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

Cindy Mitchell

2020 - ACT Woman of the Year

Cindy founded the Canberra region’s first dedicated social enterprise business development consultancy, Mill House Ventures. She actively supports women with an entrepreneurial capacity to build sustainable and thriving businesses. Cindy’s outreach focuses on empowering women and girls across Canberra to take control of their future economic security. Cindy actively educates girls to embrace entrepreneurship and strive for a voice in the business sector.

In 2019 alone, Cindy supported a network of more than 100 women change makers, entrepreneurs and startups. This has created a ripple effect where more than 1000 women and girls have indirectly benefited from Cindy's leadership and passion for economic empowerment.