Police, Rural Fire Service, SES and Urban Fire Brigades
All emergencies should be reported by dialling 000.
Local Police Stations
|Beaudesert Police Station |
Anna St, Beaudesert
(07) 5542 1155
|Boonah Police Station |
Highbury St, Boonah
(07) 5463 3999
|Canungra Police Station |
Kidston St, Canungra
(07) 5543 5120
|Harrisville Police Station |
Church St, Harrisville
(07) 5467 1220
|Kalbar Police Station |
Edward St, Kalbar
(07) 5463 7201
|Rathdowney Police Station |
Mt Lindesay Hwy, Rathdowney
(07) 5544 1122
Tamborine Mountain Police Station
Rural Fire Service
GPO Box 1425, Brisbane QLD 4001
General Enquiries Phone: (07) 3294 4944
The Rural Fire Service forms an integral part of the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service which provides protection to 1,650,798 square kilometres (93%) of Queensland.
Rural Fire Brigades are totally voluntary organisations established to provide assistance to the local community in rural fire management. They assist in:
• Fire suppression in rural areas;
• Community awareness of fire hazards;
• Management of hazard reduction burns; and
• Management of prescribed burning.
To find your local Rural Fire Brigade Contacts please click here.
Fire Wardens are volunteers appointed by the Queensland Fire and Rescue Service to undertake PRE-FIRE activities, e.g. check properties, issue free fire permits, and if necessary cancel those permits in periods of high fire danger.
Click here to find your Local Fire Wardens.
Click here to view a list of Neighbourhood Safer Places in the Scenic Rim in the event of a bushfire.
Urban Fire Brigades
The Queensland Fire and Rescue Authority is the primary provider of fire and rescue activities throughout Queensland. The region has eight auxiliary (part time) urban fire brigades.
The brigades attend:
• Road accident rescue and a vast range of other types of rescue
• Responding to fires in homes, buildings, vehicles and on the land
• Community awareness, education and training on fire and road safety issues
The South Eastern Region has 33 urban fire stations and an operational staff of 420 full-time and 227 auxiliary fire officers.
Further information on Queensland Fire and Emergency Services can be found by clicking HERE
Farley St, Boonah 4310
50 Queen St, Harrisville 4307
66 George St, Kalbar 4309
Salisbury St, Kooralbyn 4285
|Mt Tamborine |
126 Main Western Rd, Mt Tamborine 4272
Running Creek Rd, Rathdowney 4287
SES - Storms, Floods, Search and Rescue
The Scenic Rim State Emergency Service (SES) is a group of well trained, well led and well equipped volunteers who help the community cope with and recover from disasters.
The SES can be called out to help the community in times of extreme damaging weather and search and rescue operations on land and water. The SES also supports Police, Ambulance and Fire officers at emergency incidents by providing traffic control and welfare assistance.
The SES relies on funding from the State and Local Governments to provide vehicles, personal protective equipment and basic operating equipment. All members are volunteers and ongoing operational costs, additional safety equipment and training is generated through various fundraising activities and support from Scenic Rim Regional Council.
Visit the State Emergency Service website http://www.emergency.qld.gov.au/ses/
After Hours Emergencies
The SES handle emergencies on private properties, for instance a tree falling across a house. Scenic Rim Regional Council handle emergencies on public land, such as a tree across a road.
State Emergency Service
Flood or storm emergencies: 132 500
Other enquiries or membership enquiries: (07) 5540 5131
Scenic Rim Regional Council
For after hour emergencies in the Scenic Rim region, call 5540 5111.
To find out the important steps that all residents should take before, during and after any disaster to help reduce potential loss of life and property damage, visit the Queensland Disaster Management Services website.