Port Pirie Regional Council

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Port Pirie

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 Council Information
Population

17869

Area

1761

Key industry sectors

Lead smelter, retail, manufacturing, trades, health education.

Key employers

Steel fabrication, engineering, mining services

Recent Growth

Services to the mining industry, trades

Transportation services/infrastructure

Road, industrial rail, Light Airport, Shipping

Business Potential

Services to the mining industry

Median house price range

214000

# Preschools

8

# Primary Schools

9

# Secondary Schools

3

# TAFE Colleges

1

# Public Hospitals

2

# Community Health Services

20

Shopping Facilities Include

Vibrant CBD and recently upgraded Centro Plaza. Major retailers include supermarket, department store, discount store, and many more privately owned franchises including McDonald's, Subway, Pizza Hut, Bakers Delight and Jamaica Blue

Natural Environments

Servicing the mid north and the mining industries, Port Pirie is an industrial service city recognised by the lead smelter structure and the foreshore development. Surrounding local areas are rolling hills, hidden national parks, great for day hikes and bike rides, Baroota Dam, kayak off Weroona Island inlet on the calm waters of the Spencer Gulf, secret spots for locals.

Lifestyle Strengths

One of the 'hub of the region', affordable housing wide ranges of styles. Close to industry and lots of work for trades and retail workers. Large Arts/Cultural Centre and bus station for links to Adelaide

Industries

Mineral Processing, Agriculture (sheep, cattle, wheat, barley, canola) Fishing, Wholesale, Retail, Accommodation, Hospitality, Transport, Business Services, Education

# Sporting Clubs

78+

# Clubs (Misc.)

50+

General Phone

8633 9777

General Fax

8632 5801

General Email

council@pirie.sa.gov.au

URL

http://www.pirie.sa.gov.au

Street Address

115 Ellen Street, PORT PIRIE SA, SA, Australia, 5540

Postal Address

PO Box 45, PORT PIRIE SA, SA, Australia, 5540