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

131126

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

healthdirect

24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500

Child Care Services


Care for Kids External Link - provides information on child care centres, nannies, babysitters, au pairs, pre schools, family day care, after school care, vacation and registered care in the ACT.

(ACT) Parentlink External Link - provides information about a range of child care services in the ACT.

Centrelink External Link - provides information about Child Care Benefit to assist you with the cost of child care for long day care, family day care, occasional care, outside school hours care, vacation care and registered care.

The National Childcare Accreditation Council's (NCAC) External Link - is responsible for the implementation and administration of Child Care Quality Assurance (CCQA) systems for Australian child care services.