Emergency Management



Validated information on emergencies can be obtained through
TV and radio emergency broadcast partners such as ABC Local Radio, FIVEaa Radio, Sky News Television, ABC News 24,Power FM and 5Mu.

The Southern Mallee District Council has close working partnerships with Emergency Services and is a participating member of the Murray Mallee Zone Emergency Management Committee.

Murray and Mallee Zone - Key Hazards & Risks Summary Emergency Management Plan - August 2018

The Southern Mallee District Council is in the Murraylands Fire Ban District

Fire Danger Season commences 1 November 2018 - https://www.cfs.sa.gov.au/site/bans_and_ratings/fire_danger_season_dates.jsp

Information on Fire Danger Ratings can be obtained via the CFS Website -  - http://www.cfs.sa.gov.au/site/home.jsp

Information on Bushfire Safer Places can be obtained via the CFS Website - http://www.cfs.sa.gov.au/site/prepare_for_bushfire/know_your_area/bushfire_safer_places.jsp

Information on developing your Bushfire Survival Plan can be obtained via the CFS Website - https://www.cfs.sa.gov.au/bebushfireready/index.html


Extreme Weather Information/Warnings can be obtained via

South Australian State Emergency Service - http://www.ses.sa.gov.au/site/home.jsp

Bureau of Meteorology - http://www.bom.gov.au/sa/?ref=hdr

SA Police website -https://www.police.sa.gov.au/

Information on the National Terroism Threat Advisory System can be accessed via: https://www.police.sa.gov.au/customise-content/homepage/rotating-stories/new-national-terrorism-threat-advisory-system

Australian National Securityhttps://www.nationalsecurity.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

Department for Communities and Social Inclusion

Emergency Contact Listing -  https://dcsi.sa.gov.au/contact/emergency-contacts

Information on Disaster Recovery  can be obtained via - http://www.dcsi.sa.gov.au/services/disaster-recovery

SA Fire and Emergency Services Commission

State Emergency Management Arrangements can be accessed via:

SA Health - Disasters and Mental Health Support

Information provided by SA Healther in relation to Disasters and Mental Health Support can be accessed via:


PIRSA - Drought Support - http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/grants_and_assistance/drought_support