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Bushfire updates

During the fire danger season (and other times as required) the Department for Education Bushfire and Emergency Hotline provides information regarding planned school closures as a result of bushfire activity.

Parents can phone: 1800 000 279

A messaging facility is available, which is monitored out of hours.

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There are currently no bushfires or total fire bans affecting school and preschool operations.

Information about bushfire danger and any ongoing fires can be found in the following locations:


Country Fire Services (CFS)



For information about your schools fire evacuation plans and audit rating, please contact them directly. 

For information about departmental processes contact:

Security and Emergency Management team

Phone: 1800 000 279
Email: Education.SecurityIncident [at] sa.gov.au

Information about current fires or fire danger ratings can found via:

Country Fire Service

CFS emergency hotline: 1300 362 361
Website: http://www.cfs.sa.gov.au/site/home.jsp​
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/countryfireservice
Twitter: @cfsalerts 

Department for Education Emergency Information Hotline

Phone: 1800 000 279