Apps for safety


The University's new SafeZone app is available for download by staff and students to help make our campuses and University-affiliated locations safer. Through the app, which also allows the University to send mass communications in the event of emergencies and critical incidents, users can request emergency and first aid support, or general help.

Snap Send Solve

App Store (iOS) /  Google Play (Android)

You can use the Snap Send Solve mobile app to report cleaning, maintenance or IT equipment issues on any University of Melbourne campus. The app allows you to take a photo of a problem area on campus with your mobile phone and send it directly to our campus support teams to be resolved.

pocketSafety - incident/hazard reporting

App Store (iSO) /   Google Play (Android)

See a hazard, involved in an incident, submit your to ERMS Incident and Hazard Reporting via the pocketSafety app. Follow the steps in PocketSafety installation and use instructions for Apple or Android devices.

pocketAudit - checklists and inspections

App Store (iSO) /  Google Play (Android)

Complete ERMS Checklists and Inspections (ie. workplace inspection, building event checklist and more) via pocketAudit. Follow the steps in PocketAudit setup instructions for Apple or Android devices.

BOM Weather Forecast

App Store (iSO) /  Google Play (Android)

Australia's official weather app. Live, local and from the trusted source.

Download BOM Weather for access to localised hourly and 7 day forecasts, radar and warnings – wherever you are – from Australia's official weather source, the Bureau of Meteorology.


App Store (iSO) /  Google Play

The official Victorian Government app for emergency warnings and information. Download VicEmergency, set up a user profile and watch zones to ensure you receive official warnings and information for areas that interest you.

Emergency Plus

App Store /  Goggle play

In an emergency, time and location accuracy are critical. By downloading the ‘Emergency +’ app, you’ll equip yourself with a powerful tool that will help you call Triple Zero (000) quickly, and allow you to accurately communicate your location to emergency call-takers.

Emergency+ is a free application developed by Australia's emergency services and industry partners.The application works across Australia, using GPS functionality built into smartphones to help a Triple Zero (000) caller provide critical location details required to mobilize emergency services.