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

Francesca Maclean

2017 - ACT Young Woman of the Year

Francesca Maclean helps women and girls in the ACT pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) education, with a focus on women at university who are looking for tools and support to prepare for the workforce.

She mentors several younger women through the Curious Minds program for high school students, the Fifty50 First Year Female Program (Australian National University (ANU) students), and Peer Support Program (at risk female ANU students).

She founded the Fifty50 in 2015 which assists in helping female STEM students actively and equitably participate in STEM careers. This group has grown in the number of female students targeted and initiatives.

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