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

Walk, run or ride to work

Consider running, walking or cycling. Be active and reduce pressure on public transportWalking, running or riding to work or school can help reduce pressure on our public transport and road networks. Consider this as part of your daily commute – part way or all the way if you can!

Walk or run to work

Ride to work

Bike & Ride

Try using alternate modes of travel or combine them to ease congestion on our public transport network. Riding a bike is a great way to connect with a bus or light rail service by using one of our Bike & Ride locations.

You can ride your bike and secure it to a bike rail or at one of our six secure cages. You can also take it on board as you continue your journey on a bus or the light rail.

To use Bike and Ride:

Park & Ride

Our Park & Ride locations provide another convenient option for using active travel for your commute. For convenience, use an allocated free parking space to park your car before using a bus or light rail service to complete your journey. You’ll be helping to reduce congestion on ACT roads and the demand for parking in the city and other major business areas.

To Park & Ride, you’ll need to:

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