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  • Call triple zero (000) in an emergency for ambulance, fire or police services.
  • Do not hang up during a call to triple zero until the operator tells you to as the operator may still be able to help you until emergency service staff arrive.
  • Call 112 from a mobile phone, even if the keypad is locked, your phone is out of credit, or out of range of your regular GSM carrier as you will still be connected to emergency services as long as you are within range of another GSM service.
  • Call 112 in an emergency when you are overseas to be connected to the local emergency call service.
  • Avoid using a VoIP service to call triple zero (000) as it is unreliable.

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Reviewed on: 31-03-2012