The Town of Gawler was formed in July 1857.
The role of Council as set out in the Local Government Act can be summarised as follows:
Council aims to present itself to all stakeholders as a professional organisation and a
responsible corporate citizen.
Council employs staff within five Divisions:
To assist us in carrying out our business, we appoint Committees under Sec 41 of the Local
Government Act 1999 and the number of committees will vary in accordance with
Similarly, we contract services of external contractors and utilise the valuable services
provided to us by volunteers in a range of activities that support us in our business.