Primary producers and rural businesses
For advice or assistance with treating injured livestock contact your local veterinarian.
Call the PIRSA Hotline on 8207 7847 for advice on livestock management; assistance with assessment and destruction; and help with disposal and transport of livestock that have died in the disaster.
A fact sheet on livestock management after a bushfire is available on the PIRSA bushfire information webpage.
Advice on disposing of animal carcasses and other forms of waste from bushfires is available on the Environment Protection Authority (EPA) website.
For advice on land management issues such as soil protection, weeds, foxes and rabbits, farm planning, pasture recovery, river and creeks, and bush vegetation, contact your Natural Resources office or visit naturalresources.sa.gov.au.
After a bushfire
For information on land management after a bushfire:
Rural financial counselling
Rural Business Support provides free rural financial counselling for primary producers or small rural businesses who are more than 75% reliant on primary production for income.
It can help you make decisions and work through the implications of the current situation for your business.
Phone 1800 836 211 (freecall).
Regional Access offers free 24/7 telephone and online counselling for people 16 years and older living or working in regional South Australia.
Call 1300 032 186 or visit the Regional Access website.
For more counselling services, see Health and wellbeing.