111 emergency service
If you need help from the police, the fire service, or you need an ambulance dial 111 and the emergency operator will connect you to the right place.
You should call if:
- someone's in danger
- someone's having chest pain, breathing difficulties or is seriously ill or injured
- there's a fire or serious risk to property
- a crime is being committed and the offenders are still there or have just left
- you've come across a major public inconvenience, like trees blocking a state highway.
Help for deaf and hearing impaired people
If you're deaf and hearing-impaired you can register to use the emergency 111 TXT service.
If you're not sure
If you can't decide whether it's a real emergency and you're still worried, call 111. The operator will help you work out what to do.
Situations when you should make a 111 emergency call and which service to ask for — police, fire or ambulance.
The process you’ll go through when you make an emergency call.
Teach children about calling 111
Download these fun activities which teach children when to make 111 emergency calls.