000 (Triple Zero) Emergency
For emergencies or urgent life threatening situations
Emergency for hard of hearing: TTY 106
Reporting Crime Leaflet – Explains how to report crime to Ku-ring-gai Council, the NSW Police Force and other state government departments
NOTE: The police information is relevant to other council areas despite the naming. It is included as an example of such info.
0444 444 444 Emergency Alert Service (one way messaging system)
National telephone warning system used by emergency services to send voice messages to landlines and text messages to mobile phones within a defined area about likely/actual emergencies. Typically used by the NSW Police Force for help finding missing persons.
National Telephone Warning System
To provide crime information. It can be anonymous.
Phone: 1800 333 000
An example of a women’s shelter. Search for one near you.
Interpreting & Translating Services
Phone: 131 450
A free Government telephone service providing legal information, advice and referrals
Phone: 1300 888 529 (or TTY 1300 889 529) Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, excl public hols
To report NSW Police Force misconduct or maladministration
Help for people with their legal problems, eg FREE advice, fact sheets & resources, help at court
Phone: 1300 888 529
Crisis Support. Suicide Prevention.
Phone: 13 11 14 (24hrs)
Mental Health Access Line
Phone: 1800 011 511
National Disability Abuse Hotline
Phone: 1800 880 052
National Security Hotline
Phone: 1800 123 400
Phone: 0401 384 003
Address: 4/115 Corlette St, Cooks Hill NSW 2300, Australia
To get advice on setting up a new NHW group in NSW, to find out about NHW groups near you, and much much more.
The Neighbourhood Network Program was established during the Covid lockdowns. Information includes Fact Sheets and a Neighbour Card (offering your assistance to a vulnerable neighbour) to download as a pdf.
An example of a local Neighbourhood Watch group. Find out about NHW groups near you, by contacting NHW NSW above.
To borrow an engraver, or UV pen for marking valuables
To borrow a stencil for painting driveway white lines, or a shredder
To request NHW window stickers, rego plate locking screws, etc.
School Security Unit (NSW)
Phone: 1300 880 021
To report any suspicious activity at a school during holiday periods and at weekends
Phone: 1800 707 125 (Mon-Fri 9-5pm)
NSW Justice Dept
Victims Services and Support
Victims Access Line (VAL) NSW
Phone: 1800 633 063 (8am – 6pm, Mon – Fri)
Restorative Justice Unit
The unit is the primary point of contact at Corrective Services NSW for people who are victims of crime.
Primary website for crime prevention advice in NSW.
To ask advice from the Crime Prevention Officer, or to request a FREE safety audit of your home
NSW Police Assistance Line
Phone: 131 444
Online reporting of non-emergency minor crime: eg lost property, intentional damage, graffiti or theft.
Note: Reporting only. Event Number issued.
NSW Police Facebook page
Non-emergency two-way communication
Phone: 1800 424 017 (24/7 Counceling)
RFS Bush Fire Information Line
Phone: 1800 679 737 or 1800 NSW RFS
To find out if there is a Total Fire Ban in place.
Free mobile phone App that let’s you report issues to relevant local government authorities in Australia & New Zealand
Travelling Conmen Hotline
To report when you are approached by Travelling Conmen
Phone: 1300 133 408 (8:30am to 5pm, Mon – Fri)