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

Community transport

ACT Regional Community Bus Services provides minibuses help people who are socially isolated due to a lack of transport options.

Find out more about eligibility and how to register at Community Services.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Bus

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander transport program provides opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to connect with their communities and culture in the ACT and surrounding regions.

This service is available to those who do not have access to regular bus. It operates Monday to Friday during business hours.

If you need transport in and around Canberra, make a booking for the bus to pick you up and drop you off by emailing your details to or calling 6205 3555.