Your Guide

Lisa Lumsden, originally a city girl from Adelaide arrived in Port Augusta some 15 years ago in search of outback adventure, since which she's never looked back...

... and her journey's been a diverse one; having trained initially as an occupational therapist she later developed her skills as a custom shoe maker, textile printer and community campaigner. Lisa recently completed her second term as a Port Augusta City Councillor.

She now busies herself as a tour guide, event manager, public speaker and the Director of Destination Town - Port Augusta.

She has a deep knowledge of the town's unique history and the personalities that built it. 

Lisa  also played a pivotal role in creating the renewable energy revolution that's transforming the region through her involvement with the 'Repower Port Augusta' campaign.

For her efforts Lisa was awarded the 2017 Jill Hudson Award for Environmental Protection by the South Australian Conservation Council as well as a SA Australia Day commendation for the 'Women who Hold Up Half the Sky' community contribution award.

Lisa is a sought after  public speaker at events around community leadership, regional transition planning and environmental campaigning.

Join a Destination Town tour and let Lisa's passion and expertise  bring the town alive for you.