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COVID-19 Vaccination for Kids Available During the School Holidays

COVID-19 vaccines available during the school holidays
Have you got spare time these school holidays? There are plenty of COVID-19 vaccine appointments available. Protect your child against COVID-19 ahead of term two by making sure they’re up to date with their COVID-19 vaccine. Children 5 to 11 can have two doses of the paediatric Pfizer COVID-19 […]

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SA Health & COVID-19 | Where To Get Tested in Adelaide

COVID-19 Testing – How and Where to get Tested in South Australia
There are currently around 90 COVID-19 testing facilities in South Australia, so if you are displaying even mild symptoms of COVID-19, the advice from SA Health is to be tested.
Updated Tuesday 10 May 2022
You should get a PCR test as soon as you develop […]

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COVID-19 Update 8 Dec 2020 | SA Restrictions Easing from 14 Dec 2020

COVID-19 Restrictions to ease in South Australia from 14 December 2020
COVID-19 restrictions in South Australia are set to ease from Monday 14 December allowing play cafes to reopen and increased numbers of people at home gatherings, private gatherings, funerals and weddings. The use of QR codes will also be extended to retail.
In Summary:

Restrictions Easing from […]

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COVID-19 Update 30 Nov 2020 | Changes to Restrictions in SA from 1 Dec 2020

COVID-19 Update 30 November 2020 – Changes to Restrictions in South Australia
As of 12.01am Tuesday 1 December 2020, there will be further changes to COVID-19 restrictions in South Australia. This includes changes to density requirements, gathering provisions, requirements for fixed seating venues, the COVID-Safe check-in and mask requirements for health services.


Density Requirements:

Indoor Place (other than […]

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COVID-19 Update 27 Nov 2020 | Further Easing of Restrictions in SA from 1 Dec 2020

Further Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions in South Australia from 1 December 2020
COVID-19 restrictions in South Australian will ease from Tuesday 1 December 2020. This includes a lifting of border restrictions with Victoria, gatherings of over 1000 people will require a COVID safe plan and masks will be required where social distancing cannot be maintained.

Border restrictions […]

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How to Prepare Your Child for a COVID-19 Test | SA Health Advice

Advice from SA Health on how to prepare your child for a COVID-19 test.
It’s a daunting thought for many who are yet to undergo a COVID-19 test for the first time, yet children understandably can have a higher level of anxiety and are likely to have lots of questions for their parents.  
No matter your […]

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Current COVID-19 Restrictions South Australia 22 Nov 2020

South Australian COVID-19 Restrictions from 22 November 2020
Following a brief lockdown period in South Australia, COVID-19 restrictions have eased and are expected to ease further from 1 December 2020.
Current Restrictions from 22 November 2020L

Gyms and indoor fitness can resume | 1 person per 4sqm
Community sport fixtures and training temporarily cancelled. Applies to indoor and outdoor […]

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COVID-19 Update 20 Nov 2020 | South Australia Restrictions to Ease on 21 Nov 2020

South Australian COVID-19 Restrictions to Ease in South Australia 
COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in South Australia will be lifted as early as Friday 20 November 2020 with exercise outside the family home permitted. Additional restrictions will be eased from 12.01am Sunday 22 November. Schools will reopen on Monday 23 November 2020.
Restrictions Easing:

As of 12pm today, Friday 20 […]

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COVID Update 18 Nov 2020 | SA Lockdown, Schools Closed, Wear a Mask in Public

South Australia to be Locked Down due to COVID-19 Outbreak
*Updated 20 November 2020. South Australia will be locked down from 12:01 am Thursday, 19 November 2020 until 12:01 am on Wednesday 25 November 2020. All people in South Australia will be required to Stay at Home for the entire period. 
From 12.01am, Thursday 19 November 2020 […]

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COVID-19 Update 16 Nov 2020 | New COVID-19 Restrictions from 17 Nov 2020

New COVID-19 Restrictions in South Australia from 17 November 2020
Due to the new covid cluster with 17 cases, these NEW RESTRICTIONS will come into place from 12.01am, 17 November for the next 2 weeks:

Gyms, recreation centres, trampoline and play cafes will close.
Swimming is permitted for fitness or rehabilitation purposes at swimming pools used by the […]

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What to expect at an Adelaide drive through COVID testing station

What happens at a COVID-19 pop up drive through testing station?
Getting a COVID-19 test done at one of the pop-up drive through testing stations is a good option for families for the convenience and ease. We recently had tests done at the Victoria Park one in the city for both an adult and a 12 […]

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COVID-19 Update | Relaxing of Restrictions in SA from 5 Sep 2020

South Australia COVID-19 restrictions will be relaxed from Saturday 5 September 2020
South Australia will be able to enjoy an easing of COVID-19 restrictions from Saturday 5 September with an increase in the maximum number of people attending weddings and funerals plus changes to eating and drinking at venues and an increase in AFL crowds.
In Summary:

As […]

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Jane Reilly and Peter Combe reading ‘Hi. This is Coronavirus’ | 2020

Jane Reilly and Peter Combe reading ‘Hi. This is Coronavirus’
SA Health have produced an easy to follow book explaining coronavirus to children.
In this video, South Australian icons Jane Reilly and Peter Combe educate children on how to stop the spread of COVID-19 by reading ‘Hi. This is Coronavirus’ to them at Unley Library
‘Hi. This is […]

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COVID-19 Update | Easing of Restrictions from 28 Aug 2020

A number of restrictions in South Australia will ease from Friday 28 August 2020
Due to the improving situations across the border, there will be an easing on the restriction of people allowed at private gatherings, a 40km travel buffer for border communities and an easing of self-quarantining on some travellers.
In Summary:

Residential gatherings will be able […]

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COVID-19 Update 12 August 2020 | Changes to private gatherings, COVID Safe Marshalls for SA, Restrictions on Cross-Border Communities

New COVID-19 Restrictions on private gatherings, cross-border communities and introduction of COVID Safe Marshalls
On Wednesday 12 August, the South Australian Police Commissioner, Grant Stephens announced new COVID-19 changes to visitor numbers at South Australian private gatherings, new restrictions on cross-border communities and the introduction of COVID Safe Marshalls for a range of venues.
In Summary

Update to […]

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Mobile, Pop-up & Drive-through COVID-19 Testing Clinics | Adelaide

Mobile, Pop-up & Drive-through COVID-19 Testing Clinics can be accessed without a GP referral or booking.
With record numbers of COVID-19 tests being performed in South Australia, new coronavirus testing clinics have been made available around metropolitan Adelaide. The clinics are free, convenient and suitable for all ages. 
If attending a mobile, pop-up or drive-through testing clinic, […]

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COVID-19 Update | New Restrictions in SA | 3 Aug 2020

COVID-19 Update | New Restrictions from 5 August 2020
Premier Steven Marshall today announced new restrictions which will start as of Wednesday 5 August. At-home gatherings will be restricted from 50 to 10 people and patrons must be seated at licensed pubs and clubs The new restrictions are being introduced in response to a further 2 […]

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COVID-19 Update | New Restrictions in SA | 29 Jul 2020

New public activity restrictions in South Australia.
As of Wednesday 29 July 2020, numbers of attendees at weddings and funerals will be capped in line with a new Emergency Management Direction. South Australian residents will also no longer be able to return to SA from Victoria.
The Emergency Management (Public Activities No 4) (COVID-19) Direction 2020 has […]

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COVID-19 Update 23 Jun | Indoor Play Centres Opening 29 Jun 2020

Restrictions easing – indoor play centres reopening 
The premier, Steven Marshall today announced that restrictions in SA will be eased in a major way from 29 June 2020. Density requirements for all defined public activities will be 1 person per 2 square metres. This includes everything from hospitality to indoor fitness classes and indoor play centres […]

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COVID-19 Update | Restrictions to Lift on School Activities | 29 Jun 2020

Restrictions on school activities will be lifted from 29 June 2020

Restrictions on a number of important school activities will be lifted from 29 June, paving the way for Term 3 to return to normal for many South Australian students.
The following activities will be able to resume from Monday 29 June 2020:

School assemblies
Class photos
All Intrastate camps […]

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COVID-19 Update 16 Jun 2020 | Borders Open NT, WA & TAS | Fitness, Dance & Yoga Classes Allowed

Borders opening to WA, NT & TAS and further lifting of restrictions
The premier Steven Marshall today announced borders with WA, NT and TAS will be open from midnight tonight and there will be changes to indoor fitness and dance classes from Friday 19 June.
Changes to borders 
Effective midnight 16 June 2020:

Travellers entering South Australia directly from […]

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COVID-19 Update | Easing of Restrictions & Interstate Travel | 12 Jun 2020

Easing of Coronavirus restrictions and interstate travel.
Premier Steven Marshall today announced a further easing of coronavirus restrictions in South Australia from 19 June.
Step 2 Plus Easing of Restrictions from 19 June 2020
Further easing of current Step 2 restrictions in South Australia come into effect from next Friday 19 June 2020. Premier Marshall described this as […]

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Adelaide Aquatic Centre COVID-19 Restriction Roadmap | Jun 2020

Adelaide Aquatic Centre COVID-19 Restriction Roadmap
The City of Adelaide has released a roadmap for the steps ahead for the Adelaide Aquatic Centre.  
They are eagerly waiting to reopen so they can be there for the community’s health, fitness, and swimming journey. However, given the current restrictions, they are unfortunately not yet able to reopen.
SA State Government’s Easing […]

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AFL Showdown with Spectators | Black Lives Matter Protest not Permitted | COVID-19 update 9 June 2020

AFL Showdown to go ahead with spectators. Black Lives Protest not permitted
Premier Steven Marshall and SA Police Commissioner Grant Stevens announced today that the AFL showdown this weekend will allow some spectators to attend.
This will be the first large event to allow an audience since restrictions came into place. A total of 2,000 people will […]

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Seasonal Jobs SA | Find Work | 2020

Seasonal Jobs SA
If you need a job, Seasonal Jobs SA needs you. Around 24,000 workers are needed to fill agricultural jobs like fruit picking, pruning, grape harvesting and tree planting.
South Australia’s agriculture industry needs more workers. From pickers to packers, processors and planters, there are a variety of agricultural seasonal jobs on offer in South Australia’s […]

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Stage 2 COVID-19 Restrictions Brought Forward to 1 Jun 2020 | Update 25 May 2020

South Australian COVID-19 restrictions brought forward to 1 June 2020
Premier Steven Marshall today announced that the Stage 2 easing of coronavirus restrictions will be brought forward to Monday 1 June 2020.
He also announced changes to Stage 2 easing of restrictions during a press conference this afternoon stating:

80 people will be allowed in venues, provided no […]

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All Licensed Venues to Reopen for Indoor Dining | South Australia | Update 22 May 2020

Updated Guidelines for Licensed Venues – Restaurants, Cafes, Pubs & Wineries to Reopen for Indoor & Outdoor Dining
The Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall today announced an amendment to the further easing of COVID-19 restrictions in South Australia. As of Friday 22 May 2020, all licensed venues with seated dining will be allowed to accommodate […]

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Coronavirus Restrictions Easing | Restaurants & Cafes to Reopen for Indoor Dining | Update 20 May 2020

Restaurants and Cafes to Reopen for Indoor Dining
The Premier of South Australia, Steven Marshall today announced a further easing of COVID-19 restrictions in South Australia. As of Friday 22 May 2020, restaurants and cafes will be allowed to accommodate 10 indoor diners for a meal and alcohol. The second stage easing of coronavirus restrictions is […]

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Open Spaces & Places for People Grants announced in SA | May 2020

Open Spaces and Places for People Grants Announced
$65.5 million worth of funding for local community projects has been announced as part of the State Government’s Open Spaces and Places for People Grants.
In March, the State Government doubled the annual Planning and Development Fund to $50 million, when matched with 50:50 local government contribution, with a […]

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South Australia’s National Parks Reopen for Camping | 11 May 2020

South Australia’s National Parks are reopening for camping on Monday 11 May 2020
National Parks and Wildlife Service South Australia are reopening National Parks for camping, plus parks accommodation and camping on Crown Lands will also reopen.
Park facilities now open include:

Campgrounds (from Monday 11 May 2020)
Group facilities such as barbecues, firepits, showers, indoor camp kitchens (from […]

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SA Coronavirus Restrictions to Ease from 11 May 2020

COVID-19 restrictions to ease in Australia
The Australian Government has released a 3 step process to easing coronavirus restrictions across our country. However, states and territories will move at different times based on local conditions.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the easing of restrictions but the timeline will differ depending on the local situation of each state. […]

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Remember My Story COVID-19 | State Library of South Australia | Add Your Photos

Remember My Story COVID-19 – a collection of memories for the State Library of South Australia
South Australia’s State Library is saving your stories for the future.
In early 2020 we found ourselves living in a historic crisis as the COVID-19 pandemic impacted our state and our communities.
The State Library’s collection, contributed by you, will record how […]

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#ISO4U | Who Are You Isolating For? | 2020

#ISO4U Social Media Campaign
#ISO4U is a social media campaign created to remind Australians of why we are isolating. It encourages more social distancing so that we protect the people we love.
We know the statistics around COVID-19 but it’s not personal until it is, and that’s how this initiative came to be, to remind us of […]

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Parks & Playgrounds Re-opening in South Australia | 3 May 2020

Public parks and playgrounds to re-open in South Australia
SA Health have announced public outdoor parks and playgrounds can re-open now that we have low levels of cases and no current evidence of community transmission in South Australia.
With South Australia recording 10 straight days of no new COVID-19 cases, Chief Public Health Officer, Dr Nicola Spurrier, has […]

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Schoolbooks 4 Kids Online | New Website Launched 28 Apr 2020

New website launch – Schoolbooks4Kids
Schoolbooks4kids has been established to provide an on-line digital store to sell a fantastic selection of educational learning books, for children in grades Prep/Kindy to 6.
Maths and Literature book packs are being sold at heavily discounted prices to help children and families during these disruptive times.
The books sold by Schoolbooks4kids are […]

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COVIDSafe app | Australian Government app | Download from 26 Apr 2020

COVIDSafe app
The Australian Government has launched the COVIDSafe app to speed up the way in which they contact people exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19). 
The COVIDSafe app has been designed to help slow the spread of COVID-19.  If enough people in Australia download the app, the Government will have confidence to find and contain outbreaks quickly, meaning governments […]

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The Kindness Pandemic | Campaign of Kindness for Older People

The Kindness Pandemic – a Campaign of Kindness for Older People
The Coronavirus is impacting on everyone; few people have not had their lives changed. In response, the Kindness Pandemic Campaign is focusing on a number of vulnerable groups, and those on the front line.
Vulnerable groups include older people, who are particularly at risk of the […]

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Hand Sanitiser & Moisturiser | Yard Skincare

Buy Hand Sanitiser & Moisturiser from Yard Skincare
Yard Skincare has been hand-making organic and vegan products for families since 2012 and is continuing to do so amid COVID-19. Yard Skincare also makes 70% alcohol-based hand sanitiser and moisturiser available for purchase online.
We chatted to owner, Courtney, about the rise of skin problems due to frequent […]

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SA declares it is safe to send children to school in term 2 | South Australia | Update 22 Apr 2020

SA Chief Public Health Officer has announced it is safe to send children to school in Term 2
Due to current coronavirus restrictions on many activities, parents have been questioning whether it is safe to send their children to school in term 2. South Australia’s Chief Public Health Officer, Nicola Spurrier sent an open letter to […]

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The eSafety Guide | Keeping Kids Safe Online | Advice for Parents & Carers

The eSafety Guide – Advice and Tips from the eSafety Commissioner
With children spending more and more time online for both school and home entertainment, it is important for parents to know how they can keep their children safe.  The eSafety Commissioner website has information on everything you need to know to help you learn about the […]

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