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

2-3 Years

Use the topics below to find helpful advice and information on children between 2 to 3 years of age.

If you would like to talk to somebody about the service please contact the Child Development Service on (02) 6205 1277, Intake on (02) 6205 1246 or send an email to


How we interact, express ourselves, and understand others

Self Care and Feeding

Developing independence for dressing, eating and toileting

Sensory Processing

Using the senses to experience, understand and interact with our environments


Learning through fun, games and connecting with others

Social Emotional Development

Learning to manage and express feelings


The development of motor skills