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

Joan Kellett OAM

2019 - Led the Development of a number of Swimming Programs

She has previously been inducted to the ACT Women’s Honour Roll in 2011.

Joan dedicated more than fifty years to the sport of swimming within the ACT and surrounding area. Since joining the Dickson Swimming Club in 1967, Joan was instrumental in initiating free learn-to-swim programs.  Having led the development of a number of swimming programs, she went on to become President of the Capital Territory Amateur Swimming Association, later renamed Swimming ACT. Joan championed the participation of women in sport and sports administration and governance through the Women in Sport Committee. She was recognised for her contributions with Life Membership of the Dickson Swimming Club and in 2033 was awarded an order of Australia Medal.