City of Karratha

Local SES Units

Membership of the State Emergency Service within the City of Karratha is made up exclusively of volunteer personnel. Members are community minded men and women who are on call 24 hours a day. All members are highly trained and prepared for the various emergencies with which it may become involved.

Units are always seeking new members and any enquiries are most welcome. No background training is needed, though military and police training is an advantage. Contact the Local Manager or Membership Officer for further information.

SES members undergo the following training:

  • Team work
  • First aid
  • Map reading and navigation
  • Land search techniques
  • Storm damage repair techniques
  • Chainsaw operation
  • Flood boat operations and rescue
  • General rescue
  • Radio communications
  • Leadership
  • Incident Management
  • Driving vehicles for emergencies
  • Road accident rescue
  • Single rope techniques (abseiling) and vertical rescue
  • Observation from aircraft and supply dropping
  • Ground support for fire services
  • Traffic management
  • Community education
     

SES Contact Information

Also includes local important numbers. For Emergencies contact 000.

For life threatening emergencies contact 000.

If calling from a satellite phone (or from international or interstate), dial +61 8 9395 9395 in a life threatening situation.

You can contact the SES on 132 500 for emergency assistance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:

 

Karratha SES:

Physical Address: Balmoral Road, Karratha, WA 6714  (opposite the Universal Chinese Restaurant)

Postal address: PO Box 1600, Karratha, Western Australia, 6714.

Phone: 132 500 or (08) 9144 1848

Email Local Manager: localmanager@karrathases.org.au

Email Membership Officer: membership@karrathases.org.au

Karratha SES headquarters are open Monday evenings between 1900 and 2130hrs.

When the headquarters are not open, your telephone call will be directed to the Duty Officers who will assist with your enquiry. 

 

Roebourne Districts SES 

Physical Address: 2A & 2B (Lot 500) Wickham Drive, Wickham, WA 6720

Postal Address: PO Box 215, Wickham 6720

Phone: 132 500 or 9187 1773

Roebourne Districts SES headquarters are open Tuesday evenings between 1900 and 2130hrs. When the headquarters are not open, your telephone call will be directed to the Duty Officers who will assist with your enquiry.