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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.
Floods and cyclones
Here's a list of common health risks and hazards that can strike during floods and cyclones, such as contaminated floodwater and snake bites.
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.