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

2017 Successful Applicants

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Event date

No Lights No Lycra

Lightly Lit, no lights no Lycra

A weekly community activity where people dance in a relaxed environment- the lights are turned out so people don’t feel judged. The lights will be on for this event to encourage people with disability to attend and to be able to see a little. The intent is to make the event inclusive.


29 November

Open community event


WWDACT invites women with disability in Canberra to participate in a dynamic evening conversation- focusing on intersectionality of gender and disability through a leadership and governance lens. Live music, networking, key note address and launch family and domestic violence e-learning modules.


30 November evening.


Lets talk health- an interactive game based dialogue about disability and health. A public interactive panel to get health practitioners thinking about what they can do to better serve their patients and customers.


1 December

Belconnen Arts Centre

DETONATE- an explosion of art and collective celebration of creative vibrancy. 3 days of focusing on engaging and experimenting with arts practices- dance, music, markets, art, film screenings, choir.


1-3 December

Canberra Dance Theatre

Professional development workshop for dance teachers working with women with disability led by woman with disability


17 November

Special Olympics

Come and try basketball day with mainstream community and coaches involved in the day.


3 December

Black Mountain School P&C

A BBQ and activities afternoon to connect families, students, community members and students who are engaged from other schools. Public space


10 December


2017 International Day Supplement Canberra Times.

Coordination, curation and writing and editing of a feature supplement in the Canberra Times.


Published 1 December

Communities at Work

Art Exhibition- Celebration of abilities


4 December opens