Coorong District Council response measures to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is a global crisis, and our Council has a key role to play in limiting the spread and impact of it.

Our leaders are staying up to date on the latest advice from the State and Federal Governments, and relevant Government health agencies.

Residents who are experiencing financial hardship may seek assistance from Coorong District Council by entering into a long-term payment arrangement. Information is available on our Financial Hardship page.

For more information please click here.

Update - 25 May 2020

The SA Government have released their Roadmap for Easing Covid-19 Restrictions.

Most Coorong District Council services have now resumed:

  • All playgrounds, parks (incl. dog parks and gardens) have been re-opened to the public.
  • All community toilets have been re-opened.
  • All halls can now open and community groups will be able to book facilities (groups are encouraged to contact Council to work through arrangements).
  • The Coonalpyn Caravan Park and Narrung Campground are now open to the public (including public toilet facilities).
  • Sporting facilities can open in accordance with the new measures in place.
  • Public library services:
    • Tailem Bend, Tintinara, Coonalpyn and Coomandook Community Libraries are still closed to the public, however all are offering a 'phone and collect service'.
    • Meningie Community Library will be opening to the public from 3:45pm - 4:30pm Monday to Friday, and from 10am - 1pm on Saturdays.
  • Tailem Rail Museum, Coorong Gallery and the Meningie Information Hub will be assessed in preparation for Council's executive team to make a decision on re-opening from 8 June 2020.

All Council facilities are receiving regular cleaning to ensure facilities are up to standard – however if you come across anything that requires attention please contact Council on 1300 785 277 so that we can attend to it.

Signs will be in place to remind users of their obligations to social distance. Everyone can play their part in slowing the spread of COVID-19 by practicing good hygiene, using hand sanitiser and wiping down equipment and surfaces before and after use.

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Weather Stations

Weather Stations

Weather Stations

NRM Weather Network.

The NRM Weather network displaying current and historical weather data from over 80 weather stations across the SA Murray-Darling Basin NRM, South East NRM, and Alinytjara Wilurara NRM Regions and the Lower Murray Water, and Langhorne Creek Grape and Wine Irrigation districts.

To view local weather and further information click here.

New weather stations

  • The Coorong Tatiara LAP has receives funding from the South Australian Regional Growth Fund to establish a weather station at Policemans Point.
  • Agbyte has received funding from the National Disaster Resilience Fund to establish weather stations at Taratap, Laffer, McCallum and Archibald.
  • Natural Resources South East have funded a weather station at Field.
  • Coorong Tatiara LAP has funded a weather station at Coolinong.

These new stations will be added to the Natural Resources SE and SAMDB Weather Station platform. We will advise via the LAP e-newsletter as soon as this update occurs.

This allows land managers to make more informed decisions around irrigation scheduling, the application of agricultural sprays and fertilisers and harvest conditions.

Weather Station

A weather station was recently installed at Field by the Alpha Group with the support Natural Resources South East.

To access the Field Weather Station and further information click here.

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