Enjoy Amazing Views
of Franklin Harbour

Beautiful beaches at Port Gibbon
with not a person in sight

Latest News

Community Questionnaire

15 May 2019
Council are conducting a community questionnaire to gain clarity on the communities wishes regarding the Foreshore Redevelopment. We encourage all community members to complete the survey. The questionnaire closes 7 June 2019 Please click 'read full article' to be taken directly to the survey

King George Whiting Fishing Closure

23 April 2019
Please visit the below link for further information https://pir.sa.gov.au/fishing/publications/fishfacts_e-newsletter/fish_facts_april_2019/king_george_whiting_fishing_closure_changed

Foreshore Project Community Briefing

17 April 2019 (amended: 17 April 2019)
Below are the slides from the community briefing held 17 April 2019

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


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Closed Public Holidays

PO Box 71


Visitor Information Centre

The Franklin Harbour Institute

8 Main Street



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