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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Facing Emergencies

Wakefield Regional Council is committed to working with the community to prepare for emergencies, act when required and support any recovery efforts.

We will do this with other agencies, in a coordinated way, always seeking to ensure the needs of local property owners, residents and businesses are met.

A website dedicated to emergencies and safety for all South Australias is available, and includes a range of information relevant to local communities including:

  • what to do in an emergency
  • how to remain safe
  • emergency services
  • disaster recovery information
  • emergency preparation
  • crisis helpline contact numbers

To view the website visit

Click on the related links on the bottom right hand side of this page for more information for the Wakefield area.

Our Emergency Management Plan

Across South Australia there are a range of disasters, including natural disasters such as bushfires, storms, heatwaves and floods that can have significant effects on people’s health and wellbeing along with severe impacts on communities, social, environmental and economic structures.
This is a concise summary of the Yorke and MidNorth Zone Emergency Management Plan (ZEMP)which provides information on natural disasters and hazards identified as having a specificrelationship to the Yorke and Mid North Zone.

Download the Yorke and Mid North Zone - Emergency Management Plan.(899 kb)