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

Gardening Competition

2019 Housing ACT | Gardening Competition

Public housing tenants have been recognised at this year’s Housing ACT gardening competition awards ceremony.

In its 29th year, the annual awards ceremony celebrates the efforts of public housing tenants who work hard to create beautiful, healthy gardens that make a positive contribution to their neighbourhoods.

Eight awards were presented by Minister for Housing and Suburban Development on Tuesday 10 December 2019.

This year’s judges, Christine and David Ross from the ACT Horticultural Society, paid tribute to the time and energy spent by tenants to create vibrant outdoor spaces.

Overall winner - Robyn Burgess

This year’s winners include: