Safety and Important Tips

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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

Drone FAQ

Take a look here if you are interested in flying your drone while travelling.

Accessible Travel

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.

Country Code

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.

Electrical Plug

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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