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

Grants | Multicultural

Multicultural | Grant Recipients

  • Multicultural Honorary Ambassadors
  • National Multicultural Festival
  • Participation (Multicultural) Grant
  • Multicultural Awards
Multicultural Honorary Ambassadors
  • Mr Rattesh Gumber
  • Dr Anne Macduff
National Multicultural Festival

The National Multicultural Festival Grant Program provides funding to ACT based community organisations to participate at the Festival. The festival provides an inclusive and accessible platform for communities to participate, celebrate, and showcase their respective cultural traditions and heritage, though language, music, dance, cultural displays and food.

Participation (Multicultural) Grant

This grants program highlights and promotes community participation, cultural diversity, and inclusion in the ACT.

Eligible organisations may apply for funding under three categories:

  • Community radio stations and multicultural community broadcasters; and
  • Multicultural community participation, social harmony and inclusion initiatives.

For more information telephone 6207 3011.