Emergency Contacts

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The City of Burnside provides 24 hour customer support through an after hours answering service available on (08) 8366 4200. The answering service is provided with the emergency contacts of relevant staff who are on call to assist in times of community emergency and need.

If you are unable to get through to the City of Burnside's after hours answering service via (08) 8366 4200, please call (08) 7071 3700 direct.

Remember

  • Call 000 for police, fire and ambulance in an emergency.
  • Calls should only be made to the 000 service when police, fire or ambulance attendance is necessary in an emergency situation.

Handy Hints

  • When using a standard phone, call 000 (triple zero) for police, fire or ambulance.
  • If you are using a GSM digital mobile phone which is out of range of your service provider, displays a message indicating emergency calls only, or does not have a SIM card, try 112.

If you have a speech or hearing disability the service can be accessed via the national relay service on 106.

Other Emergency Contacts

Service Phone
Alcohol & Drug Information Service (8.30 am - 10 pm daily) 1300 131 340
Child Abuse Report Line 13 14 78
CFS Bushfire Information Hotline 1300 362 361
Crisis Care (after hours) 13 16 11
 Dial before you dig 1100
Emergency Assistance TTY (Hearing/Speech impaired only) 106
Fire Brigade  000
Gas Emergency Service 1800 427 532
Health Direct Australia 1800 022 222
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
Lifeline 13 11 14
Metropolitan Ambulance Service 000
Police 000
Police (non-emergency) 13 14 44
Power Failure and Emergencies 13 13 66
SA Water 24/7 fault report line 1300 729 283
State Emergency Service (SES) 24-hour Emergency 13 25 00
The nationwide Crime Stoppers (toll free) 1800 333 000