The Pinery Bushfire burnt out 82,600 hectares of land in the Balaklava/Roseworthy area in South Australia's mid north. Sadly there were fatalities as a result of this fire. The fire destroyed houses, outbuildings and affected businesses. These pages provide assistance and advice to affected communities.
To keep up-to-date with recovery information, read the Pinery Fire Recovery Newsletter.
To subscribe or to submit an article, email the newsletter inbox.
Call the South Australian Recovery hotline 1800 302 787 if you have been affected by the fire and need information about recovery services and support.
Hotline hours are 8.30 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays). If you call after hours, leave a message with your name, contact number and a brief reason for your call. An operator will return your call on the following business day.
At the Pinery Fire Recovery Centre you will find important information, advice and support to help with recovery and rebuilding, including:
Visit the centre to find out more about support available to help you recover from the fire, or just to have a chat with the friendly staff and volunteers.
43 High Street
Phone 0477 744 258
Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays
Mobile recovery services are available at the following locations:
Hamley Bridge Institute
Gilbert Street, Hamley Bridge
First Monday of the month from 1.00 pm to 4.30 pm
Light Regional Council
93 Main Street, Kapunda
First Thursday of the month from 1.00 pm to 4.30 pm
View community events on the Pinery Fire community event calendar.
If you know of a community event that you would like publicised on this calendar, please email DCSI.firstname.lastname@example.org.