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.


https://www.facebook.com/RepowerPortAugsta/


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.