In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)

In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)
ACT Public Hospitals

Canberra Hospital

5124 0000

Calvary Hospital

6201 6111

Mental Health

Call Mental Health Triage on

1800 629 354

(free call except from mobiles or public phones) or

6205 1065

Poisons Hotline

For a poison emergency in Australia call


Drug and Alcohol Help Line

The Drug and Alcohol Help Line is available 24-hours, 7 days a week on

5124 9977

Health Protection Service

For after hours urgent public health matters including environmental health, radiation safety, food poisoning and communicable disease management phone:

(02) 6205 1700


24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500

The following committees are supported by the Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs.

Expressions of Interest for the ACT Reconciliation Council

Reconciliation Council Expression of Interest Link

The ACT Government is seeking to fill vacancies on the ACT Reconciliation Council.

The Reconciliation Council promotes Reconciliation in the community to support Canberra being an inclusive community which values and respects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First People.

Council members work with community continuing the conversation around Reconciliation and encouraging the community to celebrate and learn more about the history and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Council Members will also support the ACT Government to develop a program of activities taking place in the lead up to Reconciliation Day as well as keeping Reconciliation on the community’s agenda all year round.

So, if you know a prominent Canberran who can provide strategic direction about engaging the ACT community to continue a conversation about Reconciliation and who has the ability to provide leadership in the ACT about Reconciliation, please spread the word about the ACT Reconciliation Council member vacancies.

The Council consists up to twelve members and meets a minimum of four times per year. Successful applicants will be engaged for two years on the Council.

Applicants will need to send a CV and a one-page Expression of Interest outlining their experience and how they envisage themselves on this dynamic Council to:

The Reconciliation Council Secretariat at by 27 September 2019.

For more information on this opportunity, please call OATSIA on 6207 9784.