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

131126

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

healthdirect

24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500

Gathering insights


Get out of here

The Office of the Coordinator-General for Family Safety worked with government and the community to co‑design the Family Safety Hub.

Office of the Coordinator-General for Family Safety gathered insights from people affected by domestic and family violence and the frontline workers supporting them.

Over 50 frontline workers provided input through interviews—their views were compiled into the first Insights Report [PDF] [PowerPoint]

Twenty people with lived experience of domestic and family violence, including women who had experienced violence and men who had used violence, then provided input through interviews and focus groups—their views were compiled into the second Insights Report [PDF] [PowerPoint]

The insights gathered have informed a comprehensive definition of the problem we are seeking to address, which is that: