If you're faced with an emergency situation on campus, it's important to know what you can do to keep yourself and others safe.

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

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Central security office – +61 8 9360 6262

Perth campus – +61 8 9360 7333 (Ext 333)

Mandurah campus – +61 8 9582 5555 (Ext 555)

Rockingham campus – +61 8 9553 7333

Email security@murdoch.edu.au

Security Services will escort the ambulance on campus, help to locate the medical emergency for immediate assistance and coordinate further assistance as required.

When calling for help, please stay calm, try to think clearly and provide the following 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 (e.g. conscious or unconscious)

For basic first aid advice and support during business hours (8.30am – 4.30pm), contact our medical service and ask to speak with the attending nurse.

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

Phone: 13 11 14

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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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