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Emergencies

 

Emergencies
WHOM SHOULD YOU CONTACT IN CASE OF EMERGENCY IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA?

POLICE AND HOSPITALS

The emergency number in Western Australia is 000 (ambulance, firefighters, road accidents and life-threatening circumstances in general). In all other cases of no immediate danger, please dial 131 444 to contact the local police.

Information on health can be obtained by calling Health Direct Australia on 1800 022 222. Information on hospitals, GPs and clinics is available on the website of the WA Department of Health (www.health.wa.gov.au/services). Non-English speakers may request to be transferred to an Italian-speaking operator. Perth's main hospitals provide a free service to assist foreign patients.

CONSULATE OF ITALY IN PERTH

For any emergency related to Italian citizens located in Western Australia, the Consulate of Italy in Perth may be reached as follows:

  1. by office phone (+61) 08 9322 4500 during the weekly opening schedule of the Consulate;
  2. by emergency phone (+61) 04 0889 9466 (no SMS, no WhatsApp), in case of serious emergencies occurred after hours, during week-ends or public holidays (at this number we do not provide information about normal consular services or visa applications);
  3. through our dedicated CONTACT FORM (24/7), ideally by sending any documents available on the emergency reported (our mailbox is checked regularly).

FURTHER CONTACTS

  • Crisis Unit of Italy's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (+39 06 36225)
  • Embassy of Italy in Canberra (+61) 02 6273 3333 or (+61) 04 1826 6349).

Author:

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