Emergencies

Our Security Services team are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for all emergencies on campus.


In a life-threatening medical emergency, call 000 (‘Triple Zero’) for Police, Fire or Ambulance Services. Then call our Security Services team:

Perth campus

  • Phone: Ext 333 (or 9360 7333)

Mandurah campus

  • Phone: Ext 5555 (or 9582 5555)

Please stay calm, try to think clearly and provide this information:

  • Your name and the phone number you’re calling from
  • The exact location of the emergency (which building, floor, room number)
  • Details of the situation (what type of emergency is it)
  • The condition of anybody who is injured person (e.g. conscious or unconscious)

Our Security Services team will immediately activate our Murdoch University Emergency Procedures and coordinate further assistance as required.

Keep yourself safe on campus

Our Security, Safety & Wellbeing Guidelines provide health and safety awareness and education for our university community, and guidance on how to respond during emergencies.

Download Security, Safety and Wellbeing Guidelines

Important off-campus contacts

Triple Zero (000)

In a life-threatening medical emergency, call Triple Zero (000) and ask for police, fire or ambulance. You’ll need to give details of the incident and your location. Don’t hang up until the operator tells you to, then call our Security Services team.

Phone: 000

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Police Assistance (non-emergency)

Call this number for if you would like help from the WA Police or would like them to attend a non-emergency (e.g. reporting a crime or burglary).

Phone: 131 444

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Mental Health Emergency Response Line

This WA-based service can provide immediate support, assessment and specialist intervention for anybody experiencing a mental health emergency.

Phone: 1300 555 788 (Perth Metro) or 1800 676 822 (Mandurah region)

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Lifeline

Lifeline is a national charity with crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Phone: 13 11 44

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Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC)

SARC provides sexual assault support and counselling.

Phone: 08 6458 1828 or 1800 199 888

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Crisis Care

Crisis Care is an information and counselling service for anybody who needs urgent emotional or practical help in situations such as concern about the wellbeing of a child, domestic violence, arguments which are causing family unhappiness and problems, homelessness or if someone is alone or afraid and urgently needs to talk to someone.

Phone: 08 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008

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