Learn how to prepare for an emergency, and get help if you need it.
Get help in an emergency
Phone 000 for life threatening emergencies
From your mobile call 112
If you are deaf or have a speech or hearing impairment call 106 in an emergency. This is a Text Emergency Call from teletypewriters - not an SMS service.
NSW Police Force 131 444 or TTY (02) 9211 3776
State Emergency Service (SES) 132 500
NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) call 000
Fire and Rescue NSW call 000
Ambulance NSW call 000
Tune in to 97.3 ABC Illawarra radio for updates in an emergency, and check out the resources below.
We've created a Twitter list of messages from local emergency agencies. Please note, tweets may not relate to an emergency.
Visit the Bureau of Meteorology website for current weather alerts and updates.
Roads can often be closed during emergencies. You can check for major road closures, traffic updates and alerts on the Live Traffic website.