Emergency Services

Fire, Ambulance or Police emergencies, please call 000.

St John Sub Centre – Southern Cross

Address                            PO Box 72, Southern Cross WA 6426

Committee contacts (not to be called in an emergency)

Chairperson Sara Loader
Treasurer Lisa Granich
Secretary Shannon Carnicelli

Bush Fire Brigades

The Shire of Yilgarn has eight volunteer bush fire brigades covering the following areas:

  • Bodallin/Noongaar
  • Bullfinch
  • Marvel Loch
  • Miners Settlement
  • Moorine Rock
  • Mt Hampton/Dulyalbin
  • Southern Cross/Central
  • South Yilgarn

Chief Bush Fire Control Officer

Ron Burro

0428 127 710

Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer - South

Alan Nicholson (Moorine Rock)

0427 491 054

Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer - North

John Roberts (Bullfinch)

0427 495 068

Fire Control Officers

Kelvin Kent (Bodallin)

0400 198 051

David Maddock
Jeff Taylor
Jamie (Frog) Taylor

Wayne Della Bosca (Central)

0427 957 206

Tony (Spud) Dal Busco (Town)

0427 491 297

Jon Pollard

Adrian Wesley (Central)

0409 491 161

Rolie Blair
Anthony Carnicelli
Greg Dunbar 

Peter Dunbar (Marvel Loch)

0428 401 056

Graham Maddock
Glen Nicholson
Peter Goodhill
Steve Rose
Will Harvey
Anthony Oetiker

John Roberts (Bullfinch)

0427 495 068

Please contact the shire administration office for general information and contact details.

Fire & Rescue

fire station

The Southern Cross Fire & Rescue Service is located on the corner of Canopus and Altair Streets, Southern Cross and is run by volunteer brigade members.

Station Telephone 08 9049 1350 (not to be called for emergencies)
Station Fax 08 9049 1867


Address                                         75 Canopus Street, Southern Cross WA 6426
Phone 08 9081 2100 (not to be called for emergencies)
Fax 08 9049 1017

Southern Cross Police Station covers an area of 30,720 square kilometres and provides Police services to a population of approximately 3,000 community members.

Police initiatives provided to the community include the following:

  • School Interaction: Liase with students and teachers in local schools.
  • Crosswords Article: Provide the community with an update of local crime prevention and police issues within their local community.
  • Highway Patrols: Reducing road trauma and promoting safe driving habits by maintaining a high visibility on the main highway and arterial roads.
  • Town Patrols: Actively liaising with the general community, encouraging interaction and feedback on issues of interest.

The Station prides itself in being active in the community and striving to maintain Southern Cross as a safe environment for all community members.