By Jack Mahony For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 11:59 BST, 2 May 2021 | Updated: 11:59 BST, 2 May 2021
Constipation, hiccups and toothaches are some of the most outlandish reasons why Australians call 000, it has been revealed.
Ambulance and police services have asked the public to save the 000 emergency line for genuine emergencies only, revealing they are often plagued with unnecessary calls.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
In the last year, New South Wales Ambulance received 1,036 emergency calls with complaints of constipation.
Another 662 calls were made for toothaches, 215 for earaches while 157 couldn't sleep and 16 called because they had the hiccups, 9 News reported.
NSW Ambulance assistant commissioner Steven Norris pleaded with the public to only use