The District Council of Grant is a local government area located in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia, and is the southernmost council in the state.
The council was formed in 1996, after the amalgamation of the District Councils of Mount Gambier and Port MacDonnell, and currently surrounds the City of Mount Gambier local government area. The economy of the district is based around agriculture, forestry and fishing.
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