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The following Royal Flying Doctor Service telephone numbers are worth printing and taking with your satellite telephone if you are going really remote. 

 

Emergency Numbers RFDS

Western Operations (24 Hour Medical & Emergency calls)

Statewide number (All WA bases) 1800 625 800       Satellite phone calls  08 9417 6389

 

Central Operations SA & NT (24 Hour Medical & Emergency calls)

Port Augusta Base 08 8648 9555   (All of South Australia and in NT everything south of Tennant Creek)

 

 

Queensland Section (24 Hour Medical & Emergency calls)

Charleville Base 07 4654 1443                  24 hour emergency patient transfers 
Mt Isa Base 07 4743 2802                       Brisbane  dial 000       Rockhampton dial 000
Cairns Base 07 4040 0500                       Townsville dial 000      Bundaberg dial 000

 

 

South Eastern Section NSW, VIC, TAS (24 Hour Medical & Emergency calls)

Broken Hill Base 08 80881188

 

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For real emergency contact for ambulance, police or fire brigade dial 000. If using a Satellite telephone, find out if your network supports 000, and if not, what numbers to call in an emergency (including international codes if required for your network).  Keep the list with your phone or key them into speed dial.  Update: As of 1st July 2013 all hand held satellite phones registered in Australia are required to be able to call emergency services 000. 
Emergency Services phone numbers
Police (Australia wide with the exception of Victoria) 131444.  Note that this number cannot be called from phone on an international network.  When in Victoria call 000, directory assistance for the number of the nearest Police Station, or phone Victorian Police Switchboard on (03) 9247 6666 Monday to Friday, 7am to 7pm.  
SES (State Emergency Service) Australia wide 132500.  State Emergency Services (SES) are an Australian volunteer organisation that provides emergency help during and after (natural or otherwise) disasters. Note that this number cannot be called from phone on an international network. The SES is also the primary or secondary agency for minor daily emergencies, such as storm damage, building damage, traffic hazards and road crash rescue. In other scenarios the SES may provide a support role to other agencies, particularly police and fire, and be involved in search and rescue operations. 
 
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Queensland

1300 130 595

 

Northern Territory

1800 246 199 for recorded information only

 

South Australia

1300 361 033

 

Western Australia

1800 013 314

 

Australian Capital Territory

132 281

 

New South Wales

132 701

NSW NRMA 131122.

 

Victoria

131 170

 

Tasmania

Contact local Police 131 444 from within Tasmania

From interstate phone 1800 765 827

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Note that most 13-- and 1800-- numbers cannot be called from a phone on an international network. 

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18/05/2017
Beakdown Assitance Australia Wide 131111 if you have membership on one of these State Organisations can be called from satellite phones.  You may need to add internatioinal code if calling from an international satellite network.  See calling by SMS  for numbers to contact using SMS for Hearing Impaired
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