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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!

Loss of Power Grant

The State Government's Housing SA is offering a Loss of Power Grant to eligible families and individuals who were affected by last week's power outages.

The form can be downloaded below or copies are available at the Elliston Council Office.

Loss of Power Grant Application(127 kb)

Forms are then to be posted to:

Emergency Relief
Housing SA
GPO Box 292
Adelaide 5001 

Names and dates of birth of all household members must be included and copies of drivers licenses for adults and medicare cards for children attached. (Grant is paid per person/child).


Australia Day Awards

Nominations are now open for the 2017 Australia Day Awards!

Award categories this year include:

  • Citizen of the Year
  • Young Citizen of the Year
  • Community event of the Year

Nominations can be made by downloading the form HERE, going online to OR picking up a form from one of the following locations:

  • District Council of Elliston office
  • Lock IGA
  • Lock Supermarket
  • Venus Bay shop
  • Venus Bay Caravan Park
  • Port Kenny Caravan Park
  • Elliston Information Centre
  • Elliston Supermarket
  • Elliston Post office

Have your chance to recognise people/groups who contribute to our community by nominating them today!

 Severe Storm Damage 

 Due to severe storm damage the following areas remain temporarily closed to all members of the public:
• Little Bay Staircase

• Elliston Jetty Carpark

• Elliston Jetty

• Elliston Jetty BBQ area

• Elliston Jetty Beach Staircase

• Walkers Rocks Beach Access Ramp (closed to vehicles only)

• Elliston Esplanade Staircase

• Sheringa Staircase

• Talia Caves Staircase

These areas may be patrolled and penalties may apply to anyone not adhering to closures.

Other coastal areas may also may be affected by storm damage, so please pay attention to your surroundings at all times.

If you have any questions, please call the office on 8687 9177.


2016 Kerbside Collection Calendar

A new kerbside collection calendar is now available for 2016.

To view and download please click here.







District Council of Elliston
Beach Tce. Elliston S.A. 5670
tel : (08) 8687 9177
fax : (08) 8687 9176
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