District Council of Peterborough

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District Council of Peterborough proposes to apply to the Minister for Industrial Relations under Section 12 of the Shop Trading Hours Act 1977 for the abolition of the following Proclaimed Shopping Districts:

  • Peterborough

This Proclaimed Shopping District encompass the following towns:

  • Peterborough

This proposal, if accepted by the Minister, will remove regulation of shop trading hours in the relevant areas.  The Council seeks the views of the following persons on this proposal:

  • Persons resident in the area of the Council; and
  • Shopkeepers and shop assistants resident outside the area of the Council, but employed or engaged in shops within it.

Please direct any written submissions, or any queries, to District Council of Peterborough, PO Box 121, Peterborough, SA 5422 or email council@peterborough.sa.gov.au, prior to 12th August 2016.  Please note any submissions received will be considered at a public meeting of the Council and may be forwarded to the Minister for Industrial Relations for his consideration.


No Smoking Zone

Click here for further information on the Public Consultation regarding the proposed Smoke Free Area at the footpath and road related area adjacent to the Town Hall and YMCA buildings.



Click here for further information on the Public Consultation regarding the proposed Community Wastewater Management System (CWMS).



Peterborough Tourism - Winner - SA Tourism Awards,
with the Heritage Rail Trail

    Click here for further information



Click here to visit Peterborough's new Tourism Websitewww.visitpeterboroughsa.com.au


Steamtown wins 2014 Regional Awards Tourism Category and enters the Hall of Fame!



Steamtown has been awarded a "Certificate of Excellence 2015" by TripAdvisor for consistently delivering superior customer service!

TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence-1.pdf(101 kb)



KESAB Awards

The District Council of Peterborough is proud to announce that they were winners of two Awards at the 2013 KESAB Sustainable Communities Awards:

1) Category Winner - Appearance, Amenities and Facilities 2013.  This was for the Main Street Upgrade.

2) Best Community 2013 - Flinders Distrct.

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District Council of Peterborough
108 Main Street, PO Box 121
Peterborough SA 5422
Phone: 08 8651 3566
Fax: 08 8651 3066