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What to do in an Emergency

In an emergency dial 000 and ask for fire, police or ambulance.

When the operator answers, please give them the following essential information:

  • type of emergency
  • your house number
  • street name and nearest cross street
  • suburb
  • state
  • Melways reference (if known)

Once outside a burning property, never go back inside - wait for the fire brigade at a safe meeting place.

National Relay Service - emergency TTY number 106

The National Relay Service provides telecommunication services for people who are deaf or have a speech or hearing impairment and use a TTY (also known as teletypewriter).

The emergency number to call from a TTY is 106 and is available toll free, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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