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Triple zero (000)

Stay focused, stay relevant, stay on the line

  • Is someone seriously injured or in need of urgent medical help?
  • Is your life or property being threatened?
  • Have you just witnessed a serious accident or crime?

If you answered YES call Triple Zero (000). Triple Zero calls are free.


Triple Zero logo

When you call Triple Zero (000)

  • Do you want Police, Fire or Ambulance?
  • Stay calm, don't shout, speak slowly and clearly.
  • Tell us exactly where to come. Give an address or location.


Emergency information in other languages

Triple Zero text Emergency Call 106 logo If you are deaf or have a speech or hearing impairment call 106.


  • This is a Text Emergency Call, not SMS.
  • You can call from teletypewriters.
  • Tell us which service you need and where to come.


Emergency information in other languages


For information or assistance

Select your state or territory:

Map of Australia

ACT | NSW | NT | QLD | SA | TAS | VIC | WA

For any enquiries regarding '000' call data, please email the Triple Zero Operator via







State Emergency Service 132 500 logoCall 132 500 for storm and flood assistance.
In the Northern Territory call 131 444.


Police 131 444Call 131 444 to contact Police other than in an emergency. In Victoria call your local station.

Fire state phone numbersFor Fire other than in an emergency contact your state or territory service.

 Call Crime Stoppers 1800 333 000 to help solve a crime.

Last Modified:

 16/08/2011 12:00 AM


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