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

Supporting public housing tenants: COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Important Information on the One-Off $250 Payment:

As of 10 June 2020, Housing ACT have begun making payments.

If you have not spoken with Housing ACT about the payment, please contact us on 6207 1345, Monday to Friday between 8:30am – 5pm AEST.

If you have already spoken with Housing ACT about your payment, there is no need to contact us again. If there is an issue with your payment, Housing ACT will contact you.

General Housing ACT information:

For your safety and the wellbeing of our staff please call or email us instead of coming into the Central Access Point (Housing ACT shopfront) in Belconnen.

For tenancy related matters, there are a number of ways you can provide information or get in touch with us:

If you do need to come into the Housing ACT shopfront, we have put extra measures in place for your safety including:

Remember if you are unwell you should stay at home.

If you are not safe and require emergency assistance, phone triple zero (000). If you require emergency accommodation or support, phone OneLink on 1800 176 468.

For more information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus) visit Link

You can also call the National Coronavirus Health Information Line on 1800 020 080.