Councils in Focus

Councils in Focus helps you find important information about your local council in South Australia that comes from a range of different sources.

This website shows:

  • how councils raise money (through council rates and other means)
  • what councils spend money on (their critical functions)
  • the financial performance and position of councils.

You can also compare your council to similar councils in South Australia and to State-wide averages.

Find a council

      Or select a council from the map.

      About the data

      Councils in Focus uses data from the South Australian Local Government Grants Commission as it has the most comprehensive long-term information about councils’ finances and functions that is available—and it is also sourced directly from councils.

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