The South Australian government has declared a ‘Major Emergency’ as the flood waters continue to rise.  Below we’ve compiled some useful resources to allow you to stay up to date with the latest information:



See if you’re eligible for a grant. Residents and businesses in nine South Australian local government areas are now able to apply for a range of assistance to help them clean up, get back to business and back into homes.

SA Government River Murray Flood information

On the SA Government page you can find out about the below and much more:

SA Health

Hospitals stay up to date with latest advice around Riverland Mallee Coorong Hospitals and Health Services.

Mental Health support details of telephone and online counselling programs and support organisations.

Fight the bite information to help protect yourself against mosquito-borne diseases.


Current warning list Near real-time information on current SASES warnings, incidents and when available, locations to collect sandbags from.

River Murray Mapping Tool The River Murray flood mapping tool has been developed to assist Riverland and Murraylands communities to check the flood risk to their home or property.

You can also call the flood and storm information line 1800 362 361 for River Murray flood information.


Berri Barmera Council website contains a lot of useful information as well as road closures

Traffic SA View current road closures.

Planned detour maps These maps provide detours to allow continued travel across the region and allow the transport of essential supplies, commodities and services to continue to reach communities.

Other useful resources

SA Water advice on drinking water quality, water supply and wastewater networks.

Daily flow reports See the River Murray flow rate and water level each day.

Easy read guide to flooding


River Murray residents, shack owners and emergency response crews are being warned of the dangers of handling asbestos when rising flood waters subside.

Find and identify asbestos in the home

Removing asbestos, including a link to find registered asbestos removal licence holders.

Safe working procedures and safety precautions