Report a crime
In an emergency
You should phone Triple Zero (000):
- if a crime is happening now
- when a life is threatened.
If you have a speech or hearing disability you can access the Triple Zero (000) service via the National Relay Service on 106.
Find out what happens when you call triple zero.
If you need police assistance, but it’s not an emergency, phone Policelink on 131 444 (24 hours, 7 days).
You can also visit your nearest police station.
Examples of non-urgent incidents include:
- property damage
- break and enters
- stolen vehicles
- lost property.
Information about a crime—Crime Stoppers
You can provide anonymous information about any criminal activity to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 (24 hours, 7 days).
Signs of terrorism
You can report possible signs of terrorism to the National Security Hotline on 1800 123 400 (24 hours, 7 days).
Reporting other concerns to police