Emergencies on campus

ANU Security provides security services to ANU and assist with emergency services to respond to emergencies on campus.


If the emergency is of a life-threatening nature, dial 000 and state the nature of the emergency.

If dialling from an ANU internal phone you will need to dial 0000. Your call will be transferred to the appropriate trained emergency operator.

Then call ANU UniSafe on 02 6125 2249 (extension 52249 from internal phones). All phone calls made to ANU Secuirty are recorded for security purposes.

Most ANU buildings have trained first aid officers. Seek help from nearby staffed buildings in the case of medical emergencies.

For after hours support, the switchboard operator number will automatically divert to ANU Security.

Direct numbers

  Office hours (9am - 5pm) After hours
Fire safety 52325 52249
ANU Security 52249 52249
Adviser to staff 53616  
ANU Counselling (students) 02 6178 0455  
Respectful Relationships respect@anu.edu.au  
Occupational Health & Safety line 52193 52249
Hazards on the grounds 52249 52249
Medical Services 02 6178 0400  

City services, direct numbers (dial 0 for outside line)

Service Phone number
ACT Non Emergency Ambulance 02 6200 4141
Burst water/gas mains (ACTEWAGL) 13 14 93
Fire brigade (fire calls only) 000 (0000 from internal number)
Police Assistance Line (non emergency) 131 444

Other support services

Service Phone number

24hr ANU Wellbeing Support Line (Students)

1300 050 327 or

SMS to 0488 884 170

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre (24 hrs) 02 6247 2525
Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT (SHFPACT) 02 6247 3077
Domestic Violence Crisis Service 02 6280 0900
Men's Line Australia 1300 78 99 78
Women's Centre for Health Matters 02 6290 2166

Hazardous material emergencies

Staff faced with hazardous material emergencies-including chemical, photographic, biological, needles/sharps and radioactive emergencies should contact ANU Security on extension 52249.


ANU Security manages security services on campus including safety initiatives and providing security related resources to the ANU community.

To contact ANU Security dial on 02 6125 2249 (extension 52249 from internal phones).