Emergency + App
Australia's Triple Zero Awareness Working Group has developed a smartphone app for iPhones and Android devices.
The "Emergency +" App:
- provides information about when to call Triple Zero
- provides information about who to call in various non-emergency situations
State Emergency Service (SES) (132 500)
Police Assistance Line (131 444)
Crime Stoppers (1800 333 000)
Health Direct Australia (1800 022 222)
National Relay Service
- assist with dialing the relevant number
- displays the GPS coordinates of the phone's location that the caller can read out to the emergency operator.
The app is free of charge and available for download from iTunes and Google Play Stores.
How this service is delivered
Call or visit us online
Visit our website for more information or search Emergency + on the iTunes or Google Play stores.
More programs from Ambulance Tasmania
Emergency Meeting Points
If you live or work in a rural area, you should make a note of nearby Emergency Meeting Points. If you require emergency assistance and expect the ambulance or other emergency services might have difficulty locating you, arrange for someone to meet them at the nearest Emergency Meeting Point and guide them to your location.
Save 000 for Saving Lives
A significant number of Triple Zero (000) calls requesting an ambulance response are not real emergencies and do not require immediate medical assistance. There are several alternatives to calling an ambulance. Please ... save 000 for saving lives and only call an ambulance if it's a medical emergency.