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

Light rail peak services and frequency expanded

Canberra’s light rail service is proving to be even more popular than expected. To keep up with demand, the peak travel periods in the morning and afternoon have now been expanded and further improvements are planned as part of the new public transport network the Government is aiming to introduce on 28 April 2020.

Due to its popularity, we are also seeing some crowding on our peak services in both the morning and afternoons.

Light rail customers will now see:

In addition, to coincide with the updated bus timetable aimed for introduction from 28 April 2020, light rail services will be expanding. This will see: