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


Delivering jobs and supporting local business during COVID-19

Footpath and cycle path network upgrades
  • A new 481m long and 1.5m wide concrete path along the western verge of Brookes Street between Lysaght Street and Sandford Street in Mitchell.
  • A new 508m long and 2.5m wide asphalt cycle path in the open space from the Nudurr Drive/Grampians Street intersection in Crace to the existing Palmerston cycle path that runs between the houses to Kosciuszko Avenue in Palmerston.
  • A new 280m long and 2.5m wide concrete footpath in the open space adjacent to Gungahlin Drive, along the floodway from the back of Dooland Court down to Lexcen Avenue in Nicholls.
  • A new 40m long and 1.5m wide concrete path from Jabanungga Avenue towards the shopping centre car park, improving access into the Ngunnawal Shopping Centre.
  • Extension of the existing path on Anthony Rolfe Avenue from the Eva West intersection to the Manning Clark Crescent intersection in Gungahlin. The new connection will be concrete and 40m long and two metres wide.
  • A new 410m long and 1.5m wide concrete path around Heights Park between Katherine Avenue and Dulverton Street in Amaroo.
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

Gold Creek School

External painting.

Harrison School

Emission reduction/thermal comfort - Sealing of dampers. Stormwater sump covers to prevent debris blocking drains.

Margaret Hendry School

Installation of two 40-kilowatt (kW) energy storage batteries, which will allow renewable electricity from onsite rooftop solar generation to be stored for later use in peak electricity demand periods. The batteries are the next step in improving schools’ climate change sustainability, helping the Government manage electricity to reduce grid electricity demand and school energy costs as well as stimulating the ACT electrical trades sector.

Ngunnawal Primary School

Preschool landscape - nature play.
Internal painting – numerous classrooms.
Internal blinds.
Various repair works by ARIS.

Palmerston District Primary School

Installation of thermal performance blinds.
Replace all door handles.
Landscape upgrade.

Public transport facility upgrades
  • Designs for the future Well Station Drive Park and Ride will now include bike and ride facilities (bike racks, cages, lockers and rails).
  • A new light rail stop on Flemington Road at the intersection with Sandford Street in Mitchell.
Road safety improvements
  • A new shared zone on Abena Avenue between Hillcrest Avenue and the Redruth Street/Galore Street intersection in Crace.
Sportsground upgrades