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

Helping Canberrans with the cost of living

With the cost of living increasing, we know that financial pressure can weigh more heavily on some Canberrans than others. Canberra is an inclusive, progressive and connected city and it is important that we support all members of our community.

Access concessions, rebates and subsidies

The ACT Government provides support to Canberrans by offering a range of discounts, rebates and subsidies. We aim to help people who need it most by making sure that people can cover the cost of essential goods and services.

Explore this site or try our savings finder to discover more than 65 ways that the ACT Government can support you and help with the everyday cost of living. Our savings finder will take you through a series of simple questions and provide you with a list of savings that may be relevant to you.