Hospital emergency departments
A hospital emergency department (ED) provides urgent medical care. Find out why and when you might need to go to an ED, what happens when you get there, and what you need to do before leaving.
Calling triple zero (000)
Triple zero (000) is the number to call for ambulance, police or fire services in an emergency. Only call 000 if the situation is serious and urgent.
What care do I need?
There are many types of health care services and information available in Australia. Learn here how to find the right service at the right time.
Find out how to be prepared for when natural disaster strikes.
Floods and cyclones
We've compiled a list of some of the common health risks and hazards that can occur during floods and cyclones.
How to use an adrenaline autoinjector (EpiPen)
An adrenaline autoinjector can, in an emergency, save the life of someone who is having a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis). Learn how to use one here.
What is an ambulance?
An ambulance is a vehicle equipped to provide emergency care to sick or injured people and to get them to hospital. Learn more here about how much ambulances cost and when you should call one.