Emergency contacts

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In the event of an emergency, phone 000 (police, fire or ambulance). Note: 112 for mobile and 106 TTY for hearing impaired.

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 

 

 

Fire

Vic Emergency 

VicEmergency Hotline 1800 226 226

Hearing Impaired TTY 1800 555 667

www.emergency.vic.gov.au 

Forest Fire Management Victoria

136 186

Beechworth Office

03 5720 8800

www.ffm.vic.gov.au

Country Fire Authority

Wangaratta District 23

03 5720 2300

Wodonga District 24

02 6043 4400

www.cfa.vic.gov.au

 

Hospitals

Beechworth Health Service, 52 Sydney Road

03 5728 0200

Rutherglen Indigo North Health, 168 High Street

02 6033 6200

Chiltern Indigo North Health, 11 Main Street

03 5726 1405

Wangaratta Northeast Health, Green Street

03 5722 5111

Wodonga Albury-Wodonga Health, Vermont Street

02 6051 7111 

 

Medical and Health

Nurse On Call                                                          

1300 606 024

Victorian Poisons Information Centre                  

131 126

Department of Health and Human Services

Wangaratta Office

03 5722 0555

Wodonga Office

02 6055 7777

 

Official emergency broadcasters

  • SKY News TV
  • 106.5 ABC
  • 105.7 The River MMM
  • 104.9 Star FM
  • 1494 2AY

Remember, always have multiple devices available for emergency information and warnings, including a battery operated FM radio.

 

Police

Beechworth, William Street

03 5728 1032

Chiltern, Main Street

03 5726 1222

Yackandandah, 8 Railway Ave

02 6027 1205

Rutherglen, 167 High St

02 6032 9612

Wangaratta, 21-33 Handley Street

03 5723 0888

Tangambalanga, 8 Huon Street

02 6027 3254

Wodonga, 100 Hovell Street

02 6049 2600

 

Public Land

Forest Fire Management Victoria

Beechworth Office

03 5720 8800

www.ffm.vic.gov.au

Parks Victoria Information Centre

131 963

www.parks.vic.gov.au

DELWP Customer Service Centre 

136 186

www.delwp.vic.gov.au

 

Roads

VicRoads

Road closures, hazards 131 170

 www.vicroads.vic.gov.au

 

Schools

Department of Education, Early Childhood Development

School closures 1800 809 834

 

Storm and Flood

Emergency Victoria

VicEmergency Hotline 1800 226 226

www.emergency.vic.gov.au

Victorian State Emergency Service

www.ses.vic.gov.au

132 500

North East Hume Region, Benalla

03 9256 9650

Bureau of Meteorology

Automated advisory information line - 1300 659 217

www.bom.gov.au

North East Water

Emergency and faults 1300 361 644

 

Vic Emergency

VicEmergency is a centralised source for Victorians to find emergency information and warnings. Download the VicEmergency app, phone the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226 or follow VicEmergency on Facebook or Twitter for emergency information and warnings.

The website has a real-time map display with incidents across the state including floods, storms, fires, earthquakes, and more. You can also access preparedness and recovery information related to emergencies.