- If you are witnessing abuse or neglect of a minor – always call 000 in an emergency.
- If you are concerned about a child or have reasonable suspicions that a child is being abused or neglected, see https://www.childprotection.sa.gov.au/reporting-child-abuse
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.
- 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
- Metro - ABC Radio Adelaide 891 AM; ABC RN 729 AM; ABC NEWS 972 AM
- Regional - Visit http://reception.abc.net.au/ for regional ABC stations
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).