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Emergency services

Get help in an emergency or disaster situation.


Emergency and disaster assistance

If you've been affected by a recent disaster, find up to date public information, travel advice, relevant free call numbers, information on assistance packages and links to related websites and information.

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

Disaster Assist

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

Emergency Alert

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

Emergency links – states and territories

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.

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

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

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