For emergencies where immediate police, fire or ambulance is required call Triple Zero (000).
For police assistance or to report non urgent crime, please call your local police station.
Contact details for your local police station can be found at www.police.vic.gov.au
If you have any information regarding a crime, or criminal activity, you can call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 and confidentially report what you know.
|Bushfire Warnings||Country Fire Authority (CFA)|
|Fire Warnings & Incidents||Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB)|
|Flood & Storm Warnings||State Emergency Service (SES)|
|Health Alerts||Department of Health (DoH)|
|Marine Safety Alerts||Transport Safety Victoria (TSV)|
|Park & Forest Closures||Parks Victoria|
|Planned Burns||Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE)|
|Road Traffic Closures & Alerts||VicRoads|
|Total Fire Bans & Ratings||CFA|
|Weather Warnings||Bureau of Meteorology (BoM)|
|Country Fire Authority (CFA)||A Total Fire Ban is declared by CFA on days when fires are likely to spread rapidly and could be difficult to control. If a district has not been declared a Total Fire Ban, fire restrictions may still apply for each municipality|
|Victorian Bushfire Information Line (VBIL)||Information during significant bushfire incidents and to help the community prepare for bushfire risk.||1800 240 667|
|Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE)||DSE manages fire on Victoria's 7.6 million hectares of public land, or roughly one third of the State. This includes reducing the risk of fire, containing outbreaks and managing environmental effects|
|Burn Off – Public Land||
The Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) planned burn program is the use of planned fire to protect life, property and the environment, by reducing fuel levels and maintaining the health of plants and animals. Visit www.dse.vic.gov.au for more information.
Planned Burns Today:
Victorian Bushfire Information Line (VBIL):1800 240 667
|Burn Off – Private Land||Burning off grass, stubble, weeds, undergrowth or other vegetation.
Visit www.cfa.vic.gov.au/plan-prepare/burning-off/ for more information.
All burn offs should be registered with the Emergency Services Telecommunication Authority (ESTA) on 1800 668 511. Unregistered burn offs can cause brigades to be called out unnecessarily.
Burn off registration (ESTA):1800 668 511
FLOOD, STORM, TSUNAMI, EARTHQUAKE
|State Emergency Service (SES)||Emergency response for flood, storm, tsunami and earthquake.
Visit www.ses.vic.gov.au for more information.
VICSES Information line (large scale emergencies only): 1300 842 737
SECURITY AND TERRORISM
|Australian National Security||Report possible signs of terrorism and obtain information on a wide range of national security matters by contacting the National Security Hotline: 1800 1234 00 or visiting www.nationalsecurity.gov.au.|
OTHER EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE
|Department of Health (DoH)||Visit www.health.vic.gov.au for more information.||
Lifeline (24 hours/7 days):
Nurse on call (24 hours/7 days):1300 606 024
|Department of Human Services (DHS)||Immediate assistance in a crisis or emergency. Visit www.dhs.vic.gov.au/for-individuals/crisis-and-emergency for more information.||
1800 825 955 (24-hour statewide toll free)
Men's Referral Service:
(03) 9427 2899 or 1800 065 973 (free call within Victoria) Mon - Fri 12 noon to 9 pm
Women's Domestic Violence Crisis Service:
1800 015 188 (toll free)
Sexual Assault Crisis Line:1800 806 292
|National Relay Service (NRS)||
The NRS is an Australia-wide phone service for people who are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment.
It is also available to anyone who wants to call a person with a hearing or speech impairment. The NRS is available to everyone at no additional charge. Visit www.relayservice.com.au for more information.
24-hour relay call numbers:TTY/voice calls: 133 677
Speak & Listen: 1300 555 727