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Emergency Numbers

Here’s a list of some important numbers to keep by your phone in case you need to make a call.

Police, Ambulance, Fire Dept.

  • From land line: 000
  • From mobile phones: 112

To contact your local police station

  • Freecall Telstra Directory Assistance: 1223

Poisons Information Centre

  • Ph: 13 11 26

Advice and Support Numbers

Tresillian Family Care Centres

  • Ph: (02) 9787 0855 Sydney
  • Ph: 1800 637 357 Outside Sydney – 24 hour Helpline

Karitane

  • Ph: (02) 9794 1852 Sydney
  • Ph: 1800 677 961 Outside Sydney – 24 hour Helpline

Sudden Infant Death Society (SIDS) Australia

Ph: 1300 308 307
*Australian Breast Feeding Association

  • Ph: 1800-MUM-2-MUM (or 1800-686-2-686)

Australian College of Midwives

  • Ph: 1300 360 480

Hospitals*New South Wales*

  • Sydney Children’s Hospital Ph: (02) 9382 1111
  • Children’s Hospital Westmead Ph: (02) 9845 0000

Australian Capital Territory

  • Canberra Hospital Ph: (02) 6244 2222
    Victoria
  • Royal Children’s Hospital Ph: (03) 9345 5522

Tasmania

  • Royal Hobart Hospital Ph: (03) 6222 8308

Queensland

  • Royal Children’s Hospital Ph: (07) 3636 3777

South Australia

  • Women and Children’s Hospital Ph: (08) 8161 7000

Western Australia

  • Princess Margaret Hospital Ph: (08) 9340 8222

Northern Territory

  • Royal Darwin Hospital Ph: (08) 8922 8888

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