Media Releases

National Road Safety Week concludes, but fight to prevent lives lost continues

May 24, 2021  |  media release

The life-ending and tragic consequences of irresponsible road behaviour must remain at the forefront of motorists’ minds, with authorities renewing pleas for South Australian drivers to stay safe and accountable for their actions.

Wear Orange Wednesday and support our SES volunteers

May 19, 2021  |  media release

The colour orange is synonymous with bright overalls donned by South Australia’s dedicated SES volunteers and today marks a special opportunity for the community to show appreciation for those who help keep our state safe.

SAPOL halts business break-ins with public tip-off, as crime rates continue to reduce in SA

May 18, 2021  |  media release

A burglar believed to be responsible for a month-long crime spree targeting South Australian businesses has been arrested as the investigation continues to gain momentum.

Strengthening South Australia’s Emergency Services Sector

May 11, 2021  |  media release

South Australia’s response to bushfire emergencies will be bolstered, under new legislation that passed State Parliament today.

Team up South Australia and tackle bad driving behaviour

May 03, 2021  |  media release

It’s the South Australian AFL rivalry that divides families and friends, but the Marshall Liberal Government is calling for footy fans to put their differences aside and work together to tackle bad driving behaviour ahead of this weekend’s Showdown clash.

Home invasions plunge by more than 3,000 crimes

Apr 28, 2021  |  media release

Menacing home invaders are being stonewalled from hurting South Australians as the Marshall Liberal Government continues to boost community safety and security with further record-breaking decreases in crime, the latest SAPOL statistics reveal.

Hot property at Angle Park as Structural Fire Behaviour Training Facility unveiled in Australian-first

Apr 20, 2021  |  media release

South Australians will have increased protection against the threat of fire as MFS personnel strengthen their expert skills at the new state-of-the-art Structural Firefighting Training Facility.

Inaugural bushfire management plan out for community consultation

Apr 06, 2021  |  media release

The promise of a more bushfire-resilient SA is being delivered by the Marshall Liberal Government, with the development of the first state-wide management plan to safeguard the community against future bushfire emergencies.

SAFECOM Chief Executive takes new role in New South Wales

Apr 01, 2021  |  media release

South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission (SAFECOM) Chief Executive, Dominic Lane AFSM, has today announced his resignation to take up a new executive position in the New South Wales Government.

Fatality-free Easter long weekend the responsibility of all South Australians

Apr 01, 2021  |  media release

An unprecedented month-long road safety campaign consisting of seven individual SAPOL operations targeting irresponsible drivers has launched today.