COVID-19 Latest Council Information

Published on 23 November 2020

Civic Centre Facade

Following the easing of COVID-19 restrictions, our facilities will reopen as planned tomorrow, Tuesday 24 November.

Please note, operations will be a little bit different as we adhere to the revised restrictions and physical distancing requirements, to ensure the safety and wellbeing of both staff and visitors.

The following facilities will reopen normal business hours:

  • Unley Civic Centre and Depot administration office
  • Unley, Clarence Park and Fullarton Park Community Centres (Administration offices open Tuesday 24 November. Centre programs and new bookings resume Wednesday 25 November)
  • Unley Libraries
  • Unley Museum
  • Unley Swimming Centre (open for lap swimming and rehabilitation sessions only, bookings essential).

Thank you for your patience and understanding. The City of Unley is guided by information and directives from our federal and state governments, peak health agencies and medical experts to inform our decisions. The health and wellbeing of our community is considered a priority. 

The best sources of information on COVID-19 are the SA Health website and the Government of SA COVID-19 website.

Unley Civic Centre, Depot & Cottage

Unley Civic Centre reopening Tuesday 24 November.

During closure:

  • Please direct enquiries, including planning enquiries, to 8372 5111.
  • Development applications can be viewed online
  • Justice of the Peace services will not be available. 


The Cottage (Oxford Terrace) reopening Tuesday 24 November.

Unley Depot administration office reopening Tuesday 24 November.

Libraries & Museum

Unley and Goodwood Libraries, including Library return chutes, reopening Tuesday 24 November.

Please be assured that your items have been renewed and no penalties will be imposed.

Unley Museum reopening Tuesday 24 November.

Unley Swimming Centre

Unley Swimming Centre reopening Tuesday 24 November.

Open for lap swimming and rehabilitation sessions only. Bookings essential.

Swim School, recreation sessions, birthday parties, carnivals and squad training remain cancelled until further notice.

Council run Community Centres

Administration offices open Tuesday 24 November. Centre programs and new bookings resume Wednesday 25 November:

  • Unley Community Centre, including Circuit Café
  • Fullarton Park Community Centre.
  • Clarence Park Community Centre, including childcare services.

Goodwood Community Centre

For an update on the Goodwood Community Centre, please visit their Facebook page.

Council run programs & events

 Continuation of events and activities will be considered against the revised COVID-19 requirements.  Please contact event organisers for specific event updates.

Other impacted services

Community Bus will recommence from Monday 30 November.

Town Hall open for future bookings from Tuesday 24 November.

Business information

This is a challenging time for our business community. Restrictions will be updated as the State Government and SA Health continue to monitor the situation.

To stay up-to-date with accurate information please visit the SA Government COVID-19 website and SA Health.

Council rates

We are very aware of the difficulties being experienced by many members of our community as a result of changing circumstances in response to COVID-19.

If you have been impacted by loss of income and are facing financial hardship, be assured we are here to support our community. 

For information on the hardship provisions in place for residents, visit our Rates assistance page.


Let’s get through this together

In reaching these decisions we have been very aware of the impact on our community. Recognising the rapid rate at which things are currently changing we will provide updates on Council services via our website and social media sites as they become available.

Our Customer Experience team is available to help if you need to do business with Council and remember that there are several ways you can transact with us. Please complete your business by email, phone or online.

We know this is a stressful time for everyone and take the opportunity to remind you that the best sources of information are the SA Health website and the Government of SA website. Mental health support is available online from providers such as Beyond Blue and Lifeline.

Please be mindful of the information and guidance being provided by SA Health. The safety of our community, customers, staff and volunteers remains our number one priority.

Please stay healthy and positive.