Warnings and Contacts


VicEmergency Hotline 

The VicEmergency Hotline has been created for warnings, preparedness and recovery information, planned burns and more.  The hotline replaces the Victoria Bushfire Information Line (VBIL), SES Information Line, Victorian Emergency Recovery Information Line, and others from DEDJTR and DELWP.

Phone: 1800 226 226 

Web: emergency.vic.gov.au

App: VicEmergency - available on both iOS and Android

Facebook: Vic Emergency

VicDeaf has created online Deaf Emergency Information Resources for those with hearing impairments during emergencies.
If you are hearing impaired, deaf or speech impaired, you can also call the National Relay Service on 1800 555 677 and request the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226.

Emergency phone numbers and websites

Police, Fire, Ambulance: Triple Zero (000)

State Emergency Service (SES) – floods or storms: 13 25 00

Powercor – electricity or street light faults: 13 24 12

GWM Water – emergencies and faults: 1800 188 586

RACV – roadside assistance: 13 11 11

Snakes and Wasps – Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP): 13 61 86

Wildlife Victoria  - report injured animals: (03) 8400 7300

Poisons Information Centre (VIC) : 13 11 26

Nurse on Call : 1300 606 024

Emergency Alert Information

VicEmergency Map Alerts – fire, planned burns and other incidents

Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) Weather Warnings – Victorian weather warnings

BOM Rainfall and River Conditions – Wimmera Mallee area

VicRoads Road Closures ­ - current road closures


Please note that our offices will be closed to the public from 4.00pm Thursday 19 March 2020 until further notice due to the rapidly changing nature of the Coronavirus pandemic. If your matter is urgent, please call 03 5391 4444 between 8:30am and 4:30pm Monday-Friday.

See more council services changes or information about COVID-19