallee region of South Australia. The council offices are in Pinnaroo and Lameroo.[3]

Towns and localities in the council area are Geranium, Gurrai, Karte, Kulkami, Lameroo, Parilla, Parrakie, Pinnaroo, Wilkawatt. Some of these have become no more than localities on a map as farms amalgamate, but others are still viable country towns, especially the ones along the Mallee Highway. The largest are Pinnaroo and Lameroo with populations of 700 and 600 respectively.

The neighbouring councils are Tatiara District Council to the south, Coorong District Council to the southwest, District Council of Karoonda East Murray to the north west, District Council of Loxton Waikerie to the north, and the Victorian border to the east.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (30 March 2010). "Regional Population Growth, Australia, 2008–09". Retrieved 3 June 2010. 
  2. ^ "Murray and Mallee SA Government region" (PDF). The Government of South Australia. Retrieved 10 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "District Offices". Southern Mallee District Council. 2005-03-15. Retrieved 2007-04-09. 

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Coordinates: 35°15′36″S 140°54′31″E / 35.26°S 140.908611°E / -35.26; 140.908611