Covid Virus Update

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Covid-19 Virus Updates

Message from the Mayor

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Trusted sources of information

SA Health –

Australian Government Department of Health –

Smartraveller –

healthdirect –

Please ensure that you are only getting information regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) from trustworthy sources. The four listed above as well and are providing up to date information frequently.

Stop the spread – hygiene and social distancing

The most effective thing you can do to minimise the risk of spread of the virus is to practice good hygiene.

  • Cover your coughs/sneezes with a tissue or if not, your elbow
  • Dispose of used tissues immediately
  • Wash your hand with soap and water before handling food, eating and after going to the toilet. Avoid touching your face.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting surfaces.
  • Ensure that all members of the community keep a healthy distance of 1.5m from everyone around you and stay away from others if you are unwell.

Do I have Coronavirus?

If you are unsure if you potentially have COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please check for your symptoms and the appropriate actions to take.

Council Services and Facilities that are temporarily closed

  • Playgrounds, Outside Gyms and Skateparks
  • Libraries (except for online resources, see below in open facilities for more details)
  • Copper Coast Visitor Information Centre
  • Community Halls (Town Halls etc)
  • Copper Coast Putt Putt

Council Services and Facilities that are open

  • Resource Recovery Centre – EFTPOS ONLY
  • Copper Coast Council main office
  • Click, call and collect at Kadina and Wallaroo Library as well as online kids activities

What is closed in the Community?

  • Pubs
  • Registered and licensed clubs
  • Cinemas
  • Gyms
  • Indoor sporting venues
  • Indoor churches and other places of worship

This is in line with direction given from Federal Government. See for further details.

What is open in the Community?

  • Cafes & restaurants (restricted to takeaway and/or home delivery only)
  • Hotels (accommodation only)
  • Supermarkets
  • Bottle shops
  • Petrol stations
  • Convenience Stores
  • Banks
  • Pharmacies
  • Post offices
  • Hairdressers

This is in line with direction given from Federal Government. See for further details.

Events cancelled/postponed

  • 30th March – KWM Band Concert (cancelled)
  • 5th April – Feast on Yorkes (postponed)
  • 7th April – Share a Lunch Together (cancelled)
  • 10th April – Seafood on Spencer  (postponed)
  • 11th April – Kadina Showgrounds Garage Sale (cancelled
  • 12th April – Moonta Community Markets (cancelled)
  • 15th April – Outdoor Movie Night (postponed)
  • 19th April – Wallaroo KI Fire Relief Fundraiser (cancelled)
  • 25th April – ANZAC Day Services (cancelled to public)
  • 26th April – Copper Coast 500 Sprints (cancelled
  • 15th May – Kevin Bloody Wilson Concert Wallaroo (postponed)
  • 7th June – Kadina 20th Annual Swap Meet & Show N Shine (cancelled)

The list of events is based on the information provided to the Copper Coast Visitor Information Centre at the time of publication. If you are aware of any events which have been cancelled or postponed, please advise the Copper Coast Visitor Information Centre so the information provided is up to date. We will continue to share updates of any event changes in the Copper Coast. For further information please contact the Copper Coast Visitor Information Centre on 8821 2333 or email

If you have anxiety, distress or concern regarding COVID-19, please contact any of the below;

The COVID-19 mental health support line: 1800 632 753 (8am-8pm 7 days a week)

Beyond Blue - 1300 22 4636

Lifeline - 13 11 14

Regional Access Program - 1300 032 186