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

ACT Government @actgovernment

A Total Fire Ban has been declared for the whole of the ACT on Tuesday, 12 November 2019 (00:01-23:59) . Follow the ACT Emergency Services Agency on Facebook or Twitter, visit or call Access Canberra on 13 22 81 for updates on conditions in your area.

The Great Woolley St Feast this weekend has now sold out! While the event has sold out, restaurants in Woolley Street will be open as usual on Saturday 9 November so head down to Dickson to enjoy the atmosphere.

Are you bushfire ready? Fill out the Bushfire Survival Plan included in this month's edition of Our Canberra landing in letterboxes this week. For information on how you can be bushfire ready or to download a copy of the plan visit:

Our Canberra

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