Getting Involved


Mintaro Institute
If you would like to help out at the Institute, such as with events, cooking, serving and cleaning, please contact the Mintaro Progress Association, or the Institute Steward (Peter Cloke).


Mortlock Park
Join the band of Mintaroites who are passionate about providing great sport and fitness facilities in our town. Contact the Mintaro Progress Association or its Mortlock Park Subcommittee (Brett Holland).


Mintaro Cemetery
Join the small dedicated group of people who help care for our public cemetery.



Torr Park BBQ Roster
Many locals help look after the Torr Park BBQ area by joining the cleaning roster. Contact the Mintaro Progress Association if you would like to add your name.

Email: | Download the Roster (PDF)

St Peter’s Quiet Garden
On the grounds of St Peter’s, the garden contributes to the Sacred Space for Healing and Quiet. If you would like to join the small group caring for this special place please contact the Mintaro Progress Association.


Mintaro History Group
The Mintaro History Group meet intermittently to help record and share Mintaro’s stories, heritage and history. If you would like to join please contact the Mintaro Progress Association.


Sporting Activities​

MINMAN Sporting Club
The Mintaro Manoora Sporting Club aims to be successful on & off the field while providing a safe, friendly and community-orientated environment for its members. We warmly welcome you to our clubrooms and home games in Mintaro and Manoora—home of the MinMan Eagles.

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Auburn-Mintaro Cricket Club

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Mintaro Bowling Club
The club began in 1959 for Men’s competition and the Ladies competition started in 1996. All player pennants are on a Thursday, the Men’s pennants is on Saturday (open gender), and we have a NightOwl Competition on a Wednesday night.

The Club welcomes enquiries from anyone, particularly teenagers, who would like to try the sport. Visitors are most welcome.

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Mintaro Tennis Club
Where good tennis, good food and good people combine.

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Social Activities​

CWA (Mintaro Branch)
The South Australian Country Women’s Association, Mintaro Branch, was opened in 1948 and still meets regularly at the Institute. New members welcome.

Mintaro Branch President is Karen Baum
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Mens’ Lunch
Mintaro Mens’ lunch is held 12 noon every third Wednesday (except January). One month, starting in February, it’s held at the home of a local at a nominal cost and with BYO drinks, and in intervening months at the Magpie and Stump Hotel. Visitors are always welcome.

Ross Mallett is coordinator for Mens’ Lunches.
Email Ross

Ladies Lunch
Ladies lunches are held a number of times throughout the year, either at a private home or at a regional restaurant.

Beth Porter is coordinator for Ladies Lunches.
Email Beth

4Kids2 (Youth Group)
Activities and events are run throughout the year for the younger members of our community.


Drawing Group
The Mintaro Drawing Group meets fortnightly on a Monday afternoon at the Institute or on-site elsewhere. New members are always welcome.

Peter Murdoch is coordinator for the Drawing Group.
Email Peter

Book Exchange

Book Exchange
Swap a book or take one to read. You can also leave books, ones you no longer need, in the donation box.

The free Book Exchange is located at the Mintaro Institute, Burra Street.
It is open Friday to Sunday, 9am to 5pm.