After Hours & Emergencies

Emergency Warnings and Information

Council after hours contact information

  • Shire Office 1300 365 003 BH
  • Roads, streets and drains 0448 321 386 AH
  • Stock on Roads 0407 201 002
  • Food poisoning 0418 228 170

Emergency Warnings and Information

Don't wait and see — stay informed, up to date and aware.

Not everyone has a smart phone, internet access or is technologically savvy. There are many ways to stay informed, receive emergency warnings or information before, during or after an emergency.

Radio

  • ABC (Wodonga) 106.5 FM
  • The River 105.7 FM
  • Star FM 104.9 FM
  • Edge FM 102.1 FM
  • 2AY 1494 AM

Phone

  • Urgent help in an emergency 000

Information Lines:

  • CFA Bushfire Information Line 1800 226 226
  • SES Flood Storm Information Line 1300 842 737
  • Bureau of Meteorology 1300 659 217
  • School Closures 1800 809 834
  • Parks Victoria Closures 13 19 63
  • State Forest Closures 13 61 86
  • Vic Roads` road Closures 13 11 70

Television

  • Sky news
  • News - Channels 2,9,7 & 10

Websites

VicEmergency Apps

Social Media

Local Systems

  • Phone - landline or mobile phone trees
  • UHF Radio Networks
  • SMS systems - Tickbiz

Emergency Services

(not always available)

The national telephone warning system sends voice messages to landlines and text messages to mobile telephones within a specific area defined by the emergency service issuing the message - emergencies such as fire, flood or severe weather events.

Helping hands

After an Emergency

Locate

Call

For emergencies always call 000

Police

  • Beechworth 03 5728 1032
  • Chiltern 03 5726 1222
  • Yackandandah 02 6027 1205
  • Wangaratta 03 5723 0888
  • Wodonga 02 6049 2600
  • Rutherglen 02 6032 9612
  • Tangambalanga 02 6027 3254

Hospitals

  • Beechworth 03 5728 0200
  • Wangaratta 03 5722 0111
  • Wodonga 02 6051 7111

Health

  • Nurse on call 1300 606 024
  • Department of Health 1300 253 942
  • Department of Human Services 1300 650 172

CFA

  • Wangaratta, District 23 03 5721 4122
  • Wodonga, District 24 02 6043 4442

SES

  • SES Help line 13 25 00
  • Benalla, NE Hume Region 03 9256 9650

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

  • Hotline 13 61 86

Department of Primary Industries

  • State Headquarters 13 61 86
  • Wodonga 02 6043 7900
  • Benalla 03 5761 1611

Fallen trees, main roads

  • VicRoads 13 11 70

Water and Sewerage

  • North East Water 1300 361 644
  • NE Catchment Authority 02 6043 7600
Last updated: 27 June 2017