A Public Health Emergency has been declared in the ACT for the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. See the COVID-19 website for more information.
On 11 September 2020, the ACT Government assumed a Caretaker role, with an election to be held 17 October 2020. Information on this website will be published in accordance with the Guidance on Caretaker Conventions until after the election and conclusion of the caretaker period.
In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)Emergency Contact
In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)Triple zero 000
For a poison emergency in Australia call131126
Drug and Alcohol Help Line
The Drug and Alcohol Help Line is available 24-hours, 7 days a week on5124 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 advice1800 022 222
ACT State Emergency Service
Emergency help during flood or storms132 500