In response to the outbreak of the human disease COVID-19, a major emergency has been declared in South Australia.

To reduce the spread of COVID-19 within South Australia, on 22 March 2020 the State Coordinator made a Declaration of a Major Emergency under the Emergency Management Act 2004.

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration

Current declaration

The Governor of South Australia has approved a further 28‑day extension of the existing Declaration of a Major Emergency commencing on 3 April 2021.

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 58.2 KB) - 3 April 2021

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (DOC, 45.5 KB) - 3 April 2021

Previous declarations

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 53.3 KB) - 6 March 2021

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 53.8 KB) - 6 February 2021

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 54.5 KB) - 9 January 2021

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 48.5 KB) - 12 December 2020

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 46.2 KB) - 14 November 2020

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 48.0 KB) - 17 October 2020

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 45.4 KB) - 19 September 2020

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 43.0 KB) - 22 August 2020

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 41.1 KB) - 25 July 2020

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 64.8 KB) - 27 June 2020

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 41.2 KB) - 30 May 2020

Extension of Major Emergency Declaration (PDF, 31.3 KB) - 2 May 2020

Extension of the Emergency Declaration (PDF, 33.4 KB) - 4 April 2020

Emergency Declaration and Appointment of Assistant State Coordinator (PDF, 54.0 KB) - 22 March 2020

Page last updated: 1 April 2021