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2019 Resilient Australia Awards are now OPEN!

Nominations for the 2019 Resilient Australia Awards are EXTENDED until 27 May 2019

The Resilient Australia Awards celebrate initiatives that build whole of community resilience to disasters and emergencies around Australia across six categories: community, business, local government, government, school and photography.

Now in their 20th year, the awards demonstrate the long-standing commitment to recognising collaboration and innovative thinking across all sectors. For more information about the Resilient Australia Awards and to submit your project click here

Alert SA App and website

For the latest updates please refer to

This link will take you to the page on the website dealing with emergencies. The page will open in a new tab or window.

From July 1 1999, the fire services levy on insurance premiums was replaced with a new broader based emergency services levy on property. Clicking this link will open up a copy of the brochure sent out to all households in South Australia explaining how the ESL works.

The Emergency Services Levy

The Emergency Services Levy is a levy on all real estate and some vehicles for funding emergency services across South Australia so they can continue to save lives and property. The levy came into effect on 1 July, 1999. For more information, clicking here will take you to the page that explains the Emergency Services Levy in detail.

SAFECOM Strategic Plan 2022