About the Council
Port Augusta City Council covers the city of Port Augusta, including Stirling North, and the seaside homes located at Commissariat Point, Blanche Harbor and Miranda and has a population 14,102 (ABS estimated residential population 2018).
The elected Council comprises of the mayor and nine councillors, with Port Augusta City Council responsible for a diverse range of services including aged care programs, child care, tourism facilities, parks and gardens, ovals, art galleries and performance centres, roads and bridges, street lighting, Aboriginal community development, drug and alcohol management, town planning, and library and information services.
Port Augusta is uniquely located on Spencer Gulf, with the Flinders Ranges providing a spectacular backdrop. It is also located on Australia’s crossroads for both rail and road.