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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Special Events

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

Coorong District Council comprises of over 8000 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 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

Not all events will be on Council land but still may require some consideration or input from Council or other Government Departments such as;

  • Liquor Licence
  • Temporary Food Business

There are many considerations to make when planning any 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 and many other forms are also available on the Forms and Permits page under Council Documents.

All Special Event Applications must be lodged at least 21 days priorto the event, unless the following apply:

  • 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 of have any questions please contact Council 1300 785 277.