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

Boards, Commissions, Advisory Councils and Committees

Boards, Commissions, Advisory Councils and Committees

ACT Board of Senior Secondary Studies

Board of Senior Secondary Studies

The ACT Board of Senior Secondary Studies is a statutory authority responsible for the certification of senior secondary school studies in government and non-government schools in the Australian Capital Territory.

ACT Government Procurement Board

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

This site will provide you with specific information about the role of the Board in the management of the procurement of goods, services and construction works in the ACT by entities of the ACT Government. You will also find information about the membership of the Board, as well as links to other useful sites.

ACT Government School Education Council

ACT Government Schools Education Council

The Australian Capital Territory Government Schools Education Council (GSEC) represents the peak community consultative forum for Government schooling. The council comprises a mix of stakeholders and community and expert members.

ACT Heritage Council

Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development Directorate

The ACT Heritage Council is an independent body established under the Heritage Act 2004. Council's role includes identification and assessment of nominations to the ACT Heritage Register and providing advice on appropriate conservation of cultural, natural and Aboriginal heritage places and objects in the ACT.

ACT Insurance Authority Advisory Board

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

The ACTIA Advisory Board is appointed under Section 12 of the Insurance Authority Act 2005 to oversight and advise the Authority and the Treasurer on the operations of the Insurance Authority.

ACT Ministerial Advisory Council on Women

Community Services Directorate

The ACT Ministerial Advisory Council on Women is an independent voice, able to raise and debate those issues that matter to women in the ACT. The Council plays a key role in advising the Minister for Women on issues of importance to women in the ACT and in assisting the Government develop and implement policies that work to improve the status of women in the community.

Committees of the ACT Legislative Assembly

ACT Legislative Assembly

This page provides access to information on Select Committees, Standing Committees and Committee transcripts (Hansard) for the current and previous Assemblies. It also provides information on how to make public submissions, appear as a witness and the public hearing schedule.

LGBTIQ Ministerial Advisory Council

The ACT Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ) Ministerial Advisory Council provides advice to the ACT Government and community on issues affecting LGBTIQ persons. The Advisory Council provides practical and strategic advice to support the LGBTIQ community, improve the lives of people who identify as LGBTIQ and promote an inclusive Canberra.

The Council welcomes input on strategic policy issues affecting LGBTIQ persons in the community.

For further enquiries please contact the Secretariat by email:

Ministerial Advisory Council on Ageing

Community Services Directorate

Information about the ACT Ministerial Advisory Council on Ageing. Its key role is to assist the ACT Government to understand the needs and concerns of older Canberrans.

Minister's Youth Advisory Council

Community Services Directorate

The Minister's Youth Advisory Council takes a lead role in overseeing Youth InterACT consultation activities, including the annual youth conference. Here you can find information if you would like to consult with the Council or bring any youth issues to their attention.

Territory Records Office

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

The Territory Records Office is responsible for the implementation of the Territory Records Act 2002. The Territory Records Advisory Council's role is to advise the Director of Territory Records on the development and review of standards and codes for the management of Government records.