Emergency Assistance for Irish Citizens in Australia
If you are an Irish citizen in Australia or Fiji requiring
emergency assistance, please ring our main number +61 (0)2 6214
0000 and follow the voicemail prompts. Irish citizens in New
Zealand may also use this number, or can contact the Honorary
Consul in Auckland on + 64 (0)9 9772252.
Alternatively, you may contact the Duty Officer at the Department
of Foreign Affairs in Dublin at +353 (0)1 478 0822.
Please note that the Embassy can not offer assistance
relating to problems with Australian visas. If you require help of
this type, please make contact with the Community Resolution
Service of Australian Immigration 1300 853 773. You may speak with
them anonymously if necessary.
If you require emergency medical assistance while in Australia, you
may be entitled to free public care, depending on your visa type.
Details of the Reciprocal Health Agreement are here.
Medicare’s phone number is 132 011 from inside Australia.
The Embassy takes this opportunity to remind Irish citizens to
please complete the page in their passport which is provided for
next of kin details. This can save valuable time in emergencies.