National Emergency Communications Working Group – Australia/New Zealand

2019 Industry Engagement Forum Coming Soon

NECWG-A/NZ will soon be inviting its industry colleagues from the public safety community to join us in Darwin (21-23 May 2019) for the fifth NECWG-A/NZ Industry Engagement Forum.

This year industry will be invited to support NECWG-A/NZ over 2 days from the afternoon of the 21st through to the morning of the 23rd to collaborate and develop plans for emergency communications innovation.

Further details will be released shortly.

Emergency+ app and Triple Zero (000)

Australia’s Emergency+ app for iOS, Android and Windows devices to:

  • provide the caller with information about when to call Triple Zero (000)
  • provide the caller with information about who to call in various non-emergency situations
    • State Emergency Service (SES) (132 500)
    • Police Assistance Line (131 444)
    • Crime Stoppers (1800 333 000)
    • Health Direct Australia (1800 022 222)
    • National Relay Service
  • assist the caller to dial the relevant number
  • display the GPS coordinates of the phone’s location that the caller can read out to the emergency operator.

The app is free of charge and available for download from iTunes, Google Play and Windows Stores.
Available on Apple app storeAvailable on Google playAvailable on Windows Stores

Triple Zero Kids Challenge

Kids will learn about getting help by playing games and solving mysteries. They’ll learn about safety messages and hear what happens when you call Triple Zero. Along the way they will meet the “Zeros” as they are guided step by step through the game.