000 (Triple Zero) Emergency

Phone: 000
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 external-link (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.

Australian Federal Police external-link

Child Sex Tourism – Suspicious Behaviour Report external-link
Report a missing person external-link

People Trafficking and Child Sex Tourism
Phone: 131 AFP (131 237)

Airport Security
Phone: 131 AFP (131 237)

Australian Institute of Criminology external-link

Commonwealth Government

Emergency Alert external-link
National Telephone Warning System

Crime Stoppers NSW external-link

To provide crime information. It can be anonymous.
Phone: 1800 333 000

Fire and Rescue NSW

Fire & Rescue NSW Facebook page

Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai Women’s Shelter external-link

An example of a women’s shelter. Search for one near you.

Interpreting & Translating Services

Phone: 131 450

Kids Helpline external-link

Kids Helpline (aged 5 to 25) 24hr, 7days FREE external-link
Phone: 1800 55 1800

Kids Helpline Webchat external-link
Webchat councelling

LawAccess NSW external-link

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

Law Enforcement Conduct Commission external-link

To report NSW Police Force misconduct or maladministration

Legal Aid NSW external-link

Help for people with their legal problems, eg FREE advice, fact sheets & resources, help at court

Phone: 1300 888 529

Lifeline Australia external-link

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 Missing Persons Coordination Centre external-link (8am-4pm)

Report a Missing Personexternal-link
You do not have to wait 24 hours to report someone as missing.

Phone: 1800 000 634 Freecall
Mail: PO Box 401, Canberra ACT 2601 (Australia)

National Security Hotline

Phone: 1800 123 400

Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) New South Wales (NSW) external-link

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.

NHW NSW Neighbourhood Networkexternal-link

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.

Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) Ku-ring-gai & Hornsbyexternal-link

The NHW group that created this website. Find out about NHW groups near you, by contacting NHW NSW above.

NHW Ku-ring-gai & Hornsby Facebook page external-link
NHW Ku-ring-gai & Hornsby Facebook group external-link
NHW Ku-ring-gai & Hornsby Twitter account external-link

Email: NHWKuringgaiHornsby@gmail.com

To access crime prevention information and resources.
To borrow an engraver, UV pen for marking valuables, a stencil for painting driveway white lines, or a shredder.
To request FREE NHW window stickers, rego plate locking screws, etc.

NSW Department of Education external-link

School Security Unit (NSW)

Phone: 1300 880 021
To report any suspicious activity at a school during holiday periods and at weekends

NSW Government external-link

Emergency Services & Safety external-link

NSW Graffiti Hotline external-link

Phone: 1800 707 125 (Mon-Fri 9-5pm)

NSW Justice Dept

Victims Services and Support external-link
Victims Access Line (VAL) NSW
Phone: 1800 633 063​ (8am – 6pm, Mon – Fri)
Counselling, financial support, etc.

Restorative Justice Unit external-link
The unit is the primary point of contact at Corrective Services NSW for people who are victims of crime.

NSW Police external-link

Primary website for crime prevention advice in NSW.

Find your nearest police stationexternal-link

To ask advice from the Crime Prevention Officer, or to request a FREE safety audit of your home

NSW Police Assistance Line

For non-emergencies
Phone: 131 444

NSW Police Community Portal external-link

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 external-link
Non-emergency two-way communication

NSW Rape Crisis Service external-link

Phone: 1800 424 017 (24/7 Counceling)

NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS) external-link

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.

Snap Send Solve external-link

Free mobile phone App that let’s you report issues to relevant local government authorities in Australia & New Zealand (Issues such as broken pavement, graffiti, damaged road signs, broken street lights, etc)

Travelling Conmen Hotline

To report when you are approached by Travelling Conmen
Phone: 1300 133 408 (8:30am to 5pm, Mon – Fri)