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After Hours & Emergencies

After Hours & Emergencies

The Copper Coast Council has staff who are able to be contacted in time of community emergency and need. 

(08) 8828 1200 

For any potential pollution incidents including septic spills, oil spills, algal blooms, chemical spills and any developments that may affect stormwater runoff, please call Council's health officer on the number above or PIRSA on either 86832533 or 0429105679.


  • 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. 

Click the icon below for further information regarding the Emergency 000 number.

000 Emergency 

South Australian State Emergency Service (SES)
Flood & Storm Response

132 500

ABC Local Radio delivers your news, entertainment, sport, weather and in-depth coverage of the issues that matter to you. In addition to this they are also an official emergency broadcaster.

Their emergency website at has a wealth of information about preparing for different emergency situations as well as listing all current warnings. Click on the link above or the the icon below for further information.


The State Government's Emergency and Safety page can be found by clicking here.