To contact police, fire, ambulance emergency services through the NRS
If you have an emergency and need to contact fire, police or ambulance, here are some ways:
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- Internet Relay, Captioned Relay - https://relayservice.gov.au/making-a-call/internet-relay/
- SMS Relay - 0423 677 767 ask for Triple Zero (000) and your call will be given priority over non-emergency calls.
- TTY – dial 106 and your call will be given priority; the relay officer will contact your required emergency service and relay your call.
- Video Relay - login to Skype and contact one of the NRS contact names. Note there is no queue priority for Video Relay calls to emergency services.
for detailed information on making emergency calls through the NRS. You can also contact the NRS helpdesk at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 1800 555 660 to help you get started in using the NRS.