Fire Rescue Victoria

How emergencyplus and what3words can help Triple Zero (000) find you faster

The emergencyplus app is a free, life-saving tool to help people call the right number and be found easily in an emergency, anywhere in Australia.

Friday 30 October 2020 9:08pm

With what3words now available within the Emergency+ app,External Link callers can now describe their exact location in an emergency, quickly and easily, with just three words.

what3words has divided the world into 3 metre squares and given each one a unique three word identifier. It means any precise location can be communicated with just three words.

For example ///daytime.driver.banner identifies a precise location along the Henry Parkes Way in New South Wales. As well as the free app for iOS and Android, what3words is available online at

Download the free emergencyplus appExternal Link today!

Reviewed 23 June 2021

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