National Emergency Services

The national telephone number for all emergency services in Australia including AMBULANCE, FIRE, and POLICE is 000.

How 000 works

000 calls are answered by a Telstra Operator who will ask which service you require - Police, Fire or Ambulance.

The operator will ask relevant questions, and arrange an appropriate response from the local Police, Ambulance or Fire Service.

000 Calls From Mobile Phones

000 calls are free on all mobile phones. From analogue phones, 000 will connect callers, although many newer digital phones require the user to dial 112, the international standard emergency number. Consult your carrier if you are uncertain how to access the 000 emergency network.

Non Emergencies

If you require the assistance of these services for routine matters and non emergency situations then you should call the local number of the recquired service nearest you.

  • Electricity interruptions - 132080
  • Poison Information Centre - 131126
  • Sewerage - Lockhart - 6920 5305
  • Water Riverina Water - 69220608 (AH 6920 5670)
  • Lockhart Hospital - 6920 5206
  • Lockhart Doctor - 6920 5249
  • Local Police - 6920 5205

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