Emergency and security


For life-threatening events on campus, call:

Ballarat, Berwick and Gippsland - 1800 333 732 (1800 FED SEC)
Brisbane and Wimmera - 000

Dialing the 1800 number allows us to enact critical incident procedures that can assist with instructing emergency services on how to access the campus, and initiates other safety protocols that may reduce risk to the University community.

Students studying at a partner teaching location should contact the emergency number provided to you at your orientation.


Defibrillators are located at each campus and are provided and serviced by Health, Safety and Wellbeing.

Emergency guides (staff only - login required)

For complete guidance on emergencies, refer to the following guides:


Security officers work day and night to help provide a safe and secure environment on all Federation campuses. They are all licensed and qualified in first aid. They provide a broad range of security and safety services, such as conducting patrols, providing security escorts on request, responding to incidents, securing buildings, etc.

Feel free to contact security officers any time on the numbers shown below if you feel unsafe, require an escort, wish to report an incident, or need security advice.

For security assistance (non-emergency situations), call:

Ballarat campuses - extension 6333 or call 5327 6333security vehicle
Berwick Campus
- extension 28555 or call 5122 8555
Brisbane Campus
- call 1300 136 102 and quote Site ID S183771
Gippsland Campus - extension 26662 or call 5122 6662
Wimmera Campus
- call 5382 0560 or 0417 820 560