Helping you find government information and services

Emergency services

Get help in an emergency or disaster situation.


Emergency and disaster assistance

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If you've been affected by a recent disaster, find emergency numbers, information on assistance packages and links to related websites and information.

Emergency links – states and territories

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Provides emergency phone numbers and links to state and territory emergency and disaster information. Includes links to their rural fire service and State Emergency Service (SES) as well as police, fire, ambulance and alert services.

Triple Zero (000) – Australia's emergency call service

The Triple Zero (000) service is used to contact Police, Fire or Ambulance services in life threatening or emergency situations.

Attorney-General's Department

Australian Emergency Management

Provides emergency management information from the Australian Government.

Attorney-General's Department

Australian Emergency Management Knowledge Hub

Provides research, resources and news relevant to emergency management and includes statistics and information, photos, video and media about past disaster events.

Attorney-General's Department

Before the Storm

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An educational game, for middle year students, designed to get us thinking about storm preparation and disaster resilience.

Attorney-General's Department

Disaster Assist

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Provides information on Australian Government assistance packages following a disaster. Includes up to date public information messages, relevant free call numbers and links to other related websites and information.

Attorney-General's Department

DisasterWatch

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Provides publicly available news and information about disaster events in Australia via direct feeds from a range of authoritative sources in the states and territories and nationally. The information will be regularly updated. Please note: this app does not provide direct emergency alert warnings to users.

Attorney-General's Department

Emergency +

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Uses the phone's GPS functionality so callers can provide emergency call-takers with their location information as determined by their smart phone. Also includes SES, Police Assistance Line and other numbers as options, so non-emergency calls are made to the most appropriate number.

Triple Zero Awareness Working Group

Emergency Alert

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Issues warnings to landline and mobile telephones linked to the addresses (properties and houses) within a geographical area affected by an emergency. Warnings will also be sent to mobile telephones based on the last known location of the handset at the time of an emergency.

Emergency Alert Australia

Fires Near Me

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Official app presents information on bushfires from the fire agencies in the Australian states and territories and in New Zealand. Provides information on current incidents and on total fire bans. Developed by the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Triple Zero Awareness Working Group

Natural disaster relief and recovery arrangements

The Australian Government provides funding through the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements ( NDRRA) to States and Territories to help pay for natural disaster relief and recovery costs.

Attorney-General's Department

Triple Zero Kids' Challenge

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Kids will learn how to deal confidently with getting help in an emergency, by playing games and solving problems. They'll learn about safety messages and hear what happens when you call Triple Zero (000).

Triple Zero Awareness Working Group

Triple Zero Kids' Challenge

Start playing and learn about what happens when you call Triple 000. The online game is designed for children of kindergarten and primary school age and consists of a number of safety scenarios. The game is available in seven languages including English, Arabic, Vietnamese, Chinese, Thai, Hindi and Dinka.

Triple Zero Awareness Working Group