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

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.

Latest COVID-19 update issued 20th November. More information can be found here.

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Emergency Management

Disaster Button

The red button above will take you to information from the State Government to help you prepare and stay safe.

It is important that the Community listen to validated information during times of emergencies.

In South Australia validated information on emergencies can be obtained through the TV and radio emergency broadcast partners such as; ABC Local Radio, FIVEaa Radio, Sky News Television, ABC News 24, Power FM and 5Mu - click here for the CFS fact sheet.

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Resources (CALD) are available at the following websites:

Coorong district Council has close working partnerships with Emergency Services and is a participating member of the Murray Mallee Zone Emergency Management Committee.

For information on Council's current recovery efforts click here.

Emergency Management

Department of the Premier and Cabinet

Information on the State’s Emergency Management Plan can be obtained click here

SA Fire and Emergency Services Commission - click here

Recovery SA Information on Disaster Recovery - click here


The Coorong District Council is located within two Fire ban districts – Murraylands and Upper South East

Fire Danger Season  

For CFS Website fire season dates - click here.

Information on Fire Danger Ratings can be obtained via the CFS Website – click here

Information on Bushfire Safer Places can be obtained via the CFS Website – click here

Information on developing your Bushfire Survival Plan can be obtained via the CFS Website – click here

Information on preparing your Farm – click here

Information on preparing your home and property – click here


Important information What to do when the power goes out click here


Extreme Weather Information/Warnings can be obtained via

South Australian State Emergency Service - click here

Bureau of Meteorology - click here

Information on River Murray flows can be obtained via:

Natural Resources Management - click here 

Water Connect - click here

PIRSA - Drought Support - click here


SA Police website - click here

Information on the National Terrorism Threat Advisory System click here

Australian National Security - click here

Public Health

SA Health – click here

Australian Government Department of Health - click here

Prepare for the mental health impacts of disasters – click here