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

University of the Third Age
Canberra Institute of Technology
Libraries ACT
Erindale College Community Education Program Tuggeranong Learning Circle
Centre for Continuing Education

Contact Canberra Directory - Adult Education

Information on various adult education programs can be found on the Contact Canberra Community Information directory. Link

University of the Third AgeUniversity of the Third Age

U3A is an international movement which promotes and practises lifelong learning by providing low cost educational opportunities for retired people in a relaxed and informal environment. No prior educational qualifications are required. No degrees are awarded. External Link


Canberra Institute of Technology - Vocational and Short CoursesCanberra Institute of Technology

Vocational Courses External Link

CIT Solutions - Centre for Short Courses

Hundreds of short courses in a range of subject areas, at over 20 different locations across the Canberra Region and at selected locationsShort Courses CIT Solutions in regional and coastal NSW. These short courses are a great way for you to meet new people, learn something new, up skill for professional or personal development and of course, have fun. Link


Libraries ACTACT Libraries

What’s On at Libraries ACT? There's something for everyone at the library, with regular programs and special events designed to captivate all ages! Link

Erindale College Community Education ProgramErindale College Community Education Program External Link


Tuggeranong Learning CircleTuggeranong Learning Circle

This is a self-managed learning group where members socialise over lunch or afternoon tea and discuss a wide range of topics. Wonderful mental stimulation and friendship is offered. The group meets on Fridays between 12.30 pm and 3.30 pm at the Tuggeranong Community Centre.
Tuggeranong Learning CircleExternal Link


Centre for Continuing Education - Australian National UniversityCentre for Continuing Education

Offers informal, intellectually challenging classes encouraging students to pursue personal fulfilment and enjoyment through the discovery of new ideas, the pursuit of interests or the upgrading of skills. Link


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