COVID-19 Response

Council offices and libraries are open. For information about Council services affected click here and for the latest updates on Alexandrina Council's response to COVID-19 click here

Please contact us by phone 8555 7000 or email

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COVID-19 Business Support

Alexandrina Council Support

Recognising that these are unprecedented times, Council is supporting local business wherever possible:

  • The Alexandrina Council Business Support Package has been developed to help alleviate the local economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The below info-graphic summarises key highlights of the package
  • We have changed Council’s payment terms for local suppliers from the Alexandrina, Victor Harbor and Yankalilla council areas. Payment terms for local suppliers fast tracked from ’30 days after end of month’ to ’14 day payment terms’
  • We have a dedicated Business Hub located at 12 Cadell Street in Goolwa. To speak directly with a member of our business support team call in and see us or phone 8555 7455 between 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday. You can also email us on 
  • We will offer deferred rental payments for businesses and community groups occupying Council premises
  • We have introducing flexible parking arrangements within town centres to adapt to the changing needs of our restaurants, cafes and other businesses adhering to the new take-away only restrictions.
  • We offer flexible payment options and payment arrangements for those experiencing difficulty paying Council rates. You can call us on 8555 7000 to confidentially discuss your situation with the Rates Team.

For COVID-19 Rate Relief Application please click here.

All levels of government and Industry Organisations are providing support to the business sector during COVID-19.

South Australian Government Support

Australian Government Support

Business and Industry Organisations

Business resources and industry specific information including funding links, advice for exporters, staffing and industrial relations:

Regional Development Australia (RDAAHF&KI)

Business SA

Australia Council for the Arts

Australian Hotels Association

Australian Industry Group

Housing Industry Association

Master Builders Association

Motor Trade Association

Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA)

Primary Producers SA

Restaurant and Caterers Association

South Australian Tourism Commission (SATC)

Tourism Industry Council SA (TiCSA)

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Mental Health Support

Last updated 10 August 2020