Emergency Repairs

The law distinguishes between urgent (emergency) repairs and those which are not so urgent. Urgent repairs are:

  • a burst water service or a serious water service leak
  • a blocked or broken toilet
  • a serious roof leak
  • a gas leak
  • a dangerous electrical fault
  • flooding or serious flood damage
  • serious storm or fire damage
  • a failure or breakdown of the gas, electricity or water supply to the premises
  • a failure or breakdown of the hot water service
  • a failure or breakdown of the stove or oven
  • a failure or breakdown of a heater or air-conditioner
  • a fault or damage which makes the premises unsafe or insecure.


If you require an after hours/weekend emergency repair, please contact the following tradespeople:

Electrician: Lance - 0406 314 937

Plumber:    Andrew - 0404 116 690

General:    Peter - 0412 345 896


If you engage an emergency contractor and the matter is not deemed to be urgent, you may not be reimbuirsed for the cost of the repair.