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)

President Gary Kenward 0427 491 500
Treasurer Kayla Cuffe 0488 779 687
Secretary Sara Loader

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

Deputy Chief Bush Fire Control Officer

Alan Nicholson (South)

John Roberts (North)

Fire Control Officers

Kelvin Kent
David Maddock
Jeff Taylor
Jamie (Frog) Taylor
Wayne Della Bosca
Tony (Spud) Dal Busco
Jon Pollard
Adrian Wesley
Rolie Blair
Anthony Carnicelli
Greg Dunbar 
Peter Dunbar
Graham Maddock
Glen Nicholson
Peter Goodhill
Steve Rose
Will Harvey
Anthony Oetiker

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.