Contact Details for State and Territory Public Health and Communicable Diseases Units

Contact details to be used by medical practitioners for the reporting of communicable disease cases.

Page last updated: 12 July 2011

NOTE: THESE NUMBERS ARE NOT TO BE USED BY MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC TO REPORT ILLNESS OR TO SEEK MEDICAL ADVICE. DURING A MAJOR NATIONAL DISEASE OUTBREAK SPECIFIC PUBLIC INFORMATION TELEPHONE NUMBERS WILL BE ESTABLISHED.

The following phone numbers should be used by medical practitioners for the reporting of communicable disease cases and for assistance in the management of communicable disease outbreaks:

State and Territory Health Department Communicable Disease Contacts

Australian Capital Territory

(02) 6205 2155

New South Wales

The reporting of communicable disease cases in New South Wales is facilitated by the individual Public Health Units

Northern Territory

(08) 8922 8044
a/h Royal Darwin Hospital: (08) 8922 8888

Queensland

(07) 3234 1155

South Australia

(08) 8226 7177

Tasmania

0408 532 708

Victoria

1300 651 160

Western Australia

(08) 9388 4999 (bh)
(08) 9328 0553 (ah)Top of page