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Bushfire north of Adelaide, relief centres open at Balaklava, Gawler and Clare


The Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) has opened three Emergency Relief Centres north of Adelaide. They are located at Balaklava, Gawler and Clare.

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

The SA Police website has information about emergency road closures to ensure you can make your way to the relief centre safely.

The Balaklava Emergency Relief Centre is located at the Balaklava Racecourse, Racecourse Road, Balaklava.

The Gawler Emergency Relief Centre is located at the Gawler Recreation and Sports Centre, Nixon Terrace, Gawler.

The Clare Emergency Relief Centre is located at 8510 Horrocks Highway, Clare (opposite the caravan park).

Recovery Information
Latest bushfire recovery information can be obtained via:

Call the SA Bushfire Recovery hotline 1800 302 787

(This number is for recovery information – it is not an emergency number)

Recovery information will be available from the SA Bushfire Recovery Facebook page:

Recovery information will be tweeted from

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05 Jul 2018
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