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

Ticket vending machines

Transport Canberra’s ticket vending machines are available at Gungahlin, Woden, City and Tuggeranong major bus stations, all light rail stops and the Canberra Airport.

Passengers are able to conveniently top up their MyWay card instantly for bus, and light rail, as well as check their MyWay balance or purchase a single or daily adult or concession ticket using these machines.

The machine allows passengers to select from four languages: English, Arabic, Chinese and Italian. Whilst you cannot purchase a MyWay card from these machines, passengers are advised they are still able to purchase a MyWay card as well as top up their MyWay card from MyWay recharge agents.

Ticket vending machines are touch screen and user-friendly, allowing a simple and fast transaction where you can purchase more than one single or daily ticket per transaction or top-up your MyWay card instantly. The machines allow payment using cash or PayWave (MasterCard and Visa only, with a limit of up to $90 in one transaction).


Please note, if there is an issue with your MyWay card, a message will appear on the screen such as if it is expired or blocked. For assistance, please contact 13 17 10.