Area: 4,130 Hectares
Population: The current population of Gawler is approximately 24,000, as per the 2018 census
Localities: Bibaringa (part), Evanston, Evanston Gardens, Evanston Park, Evanston South, Gawler, Gawler East, Gawler South, Gawler West, Hillier, Kudla, Reid, Willaston, Uleybury (part).
Post Codes: 5115, 5116, 5118
Gawler is located 42 kilometres north of Adelaide at the edge of the metropolitan area and identifies itself as a separate township from Adelaide, acting as a key regional centre for communities to the north of Adelaide.
Gawler services catchment is estimated at 90,000 people.
Young families, retirees and elderly citizens choose to live in Gawler for its relaxed lifestyle. Residents and visitors identify that the strong sense of history, community and environmental pride are major social assets for Gawler, complementing the services and facilities it provides.
The community is actively interested and involved in the changes that affect the town. community consultation undertaken by the Council and the increasing use of social media provides avenues for public debate and the opportunity for residents to influence future outcomes.