Murray River Lakes and Coorong Visitor Guide : 2015-2016 Murray River Lakes and Coorong VG
ACCREDITED VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRES Mannum Visitor Information Centre 6 Randell Street, Mannum Phone: (08) 8569 1303 or 1300 626 686 Open Monday–Friday 9am–5pm; Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 10am–4pm; closed Christmas Day and Good Friday Murray Bridge Visitor Information Centre 3 South Terrace, Murray Bridge Phone: (08) 8539 1142 or 1800 442 784 Open Monday–Friday 9am–5pm; Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 10am–4pm; closed Christmas Day Tailem Bend Visitor Information Outlet Railway Terrace, Tailem Bend Phone: (08) 8572 4277 Open daily 9am–4pm, closed Good Friday and Christmas Day Wellington Courthouse 678 Mason Street, Wellington Phone: (08) 8572 7330 Open daily FIRE DANGER During Fire Danger Season, generally from 15 November to 15 April, there are strict conditions for lighting any fire, including a campfire. On Total Fire Ban Days all fires are banned. Avoid severe penalties by checking www.cfs.sa.gov.au before lighting any fires. VISITOR INFORMATION OUTLETS Mallee Tourist and Heritage Centre Railway Terrace, Pinnaroo Phone: (08) 8577 8644 Open Monday–Saturday 10am–1pm or by appointment, closed Christmas Day Meningie Visitor Information Outlet Lakes Hub, 14 Princes Highway, Meningie Phone: (08) 8575 1830 Open daily 10am–4:30pm, closed Good Friday and Christmas Day Salt Creek Visitor Information Outlet 11091 Princes Highway, Salt Creek Phone: (08) 8575 7021 Open daily 8am–late CLIMATE Spring Average maximum temperature Average minimum temperature Average monthly rainfall 23°C 9°C 32mm Summer 29°C 14°C 19mm Autumn Winter 23°C 10°C 28mm 17°C 6°C 37mm useful information | themurrayriver.com.au 29 For more important information on how you can Fight the Bite, contact your local council or visit sahealth.sa.gov.au/FightTheBite On days of high fire danger where high temperatures, wind and low humidity are forecast, know your risk and what you will do to stay safe in the event of a fire. Download the Country Fire Service (CFS) Fire App or use the CFS Facebook page to stay informed. Observe the daily weather forecast and Fire Danger Ratings and listen for warning messages from the CFS on your local radio station. Further bushfire safety information is available by contacting the Bushfire Information Hotline on 1300 362 361(TTY 13 36 77) or visit www.cfs.sa.gov.au EMERGENCY BROADCASTING The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) issues official warnings from emergency agencies at regular intervals on ABC Local Radio, ABC News 24 and via Twitter @abcemergency. For ABC Local Radio frequencies phone 13 99 94 or go to www.abc.net.au/emergency. 891 ABC Adelaide is also available via the ABC Radio mobile app.