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State Government Representatives

• FINNISS ELECTORATE (State) The Finniss name honours Boyle Travers Finniss (1807-1893) who emigrated to South Australia in 1836 as one of Colonel Light’s surveyors. At various times he occupied the positions of Deputy Surveyor-General, Police Commissioner, Legislative Councillor, Colonial Secretary and in 1856 was chosen as the first Premier and Chief Secretary of the Province. He surveyed southern Fleurieu […]

Helplines and emergency counselling services

If you need to talk to someone about something that is troubling you, you may find a suitable service in the listing here. HELPLINES AND EMERGENCY COUNSELLING SERVICES •  ABORTION GRIEF COUNSELLING 1300 363 550 •  ALCOHOLIC AND DRUG INFORMATION SERVICE 1300 131 340 •  ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS 08 8346 3255 •  BEYOND BLUE (National depression initiative) Infoline 1300 224 636 URL: www.beyondblue.org.au […]

Fire Prevention

Check out the information (below) released by Alexandrina Council or visit the CFS website at www.cfs.gov.au There is an amazing CFS app for your smartphone that you might like to download, which will keep you informed of incidents near you.