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Emergency response services

  • Ambulance

    The Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) provides emergency medical assistance, treatment and transport through a network of 260 ambulance stations across the state.

  • Fire and emergency

    The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services is the primary provider of fire and emergency services in Queensland.

  • Fire investigations

    The Queensland Fire and Emergency Services has over 60 trained fire investigators responsible for determining the cause and origin of both accidental and deliberately lit fires.

  • Police

    The Queensland Police Service (QPS) is the primary law-enforcement agency for the state. QPS also provide community education and support programs.

  • Rescue services in Queensland

    Emergency rescues services in Queensland are delivered by Volunteer Marine Rescue, the SES and the Emergency Management Queensland (EMQ) helicopter rescue service.

  • State Emergency Service

    The State Emergency Service (SES) is a volunteer emergency and rescue organisation dedicated to helping the community in times of disaster.

  • Surf life saving

    Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) is the states beach safety and rescue authority and a member of the volunteer marine rescue service.

  • Volunteer marine rescue

    Volunteer Marine Rescue Association Queensland (VMRAQ) provides marine search and rescue, recreational trip planning and guidance on disaster and emergency planning for mariners.

Last updated
2 April, 2013

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