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.

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000 Calls From Mobile Phones

000 calls are free on all mobile phones. If your provider operates via another country, you may not be able to access Triple Zero (000).   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 required service nearest you.

  • Non-emergency Police matters - 131 444
  • Electricity interruptions - 132 080
  • Poison Information Centre - 131 126
  • Sewerage - Lockhart - 6920 5305
  • Water - Riverina Water - 6922 0608 (AH 6920 5670)
  • Lockhart Hospital - 6920 5206
  • Lockhart Doctor - 6920 5249
  • Local Police - 6920 5205

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