Support for Pinery fire victims

Where to get help

Emergency relief centre

Emergency relief centres are at:

  • the Balaklava Racing Club, Racecourse Road, Balaklava
  • the Gawler Recreation and Sports Club, Nixon Terrace, Gawler
  • Clare Showground, 8510 Horrocks Hwy (Main North Rd) opposite the caravan park.

If anyone needs a safe place to go, please make your way to one of these centres.

Recovery information hotline

The latest recovery information can be obtained on the South Australian recovery Hotline - 1800 302 787.


Psycho-social support: call Lifeline, 13 11 14.


SA Power Networks: for emergencies contact 13 13 66, all other queries contact 13 12 61. A map of power outages can be viewed at


Stock owners needing urgent assistance to locate, inspect and assess burnt livestock should call the Stock Assessment Hotline 08 8207 7847

Livestock SA: to offer agistment and fodder supply contact 08 8297 2299

Primary Industries and Regions South Australia: Call the recovery phone number 1800 302 787 or email on


For assistance with injured livestock, pets and wildlife call SAVEM on 0477 055 233.