Copper Coast and Barunga

DC Barunga West»

Bute Fishermans Bay Port Broughton

DC Copper Coast»

Kadina Moonta Wallaroo

The Copper Coast is famous for its beaches. This region of the Yorke Peninsula is rich in history and thriving with coastal developments. Its many attractions and accommodation make the Copper Coast an ideal for both local and international visitors, while its Mediterranean “just right” mild climate and abundant natural and infrastructure facilities make it a wonderful and yet practical destination for new permanent residents in search of that alluring “sea change”. The Copper Coast is a special place in which to live and conduct business and the population continues to grow as people seek to enjoy its relaxed lifestyle many assets. Located in the Copper Coast region are the Peninsula's three largest urban centres of Kadina, Moonta and Wallaroo. Smaller towns and settlements are located throughout the Council area including the coastal towns of Port Hughes, North Beach and Moonta Bay and the rural settlement of Paskeville. The Region's prosperity is largely attributed to the diversified arable farming activities based on cereal grains, oilseeds and pulses, together with livestock. The region also hosts significant extractive industries, including limestone, granite, dolomite, gypsum, copper and sand mining. It also has a healthy fishing industry supporting scale fish, prawn, crab and abalone fisheries. Oyster and mussel farming are fast emerging as an industry of the future as is the growing of brine shrimp in the regions many saltpans. The region has well-developed transport and communication networks, together with a soundly established business and service infrastructure, including health and community services. Yorke Peninsula's retail sector is largely based around the urban centres of Kadina, Wallaroo and Moonta, each of which offer a diversity of shopping and business services. The Council area of DC Barunga West covers an area in the northern parts of Yorke Peninsula, including the townships of Alford, Bute, Fishermans Bay, Kulpara, Melton, Mundoora, Port Broughton, Tickera and Wokurna.



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Population14860