About Us

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We are the South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission (SAFECOM).

Every year, thousands of emergency services workers and volunteers attend incidents throughout the State - putting out fires, rescuing people, conducting searches, freeing people from trapped cars, helping contain chemical spills, dealing with storm damage and much more.

It is our job to ensure that volunteers and employees within the fire and emergency services sector are provided with the resources and support they need to carry out this vital work.

The South Australian fire and emergency service organisations SAFECOM works with are:

We operate under the guidance of the SAFECOM Board, whose members include the Chief Officers of the CFS, MFS and SES and the Chief Executive, SAFECOM. SAFECOM operates under the Fire and Emergency Services Act 2005

SAFECOM submits an annual report to the Minister for Emergency Services each year. 

SAFECOM plays a leadership role in: