Wakefield Regional Council

Towns

Balaklava
Blyth
Hamley Bridge
Owen
Port Wakefield
Snowtown

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 Council Information
Population

6600

Area

343,500 hectares

Key industry sectors

Pork & poultry, farming

Key employers

Farming, Smallgoods, exporting hay

Recent Growth

Poulty industry

Transportation services/infrastructure

Passenger transport, bus services linking Adelaide and region

Business Potential

Poultry

Median house price range

200

# Preschools

9

# Primary Schools

7

# Secondary Schools

3

# TAFE Colleges

Clare, Kadina & Port Pirie

# Public Hospitals

3 hospitals, serviced by country health services

Shopping Facilities Include

Supermarket at Balaclava, small business

Natural Environments

Valley Plains

Lifestyle Strengths

Developing marina, launch point for fishing boats, Port Wakefield is the second oldest port in South Australia. Historic town of Two Wells has a wealth of Heritage Buildings. Mallala well known for its national and international motor sports events.

Key leisure opportunities

Tennis, netball, football, gardening, cricket, croquet, RSL and Lions, Choir, community arts

Industries

Agribusiness, poultry, pig processing, growing

# Sporting Clubs

19

# Clubs (Misc.)

7

General Phone

8862 0800

General Fax

8862 1115

General Email

admin@wakefieldrc.sa.gov.au

URL

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

Street Address

Scotland Place, BALAKLAVA SA, SA, Australia, 5461

Postal Address

PO Box 167, BALAKLAVA SA, SA, Australia, 5461