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

School excursion bookings

Buses are available to charter for school excursions. Use the Charter Request Form (PDF 70KB) and send your request at least 10 working days in advance of your charter date.

See the group travel terms, conditions and booking process.

Bus wash tour

Note: Bus wash tours will not be operating for the remainder of 2020. We appreciate these tours are very popular and hope to resume the tours in March 2021.

Bus wash tours are available for childcare and preschool groups in the ACT. The bus wash tour offers:

Bus wash tours are free and operate on request. A minimum of 12 children is required to book a tour.

Bookings are accepted from 15 February and tours operate between March to December.

To request a bus wash tour use the customer contact form or call 13 17 10 and provide:

We will contact you to confirm the booking. Bookings are not final until confirmed by Transport Canberra.