Safety and Important Tips
Emergency contact numbers
- Fire / Police / Ambulance: 000
- Fire / Police / Ambulance from GSM mobile phone: 112
- Automobile Association of Australia: 13 11 11
Non-emergency contact numbers
- Police: 131 444
- Ambulance: +61 8 9334 1234 (non-emergency transport)
- Fire Services of WA: 1800 199 084 (general enquiries)
- State Emergency Services: 1300 130 039
- Department of Immigration and Multicultural Affairs: 13 18 81
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If you have a disability and plan to explore Australia, there is a host of services and special deals to meet your needs. Make your travel agent aware of your needs and have a look at the NICAN site for in depth information on Australia meeting accessible travel needs.
Our country code is “+ 61”. We have service for all mobile (cell) phones. Internet access is available at many Internet cafes, accommodation and even the libraries.
The electrical current in Australia is 220-240 volts, AC 50Hz. The plugs in Australia have two flat metal pins shaped live a “V” and some may contain a third flat pin in the centre. The Australian three‑pin power outlet is different from some other countries so you may need an adaptor.
Public Holidays in Western Australia 2018
|New Year’s Day||Monday 1 January|
|Australia Day||Friday 26 January|
|Labour Day||Monday 5 March|
|Good Friday||Friday 30 March|
|Easter Monday||Monday 2 April|
|ANZAC Day||Wednesday 25 April|
|WA Day||Monday 4 June|
|Queen’s Birthday||Monday 24 September|
|Christmas Day||Tuesday 25 December|
|Boxing Day||Wednesday 26 December|
School Holidays in Western Australia 2018
|Autumn School Holidays||14 April – 29 April 2018|
|Winter School Holidays||30 June – 15 July 2018|
|Spring School Holidays||22 September – 7 October 2018|
|Summer School Holidays||14 December 2018 – 3 February 2019|
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