In an Emergency

Where can I report a crime or emergency?

Triple Zero


Freecall if:

  • Someone is seriously injured or in need of urgent medical help 
  • Someone indicates they are going to harm themselves or other people, and is planning or intending to commit a  violent act
  • Your life or property is being threatened
  • You have just witnessed a serious accident or crime 
  • Someone is threatening self-harm or suicide (you may also want to take them to hospital)

Police Assistance Line

The Police Assistance Line (131444) operates 24hrs a day, 7 days a week.

Call the Police Assistance Line if you are a victim of a crime, other than life threatening or time critical emergency situations. You can report crime to your local police over the phone and receive assistance with general police inquiries.

Crime Stoppers

Report crime information anonymously on 1800 333 000.

Crime Stoppers has become an integral part of community safety with the information gathered and supplied by the community essential to assisting our police agencies with crime solving and prevention.

National Security Hotline

If you wish to report suspicious activity, you can contact the National Security Hotline by calling 1800 1234 00 or emailing

The National Security Hotline is the single point of contact for the public to report possible signs of terrorism. It also provides information to callers on a wide range of national security matters.

This free call allows you to report something that you know, have seen or have heard that you believe is of concern. Trained operators take every call seriously and you can remain anonymous.

If you would like more information about what should be reported, visit the National Security Hotline.

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