Media Releases

Artists on the Inside exhibition launches

Aug 04, 2021  |  media release

South Australian prisoners will showcase their talent and artwork as part of the 2021 Artists on the Inside exhibition.

Bushfire management plan to safeguard South Australians complete

Jul 29, 2021  |  media release

South Australia’s inaugural State Bushfire Management Plan 2021-2025 (SBMP) – shaped by crucial and meaningful community input – is complete, cementing another step toward greater bushfire resilience and safety.

New SAFECOM Chief Executive appointed

Jul 21, 2021  |  media release

A proven South Australian leader with extensive experience in the public sector, who served as a nurse before ascending to executive appointments in health and emergency management, is the new South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission (SAFECOM) Chief Executive.

SAPOL search uncovers stash of fake driver’s licences

Jul 16, 2021  |  media release

An ongoing SAPOL investigation into identity theft has seen four alleged offenders arrested after a search of a western suburbs home uncovered more than 100 fake or stolen licences, health and bank cards.

Crucial strategy to halve number of lives lost on our roads

Jul 16, 2021  |  media release

South Australians are being urged to have their say on a new 10-year road safety strategy that aims to halve the number of lives lost on our roads.

New firefighting trucks rolled out to MFS

Jul 11, 2021  |  media release

The long-awaited arrival of new heavy urban pump rescue appliances has strengthened the capability of the Metropolitan Fire Service, with the first allocation of 12 state-of-the-art assets wheeled out for duty today, increasing protection for South Australians.

Crime Stoppers SA celebrates 25-year anniversary

Jul 09, 2021  |  media release

Brutal killers, drug dealers and thousands of other offenders have served time behind bars thanks to crucial tips to Crime Stoppers SA, marking an incredible 25 years of service to the South Australian community.

Drive safe or foot the bill for bad road behaviour

Jul 01, 2021  |  media release

Payment plans are off the table for motorists who risk lives by driving dangerously, while under the influence or at speed as tough new impound penalties come into effect today.

$4.4 million to attract people to State Emergency Service as new and dedicated volunteers

Jun 26, 2021  |  media release

South Australia’s State Emergency Service (SES) will be future-proofed with a multimillion-dollar investment to ensure that the number of vital volunteers remains strong and resilient for generations to come.

Record-breaking year for South Australian prescribed burns

Jun 21, 2021  |  media release

Recent rains have signaled the end of a record-breaking year of prescribed burns for SA with The National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) successfully completing 49 prescribed burns this autumn, making it a record 96 for the year.