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

If you are concerned about Coronavirus go to the Australian Government Department of Health website for the latest medical advice and official reports by clicking here https://www.health.gov.au/

COVID-Safe Plan - Community and Businesses

Community Services and Businesses that were previously directed to close and now reopened must complete a COVID-Safe Plan before they can reopen.

This Plan will outline how your staff and patrons can be kept safe from COVID-19. The plan must be completed and made available at your business premises. If your business was allowed to reopen during Step 1 of South Australia’s Roadmap to Recovery, you must complete a Plan before 1 June.

If your committee or group has not completed the COVID-Safe Plan, or does not have the plan available at your premises when requested, you can be fined up to $5000 on the sport for non-compliance, or face prosecution.

Please find the link to the COVID-19-Safe Plan Form here - https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/recovery/create-a-covid-safe-plan

For more information, please contact the SA COVID-19 Information line - 1800 253 787 offers local information and advice on general COVID-19 information for South Australians. Operates from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm every day.

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 council@franklinharbour.sa.gov.au

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 and Craft Shop are all closed until further notice.

Visitor Information can be located at www.franklinharbour.sa.gov.au

Public Toilets & Showers

All public toilets and showers are open.

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 10.30 am 2 June 2020.

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Pets & Animal Management

The District Council of Franklin Harbour strives to create an environment which encourages responsible pet ownership, where people and pets integrate safely within the community.

The Council has developed a Dog and Cat Management Plan which aims to establish guidelines to improve the management and control of dogs and cats within the community, while respecting the rights of all members of the community and protecting the environment. This plan also identifies the Dog Off-Leash Areas. To view Council's Dog and Cat Managment Plan please click here.

Dogs and Cat Management

Under Section 33 of the Dog and Cat Management Act, every dog of or over 3 months of age must be registered. Fees apply for unregistered dogs.

Registration Fees are listed in Council's fees and charges, please click here to view.