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


Supporting Canberrans with the cost of living

Supporting our community

Canberra is an inclusive, progressive and connected city but we know cost of living pressures weigh more heavily on some Canberrans than others.

The ACT Government has a range of discounts, rebates and subsidies to make sure support is there when you need it.

Explore this site to learn about the ways we can help relieve cost of living pressures in areas like housing, transport, bills and dental care.

Try our Savings Finder

There are more than 65 ways the ACT Government can help you save on the everyday cost of living.

Click through these simple questions and we’ll give you a list of the savings that may be relevant to you and information on how to apply.

  Find savings now