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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Current Works and Projects

Introduction to Council's Capital Projects

Coorong District Council’s Infrastructure & Assets Department is the provider of capital projects and maintenance services for all of Council’s assets such as buildings, assets, parks and gardens.  We support the community by maintaining and improving the public environment for residents, visitors and workers.

Major Projects

Drought Communities Program

Coorong District Council has been allocated up to $2 million funding to support community infrastructure and other drought relief projects during 2020. For more information please click here.

Dickson Reserve - Multi-Purpose Floating Pontoon

Council is pleased to announce that it has received funding through the SA Boating Facilities Fund to enable the construction of additional boating infrastructure at Dickson Reserve, Tailem Bend. The funding received represents 52% of the total project cost. For more information please click here

Tailem Bend - New Public Toilet Amenities

Re-development of the existing public toilets on Railway Terrace, Tailem Bend has been considered as part of the 2019/20 Annual Business Plan & Budget. Works are currently underway in relation to the design.

Meningie North Jetty Upgrade

Coorong District Council has been successful in receiving funding through the Federal Government's Murray-Darling Basin Economic Development Program for the upgrade of the Meningie North Jetty (located at the Meningie Sailing Club). For more information please click here