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Welcome to the District Council of Elliston

Located on the West Coast of the Eyre Peninsula, the District Council of Elliston Covers an area of 669,300 Hectares and includes the townships of Elliston and Lock, and smaller towns of Port Kenny, Venus Bay, Bramfield, Sheringa, Tooligie and Murdinga.

Council's Customer Service Centre is located in Elliston; one of the main townships on the Flinders Highway between Port Lincoln and Streaky Bay.

We invite you to look around our website which provides general information about Council and services for community and local businesses.

We hope you enjoy your visit and welcome your feedback.

Have a great day!

Elliston Telecommunications

Council has now launched its campaign to make its life threatening telecommunicatrions service a federal issue.

Our first Media Release is now available for viewing.

To keep up to date with the progress of the campaign, view our dedicated page here.


Libraries of SA Strategic Planning Survey

Lock Community School Library and the District Council of Elliston are currently participating in a program run by Libraries SA, to develop a planned approach toward future provision of community library services.

The Lock Community School Library operates a "depot" within the Elliston Visitor Information Centre. This allows residents to have more access to books and information.

We are currently seeking feedback form residents on the Community School Library services. This can be done by following the link below to the online survey!

The more people who fill out the survey, the more information we have to work with and improve our current services!




Public Consultation

The District Council of Elliston would like to invite comments and feedback on the following documents:

Council has prepared the above documents and has now released them for public consultation. Copies of these documents can be obtained by clicking the links above, by contacting Council on (08) 8687 9177 and requesting a copy, or by collection at the District Council of Elliston Office at 21 Beach Terrace, Elliston.

You are also invited to a Public Consultation Meeting on 1:00pm Thursday 12 May 2016 at the Council Office to express your views about any of the Plans or Annual Budget.

Written submission must be lodged by 5:00pm Friday 20 May 2016, in one of the following ways:

  • Email:
  • Post: District Council of Elliston, PO Box 46, ELLISTON SA 5670
  • In person: the Council Office at 21 Beach Terrace, Elliston
  • In person: the Lock IGA

Don't miss your Chance to be heard on the future of your Council!


2016 Kerbside Collection Calendar

A new kerbside collection calendar is now available for 2016.

To view and download please click here.



Internet Feedback Needed

Council is calling for ratepayers, residents and members of the public to provide feedback regarding the issues they are or have been experiencing in regards to internet access in the District Council of Elliston Townships.

The feedback will be collated and used to back our campaign to improve internet and mobile network access in these areas.

This is where you come in!!

Please contact the Council office by Facebook or Email with the following information:

  • Name and location
  • whether it is home or work internet
  • type of internet in use i.e. ADSL, network cable, wireless, mobile etc.
  • Device being used i.e. desktop computer, laptop, tablet, mobile phone etc.
  • Brief outline of the issues experienced e.g. times of issues.

It would also be of great benefit if you could provide a screenshot of an internet speed test completed from your devices, from the website below:

If you have an issue loading or completing the test, please include this in your feedback to us.



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Elliston Coastal Trail Update - November 2015

Council has resolved to undertaking the construction of the Elliston Coastal Trail Project.

A Media Release with more information can be viewed here.






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Beach Tce. Elliston S.A. 5670
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