Created by the Tasmanian Government, this website has truthful information, fact sheets and links to Australian Government COVID-19 support.
Australian Government Information
Premier Peter Gutwein
Briefings can be accessed at Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/petergutweinmp
Circular Head Council
Council is in the phases of re-opening facilities with COVID-19 safety plans. The Premiers announcement of further easing of restrictions commencing on the 17 June 2020 are being worked through..
Council Administration Office – open for public entry from 10am-2pm, available by phone 03 6452 4800 for appointments from 8:15am - 5:00pm business days.
Council Works Depot – closed to public access.
Council parks, and reserves are still open. All fitness equipment, playgrounds, and BBQ equipment follow signage and all COVID-19 directions.
Swirl – Smithton Wellbeing, Indoor, Recreation and Leisure – Pool and Stadium opening 15 June 2020 following a COVID-19 Safety Plan.
Smithton Recreation Ground precinct – Hockey Centre, Sporting Fields, Tennis and Netball re-opening with COVID-19 safety plans. People must follow the social distancing and hygiene requirements.
Stanley Town Hall - re-opening with a COVID-19 safety plan.
Stanley Recreation Ground –re-opening with COVID-19 safety plans. People must follow the social distancing and hygiene requirements.
Marrawah Hall and Redpa Recreation Ground re-opening with COVID-19 safety plans. People must follow the social distancing and hygiene requirements.
Council Facebook page will have regular updates and links to relevant information
Circular Head Economic Support Package
Tasmanian Public Health Hotline 1800 671 738
Smithton Medical Centre (03) 6452 2555
Smithton District Hospital (03) 6478 9520
Economic Response to the Coronavirus
COVID-19 Business Support, Grants and Loans
Mental Health Support
Life Line 13 11 14 (24 hours, 7 days)
Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.
Beyond Blue : 1300 224 636 (24 hours, 7 days)
Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve their best possible mental health, whatever their age and wherever they live.
Mens Line Australia: 1300 78 99 78 (24 hours, 7 days)
A telephone and online support, information and referral service, helping men to deal with relationship problems in a practical and effective way.
Kids Help Line - 1800 55 1800 (24 hours, 7 days)
Free 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.
SANE Australia 1800 18 72 63
Information about mental illness, treatments, where to go for support and help carers.
Rural Alive and Well (RAW): Call 1300 HELP MATE (1300 4357 6283) (24 hours, 7 days)
Call 1300 HELP MATE (1300 4357 6283)
RAW (Rural Alive & Well Inc.) is a not for profit organisation helping individuals, families and the community through mental health issues with a focus on reducing the prevalence of suicide in rural communities.
Open Arms - Veterans & Families Counselling 1800 011 046
Mental health and wellbeing support for current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel and their families.
Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service
Please see: https://parks.tas.gov.au/be-involved/news-and-events/parks-and-reserves-closures-frequently-asked-questions