• 250
    Jobs created
  • $80 million
    Invested

The new Emergency Services State Control Centre building will provide a much needed facility for emergency services staff and volunteers, offering unprecedented command and control capabilities for the CFS, SES and MFS within a purpose built earthquake resilient centre featuring backup power, water and wastewater storage and technology redundancies.

The new building will provide CFS, SES, MFS and SAFECOM with a first class, resilient State Control Centre with the operational tools and workspaces needed to continue keeping South Australian communities safe.

Key highlights include:

  • 5,500 sq meters of office accommodation.
  • Unprecedented command and control capabilities.
  • Purpose built earthquake resilient centre.
  • Backup power, water and wastewater storage and technology redundancies.
  • Appliance/material warehouse.
  • Operational hard stand space and parking for emergency services vehicles.
  • Stand alone, multi-story car park, providing secure parking facilities for emergency services vehicles.
  • Five heavy tankers and a bulk carrier on standby and ready for deployment.

This project is expected to support approximately 280 full time equivalent jobs over the construction period.

Lead contractors include:

Developer  - Charter Hall

Builder - Pike Constructions

Cost Managers / Superintendent - Rider Levett Bucknall

Project Managers - Turner Townsend

Architects - Hames Sharley / Swanbury Penglase

Engineers - WSP, Bestec and Walbridge Gilbert Aztec

This project is jointly funded by the Australian and South Australian Governments and privately.

Project start:
July 2020
Expected completion:
October 2021
Current status:
Under construction

More information


Lead Contractor: Various - see above
33 Richmond Road Keswick SA 5035