If you have a Diver Emergency, please use one of the contact numbers below.
Australia toll free from within Australia: 1800 088 200
Australia from overseas (user pays): +61 8 8212 9242
New Zealand from within New Zealand: 0800-4DES 111
New Zealand from overseas: +64 9 445 8454
In most diving emergencies divers should use these numbers in the first instance. One possible exception is where the caller is dealing with situation that is immediately life threatening, for example, where CPR or EAR is being performed on an injured diver. In this setting it is probably better to call the local emergency (ambulance) services direct (dial 000) to get help as soon as possible.
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