Malampa Provincial Government Council, Lakatoro, Malekula
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South West Malekula Area Council

South West Malekula Area Council consists of 24 communities and has a population of more than 3800 people. It has the biggest geographic area in Malampa Province. 

With 859 households, more than 50% of these households plant and sell kava as their main source of income. Road infrastructure is accessible in only six villages starting from Lawa to Wintua. 

Other isolated communities use boat transport to travel and transport their agricultural produce. 

South West Bay Airport is located on Wintua Village and is the main airport used in the area for air travel to other islands. 

There are 5 primary schools, 1 junior secondary school and 1 rural training centre within South West Malekula. The only health centre is located on Wintua and is the main referral health centre for the two dispensaries and five Aid Posts within the area. 

South West Malekula Area Council Headquarter has its building on Wintua Village, including Police Post, Department of Livestock and Department of Agriculture.