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


Youth InterACT is the ACT Government youth participation strategy which encourages participation by young people in the community and to provide opportunities for young people to contribute to discussions on youth issues, to participate in Government policies and programs on matters concerning young people.

Select from the options below to source information specific to young people living in the ACT.

ACT Youth Assembly

Hearing the voices of young people

Youth Advisory Council

Providing a platform to inspire and empower the diverse needs of young people within the ACT community

Grants and Scholarships

Youth Scholarships for groups to participate in an activity, event or program

Youth InterACT Grants - Closed
Apply for a Youth Scholarship

Bimberi Youth Justice Centre

State of the art youth detention facility designed to meet Human Rights standards

Youth Week

ACT Youth Week is a week-long celebration of young people.