Where is Ambulance Victoria call Centre?

Where is Ambulance Victoria call Centre?

Call-taking and dispatch services are delivered from three State Emergency Communications Centres (SECCs) located at Ballarat, East Burwood and Williams Landing.

How many Ambulance Victoria branches are there?

260 ambulance branches
Ambulance Victoria has more than 260 ambulance branches located across Victoria. In 2015-2016, Ambulance Victoria’s workforce was 3,438 paramedics and 578 MICA paramedics.

How do I cancel my ambulance in Victoria?

Yes you can – this can be done over the telephone. Simply call the Ambulance Victoria Membership Service Centre on 1300 366 141 (Mon-Fri 8am-8pm & Sat 9am-5pm). Please Note: Once the membership has been established, only the Primary Member or Dependant partner listed on that membership can make changes.

Is ambulance a government in Victoria?

Our Governance. Ambulance Victoria is a statutory authority which operates under the Ambulance Services Act (1986). We report to the Minister for Health and Ambulance Services through the Department of Health and Human Services, and are governed through a Board of Directors appointed by the Governor in Council.

What does Esta 000 mean?

Victoria. In the state of Victoria, emergency service dispatch and call taking for Victoria Police, Ambulance Victoria, the Country Fire Authority, and the Fire Rescue Victoria, is handled by the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA).

Does Ambulance Victoria cover helicopter?

Ambulance Victoria operates five emergency response helicopters based at Essendon, the Latrobe Valley, Bendigo and Warrnambool. We also operate four King Air B-200 fixed-wing aircraft, which are used in emergencies and for the routine transport of non-emergency patients.

Do Victorian pensioners get free ambulance?

Victorian Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card holders are entitled to free, clinically necessary ambulance transport services. However, if you are a concession card holder and you are transported from a private healthcare facility, the sending private facility is responsible for payment.

Do pensioners get free ambulance cover in Victoria?

Pensioner Concession Card and Health Care Card holders are entitled to free ambulance transport services in the state of Victoria8.

What’s the emergency number in Australia?

Dial 112 for international standard emergency number Triple zero (000) is the Australian standard emergency number, while 112 is an international standard emergency number. Dialling 112 directs you to the same triple zero (000) call service and does not give your call priority over triple zero (000).