Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Alert
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health Alert

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Council services

Effective 30 March 2020, the District Council of Franklin Harbour has updated a range of measures to its operations. These measures are in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, to ensure the health and safety of its staff and the community, while providing the continuity of essential services.

Details of this are set out below:

Council Office

For the safety of staff and the community all enquiries are encouraged to be directed to staff via phone or email, if you wish to contact the Council Office please call 08 8629 2019 or email

Playgrounds, parks and reserves

As of 4 May playgrounds and skate parks are open, we remind users of these facilities that social distancing practices must be adhered to.

Visitor Information Centre, Craft Shop and Historical Museum

The Visitor Information Centre, Craft Shop and Historical Museum are all closed until further notice.

Visitor Information can be located at

Public Toilets & Showers

All public toilets and showers are open and the cleaning of these facilities has increased.

Refuse Site

The refuse site remains open and can be accessed by the general public at the normal opening times, please ensure social distancing is undertaken at all times whilst attending this site.

This information will continue to be updated, last updated 12.00 pm 13 May 2020.

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Sporting Activities

CONTACT: 0407 974 954
Winter sport played in Show Pavilion.

CONTACT: Cowell Area School - 8629 2150

CONTACT:Bob Udy COWELL 0427 348 933
Committee meetings every second Tuesday in the month at the Bowling Clubrooms.
Practice Thursday afternoons. Social Bowls held Tuesday's 7.30 pm onwards.

CONTACT: Craig Klingberg 0427 799 726
Summer sport played at Pioneer Oval.

CONTACT: Tanya Crabb - Secretary - 86292 175

Winter sport played Saturday afternoon at Pioneer Oval. Premiers 1996 & 1999.

CONTACT:Patsy Kirby 0459 242702
Competitions on Sundays at 12.30 pm at Golf Course. - Men
Competitions on Tuesdays at 10.00 am at Golf Course. - Ladies

CONTACT: Tracy Mills, 8629 2487
Winter sport played Saturday afternoons. Courts located at Pioneer Oval.

CONTACT: Jack Curtis 8629 7070

October to March at the Cowell School Pool. Training Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
nights 5 - 7 pm. Time trials Friday night at 5.30 pm.