Powerline Safety

A Safety Message from Ausgrid 

If you are in a life threatening situation call triple zero.

It is always important to remember to stay safe:

  • Watch out for electrical hazards hidden in storm debris; trees and flood waters can hide fallen powerlines
  • Fallen powerlines are very dangerous; do not touch fallen powerlines and always assume they are live
  • If you see a fallen powerline, stay at least 8 metres (as long as a bus) away from it and anything it may be touching. Tell an adult and call triple zero (000).


To report electrical emergencies and faults (24hrs) call Ausgrid on 13 13 88.

For more information or to report power outages visit Ausgrid's website