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

131126

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

healthdirect

24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500

Transport and registration


Concession cash fare or pension MyWay card/fare

Eligible people can access reduced or free fares when travelling on Transport Canberra bus and light rail services.

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Concession cash fare or ACT Seniors MyWay card/fare

Eligible people can access reduced or free fares when travelling on Transport Canberra bus and light rail services.

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Concession cash fare or school student MyWay card/fare

Eligible people can access reduced or free fares when travelling on Transport Canberra bus and light rail services.

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Concession cash fare or tertiary student MyWay card/fare

Eligible people can access reduced or free fares when travelling on Transport Canberra bus and light rail services.

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Free travel - ACTION NETWORK

Eligible people can access reduced or free fares when travelling on Transport Canberra bus and light rail services.

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Student Transport Program

Free travel to school for eligible students.

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Taxi Subsidy Scheme

The scheme provides financial assistance to ACT residents with a disability or significant mobility restriction preventing them from using public and community transport.

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Pensioner Vehicle Registration

Holders of a current Centrelink Pension Concession Card are entitled to 100% discount on registration.

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Seniors Vehicle Registration

Holders of ACT Seniors Cards are entitled to 10% discount on registration.

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Pensioner and DVA Licence

Holders of a current Centrelink or Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) Pension Concession Card or DVA Gold Card are entitled to 100% fee discount upon issue or renewal of provisional, full or national heavy vehicle licence.

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DVA Vehicle Registration

Holders of a current Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) Pension Concession Card are entitled to 100% discount on registration.

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Primary Producer Registration

Primary producers are entitled to 45% discount on registration.

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Health Care Card Licence

Holders of a current Centrelink Health Care Card may be eligible for a discount on a one year licence.

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Community Bus Services

A bus service for people who may be socially isolated because a lack of transport options.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community Bus

A bus service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who do not have access to regular bus services.

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Special Needs Transport Assistance Program

The service provides transport for special needs students.

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Flexible Bus Network

The services helps Canberra residents, such as the aged or people with a mobility difficulty, to get from their home to local community locations.

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Wheelchair Accessible Taxi Centralised Booking Service

A central booking service for people requiring wheelchair taxis.

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Gas/electric vehicle seniors registration

Seniors with gas or electric powered vehicles are entitled to 28% discount on registration.

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Gas/electric vehicle primary producer registration

Primary producers with gas or electric powered vehicles are entitled to 55% discount on registration.

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Gas/electric vehicle registration

Owners of Gas and electric powered vehicles are entitled to 20% discount on registration.

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Getting around Canberra - disability guide

A guide containing information for people with a disability to get around Canberra.

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