Emergency Services

Emergency information and important contact numbers you should take with you as you travel around Rottnest Island.  

Emergency Contact Numbers

Fire / Police / Ambulance (life threatening cases) - 000
Fire / Police / Ambulance from GSM mobile phone - 112
Royal Flying Doctors Service (emergencies only) - 1800 625 800
Rottnest Island Visitor Centre - +61 8 9372 9730
Rottnest Island Visitor Centre (after hours) - +61 8 9372 9728
Rottnest Island Rangers - +61 8 9372 9788
Island Facilities Management Contractor - 1300 044 534
(for Lessees and their residential staff to report incidents)

Non-emergency Contacts

Police - 131 444
Ambulance (non-emergency transport) - +61 8 9334 1234
Fire Services of WA (general enquiries) - 1800 199 084
State Emergency Services - 1300 130 039
Department of Immigration - 13 18 81

For a comprehensive list of hospitals on Western Australia, visit the Department of Health.

Rottnest Island Nursing Post

Rottnest Island Nursing Post is located at 2 Abbott Street, within the Thomson Bay Settlement Area and is open to residents and visitors throughout the year.

The Nursing Post is staffed by three permanent registered nurses who reside on the island, and a part-time administrative assistant. Visitors can head to the Nursing Post in the case of accidents and emergencies as well as primary health care services, including x-ray examination, pharmaceutical supplies and pathology collection.

For further information, visit the Rottnest Island Nursing Post information page on the Fremantle Health Service website, or download the Rottnest Island Nursing post printable information (pdf 40KB).