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

Active Travel


Take the first step (or pedal) towards a healthy and active life. Active travel is a fun, safe and healthy way to get to work, school or social outings. Let’s make Canberra the cycling capital and Australia’s most walkable city.

The ACT has hundreds of kilometres of shared paths and a relatively flat terrain – ideal for cycling and walking. Find maps, bike stops and other facilities.

Active travel for the community

The ACT has hundreds of kilometres of shared paths and a relatively flat terrain – ideal for cycling and walking. Find maps, bike stops and other facilities.

Active travel for schools

Walk, ride a bike, scooter or skateboard, catch public transport, or combine these to get to and from school. Find out about initiatives to keep children active.

Active commuting

Add exercise to your day – take the stairs, catch a bus, or cycle to and from work. You can ride part of the way with Park & Pedal, run or walk to work, try Bike & Ride or locate a handy Bike Stop.

Health and other benefits

Active travel of any kind has long lasting health benefits. Re-think the way you travel.

Plan your journey

Compare travel times for cycling, walking and public transport with the Journey Planner.

Safety around schools

Find out what you can do to keep children safe around schools and read about the School Crossing Supervisor program.

Bike barometer and active travel data

Check today’s cycling numbers at the tracking location.

Guide to sharing roads and paths

Cyclists, motorists and pedestrians are all responsible for safe and courteous use of roads and paths.

Contact the Active Travel office on 13 22 81 or email TCCS.Activetravel@act.gov.au