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

Central Canberra

Delivering jobs and supporting local business during COVID-19


 
Arts and cultural facility improvements
  • Continued upgrades to security access and alarm systems at the Canberra Theatre Centre.
  • Public bathroom upgrades at the Canberra Theatre Centre, providing integrated hand washing and drying, and additional ambulatory toilet cubicles.
  • Testing and securing of heritage windows and the refurbishment of egress doors at Ainslie Arts Centre.
  • Minor toilet facility upgrades at Gorman House Arts Centre H Block.
  • Kitchen upgrades at the Canberra Contemporary Arts Space (Manuka) gallery as well as the installation of a new digital signage screen.
  • Painting of the retail space and the installation of new flooring in the ground floor meeting room at the Canberra Glassworks.
  • Toilet refurbishments at Watson Arts Centre, Canberra Contemporary Arts Space (Manuka) and Megalo Print Studio + Gallery.
  • New heating and cooling (HVAC) system to ceramics workshop space at Watson Arts Centre.
  • New LED fittings in priority spaces at Ainslie Arts Centre, Canberra Contemporary Art Space (Manuka), Canberra Glassworks, Gorman House Arts Centre, Manuka Arts Centre, and Watson Arts Centre.
Communications upgrades
  • On election night and in the days following, the media receives the most up to date election results through the Electoral Commission’s Election Results Display System (ERDS). Working with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) the Electoral Commission is developing alterations to the format and provision mechanism of the media feed in ERDS, to enable direct integration with the ABC’s elections results system used live on air.
  • Upgrades to modernise the ESA media room with new technology including software, network and display upgrades, digital multipurpose screens and green screen capability.
Community buildings and venues upgrades
  • Upgrades to disability facilities at the Griffin Centre and the Grant Cameron Community Centre, providing easier access for all clients.
  • Installation of solar PV at the Grant Cameron Community Centre to lower the utility costs of the facility and help the environment.
  • A full internal repaint of the National Convention Centre Canberra to provide a cleaner, more professional feel to the facility and improve customer satisfaction.
  • The construction and fitout of the ACT Integrity Commission premises. This project provides an independent, fit for purpose office for the ACT Integrity Commission who are currently working from temporary premises.
  • Upgraded café facilities at the National Arboretum Canberra, providing much needed improvements to the cafe servery, increasing customer satisfaction and boosting work health and safety measures.
Footpath and cycle path network upgrades
  • A new permeable path through the trees along the reserve adjacent to the Dickson Pool (Dickson Section 72).
  • A new 660m long and 1.5m wide concrete path on the southern verge of Carnegie Crescent between Finniss Crescent and Walker Crescent in Narrabundah.
  • A new 295m long and 2m wide concrete path on Limestone Avenue between Anzac Parade and bus stop 4663 (before Euree Street) in Reid.
  • A new 302m long and 2m wide concrete path on the southern verge of Elouera Street between Torrens Street and Donaldson Street in Braddon.
  • A new 130m long and 3.5m wide concrete path in the open space adjacent to Hovea Street, linking Boronia Drive and MacArthur Avenue in O'Connor.
  • A new 60m long and 2m wide concrete path that runs on the grassed island section directly in front of Telopea Park School entry, parallel to New South Wales Crescent, in Forrest.
  • A new 140m long and 1.5m wide concrete path between the Attorney General's Department Building on 5 National Circuit and Blackall Street, in Barton.
  • A new 250m long and 2m wide concrete off-road cycle path on the northern side of Monaro Crescent from bus stop 3271 after the Flinders Way intersection heading south past the temporary car park and to the existing concrete path at Golden Grove in Griffith.
  • A new 200m long and 2.5m wide asphalt path on the north-western side of the open space in Jandura Park between Boronia Drive and Wattle Street in O'Connor.
  • A new 195m long and 2m wide concrete path along the western verge of Chowne Street from Creswell Street in Campbell.
  • A new 80m long and 2m wide concrete path along the length of Page Street, linking up to the existing footpath which runs along Anzac Park in Campbell.
  • A new pram ramp and widening of the paved area adjoining the footpath on the eastern verge of the zebra crossing adjacent to Dickson College in Hackett.
  • A new 180m long and 1.5m wide concrete path linking bus stop 3196 on Antill Street (before Phillip Avenue) to the existing footpath adjacent to St. Margaret's Uniting Church in Hackett.
  • A new 200m long and 1.5m wide concrete path adjacent to the McCaughey Street open space, running through Haig Park between Condamine Street and Masson Street in Turner. An additional link will also be constructed across Condamine Street to link with the existing network.
  • A new 385m long and 1.5m wide concrete path on the north-western verge of Higinbotham Street between Hanson Place and Andrews Street in Watson.
  • Construction of new safe cycling infrastructure linking the on and off-road networks, at the intersection of the Federal Highway and Stirling Avenue, in Watson.
  • A new 750m long and 1.5m wide concrete path on the southern side at the intersection of Newcastle Street and Whyalla Street linking with Canberra Avenue in Fyshwick.
  • A new 140m long and 1.5m wide concrete path along the southern side of Mildura Street between Dalby Street and the Fyshwick Markets in Griffith where it will connect to a wide path that runs to the entrance of the Markets.
  • We will be line marking a 32m on-road cycle lane on the Canberra Avenue service lane from the Ipswich Street end cul-de-sac in Fyshwick.
  • A new 35m long and 1.5m wide concrete path from the Brisbane Avenue underpass near Telopea Park to Lake Burley Griffin in Barton.
  • A new 40m long and 1.5m wide concrete path on the northern verge of Burke Crescent near the Wentworth Avenue crossing at the train station in Fyshwick.
  • A new 345m long and 1.5m wide concrete path in the open space between Blaxland Crescent and Barker Street in Griffith.
  • A new 47m long and 2.5m wide asphalt path along the existing desire line from Bagot Street to the off-road network along Sullivan's Creek in O'Connor.
  • A new 375m long and 1.5m wide concrete path on Denison Street linking bus stop 3021 after King Street with bus stop 3017 outside the Royal Australian Mint.
  • A new 50m long and 1.5m wide path on Elouera Street in front of the Halston Residences to provide improved access to the pay station.
  • A new 290m long and 2m wide asphalt off-road cycle path from the Barton Highway through the open space and linking to the existing path on Ellenborough Street creating a link between North Lyneham and Belconnen.
  • A new 10m long and 3m wide asphalt link on Canberra Avenue to the existing on-road cycle lane on the western side of Canberra Avenue 200m south of Norse Road in Beard.
  • Drainage issues addressed with path improvements on the Federal Highway (opposite Atherton Street) in Downer.
Health service facility upgrades
  • Building improvements to the Inner North Community Health Centre and Walk-in Centre.
  • 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
Alfred Deakin High School

Emission reduction/thermal comfort - draught proofing of doors.

Black Mountain School

Provision of additional locks with swipe cards. New stainable performance certified and Australian manufactured furniture to support student needs.

Campbell High School

Emission reduction/thermal comfort - draught proofing of doors. Additional rainwater collection tanks. Replacement of aged external doors.

Deakin Preschool

Emission reduction/thermal comfort - draught proofing of doors.

Dickson College

New shade structures and emission reduction/thermal comfort - draught proofing of doors.

Downer Preschool

Emission reduction/thermal comfort - draught proofing of doors.

Forrest Primary School

Emission reduction/thermal comfort - draught proofing of doors.

Lyneham Preschool

Emission reduction/thermal comfort - draught proofing of doors.

Lyneham Primary School

Emission reduction/thermal comfort - draught proofing of doors.

Majura Primary School

External painting.

Telopea Park School

Emission reduction/thermal comfort - draught proofing of doors.

Turner Primary School

Expanding pergola area outside the library area to become a large outdoor classroom and repairs to irrigation.

The Woden School

Multi-sport/multipurpose play surface with cross and circuit fitness. New sustainable performance certified and Australian manufactured furniture to support student needs. LED lighting installed in the art and science classrooms.

Improvements to our tertiary education facilities
  • CIT facility upgrades: improvement of the CIT Fyshwick car park.
Improvements to the Domestic Animal Services’ facility
  • Installation of an onsite back-up generator to ensure the facility can continue to operate safely and efficiently during power outages.
  • Safety improvements, including upgrades to existing staircases.
  • Upgrades to the on-site veterinarian facilities.
  • Improvements to the kennels to improve comfort and safety.
  • Upgrades to existing cleaning facilities, including installation of a new dishwasher for dog bowls.
Open space and landscape improvements
  • Mulching around trees and gardens.
Public transport facility upgrades
  • A new bike and ride facility on Barry Drive after Clunies Ross Street, which may include bike racks, cages, lockers and rails.
Road safety improvements
  • Pedestrian safety improvements on Goyder Street between the entrance to the Jindalee Aged Care Facility and Leahy Crescent in Narrabundah.
  • A new 40km/h speed zone on the local roads around the Deakin shops as well as new crossing points on Hopetoun Circuit between Grey Street and MacGregor Street in Deakin.
  • Upgrades to the road surface of Northbourne Avenue between Macarthur Avenue and Mouat Street.
Sportsground upgrades
Sustainability upgrades to public pools
  • Electrical upgrades, various repairs and general maintenance at both Manuka and Dickson pools.