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

Belconnen

Delivering jobs and supporting local business during COVID-19


 
Arts and cultural facility improvements
  • Asbestos removal and bathroom upgrades at Strathnairn Homestead.
  • New LED fittings in priority spaces at Strathnairn Arts.
Community buildings and venues upgrades
  • Disability facilities upgrades at Belconnen Community Centre to provide easier access for all clients.
  • Installation of Solar PV to Flynn Community Hub and Cook Community Hub which will lower utility cost of the facility and help the environment.
Footpath and cycle path network upgrades
  • A new 1500m long and 1.5m wide concrete path along the southern side of Southern Cross Drive between Kingsford Smith Drive and Ross Smith Crescent in Scullin.
  • A new 300m long and 1.5m wide concrete path from the existing path along Southern Cross Drive to bus stop 5003 (before Ratcliffe Crescent) in Florey.
  • A new 265m long and 2m wide concrete path along the existing dirt track beside the future retirement village between the Higgins Place cul-de-sac and Fullager Crescent in Higgins.
  • A new 42m long and 1.5m wide concrete path on Clews Place connecting it with Mugglestone Place in Bruce.
  • A new 64m long and 2.5m wide concrete path on Southern Cross Drive connecting to bus stop 5028 (after Ratcliffe Street) in Florey.
  • A new path improving connectivity around Kaleen High School. The new 2m wide asphalt path will start at Baldwin Drive and progress through the open space between the Kaleen Community Garden and Canberra & District Bocce Club, connecting to the existing path network at the bottom of Tyrell Circuit.
  • Drainage issues addressed with path improvements at:
    • Caswell Drive (southbound) between Belconnen Way and the Glenloch Interchange
    • John Knight Memorial Park
Health service facility upgrades
  • Building improvements to drug and alcohol service facilities.
  • Electrical, hot water and fire system upgrades to youth mental health and drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities.
Improvements to our public school facilities

Aranda Primary School

Kindergarten playground surface upgrade - Softfall replacement.

Belconnen High School

External painting.

Canberra High School

Repairs to art room ceiling.

Charnwood Dunlop Primary School

Upgrade of garden area adjacent to the basketball court and major roof repairs.

Cranleigh School

Repair current shade protection for top playground area. New sustainable performance certified and Australian manufactured furniture to support student needs.

Evatt Primary School

Painting and carpeting school. New sustainable performance certified and Australian manufactured furniture to support student needs.

Fraser Primary School

Outdoor learning space and landscaping.

Florey Primary School

Minor upgrades to six classrooms, installation of new partition doors. Emission reduction/thermal comfort - draught proofing of doors.

Giralang Primary School

Irrigation and a sensory nature play space.

Hawker College

Emission reduction/thermal comfort - draught proofing of doors.

Kaleen Primary School

New fixed shade structures and address concrete trip hazards.

Kingsford Smith School

Repairs to Softfall areas in playground.

Latham Primary School

Replace sagging eaves.

Macgregor Primary School

Remediation and landscaping around astro turf area. More seating for students that are participating in physical education classes. Internal painting – numerous classrooms, irrigation, gutter work.

Macquarie Primary School

Screens to the outdoor courtyard.

Melba/Copland College

Painting.

Miles Franklin Primary School

Improve drainage system in the Kindergarten building. Emission reduction/thermal comfort - draught proofing of doors.

Mt Rogers Primary School

Supply and installation of new storage shed.

Weetangera Primary School

Upgrade the outdoor hardcourts and learning area.

Improvements to our tertiary education facilities
  • Building and facility upgrades at CIT Bruce, modernising the look and feel of the campus as well as improving the safety of campus users. The works include upgrading/repairing painting, carpet, toilets, sewerage drainage, lighting and switchboards, and instalment of safety showers and eye wash for science laboratories.
Public transport facility upgrades
  • Improved facilities for staff at the Belconnen Transport Canberra depot. This includes improvements to toilet facilities and administration areas as well as improved site security and safety.
Road safety improvements
  • A new pedestrian crossing on Chandler Street in Belconnen, providing a safe crossing point between the Belconnen Labor Club and the car park.
  • Traffic lights installed and other safety improvements made at the following intersections:
    • Belconnen Way and Springvale Drive, Hawker
    • Southern Cross Drive and Starke Street, Holt
    • Kuringa Drive and Owen Dixon Drive, Evatt