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

ACT Reconciliation Council

ACT Reconciliation Council

The council act as community ambassadors, encouraging community conversations about the importance of Reconciliation throughout the year.

The ACT Reconciliation Council plays a vital role in promoting reconciliation across Canberra, encouraging all members of the community to learn more about the histories and cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Six new members to the Reconciliation Council, announced on 16-12-19, bring a diverse range of experience and great enthusiasm for building Reconciliation in our community.

The Council members are:

The new members joined the Council’s co-chairs, Dr Chris Bourke and Ms Genevieve Jacobs, in promoting community conversations about Reconciliation and overseeing preparations for Reconciliation Day on 1 June 2020.

Reconciliation is a continual process of renewal and re engagement with the community to build a shared understanding of our past and future.