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The coronavirus (COVID-19) is changing how we all live and work. We are trying to keep you informed about changes that affect education and care services and schools via alerts by email and news items. Here are all our alerts and news on coronavirus. 

Coronavirus alerts

COVID-19 advice for OSHC and vacation care services, 9 December 2020

Assessment and ratings to restart, 7 December 2020

Announced monitoring visits to restart, 1 December 2020

COVID-19 update: Financial help and masks, 23 November 2020

COVID-19 update: Premier’s Press Conference, 20 November 2020

COVID-19 update: release of formal emergency direction regarding Clause 6(2)(c), 19 November 2020

COVID-19 update: six-day lockdown in SA, 18 November 2020

Unannounced visits to resume, 9 September 2020

COVID-10 update: Thebarton Senior College, 12 August 2020

COVID-19 Update, 25 June 2020

Increase access to JobKeeper Payment, expanded eligibility for Exceptional Circumstance Supplementary Payments , 1 May 2020

Reminder: Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package Survey, 30 April 2020

Message from Chief Public Health Officer Professor Spurrier and CE of Department for Education, 23 April 2020

COVID-19 Update: Protect yourself against COVID-19 and flu, 17 April 2020

PM announces Relief package for Education and Care Services - COVID-19 , 2 April 2020

Urgent COVID-19 update: Barossa OSHC/long day care provision, 31 March 2020

COVID-19 update: Closures in the Barossa region, 29 March 2020

COVID-19 update: Pupil-free day and OSHC provision, 27 March 2020

COVID-19 update: Pupil-free days before Easter, 26 March 2020

COVID-19: Advice to early childhood services, 23 March 2020

A message from the Minister for Education: Thank you for the important work you are doing, 20 March 2020

COVID-19 update: Suspension of assessment and rating visits, 18 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Update for early childhood services, 17 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update, 13 March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update, 4 March 2020

Coronavirus update, 17 February 2020

Coronavirus: new regulatory information for school CRICOS providers, 12 February 2020

Updated coronavirus: information for schools, early childhood services and parents, 3 February 2020

Coronavirus: information for schools, early childhood services and parents, 30 January 2020

Coronavirus: information for schools, early childhood services and parents, 28 January 2020


Advice to schools and preschools: end-of-year events in 2020

Managing a confirmed case of coronavirus (COVID-19): Steps for early childhood education and care and school-age care services in SA

Letter to parents, carers and and staff: Confirmed COVID-10 case and closure: SAMPLE LETTER

Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package: exceptional circumstance supplementary relief payment application tips, 17 April 2020 

FAQS about OSHC, vacation care and early childhood education and care services, 7 April 2020

ECEC sector and COVID-19 changes, Department for Education South Australia, 6 April 2020

Stay informed

The situation with coronavirus is constantly changing. Please stay informed via reputable channels. These include:

Coronavirus news