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

Service Changes

With the heavy smoke conditions impacting the ACT and the fire activity on the South Coast of NSW, there are a range of ACT Government service changes and additional supports that have been established for our community. A list of all changes is available on the ESA website and you can follow ESA on Facebook and Twitter.

View service changes that have been established for City Services.

Water quality of our lakes, ponds and rivers

Want to go swimming in our beautiful lakes, ponds and rivers this summer? Check changes in water quality conditions before you head out.

News and events

What’s happening in and around Canberra? City Services will ensure Canberra remains a great place to live, work and relax.

Published 23 Jan 2020
Recycling and Waste News

Extra green bin collections for suburbs hardest hit by storm

Extra green bin collections for suburbs hardest hit by storm

Published 19 Dec 2019
Animals News

A thank you to our Domestic Animal Services volunteers

We would like to thank our valued volunteers at Domestic Animal Services for their remarkable efforts this year helping look after the dogs in our care.

Published 11 Dec 2019
Animals News

Dog off-leash areas

Wondering where in the ACT to take your furry best friend?

Published 11 Dec 2019
Roads News

Woden active travel improvements

We’re creating more opportunities to get out of the car and jump on your bike in the Woden Town Centre.

Road closures and updates

Stay up-to-date with changes to our roads

24 Jan 2020

Road Resurfacing

Daily road resurfacing schedule - Transport Canberra and...

24 Jan 2020

Gundaroo Drive duplication

Roads ACT identified the duplication of Gundaroo Drive as an...

24 Jan 2020

Adelaide Avenue roadworks

Road resurfacing works continue this week on making a dedicated...