Coronavirus COVID-19 information - Important Updates

ROAD CLOSURES ACROSS SOUTHERN MALLEE DISTRICT COUNCIL:

Frequently Asked Questions

The State Government announced a full border closure between Victoria and South Australia to limit the spread of Covid-19. All roads into South Australia from Victoria were closed from 00.00 on Thursday 9 July. The State Government requested Southern Mallee District Council manages the closure of a number of roads.

Q. Which roads are closed?

All road entry points into South Australia, from Victoria, are closed.

Roads classified ‘Tier A’ and ‘Tier B’ are being managed by the State Government. They are:

  • Mallee Highway, Pinnaroo
  • Summerton Road – Mulcra Road (becomes Panitya North Road), Pinnaroo

Closure of roads classified ‘Tier C’ are being managed by Council. These roads are:

  • Yarrahville Road – Logan Road, Pinnaroo
  • Oster Road, Pinnaroo
  • Nickolls Road – Ngallo Road, Pinnaroo
  • East Road, Pinnaroo
  • Tiller Road, Pinnaroo
  • Hamilton Road, Pinnaroo

Q. Why is the Council closing these roads?

Council has established these road closures at the request of the State Government. Further details can be found at the Government of South Australia website here.

Q. Are these road closures be monitored and/or policed?

Tier A and B roads are staffed by SAPOL and Tier C roads will be patrolled regularly.

Q. Where can I get more information

The most up to date and reputable information and alerts regarding COVID-19 should be sourced directly from www.covid-19.sa.gov.au.

You can also call the Coronavirus Information Line on 1800 020 080

SA Helath logo Click here to go to the SA Health website for the latest updates on COVID-19.

SAPOL logoClick here to go to the SA Police website for the latest updates in COVID-19.

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Inline with the South Australian Government's roadmap for recovery Council offices have reopened with social distancing and hygiene measures in place.

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Public Interest Disclosure

The Public Information Disclosure Act 2018 came into operation on the 1 July 2019 and replaced the SA Whistleblowers Protection Act 1993.

To assist the Community in understanding the new protections the following links to fact sheets are provided:

Further information on making a Public Information Disclosure can be obtained via:

Any person wishing to provide information in accordance with the Public Information Disclosure Act 2018 has the following options:

Post:     Confidential - Public Information Disclosure, Southern Mallee District Council, PO Box 49, Pinnaroo, SA 5304

Contact one of the appointed Responsible Officers:

  • Coordinator Executive Services, Sheryn Bennier, T: 8577 8002:
  • Executive Services Officer, Shona Hyde T: 8577 8002

or

Principal Officer / Chief Executive Officer, Jason Taylor T: 8577 8002