Council response to circuit breaker restrictions

Under SA Health directives issued on Wednesday 18 November 2020, please be advised that from midnight tonight the following closures of Council facilities apply: Council offices and libraries Barossa Visitor Centre Barossa Regional Gallery The Rex Barossa Aquatic Fitness Barossa Bushgardens A reminder that community and club sports fixtures and trainings are not permitted. Council […]

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Council’s Barossa COVID-19 Recovery Plan

Council has unveiled a Barossa COVID19 Recovery Plan that proposes a $470,000 up-front investment to support regional economic and community rebuilding. The local response to the pandemic includes wide-ranging economic, social and wellbeing measures to stimulate local activity. Key initiatives of the 12-month plan include: – A $50,000 community and club restart grant – tourism and marketing […]

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Consolidation of COVID-19 swab testing at Tanunda Memorial Hospital

As of Wednesday 3 June, COVID-19 swab testing at Tanunda Memorial Hospital will be consolidated with the drive-through clinic located outside the hospital. The COVID-19 drive-through clinic operates 7-days per week, 9am – 5pm. Tanunda Memorial Hospital will undertake nursing assessments during this time, as required. Drive-through and walk-through presentations are welcome. No booking or […]

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Council Response to Cluster Outbreak

30 March 2020 Council Responds to Covid19 Cluster Advice In the wake of Dr Nicole Spurrier’s press conference late Sunday afternoon (29 March) regarding an identified Covid19 (Coronavirus) cluster in the Barossa region, The Barossa Council are taking swift action to implement the directives from SA Health. Therefore as of Monday 30 March, the following […]

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Open Letter from the Mayor

30 March 2020 Open Letter to the Barossa community We are living in uncertain times. We know many in our community are making difficult choices as they come to terms with COVID19 and the far reaching impacts on our lifestyle, livelihood and community interactions. The announcements over the weekend have highlighted the need to follow […]

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PM Announcement 24th March

Today’s key developments: Australia’s eighth coronavirus death has been confirmed Stuart Robert admits not anticipating demand for Centrelink Health Minister Greg Hunt announces an all-of-nation telehealth strategy, as well as more masks and more coronavirus tests becoming available Queensland confirms the closure of its state border Coronavirus cases pass 800 in NSW Economists warn house prices could plummet 20 per cent due […]

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Health Tips for Virus Protection

Basic protective measures against the new coronavirus Stay aware of the latest information on the COVID-19 outbreak, available on the WHO website and through your national and local public health authority. Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others. Take care of your health and […]

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