Telephone triple zero (000) in an emergency for the Fire Brigade, Police or Ambulance.

Information on what to do in an emergency and how to be prepared.


For urgent matters involving City property or services, phone 5272 5272 at any time.

Other agencies

State Emergency Service (floods and storms)  132 500
 Barwon Health Emergency Department  4215 0000
 Vic Government Nurse on Call  1300 60 60 24
 Bureau of Meteorology land weather and flood warnings  1300 659 217
 Department of Human Services  131 278
 Vic Roads (to report traffic hazards)  131 170
 Barwon Water (faults and emergencies only)  1300 656 007
 Telstra (residential faults)  132 203
 Powercor (service difficulties and faults)  132 412   
 TRU Energy (gas faults and emergencies)                         132 083
 Vic Emergency hotline    1800 226 226

The City's role in emergencies involves working with agencies to plan for and respond to emergencies to reduce the consequences on the communities of Geelong.