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Council’s response to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is being guided by the latest advice from Commonwealth and State authorities.

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Region Overview

The Light Regional Council borders the famed Barossa Valley, the Town of Gawler and is located to the north of the greater metropolitan area of Adelaide. The region enjoys the benefits normally associated with the Barossa Valley together with the richness in mining heritage and premier farming country.

Encompassing the townships of Kapunda, Freeling, Greenock, Roseworthy and Wasleys, and the suburb of Hewett, the Light Regional Council is a progressive, growth, regional Council. It takes in a diverse and thriving area of broad acre farming, viticultural areas and appealing rural-urban living options.

The Council continues to attract important viticultural and agricultural development to the area, along with associated support industries. Significant industrial growth contributes to creating additional opportunities for employment and economic development in the area.

Major Townships Include:

Freeling

Greenock

Hewett

Kapunda

Roseworthy

Wasleys

Light Regional Council’s Population as of 2018: 15,339

Area: 1,278 km²