Making a referral

  • Carers can phone and refer themselves 
  • Family members and friends can contact on behalf of the carer, with the carer's consent. 
  • GP's and service providers may refer directly with the carer's consent. 
  • Referrals may be made via the My Aged Care portal



Freecall 1800 052 222 (mobile calls at mobile rates.)

Callers will be automatically connected to their nearest local Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre. If you need to contact us from outside our region use the office lines below 

For after hours emergency respite please phone 1800 052 222 (24 hours) to connect to your nearest Respite Centre.


Email us at

Please note: email is not attended after hours, use 1800 052 222 for after-hours support

In person

We are open 9am - 5pm, Monday- Friday (Not open public holidays).


Murray Bridge Office

95 Swanport Road

Murray Bridge SA 5233

Ph: (08) 8539 1300  

Fax: (08) 85312444  

Find us on google maps

Mt Gambier Office

20 Percy St

PO Box 145

Mt Gambier, SA, 5290

Phone: (08) 8724 8700

Fax: (08) 8724 8744

Tell us what you think

When you receive services from our Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre, (South and East Country) we regularly seek your feedback about the services received. 

We welcome compliments, criticisms, ideas and complaints which help us to improve the services we provide.