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

Health and dental

Walk in Centres

Seek free treatment for minor injuries and illnesses. No appointments are required.

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Interstate Patient Travel Assistance Scheme

Financial assistance towards travel and accommodation costs to permanent residents of the ACT who are required to travel interstate for specialist medical treatment.

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Dental Health Program

Find out about a range of public dental services for children, young people and adults.

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Community care nutrition service

Find out about dietary assessments, advice and counselling for nutrition related conditions.

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Community care program

Find out about community care services for ACT residents.

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Ambulance Transport Fee Exemption

Find out if you are entitled to free of charge ambulances services within the ACT.

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Funeral Assistance

The program supports ACT residents in financial hardship who are unable to meet the full costs of a funeral for immediate family members.

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ACT Equipment Scheme

Scheme offers funding to assist eligible ACT residents with a long term disability to obtain and maintain a range of equipment in order to assist mobility, safety and general physical ability to live at home in the community.

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Spectacles Subsidy Scheme

The scheme provides financial support to eligible ACT residents with the purchase of spectacles.

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Low Vision Aids Scheme

The scheme supports eligible ACT residents who suffer from a range of degenerative eye conditions that affect their daily living activities.

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Home Haemodialysis Rebate

The rebate provides financial support to eligible home dialysis patients with a rebate of water costs.

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Life Support Rebate

The rebate provides financial support to users of electrically-operated life support equipment.

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Artificial Limb Scheme

The scheme provides provides funding for prostheses and componentry.

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Find out if you're eligible for free immunisations.

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