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

Amanda Whitley

2016 - ACT Woman of the Year

Amanda Whitley has become one of Canberra’s best known female entrepreneurs and is the Founder and Director of HerCanberra.  The HerCanberra website, magazine, direct mail and social media channels are platforms for discussions on issues impacting women today, including domestic violence, equal pay, disability and homelessness.

Amanda supports local business, with a focus on businesses owned by women, by helping them get in touch with the local community through exposure on HerCanberra.  She also facilitates connections and friendships between local women through regular ‘Click and Connect’ events. Amanda promotes Canberra to the world and creates an inclusive community for all Canberra women.