Hi. I’m Nicole.
It’s important to stay safe and access the help you need quickly. So today, I’ll be talking you through some key emergency contacts listed on the Disability Gateway website.
Title graphic: Emergency Contacts
In the case of an emergency or if someone is in danger always call Triple Zero immediately.
Graphic: (Icon) Call Triple Zero 000
If you have a hearing or speech impairment and there is an emergency, call 106 or make a text emergency call.
Graphic: (Icon) Call 106 Text emergency call
If English is not your first language and you require translation or interpretation in an emergency, call 131 450
Graphic: (Icon) Call 131 450 Translating and Interpreting Service
Call 1800 RESPECT if you are experiencing domestic violence.
Graphic: (Icon) Call 1800 737 732
If you need urgent help with poisons, call the Poisons Information Centre on 131 126.
Graphic: (Icon) Call 131 126
And finally, to access help in an emergency or a disaster situation, please select your specific state for more detailed information and a local response.
Graphic: State Emergency Services
If you have any questions or want to find out more about the supports and services available to you, please contact the Disability Gateway on 1800 643 787.