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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Latest Updates

  • Community Bus driver volunteers are needed now

    10th September 2020
    • Media Release
    10th September 2020. Felicity Riches is one of our everyday heroes here in Wakefield who drives the Community Bus and loves it, but we need more people like Felicity to keep the bus wheels turning. For six years now, Felicity has been transporting
  • Wakefield food businesses: 100% COVID compliant

    3rd September 2020
    • Media Release
    3rd September 2020. FOOD businesses in the Wakefield Regional Council district have done a remarkable job introducing new COVID-19 measures, after recent inspections revealed 100 per cent compliance across the board. Wakefield Environmental Health
  • WRC’s Community Support Package approves $300K across region

    11th August 2020
    • Media Release
    11th August 2020. Wakefield Regional Council, through its COVID-19 Community Support Package, has approved almost $300K to successful applicants across the region. Launched in a South Australian-first during the thick of the pandemic, when
  • Council takes ownership: end to Townsvale saga

    29th July 2020
    • Media Release
    29th July 2020. WAKEFIELD Regional Council has agreed to take ownership of roads and infrastructure in Townsvale Estate, Balaklava, which will result in the completion of roads and stormwater infrastructure in the residential development. It brings
  • Main Street Development Project

    7th July 2020
    • Community Consultation
    Activating our main streets
  • Activate Wakefield! $1 million projects secured

    1st May 2020
    • Media Release
    1st May 2020. A trio of projects to activate and revive spaces across the Wakefield Regional Council area has been given the green light as part of the Federal Government’s Drought Communities Programme Extension. The Blyth Cinema expansion and
  • Light up the Dawn this ANZAC Day

    22nd April 2020
    • News
    Remember the brave men and women from our region who fought and served for freedom and democracy
  • WRC announces rate relief, grants as part of bold COVID-19 aid package

    16th April 2020
    • Media Release
    Rate relief and grant funding package announced
  • Council exploring suite of COVID-19 support measures

    3rd April 2020
    • Media Release
    3rd April 2020. Wakefield Regional Council will explore a range of options to provide rate relief and other support measures for the community as it works to minimise local financial pain from the COVID-19 virus. Council today considered the idea of
  • Wakefield’s response to COVID-19: service changes

    25th March 2020
    • Media Release
    In response to the COVID 19 Coronavirus outbreak in Australia and across the globe Wakefield Regional Council is taking proactive measures to stop the spread