Enjoy Amazing Views
of Franklin Harbour

Beautiful beaches at Port Gibbon
with not a person in sight

Latest News

Dog and Cat Reforms .... What you need to know

3 April 2017
New laws for cat and dog owners and breeders will soon be introduced in South Australia, click on the link for more information.

Community Wastewater Management Scheme (CWMS)

9 March 2017
As of the 1st October 2016 properties within the scheme area can connect to the CWMS, please see the link below to download the application form.

Council's New Website

9 March 2017
Welcome to District Council of Franklin Harbour's new website, we hope you find the layout user friendly and enjoy the new templates and photos.

Cowell is situated on Franklin Harbour approximately halfway between Port Augusta and Port Lincoln, it is an ideal place for visitors to break a long journey or to take a holiday and enjoy the pleasant climate and relaxed life style. One of the safest and best fishing areas in South Australia, Franklin Harbour is a land-locked bay with a narrow entrance through which boats have access to the harbour's calm waters.

Council Office

6 Main Street


Monday to Friday

9.00am - 5.00pm

Closed Public Holidays

PO Box 71


Visitor Information Centre

The Franklin Harbour Institute

8 Main Street