Emergency Telephone Numbers
The information relates to all days of the year including public holidays like New Year's Day, Easter, Australia Day and long weekends.
Emergency (Fire Police* Ambulance) - Telephone 000 (zero, zero, zero)
* Emergency Only | A non-emergency call* wastes time and may risk the lives
Non-Emergency (Police) - Telephone 131 444
Emergency Services (SES) - Telephone 132 500
136 169 - Care Ring : 24 hour councelling service
131 176 - Accident Towing
9341 1040 - Dentists : Dental Hospital Service [Emergency Only]
131 114 - Life Line : 24 hour service
9674 3000 - Maritime and Aviation Rescue
131 126 - Poisons Information Centre [24 hours]
131 444 - Police Assistance Line
131 638 - Public transport & timetables
Victorian Emergency Services
Gas : Leaks and Emergencies
Multinet Gas 132 691
Envestra 1800 676 300
AusNet Services 136 707 (was SP AusNet)
Electricity : Power Failure
Citipower 13 12 80
Powercor 13 24 12
AusNet Services 13 17 99 (was SP AusNet)
Jemena 13 16 26
United Energy 13 20 99
Nurse On Call : 1300 606 024 | AMA Victoria's Doctor Search
Animals : Veterinary
9731 2232* - Melbourne Veterinary Clinic [Werribee]
9328 3021* - Lord Smith Hospital [North Melbourne]
* Emergency only
Australian emergency phone services will be revamped to speed up assistance to people needing urgent help. The triple zero national emergency number will be complemented by a national state and territory emergency services number, 132 500, and a non-emergency police assistance number, 131 444.
'' Having one nationwide number to call when you need assistance in non-life threatening or non-time critical situations will make it easier for people to remember and use wherever they are in Australia,'' federal Attorney-General Robert McClelland said.
Callers to the triple zero service will be directed to the other numbers for non-urgent help from police, fire or ambulance services. Nearly half of all calls to triple zero are non-urgent , Mr McClelland said.
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❊ Web Links ❊
→ Emergency Telephone Numbers
→ Victoria State Emergency Service
→ Metropolitan Fire Brigade
→ Office of the Emergency Services Commissioner
→ Department of Human Services
→ Red Cross
→ Department of Health - Emergency Management
→ False Emergency Calls 000
❊ Also See... ❊
→ False Emergency Calls 000
→ Victoria State Emergency Service (SES)
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