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South Australia
Gerard is located in South Australia
Location in South Australia
Population 660 (shared with other localities in the ‘State Suburb of Loveday’) (2011 census)
Established 12 August 1999
Postcode(s) 5343
Time zone ACST (UTC+9:30)
 • Summer (DST) ACST (UTC+10:30)
  • 182 km (113 mi) north-east of Adelaide
  • 12 km (7 mi) north-west of Loxton
LGA(s) Pastoral Unincorporated Area
County Hamley
State electorate(s) Chaffey
Federal Division(s) Barker
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
23.9 °C
75 °F
9.0 °C
48 °F
259.5 mm
10.2 in
Suburbs around Gerard:
Spectacle Lake Spectacle Lake Winkie
Spectacle Lake Gerard Katarapko
Pyap Pyap Katarapko
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Adjoining localities

Gerard is a locality in the Australian state of South Australia located in the Riverland on the northern side of the Murray River about 182 kilometres (113 miles) north-east of the state capital of Adelaide and about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) northwest of Loxton.

Its boundaries were created on 12 August 1999.

As of 2012, the land use within Gerard is divided between conservation and agriculture with the former being concerned with the floodplain. The title for land within Gerard held by the Aboriginal Lands Trust who has leased it to the Gerard Community Council.

Gerard is located within the federal division of Barker, the state electoral district of Chaffey and the Pastoral Unincorporated Area of South Australia.

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