Who to contact in an emergency
Call Triple Zero (000) if:
- someone is seriously injured
- someone is in need of urgent medical help
- there are threats to property or life
- if you have witnessed a serious crime or accident.
Call the NSW State Emergency Service (SES) on 132 500 if:
- you have experienced damage from storms, wind or fallen trees
- you require assistance due to a flood or tsunami emergency.
Public health orders are in force and must be followed to protect the community and limit the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus).
Emergency services in NSW
Learn more about NSW police, ambulance, fire and rescue services
Triple Zero (000) - for an emergency ambulance.
Contact NSW Ambulance - general enquiries and customer service.
Fire and rescue
Triple Zero (000) - life threatening emergencies.
Contact Fire and Rescue NSW - general enquiries.
Rural Fire Service
The NSW Rural Fire Service (NSW RFS) is the world's largest volunteer fire service. Its members provide fire and emergency services to approximately 95 percent of NSW.
Bushfire Information Line 1800 679 737
State Emergency Service
NSW State Emergency Service (SES) 132 500 - assistance due to a flood or tsunami, damage from storms, wind or fallen trees.
Volunteer for emergency services
Contribute to your community by volunteering with your local Rural Fire Service, State Emergency Service (SES) or Surf Life Saving club.
Save the app that could save your life.
‘Emergency +’ is a national app developed by Australia's emergency services and their Government and industry partners, helping people to call the right number at the right time, anywhere in Australia.
Fires Near Me NSW
NSW Rural Fire Service app to help you stay up to date on bushfires in your area.