Glamorgan Spring Bay services
The health and safety of our staff and community is Glamorgan Spring Bay’s number one priority and we are actively taking measures respond to the COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) pandemic.
In the interest of public safety, we have made changes to the way we deliver services in accordance with advice from the Department of Health. Council has enacted its Pandemic Plan to ensure we maintain an appropriate level of service to the community.
If you are unwell we encourage you to interact with Council the following ways:
Parks, Reserves and Playgrounds – The playground equipment is not sanitised.
- Unwell adults or children are not permitted to use the playground equipment
- Unwell children should not play with other children
- Wash your hands before and after using equipment
- Stay at least 1.5m apart
- Children’s hands should be cleaned thoroughly before and after using the equipment.
The Tasmanian Government has advised that Tasmania is moving to rapid antigen testing as the primary diagnostic tool to detect cases of COVID-19. See the rapid antigen testing page on the Tasmanian Government website for more information.
If you test positive on a rapid antigen test ,you must register your positive test result via the online registration form.
To avoid waiting at testing clinics, it is strongly encouraged that bookings are made at clinics that take bookings. Fill out the online form and request a booking.
For more information see the testing for COVID-19 page on the Tasmanian Government website.
Business and income support
For up-to-date information on financial support available for businesses affected by COVID-19, please visit the Tasmanian Government’s COVID-19 business support page.
The Tasmanian Government is providing grants for individuals impacted financially by the need to isolate or quarantine, or who need to take unpaid leave from work to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. More information is available on the Tasmanian Government’s COVID-19 individual grants page.
The Tasmanian and Australian Government websites have the most up-to-date information regarding a wide range of COVID-19 topics, including vaccinations and support measures.
The Tasmanian Government has established a dedicated Coronavirus website to provide information about COVID-19, including up-to-date advice about:
- current restrictions
- travel to and from Tasmania
- other state and federal government restrictions.
Translated information is available on this website in many languages.
The Australian Government provides daily updates on the status of COVID-19 in Australia on the Department of Health website.
Further information on the national response and initiatives, visit the Australian Government website.
- For the latest State Government information on COVID-19 in Tasmania, visit coronavirus.tas.gov.au
- For the information relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Australia, visit the Australian Department of Health website: health.gov.au
- Download the Coronavirus Australia App from the App Store or Google Play
- Download the COVIDSafe contact tracing app on the App Store and Google Play
- Follow Stay Healthy Stay Connected on Facebook for tips on keeping mentally healthy
- Red Cross Australia has practical tips on maintaining wellbeing
For a range of print-friendly posters, flyers and fact sheets please go to coronavirus.tas.gov.au/resources.
Mental health support:
If you are feeling distressed, seek support:
- Beyond Blue, 1300 22 46 36
- Rural Alive & Well 1300 4357 6283 (1300 HELP MATE)
- Lifeline Australia, 13 11 14
- MensLine Australia, 1300 78 99 78
- Kids Helpline Official, 1800 551 800
- Tasmanians experiencing significant mental health problems can contact the Mental Health Services Helpline on 1800 332 388 for more immediate support
- In an emergency call 000
More mental health resources are available on coronavirus.tas.gov.au.
Emergency Relief support:
For emergency relief support including emergency food relief visit https://coronavirus.tas.gov.au/families-community/emergency-relief-support