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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Special Events

Events are held for many reasons and can be in all shapes, sizes and locations.

Coorong District Council comprises of over 8,000 sq km with many parks and reserves owned or under it's care and control. When organising an event - especially on land that is owned or under the care and control of Council - it is important that you supply the correct information and complete the necessary forms to gain approval. For a list of Parks and Reserves please click here.

Events may not always take place on Council land, but still may require some consideration or input from Council or other Government Departments, for considerations such as;

  • Limited Liquor Licence
  • Temporary Food Business

There are many considerations to make when planning an event, and to assist with this Council have developed a risk assessment and checklist to help you determine what may be required.

Special Events Checklist(244 kb)

Special Events Risk Assessment(316 kb)

Special Event Permit Application(267 kb)

These forms, along with others relating to Temporary Food Business Notification and requests for Fee Waiver or In-Kind Support are also available on the Forms and Permits page.

Community groups who are planning events are encouraged to view the Community Grants Program page for more information on applying for event grants.

All Special Event Applications must be lodged at least 21 days prior to the event, unless the following applies:

  • Road closure - the Special Event Application must be lodged 90 days prior to the event.
  • Events held for three (3) days or longer - the Special Event Application must be lodged 90 days prior to the event.

If you are unsure about your event or have any questions please contact Council on 1300 785 277.