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Emergency calls to the SES

The State Emergency Service (SES) hotline number 132 500 is currently experiencing a high volume of calls, several of which have been for life-threatening emergencies. In the case of a life-threatening emergency, please phone Triple Zero (000) immediately. The SES hotline should only be used to request assistance for emergency storm damage repairs, sandbagging for rising floodwater or fallen trees on buildings.

Contact for media enquiries: Department of Community Safety Media Unit on (07) 3247 8186.