When an emergency strikes or a crime is committed, the stress, anxiety, emotion and confusion, can make it difficult to know which emergency service or organisation you should call. Here’s a handy guide about what to report where.
Call Triple Zero (000), then once you have been transferred to the emergency service you need, ask for an interpreter in your preferred language.
You can make an emergency call by using a TTY to call 106.
You can ask the National Relay Service (NRS) for assistance with contacting Triple Zero (000) via relay (eg: TTY, chat, captions, SMS relay, video relay or voice relay). For more information, visit the NRS website to choose your preferred access point or call the NRS Helpdesk on 1800 555 660
You can also report online.
Call to anonymously report information about:
You can also make a confidential online report.
Call to anonymously report concerns about possible signs of terrorism and foreign interference. This may include:
You can also report via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or via SMS on 0429 771 822.
Call during a storm or flood:
If someone’s life is in danger, call Triple Zero (000).
Call to report sick livestock, poultry and aquatic animals, especially if you suspect serious animal disease or spot unusual clinical signs.
You can also make a report through the mobile app Notify Now.
Call to report pollution of any type, including waste, noise, water, smoke, dust or banned products. This can include:
You can also submit an online report
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