Are you experiencing a Home Emergency and need a tradie urgently? 
Call 1800 466 334 anytime, day or night and a trusted electrician, locksmith or plumber can be there within 4 hours.
If you need to make a Home Insurance claim please call 13 7202.

Get trustworthy tradies at your fingertips with RACQ Home Rescue

When you have a home emergency#, you can count on RACQ Home Rescue to help you quickly book a reputable tradie 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. For a one-off annual fee, you get up to four callouts from a trusted locksmith, plumber, or electrician. Up to the first hour of work on every callout is included in your subscription, so that straightforward make safe or repair jobs are tackled at no extra cost.

  • Arrival within four hours^
  • Ten common Home Emergencies covered
  • Competitive pricing and quotes on extra work if required
  • Access to RACQ member benefits and discounts

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What’s included in my RACQ Home Rescue subscription?

Home Rescue covers ten of the most common household emergencies, so that you can take the time, expense, and hassle out of organising unexpected repairs.

  • Emergency electrician services
  • Emergency plumber services
  • Emergency locksmith services
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    Blocked toilet, pipe, or drain

    You have a blocked toilet, pipe or drain that has stopped the flow of water or is causing overflow or backup to the nearest outlet.

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    Burst pipe

    There is a burst pipe which is causing substantial water loss or water damage to your home. 

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    Internal leaks

    You have noticed water leaking in your walls or ceiling. Please note: If the attending tradesperson can’t safely access the source of the leak, they may need to reattend, or a specialist referral may be required. 

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    Broken tap
    A broken tap is causing substantial water loss or damage to your home (excludes dripping taps). 
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    Broken or damaged hot water system
    Your hot water system isn’t working or is causing damage to your home due to a leak. You have a gas or electrical issue due to faulty components or inability to reignite the pilot light. 
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    Gas leak
    There is a damaged gas pipe leaking inside or outside of your home.
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    Power fault
    The power has gone out in all or part of your home (excludes area-wide blackouts).
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    Heating or cooling system not working
    You have a heating or cooling system that isn’t working due to gas or electrical problems, faulty components, or inability to reignite the pilot light. Please note: A specialist referral may be required.
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    Broken or jammed internal or external door or window lock
    The safety and security of your home is threatened due to a damaged internal or external door or window lock (excludes glass replacement).
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    Accidental lockout
    You have accidentally locked yourself out of your home or are unable to gain access.

How RACQ Home Rescue works

Organising your next tradesperson is a breeze with RACQ Home Rescue. Whether you need an electrician, a plumber, or a locksmith, all you need to do is call.

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    Purchase your yearly subscription online or call 1800 466 334.

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    Call when you have an emergency

    Call 1800 466 334 and our service provider’s team will assess and dispatch the right qualified tradesperson for your job. You can expect them to arrive within 4 hours.^

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    Get up to one hour of service at no extra charge

    Your tradie will carry commonly used tools, equipment, parts, and materials to make safe and attempt repairs (where possible) within the one-hour service. Some exclusions and limitations apply. 

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    Get an optional quote for extra repairs if needed

    If your trusted tradie can’t fix the issue, they will offer an obligation-free quote for a permanent repair. Where possible, they will also give helpful advice to prevent further damage to your home. Any further repairs agreed to will be arranged between you and our contracted service provider Aizer Trade Services Pty Ltd. RACQ accepts no responsibility for this further work.

If you’ve used your four callouts and have another home emergency# , you can still access the Home Rescue service. Head over to our additional service callout fees page to see what the cost of an extra callout will be.

Enhance your home with RACQ member benefits~~

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    Deck the halls with discounts
    Get 10% off at Wattyl Paint Centres and Andersens.
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    Sleep better with bedroom savings
    Enjoy 15% off in-store and online when you shop at Snooze
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    Store your belongings for less
    Save 10% on storage and 15% on packaging at StoreLocal.
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    Purchase discounted eGift cards
    Take 4% off Woolworths eGift cards.

Why choose RACQ Home Rescue?

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    Find a tradesperson you can trust

    Know a trusted tradie will be sent to your home.

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    Book now for fast arrival times

    Expect help to arrive within four hours of your call.^

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    Home Rescue is available 24/7, 365 days a year

    Emergencies can happen at any time.

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    Get RACQ membership when you subscribe

    Enjoy the perks of belonging with RACQ.

Home Rescue FAQs

Things to note

^ Conditions, limitations, and exclusions apply. Service provided by RACQ's contracted service provider Aizer Trade Services Pty Ltd, QBCC licence 15137712, electrical contractor licence 86177. Available in selected areas only. A 72 hour wait period applies to all new RACQ Home Rescue policies. Where applicable, follow-up work requires a separate contract with Aizer Trade Services Pty Ltd. RACQ accepts no responsibility for this follow-up work. While not guaranteed, RACQ’s Service Provider will endeavour for a licensed tradesperson to arrive within 4 hours.

#An incident, occurring suddenly without warning, that causes immediate damage to your property or prevents you from accessing your property or critical amenities.

~~ Terms and conditions apply to all offers. View the individual offer for full details. Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.