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

Tara Cheyne

2016 - ACT Legislative Assembly

Tara Cheyne was elected to the Legislative Assembly for the ACT in 2016. She is a Labour Party member for the seat of Ginninderra and Government Whip.

Tara is the youngest woman in the ACT Assembly. Prior to being elected, Tara worked in the Australian Attorney-General’s Department and the Department of Finance.

Tara was named by HerCanberra as a Woman to Watch in 2015 and as part of Canberra’s New Generation in 2017.