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

Melaleuca Place | Trauma Recovery Centre

Anniversary - Making a Difference

Watch a recording of the official opening and the symposium keynote speakers and expert panel discussion and read the story by ABC Canberra.

The focus of Melaleuca Place is to provide a high quality trauma-informed therapeutic program to children aged 0-12 who have experienced abuse and neglect and who are current clients of Child and Youth Protection Services. Work will be undertaken with children in the context of their care and support networks and will be trauma and attachment informed interventions. As well providing therapeutic interventions, a key focus of will be the provision of trauma specific training and education for carers and those working with children who have experienced abuse and neglect.



Child Development and Trauma Guide Overview [PDF 206KB] [Word 49MB]
Trauma Recovery Discussion Paper

Specialised Trauma Organisations