Fire & Emergency Management

The West Australian government emergency management philosophy is one of ‘shared responsibility’ and local governments throughout WA play an important role in the state’s emergency management framework. This includes being responsible for:

  • managing and supporting local Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades;[spacer height=”10px”]
  • issuing the annual Fire Management Notice;[spacer height=”10px”]
  • preparing natural hazard risk assessment;[spacer height=”10px”]
  • documenting local emergency management plans for the district,[spacer height=”10px”]
  • establishing and maintaining a Local Emergency Management Committee; and[spacer height=”10px”]
  • managing recovery following a disaster in the district.[spacer height=”15px”]
EMERGENCY CONTACTS - All Hours
 
For all life threatening emergencies (Fire, Police, Ambulance)

 

000

 

Storm or Flood Assistance (SES)

 

132 500

 

Police – non-emergency

 

131 444

 

Poisons Information Line

 

13 11 26

 

DFES Emergency Information (recorded information)

DFES General enquiries

 

133 337

1800 199 084

 

Emergency WA website – for up to date incident information

 

www.emergency.wa.gov.au

 

Western Power (emergencies and outages)

 

13 13 51

 

Water Corporation

 

13 13 75

 

Telstra Faults:

Residential
Business

 

13 22 03
13 29 99

 

HELPLINE CONTACTS

 

MENTAL HEALTH EMERGENCY RESPONSE LINE Rural Link 24/7

 

All hours 1800 552 002
LIFELINE

 

All hours 13 11 14
VICTIM SUPPORT CENTRE

 

Mon-Fri | 8am – 5pm 1800 818 988
THE SAMARITANS

 

All hours 1800 198 313
MENS LINE AUSTRALIA

 

All hours 1300 789 978
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Men’s Help Line 24/7
Women’s Help Line 24/7

 

All hours

All hours

 

1800 000 599

1800 007 339

 

HEALTH CONTACTS

 

HOSPITALS

 

Gnowangerup 9827 2222
Katanning 9821 6222
Lake Grace

 

9890 2222
DOCTORS

 

Gnowangerup 9827 1116
Katanning 9821 2155
Lake Grace 9865 1208
Health Direct Australia – Health Advice Line

 

All hours 1800 022 222
VETERINARY CLINICS

 

Katanning Regional Veterinary Hospital 9821 1655
Katanning Vet Clinic 9821 1471
Kojonup Vet Clinic 9831 1666