If you do not require emergency attention, then do not call triple zero.

NSW Ambulance and NSW Police are urging residents to only dial 000 in genuine emergencies, as frightening new figures reveal the line being bombarded with thousands of non-urgent calls.

People calling up over non-emergency issues take paramedics and emergency dispatchers away from saving lives, NSW Ambulance Assistant Commissioner Steven Norris told Jonesy & Amanda.

“We might sit back and have a giggle, but it really is taking up valuable time from our highly trained emergency dispatch service!”

Hear the most ridiculous triple zero calls here:

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