COVID-19 update

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak (Coronavirus) in Australia and across the globe, Wakefield Regional Council is taking proactive measures to stop the spread. Our front counter remains open but please call or email us in the first instance. We are trying to minimise risk to our people and our community so, if you can carry out business with us online or on phone, do so.

Find out about our response and important information for residents and businesses

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Keeping active at home

Exercise and Sports Science Australia (ESSA) has launched its Exercise Right at Home campaign to encourage those who are self-isolated due to the response of COVID-19, to keep active and ensure exercise is done safely. Exercise Right at Home provides a range of free workout videos that have been created by ESSA accredited exercise professionals, the experts of exercise. The workout videos offer a variety of programs such as strength training, aerobic activities and falls prevention exercises that can be completed right in your home. For more information visit www.exerciseright.com.au


Find Your 30

Why not have a look at Find Your 30 which is about practical ways in which anyone can work half an hour of activity into their day. If you’re isolating inside you can choose individuals, indoors, with no equipment for a quick workout. Find out how you can Find Your 30

Adults aged 18-64 should accumulate 2.5 to 5 hours of moderate intensity physical activity or 1.25 to 2.5 hours of vigorous activity each week.

Children should accumulate at least 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity every day.

You can find your 30 At Home; At Work; On the Weekend


Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing (ORSR)

Many of us will find that staying active and continuing training will be harder than normal, but not impossible. Keeping moving and getting outdoors is essential for our physical and mental well-being, so it’s important to know what you can and can’t do  during COVID and work to find inventive solutions to our collective challenge.