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


The Office of Multicultural Affairs provides advice to Government on issues affecting members of multicultural communities living in the ACT and undertakes this function by coordinating a whole-of-government approach to issues affecting culturally and linguistically diverse residents. It provides secretariat and administrative support to various community committees and manages support and grant programs for the ACT multicultural community.

Multicultural Centre

The centre hosts many of the region’s largest multicultural events and forums.