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

Multicultural Advisory Council

The ACT Multicultural Advisory Council gives members of Canberra’s diverse multicultural communities opportunities to take leading roles in participation and consultation on issues that affect their lives.MAC Logo

The Council is a link between members of Canberra’s culturally diverse communities, the
ACT Government and the wider community.

The Multicultural Advisory Council provides advice to the Minister for Multicultural Affairs to raise awareness of the aspirations, needs and concerns of culturally diverse communities, within government and the community.

The Council is made up of 15 members from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and strives to include people from a broad cross section of the community.

For more information about the ACT Multicultural Advisory Council, you can contact the secretariat for the Council by emailing

Terms of Reference

ACT Multicultural Advisory Council Terms of Reference.


The current members of the ACT Multicultural Advisory Council.

Reports and Updates

Stay up to date on all the most recent reports and updates from the
ACT Multicultural Advisory Council.