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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Drought Support

The South Australian Government is offering a range of drought assistance to support eligible primary producers to assist with farm business costs. This includes a rebate for South Australian Council (Local Government) Rates. The South Australian Council Rebate Scheme provides funding to eligible applicants to access a rebate of up to 50% (and no more than $7,500/financial year) of ordinary council rates. Eligible applicants can access the rebate for each of the 2019/20 and 2020/21 financial years.

Click on the links below for the guidelines and application form:

Red Cross Resources

Psychological First Aid Course

Supporting People Through Drought

Coping with a Major Personal Crisis

Other resources