Our Community

Welcome to our community page. Within this section you will find information and contacts for police, ambulance and the local SES/CFS and medical & community services including health and community care and children’s services, as well as local business, post office and service providers, food, accommodation, fuel and gas, local community organisations, library and town management contacts and more.

More news can be found in the Andamooka Press monthly newsletter accessed on this page and downloadable.

Check the Calendar of Events for what’s on in Andamooka up to 12 months ahead. The Notice Board provides notices on meetings and other items of current community interest. Find information about Health and Community Care as well as facilities, activities and services for over 60’s, youth, and children.

The sections on Community Clubs & Associations and Community Programs & Projects provide information on local clubs, associations and volunteer groups as well as opportunities to get involved in a raft of projects ranging from historic records and exhibitions to fundraising and events. Members of the community are encouraged to join in the projects whether working from home or as part of an informal group, or perhaps taking on a leadership role. Community Programs planned for the next 12 months include introductory sessions on using the internet and social media, first aid, and historic record keeping.

Internet, Television & Radio Services:

  • Internet and WiFi is available at the Community Library located at Andamooka School. Open weekdays and available times can vary so call the school on 8672 7018 to check.
  • The VAST Network provides ‘free to air’ television via satellite and requires a dish and receiver box installed.
  • Local news and weather is available on ABC Regional North & West 891AM or on 105.5 RoxFM.

Banks & Banking:

  • Limited banking and payment services are available at the Andamooka Post Office.
  • There is an NAB and a Bank SA agency located in Roxby Downs.

If you need further assistance please don’t hesitate to contact us via email or phone.

Community Contacts

Service / OrgnaisationContact / InfoPhone NumberAddress
EMERGENCYFor all emergencies please call 000000
POLICE – Andamooka StationIf unattended contact the Roxby Downs Police Station.Andamooka: 86727072 Roxby Downs:Opal Creek Blvd, near corner of Horsepaddock Road.
SESStefan Bilka 0427181752 Christmas Hill Road
CFSJohn West0408807943Christmas Hill Road
Andamooka Health Service (RFDS)Remote Area Nurse
On call 24hrs
8672 7087
After Hours: Emergencies only
End of Hospital Road Clinic: 9-12noon – 2-5pm Mon,Tues, Thurs & Fri.
APOMA (Andamooka Progress & Opal Miners Association)The Secretary, Gill Rowley0427 508 075 or email at: apomaprogress@gmail.com
Information on community matters & visitor attractions & services.
c/o ATMC Office
PO Box 246, Andamooka 5722
ATMC (Town) OfficeStephen Lyons, Town Overseer8672 7246
Email: admin@atmc.sa.gov.au
ATMC Office, Town Hub, Opal Creek Blvd. 8.30am-1.30pm Mon-Thurs
POST OFFICE LaundromatMargot Duke8672 7007Town Hub, Opal Creek Blvd.
ATMAndamooka Friendly Grocer8672 7034Town Hub, Opal Creek Blvd. Open 7 days- check hrs.
PUBLIC TOILETSThere are two sets of public toilets in Andamooka.Please report damage or other matters to the ATMC.Town Hub & also adjacent to playground at Caravan & Camping Ground, Opal Creek Blvd
Calvary Community CareClaudia Mitchell, Care Coordinator0418 973 502Andamooka Clinic, Hospital Road.
Hrs: 9am to 4pm Mon to Thurs
My Aged Care1800 200 422http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/
Roving VetRed Gum Vet & Pet Boarding, Port Augusta86423308Andamooka Medical Clinic, Check re dates for regular visits
Claim Renewal & Registration.Hrs: 9-5 weekdays
11-3 weekends
8672 7007
Opal Fields Program ph:8678 9058
Post Office, Town Hub, Opal Creek Blvd.
Andamooka Power HousePower cards:
Friendly Grocer
86727135Town Hub, Opal Creek Blvd.
Andamooka School & Children’s CentreIncorporating: Child care, pre-school, parenting services8672 7018School Road, off Opal Creek Blvd, Town Hub
Andamooka Library
Internet / Wifi
8-10 & from 1.30 weekdays. Check for closing hrs.8672 7018Town Hub, Andamooka School, School Road, off Opal Creek Blvd.
Community Hall – - Kids Splash Pad & public BBQStephen Lyons, ATMC - bookings & enquiries8672 7246Town Office, Town Hub, Opal Creek Blvd, Town Hub
Community Bus –
trips, bookings & enquiries
Stephen Lyons, ATMC8672 7246Town Office, Town Hub, Opal Creek Blvd.
OCA - Outback Communities AuthorityByron GoughUrgent enquiries: 0427 687 772Office: Port Augusta
Andamooka Friendly Grocer - gas refills, camping equip., craft etc.SA Lottery Agency
Visitors can call ahead with grocery orders. Open 7 days
8672 7034Dodgy Drive, off Opal Creek Blvd. Town Hub
Open: 9-6 weekdays, 9-3 Sat., 10-1 Sun.
FUEL, Gas, vehicle accessories & batteriesAndamooka Friendly Grocer8672 7034Dodgy Drive, off Opal Creek Blvd. Town Hub
Open: 9-6 weekdays, 9-3 Sat., 10-1 Sun.
Thrifty Link Hardware Hardware & gardenAndamooka Friendly Grocer8672 7034Dodgy Drive, off Opal Creek Blvd. Town Hub
Open: 9-6 weekdays, 9-3 Sat., 10-1 Sun.
Tuckabox Hotel
Lunch & Dinner, Takeaway available. UBET & Keno
Johnnie or Anna Smirnios Open 7 days8672 7137Town Hub, Opal Creek Blvd.
Opens 11am daily.
Andamooka Yacht Club CaféMatilda or Kurt0478 139188Community Hall, Town Hub, Opal Creek Blvd.
Cellarbrations Bottle ShopRob or Jim Open 7 days86727183Dodgy Drive off Opal Creek Blvd, Town Hub Open 7 days
Bottlehouse MotelMargot Duke / Post Office8672 7007Opal Creek Blvd. Town Hub
Caravan & Camping Ground & BBQ Camp KitchenEnquiries: Stephen Lyons / ATMC8672 7246Water Road, off Opal Creek Blvd.
Shower Block
Potable water/ pump-out
Andamooka Retro Shack Short StaysGill Rowley0427 508075Linen supplied.
Service options available
C.W.A. & Andamooka BooTeek OP ShopThe Secretary86727044Top of CWA Road
Hrs: 9-12 Wed/Fri/Sat
Hospital AuxiliaryThe Secretary - Heidi Daly0456 730 383PO Box 288 Andamooka 5722
Andamooka Youth GroupDonna Waters , Coordinator0484 367 329
Andamooka Sports Shooters Assoc.Matt Glasser0419 504 200
Andamooka 0’60’sStefan Bilka0427181752
Andamooka History Groupc/o APOMA0427 508 075
Andamooka PressGill Rowley0427 508 075c/o ATMC Office
Motor Vehicle RegistrationRoxby Downs Town Council Office
Computer Services
Music Tuition Edge2Centre StudioRodney Mitchell0447 072 730Christmas Hill Road
Therapeutic Massage
Andamooka Opal Showroom & Underground Opal MuseumPeter Taubers (Opal cutting & Demos by app.)8672 7007
Email: andamookaopal@hotmail.com
Andamooka PO, Opal Creek Blvd.
Open 7 days.
Opal miner, cutter, dealer in precious stonesHelmut F8672 7162