Free Legal Help for South Australians Affected by Floods

Community Justice Services SA is providing free legal advice and ongoing assistance for members of the community affected by the 2022 floods.

Free legal appointments are available in the Riverland, Murray Bridge and Southern Adelaide by contacting one of our offices (below). Our solicitors can assist with a range of legal issues including insurance, tenancies, employment, civil disputes, debt and hardship, family law, Centrelink disputes and criminal matters.

Free Community Legal Information Sessions

Community Justice is currently running free information sessions on 5 Key Tips on Insurance for Floods for River Murray communities.

Contact Georgina Portus at the Riverland Community Justice Centre on (08) 8582 4998 or [email protected] or Jacqui Nuske at the Christies Beach office on 0428 066 958 or [email protected] to request an information session for your local community.

Riverland

For people in the Riverland, our solicitors will be visiting the Relief Centre in Berri in the afternoons throughout December and January.

The Relief Centre is located at Berri Senior Citizens Club, 9/12 Crawford Terrace Berri. It opens at 9am on Tuesday 29 November and will be open 9am to 5pm, 7 days a week.

You can also contact our local office directly to book a free legal advice appointment or find out more about our services:

Riverland Community Justice Centre:
9 Kay Avenue, Berri 5343
Phone: (08) 8582 4998

Murray Bridge and Southern Adelaide

Community members living in the Murraylands, and outside of the Riverland can contact Southern Community Justice Centre to book a free legal appointment:

Southern Community Justice Centre
40 Beach Road, Christies Beach SA 5165
Phone: 1300 850 650

Mannum Emergency Relief Centre

The South Australian Government has opened an Emergency Relief Centre in Mannum from Wednesday 7 December, for those whose principal place of residence has been affected by the River Murray Flood.

The Centre is located at the Mannum Football Club, 28 Belvedere Rd, Mannum and will be available 9am to 5pm, 7 days.

Useful Resources

River Murray Flood : Important Websites

Resource provided by the SES and the SA Government

5 Key Insurance Tips for Floods

How to be best prepared for an event, or to navigate an insurance claim

Riverland Community Justice Centre Information Poster

Can be downloaded / printed and distributed

Photo Credit: Glam Adelaide https://glamadelaide.com.au/emergency-services-to-door-knock-riverland-homes-at-risk-of-flooding/