Support and advice are available to property owners affected by fire to ensure the recovery of natural resources and the ongoing sustainable management of properties.
The State Government has a comprehensive web page on these types of emergencies and safety. Some of that information is included here. However, this page also lists additional information to help you manage natural resources on your rural property after a fire.
Managing native vegetation after fire
The Department for Environment and Water's Native Vegetation Unit has general information on managing native vegetation.
Gardens and weeds
Depending on the location, there are some key environmental and agricultural weeds which respond to fire. There is potential for these weeds to germinate freely and result in problems for landholders. General information on these weeds, and others, can also be found on the pest plants page.
Livestock SA and Primary Producers SA have a register for livestock owners needing fodder or agistment for cattle, sheep and goats. This register relies on offers of assistance, which are matched with needs wherever possible. Phone 8297 2299 (Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm) to be placed on the register.
If you have any questions regarding access to walking trails or picnic sites in any of national parks or reserves, please check with National Parks SA.
The lead agency for volunteering is Volunteering SA/NT. To help people affected by the fires, visit the Volunteering SA website and follow the links.
The official Facebook page for SA Bushfire Recovery is coordinated by State Disaster Recovery.
Follow the Hills and Fleurieu Landscape Board's Facebook page for grants, workshops, field days and fire recovery information.