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Hyperbaric Chambers

Hyperbaric Chambers are available in the event of an emergency. To date there are about 12 decompression chambers operating in Australia and listed below are the civilian chambers.

These are:

Royal Adelaide Hospital, Adelaide, South Australia. Tel. (08) 8222 5116

Wesley Hospital, Brisbane, Queensland. Tel. (08) 8222 5116

Royal Darwin Hospital, Darwin, Northern Territory. Tel. (08) 8922 8888

Fremantle Hospital, Fremantle, Western Australia. Tel. (08) 9431 2233

Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Tasmania. Tel. (03) 6222 8308

The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria. Tel. (03) 9276 2269

Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales. Tel. (02) 9382 3880

Townsville General Hospital, Townsville, Queensland. Tel. (07) 47962080

Whenever you plan on going diving ensure you have dive insurance which covers you for the depths and type of diving you plan to do. Otherwise in the event of an emergency which requires recompression treatment the bill could be astronomical!

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