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State and Territory Emergency Services

You can learn more about the emergency services in your State or Territory. Use this page to find who to contact in case of an emergency, what each of the emergency service agencies does, as well as links to each of their websites.


Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

In the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), the emergency services are coordinated by the ACT Emergency Services Authority.

The Emergency Services Authority provides the citizens of Canberra with these 4 main services:Map of the ACT

Police services in the ACT are provided by the Australian Federal Police (AFP). Visit the AFP website to find out more.

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New South Wales

In New South Wales (NSW), the emergency services are coordinated by the Office for Emergency Services.

The Office for Emergency Services is made up of several main services that are involved in controlling emergencies, assisting the community and carrying our rescue operations. These are:Map of NSW

Police services in NSW are provided by the NSW Police Force.

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Northern Territory

In the Northern Territory (NT), the emergency services are coordinated by the Northern Territory Police, Fire and Emergency Services.

The services provided to the citizens of the Northern Territory include:Map of NT

You can also find information about bushfires in the Northern Territory by visiting the Bushfires Council page.

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Queensland

In Queensland (QLD), the emergency services are coordinated by the Department of Emergency Services.

The QLD Department of Emergency Services provides the citizens of Queensland with these 3 main services:Map of QLD

Police services in Queensland are provided by the Queensland Police Service. Visit the Queensland Police website to find out more.

Other emergency organisations within Queensland include:

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South Australia

In South Australia (SA), the emergency services are coordinated by the South Australian Fire and Emergency Services Commission (SAFECOM).

SAFECOM provides the citizens of South Australia with these 3 main services:Map of SA

Ambulance services in South Australia are provided by the SA Ambulance Service.

Police services in the State are provided by the South Australia Police. Visit the South Australia Police website to find out more.

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Tasmania

In Tasmania (Tas), the emergency services are coordinated by the Department of Police and Emergency Management.

The Department of Police and Emergency Management provide citizens of Tasmania with these services:Map of Tas

Ambulance services in Tasmania are provided by the Tasmanian Ambulance Service (TAS). Visit the TAS website to find out more.

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Victoria

In Victoria (VIC), the emergency services are coordinated by several Government organisations.

The Department of Justice is responsible for providing citizens of Victoria with these emergency services:Map of VIC

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Western Australia

In Western Australia (WA), the emergency services are coordinated by the Fire and Emergency Services Authority (FESA).

FESA provides the citizens of Western Australia with these main services:Map of WA

Police services in WA are provided by the Western Australia Police. Visit the Western Australia Police website to find out more.

Ambulance services for WA are provided by the St John Ambulance Western Australia.

 

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