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 District Council of Karoonda East Murray 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(1129 kb)

The District Council of Karoonda East Murray is in the Murraylands Fire Ban District

Fire Danger Season commences between 15 November 2020 - 15 April 2021:


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

Information on River Murray flows can be obtained via

Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources - http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/managing-natural-resources/river-murray

Water Connect  - www.waterconnect.sa.gov.au

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 Security - https://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

State Government, Emergency and Safety Information - https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/emergencies-and-safety