Cudlee Creek Bushfire Recovery Community Page

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"We recognise that with the COVID-19 pandemic we are all experiencing significant changes to our daily lives. I want to reassure you that while recovery efforts may not be as visible to the community right now, staff from State and Local Governments, as well as not for profit organisations, are still working in dedicated recovery roles."

Miranda Hampton, Community Recovery Officer

What's the purpose of this page?

This page is a digital space for our community to come together post the bushfires which started in Cudlee Creek ion 20 December 2019.

This page will grow as we move through the coming months and years together. We’re hoping this site will help us all be better prepared for the future. We want to work with you through this recovery and are here to help. If there is anything else you would like Council to help with, please let us know.


Help for you

  • SA Recovery hotline - phone 1800 302 787 between 8am and 8pm
  • Department of Human Services website contains information about: events, financial assistance, grants, small business support, free assistance and advice, justice of the peace information, opportunities for donations, livestock and public health information.
  • Council website is home to a number of Council recovery related matters such as: rates support, planning and building information, bin replacement, hard rubbish and green waste.


"We recognise that with the COVID-19 pandemic we are all experiencing significant changes to our daily lives. I want to reassure you that while recovery efforts may not be as visible to the community right now, staff from State and Local Governments, as well as not for profit organisations, are still working in dedicated recovery roles."

Miranda Hampton, Community Recovery Officer

What's the purpose of this page?

This page is a digital space for our community to come together post the bushfires which started in Cudlee Creek ion 20 December 2019.

This page will grow as we move through the coming months and years together. We’re hoping this site will help us all be better prepared for the future. We want to work with you through this recovery and are here to help. If there is anything else you would like Council to help with, please let us know.


Help for you

  • SA Recovery hotline - phone 1800 302 787 between 8am and 8pm
  • Department of Human Services website contains information about: events, financial assistance, grants, small business support, free assistance and advice, justice of the peace information, opportunities for donations, livestock and public health information.
  • Council website is home to a number of Council recovery related matters such as: rates support, planning and building information, bin replacement, hard rubbish and green waste.


  • Cudlee Creek Fire Recovery June Newsletter

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    2 days ago

    Read the June Newsletter via this link.



    In this June issue

    • Dangerous trees on private property
    • Last chance to complete survey
    • Meet the Recovery Centre team
    • Business support
    • New resources from Beyond Blue
    • Other grants and giveaways
    • Foodbank has moved
    • Seasonal jobs for SA workers
    • Dedicated rebuilding support
    • Royal commission update
    • Events

    Read the June Newsletter via this link.



    In this June issue

    • Dangerous trees on private property
    • Last chance to complete survey
    • Meet the Recovery Centre team
    • Business support
    • New resources from Beyond Blue
    • Other grants and giveaways
    • Foodbank has moved
    • Seasonal jobs for SA workers
    • Dedicated rebuilding support
    • Royal commission update
    • Events
  • SA Bushfire Appeal - Financial Assistance available

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    9 days ago


    The South Australian government launched the SA Bushfire Appeal to raise funds for people directly affected by bushfires in Cudlee Creek and on Kangaroo Island.

    Financial assistance is available for individuals, businesses, apiarists and primary producers. Eligibility information is available and applications can be made on the SA Bushfire Appeal website.

    Non-profit community groups and organisations can apply to the Community Strength and Resilience Initiative for funding for projects that address local needs and issues in affected communities.


    The South Australian government launched the SA Bushfire Appeal to raise funds for people directly affected by bushfires in Cudlee Creek and on Kangaroo Island.

    Financial assistance is available for individuals, businesses, apiarists and primary producers. Eligibility information is available and applications can be made on the SA Bushfire Appeal website.

    Non-profit community groups and organisations can apply to the Community Strength and Resilience Initiative for funding for projects that address local needs and issues in affected communities.

  • Cudlee Creek Fire Recovery May Newsletter

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    14 days ago
  • Back to Business Webinar

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    14 days ago

    Welcome to the second Back to Business Webinar for Cudlee Creek, on Thursday 21st May at 7.30pm

    Daniel Schuppan, Nutrien Ag Solutions will discuss Livestock Nutrition & Management

    Despite the rains and pastures greening up, are they adequate enough for your livestock? Daniel will discuss the current pasture situation; how much is enough to meet your livestock requirements, and provide tactics to take advantage of what is available and address potential issues.

    There will be the opportunity to ask Daniel questions at the end of his presentation.

    There will also be an update on opportunities for Livestock Producers to...

    Welcome to the second Back to Business Webinar for Cudlee Creek, on Thursday 21st May at 7.30pm

    Daniel Schuppan, Nutrien Ag Solutions will discuss Livestock Nutrition & Management

    Despite the rains and pastures greening up, are they adequate enough for your livestock? Daniel will discuss the current pasture situation; how much is enough to meet your livestock requirements, and provide tactics to take advantage of what is available and address potential issues.

    There will be the opportunity to ask Daniel questions at the end of his presentation.

    There will also be an update on opportunities for Livestock Producers to access the free Back to Business One on One program.

    We are also interested in your feedback on topics of interest and issues for future webinars.

    Register now using the following link: https://bit.ly/361xVQt


  • Share your voice

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    14 days ago

    Take a moment to have your say on your future and bushfire recovery.

    Miranda Hampton shares why sharing your voice is so important. Check out the video here.

    To have your say click here for the survey.

    Take a moment to have your say on your future and bushfire recovery.

    Miranda Hampton shares why sharing your voice is so important. Check out the video here.

    To have your say click here for the survey.

  • Tiers Road Treated Timber Waste Depot closing soon

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    18 days ago

    The temporary waste depot at 10 Tiers Road Woodside will close permanently at 2.30 pm on Friday 29 May.

    The temporary waste depot at 10 Tiers Road Woodside will close permanently at 2.30 pm on Friday 29 May.

  • Rates and Revaluation Update

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    19 days ago

    Council is currently in the process of communicating with ratepayers who have received an adjustment to their rates installment as a result of the Valuer-General’s assessment.

    Earlier this calendar year, ratepayers in the fire scar received a letter outlining the process for revaluing impacted properties.

    For details about rates and revaluations please refer to these FAQs.

    Council is currently in the process of communicating with ratepayers who have received an adjustment to their rates installment as a result of the Valuer-General’s assessment.

    Earlier this calendar year, ratepayers in the fire scar received a letter outlining the process for revaluing impacted properties.

    For details about rates and revaluations please refer to these FAQs.

  • Important Clean-Up Notice

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    20 days ago

    Registrations closing soon!

    The clean-up of bushfire waste is nearing completion and is on track to be completed on schedule.

    If you still have bushfire debris that needs to be cleaned up, time is running out for you to register.

    Please register your waste clean-up needs by 15 May 2020 by visiting greenindustries.sa.gov.au/bushfires

    If you organised your own clean-up prior to 23 February, you may be eligible for reimbursement.

    The closing date for reimbursement applications is 15 May 2020. To apply please contact Local Recovery Coordinator Alex Zimmermann on 0418 258 304.

    A map of the scheduled clean-ups is available...

    Registrations closing soon!

    The clean-up of bushfire waste is nearing completion and is on track to be completed on schedule.

    If you still have bushfire debris that needs to be cleaned up, time is running out for you to register.

    Please register your waste clean-up needs by 15 May 2020 by visiting greenindustries.sa.gov.au/bushfires

    If you organised your own clean-up prior to 23 February, you may be eligible for reimbursement.

    The closing date for reimbursement applications is 15 May 2020. To apply please contact Local Recovery Coordinator Alex Zimmermann on 0418 258 304.

    A map of the scheduled clean-ups is available on the Green Industries SA website at greenindustries.sa.gov.au/bushfire-clean-up-progress. Maps can also be found at the recovery centre in Lobethal.

  • Grants and assistance for bushfire-affected communities

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    24 days ago

    Individuals and businesses who have been impacted by last summer’s bushfires are able to access a range of grants and other financial assistance from state and federal government as well as not-for-profits. You are encouraged to get in touch to see what you could be eligible for, there may be more than you previously thought.

    To speak with somebody about what assistance you may be eligible for call the Lobethal recovery Centre today 0418213269.

    You can also visit dhs.sa.gov.au/recovery to check out what assistance is available.

    If you’d like small business-specific assistance, you can call 08 8429 3801 or visit...

    Individuals and businesses who have been impacted by last summer’s bushfires are able to access a range of grants and other financial assistance from state and federal government as well as not-for-profits. You are encouraged to get in touch to see what you could be eligible for, there may be more than you previously thought.

    To speak with somebody about what assistance you may be eligible for call the Lobethal recovery Centre today 0418213269.

    You can also visit dhs.sa.gov.au/recovery to check out what assistance is available.

    If you’d like small business-specific assistance, you can call 08 8429 3801 or visit business.sa.gov.au

  • Cudlee Creek Fire recovery Newsletter

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    27 days ago

    In this edition:

    • From the National Bushfire Recovery Agency
    • Financial assistance
    • Clean up and waste
    • Which businesses are ‘still here’
    • Daily support with Telecross REDi
    • Join the conversation
    • Sharing lived experiences
    • Local native plants for sale
    • New funding for habitat restoration
    • Kuitpo Forest abuzz for pollination and more...

    To read the newsletter click here.

    In this edition:

    • From the National Bushfire Recovery Agency
    • Financial assistance
    • Clean up and waste
    • Which businesses are ‘still here’
    • Daily support with Telecross REDi
    • Join the conversation
    • Sharing lived experiences
    • Local native plants for sale
    • New funding for habitat restoration
    • Kuitpo Forest abuzz for pollination and more...

    To read the newsletter click here.