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

131126

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

healthdirect

24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body was established so that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the ACT have a strong democratically elected voice. It consists of seven people who are elected to represent the interests and aspirations of the local Indigenous community.

Secretariat and administrative support for ATSIEB is provided by the ACT Office for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs. Please contact the secretariat on (02) 6205 2551 or by e-mail at atsieb@act.gov.au for further details.

The election for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body under the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body Act 2008 has completed and the new membership is as follows:-

  • Katrina Fanning (Chairperson)
  • Joanne Chivers - Deputy Chairperson
  • Maurice Walker
  • Paula McGrady
  • Caroline Hughes
  • Jacob Keed
  • Fred Monaghan

For more information on ATSIEB (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elected Body) please visit the website

Absent: Caroline Hughes
ATSIEB - Absent Caroline Hughes