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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Gifts and Benefits Register

Council Members

The Code of Conduct for Council Members commenced on 1 September 2013 through the Local Government (General) Variation Regulations 2013, gazetted in the Government Gazette on 22 August 2013.

The Code of Conduct requires that gifts and benefits received by Council Members be recorded on a register, which is available to be viewed by the public. The Code of Conduct can be viewed in Council's Elected Members Code of Conduct Policy.

For the purposes of 3.10 of the Code of Conduct, the threshold amount governing when a gift or benefit must be registered is gazetted at $100. The register below is updated on a quarterly basis.

Council Member Gifts & Benefits Register

Employees

The Code of Conduct for Council Employees commenced on 13 February 2014, published by the Minister for Planning for the purposes of Section 110(1) of the Local Government Act 1999, gazetted in the Government Gazette on 13 February 2014 and re-gazetted on 20 February 2014.

The Code of Conduct requires that gifts and benefits received by Council Employees be recorded on a register, which is available to be viewed by the public. The Code of Conduct can be viewed in Council’s Code of Conduct Policy for Council Employees.

For the purposes of Clause 2.21 of the Code of Conduct, the threshold amount governing when a gift or benefit must be registered is currently gazetted at $50. The register below is updated on a quarterly basis.

Employee Gifts & Benefits Register