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Hot weather: preparation is the key

With the 2018-19 summer starting tomorrow, the State Emergency Service (SES) is encouraging all South Australians to think about how they are going to prepare for the expected hot weather.

Water safety reminder in time for summer

South Australians are being reminded of the need to take responsibility for their own safety in and around water as we approach the summer season.

SES volunteers to go through paces this weekend preparing for an earthquake

Highly-trained SA State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers will converge on the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site this Saturday to take part in a series of rescue scenarios typical of what may occur following a major earthquake.

SES urges caution as storm activity continues

Since Midnight the SA State Emergency Service (SES) has responded to more than 220 jobs across South Australia resulting from the current storm event.SES Volunteers with support from SA Country Fire Service and the Metropolitan Fire Service have undertaken tree clearing and assisted with securing roofs.

SES looking for volunteer for its new Infoline

The SA State Emergency Service (SES) is recruiting volunteers to act as call centre operators for its new Infoline.

SES distributing more sandbags Thursday morning

The State Emergency Service (SES) will again be distributing free sandbags on Thursday morning from two locations in the Adelaide metropolitan area and one in Mount Barker.

SES distributing sandbags ahead of severe weather

The State Emergency Service (SES) will have free sandbags available this evening ahead of the severe weather expected to impact parts of the state tomorrow.

Thank the SES by wearing orange on WOW Day

The State Emergency Service (SES) is urging all South Australians to join in the celebrations for Wear Orange Wednesday this coming Wednesday, 23 May.

Severe weather warning issued this afternoon for a number of districts, including Adelaide

The State Emergency Service (SES) advises that the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) has issued a severe weather warning for damaging winds and heavy rainfall for a number of districts, including Adelaide and the Mount Lofty Ranges.