Bushfires, heatwaves, storms, and floods

Staff, volunteers, service providers, carers and children in care are instructed to follow the instructions of local emergency service personnel.

Smartphone app

  • South Australian emergency and essential service agencies (including bushfires and evacuations) – download the AlertSA app


  • Regional fires – visit www.cfs.sa.gov.au – South Australian Country Fire Service
  • Metro fires – visit www.mfs.sa.gov.au – South Australian Metropolitan Fire Service
  • Heat, storms, floods – visit www.ses.sa.gov.au – South Australian State Emergency Service


Advising location of children in care if evacuated

If you have evacuated due to emergency and have a child in your care who is under guardianship – please advise your caseworker or local office as soon as it is safe and practical to do so. If these contacts are not available, please call 131 478 (24 hours a day, 7 days per week).