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Emergency Information

For providing GPS co-ordinates in an emergency we strongly urge smartphone owners to install and use Emergency+.  Further details can be found at the bottom of this page.

Emergency Contact Numbers

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  Service  Contact details

Emergency Services

Police, Ambulance, Fire Brigade


112 from a mobile

106 for people with hearing or speech impairment



State Emergency Service

Call the SES if you need emergency help in floods and storms.

132 500


DownloadSES During a Flood Factsheet

DownloadSES Rural Properties Floodsafe guide

SES Emergency Plan


Bush Fire

4868 5500


1800 679737 - Bush Fire Information Line

Fires Near Me 

Southern Highlands Police Station

02 4869 7899

Fire and Rescue NSW

02 9265 2999 (general enquiries)


Endeavour Energy

131 003 Emergencies

133 718 Enquiries


Bowral Hospital

02 4861 0200

97-103 Bowral Street, Bowral


Poisons Information Hotline


Child Protection Helpline


NSW road closures


Crime Stoppers

Crime Stoppers operates 24hrs a day, 7 days a week and allows members of the community to anonymously report criminal or suspicious behavior or activity. Your information may be the vital missing piece the Police need to solve a crime.

1800 333 000


Police Assistance Line (PAL)

Types of crime you can report to Police Assistance Line include:

  • Break and Enter
  • Motor Vehicle/Vessel Theft
  • Stealing
  • Malicious Damage, including Graffiti
  • Minor Traffic Crashes- where no one was injured, all parties exchanged details, no one was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

131 444


Police Force Community Portal

Registered community members can create online reports where no emergency exists for lost property, intentional damage or graffiti and theft.


Wires - Wildlife Information and Rescue Services

Contact WIRES If you have found a sick, injured or orphaned native animal in NSW.

1300 094 737


For local activities, workshops and events www.wires.org.au/branch/Wingecarribee

Wingecarribee Animal Shelter

4868 1520

Weather Warnings 

Bureau of Meteorology (BOM)

02 9296 155


AIDER Service

The AIDER (Assist Infirm, Disabled and Elderly Residents) program is a free, one- off service which supports some of our most at-risk community members.

The program helps people live more safely and confidently in their home in areas where bush fires may start.

02 8741 4955 

Email: aider@rfs.nsw.gov.au

Emergency+ App

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Install the free Emergency+  app to your smartphone to assist in providing your location to emergency services (3rd party application).

Available for Apple and Android smartphones.

Bushfire Emergency Information

Last Updated: February 13th, 2020
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