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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Fire Prevention

Property owners must take reasonable steps to protect their land from fire and to prevent or inhibit the outbreak of fire on the land, or the spread of fire through the land. The reduction of fuel and the appropriate management of on site vegetation (grass, tree cuttings or litter etc) are the best methods to minimise the potential for a fire.

Bushfire Management Area Plan and map can be found here.

Fire Danger Season / Fire Permits

Please note that the Fire Danger Season in the Murraylands and Upper South East regions starts 15 November 2020.

For further information about the Fire Danger Season please visit the CFS website, click here.

During the prescribed Fire Danger Season it is prohibited to burn, however PERMITS MAY BE ISSUED from the middle of February, SUBJECT TO CERTAIN CONDITIONS.

On days of extreme weather conditions Fire Bans may be declared for various areas in the State. To determine whether a fire ban has been imposed, phone the CFS hotline on 1300 362 361 or visit CFS website on

For a simple guide of what I can and can't do during the fire danger season and total fire ban days, please click here.

For additional information please contact Council's Fire Prevention Officer on 1300 785 277.