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

Ms Elizabeth Chatham

2018 - Community Advocacy and Inclustion

Ms Chatham has a long career in advocating and developing health policy and programs for women and families. Her contributions include having initiated the ACT Maternity Services Advisory Network and review of the Child Development Services in the ACT; implementing innovations in Maternity Care and an ACT Health Publicly Funded Homebirth Service; leading the review of the Women’s Health Service and the Peri-Natal Depression Project; and establishing the Chronic Care Coordinators and the Early Pregnancy Assessment Unit.