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If it’s an emergency

If your injury or illness is critical or life threatening, call triple zero (000).

Health concerns

To speak to a registered nurse, call healthdirect on 1800 022 222* (known as NURSE-ON-CALL in Victoria).

To check your symptoms online, use the healthdirect Symptom Checker.

Other crisis and general helplines can be found here.

* Calls from landlines are free, mobile charges may apply.


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Last reviewed: June 2019

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