The City of Port Lincoln is a local government area located on the southern tip of the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia. It consists only of the city of Port Lincoln and its suburbs. It is surrounded on land by the District Council of Lower Eyre Peninsula, which also has offices in Port Lincoln.
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