Agriculture
Aquaculture

General Information

Location
Local Industries
Education
Justice of the Peace
Major tourist Attractions
District Area / Population
Media/Communications
Transport

 Location

The District Council Franklin Harbour is located on the Eyre Peninsula, half way between Port August and Port Lincoln, South Australia. To view a map of the district council area relative to the state of South Australia, visit the web site of the Local Government Association of SA

Suburbs/Towns
Carpa, Charleston, Coolanie, Cowell, Elbow Hill, Franklin Harbour, Glynn, Hawker, Heggaton, James, Lucky Bay, Mangalo, McGregor, Midurnie, Miltalie, Miltalie North, Minbrie, Mitchellville, Mount Millar, Playford, Port Gibbon, Pondooma, Utera, Warren, Wilton, Yabmana.

 Local Industries

Rural (wheat, wool), Aquaculture (oysters, fin fish), Fishing, Jade. See Business listings

 Education

COWELL AREA SCHOOL 42 Story Road 8629 2150
CONTACT: Principal - Jan Potter
Education for Year R -12 students. Also offers an Aquaculture Course & Boarding House.

COWELL SCHOOL/COMMUNITY LIBRARY
CONTACT: Dawn Chase 8629 2320 Ph/fax
All usual facilities, Internet facilities available to public.

COWELL AREA SCHOOL GOVERNING COUNCIL
CONTACT: Dean Haniford 8629 2564
AGM in March each year - Meetings 1st Tuesday of every month

PARENTS' & FRIENDS' ASSOCIATION
CONTACT: Tanya Williams  8629 2150

AGM in November each year. Meetings in School Library every second Thursday
of the month at 1.30 pm.

SCHOOL BOARDING HOUSE
CONTACT: School Administration 8629 2150 - for further details

 Justice of the Peace

 

NAME

ADDRESS

PHONE

Betty Franklin

15 Main Street, COWELL

8629 6005

Frank Wildman

15 Kimba Road, COWELL

8629 6075

Sam Bass

3 Lincoln Highway, COWELL

8629 6009

Bruce Francis

16 Second Street, COWELL

8629 2171

David Hackshaw

Schumann Road, COWELL

8629 2462

Robert McFarlane

3 Esplanade, COWELL

8629 2254

Susan Neldner

 

8629 7034

Pat Rehn

25-27 Second Street, COWELL

8629 2383

Alison Schumann

 

8628 5067

Des Winen

6 Lincoln Highway, COWELL

8629 2153

Peter Wake

 

8628 5078

Jim Llewelyn

 

8628 5096

Shane Scott

 31 North Terrace

0433 901 497

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

Major Tourist Attractions

Fishing, Boating, Aquaculture, Jade. See Places of Interest

 District Area / Population

The total area of the district covers 3,283 square kilometres.
In 2011, the total population of the district was 1000

% Total Population

Population aged 0 -14 years 18.4%
Population aged 65 years and over 18.8%
Median age 44 years
Males 428
Females 452

 Media/Communications

Television entertainment is provided through, Southern Cross Television & ABC television stations SBS and Adelaide Channels 7, 9, 10 can be received with booster aerials. Radio stations in the area include Triple J, Regional ABC and 5CC.
Most of the district area has mobile phone coverage, , however, it is only available to Next G mobile phones.
The local newspaper is the Eyre Peninsula Tribune. However, the Advertiser, Australian and Sunday Mail newspapers are also delivered to the area.

 Transport

STATELINER BUS SERVICE
CONTACT: Cowell Roadhouse on  8629 2692
Buses - Port Lincoln to Adelaide and return.

Freight only
Zaclan Contracting Tel: Jo & Tanya Crabb - Tel: 8629 2175
Quinn Overnight Frieght - Agents for IPEC, Northern Kope & Star Track Express - Tel: 8628 2036

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