Roads / Footpaths


The District Council of Grant has a large road network consisting of some 505 kilometres of sealed road and 1,030 kilometres of unsealed road to maintain.

Council continues to strive for a road network which is well maintained and accessible to visitors and residents. 

All Council Asset Management Plans can be found here.

Not all roads within the District are managed by Council.  A number of major arterial roads are managed and maintained by the Department of Planning, Transport and Industry.  These roads are:

  • Princes Highway from the District Council of Grant boundary to the Victorian Border
  • Riddoch Highway from Tarpeena to Port MacDonnell
  • Casterton Road from the Princes Highway to the Victorian Border
  • Nelson Road from the City of Mount Gambier boundary to the Victorian Border
  • Carpenter Rocks Road from Grant Avenue to Dixons Road
  • Sea Parade/Eight Mile Creek Road from Riddoch Highway to Green Point Road
  • Tillers Road from Eight Mile Creek Road to Nelson Road
  • Kangaroo Flat Road from Princes Highway to the District Council of Grant boundary

To access the Rack Plan for the District Council of Grant road network go to

Council constructs footpaths based on the needs within the area and safety considerations. New footpaths are generally built beside major roads, where the pedestrian numbers are greater.

Road/Footpath Issue Notifications

Problems regarding roads and/or footpaths in the District Council of Grant area can be forwarded to Council by:

In writing: PO Box 724, Mount Gambier SA 5290

By Telephone: 08 87210 444

By Email:

Upon receipt of the advice, a request for service is completed and submitted for action.  Council staff endeavour to investigate and, if possible, rectify the problem as soon as is practicable.

Principal Office
Mount Gambier

324 Commercial Street West

PO Box 724

Mount Gambier SA 5290

Port MacDonnell
Community Complex

5 Charles Street

Port MacDonnell SA 5291