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

Age Friendly Suburbs Program

Project description

The Age Friendly Suburbs Program (AFSP) aims to deliver pathways and pathway related infrastructure (such as road and pram crossings) to provide better access for the aged community as well as other pathway users who may have more specific mobility needs.

The Program got underway in the 2015-16 financial year, with funding provided over five years.

The suburbs to receive upgrades under the Program were:

Recently completed

The following improvements were completed in September 2020 following feedback undertaken with the community on the six suburbs in 2019.


Image of a new path along the northern side of Banaga Place adjacent to the oval which will link to the new path on Banambila Street in Aranda.



Isabella Plains


Image of a new path along Brockman Street between St Aidans Retirement Community and La Perouse Street in Narrabundah.


Image of refuge island on Starke Street near the corner of Hardwick Crescent in Holt..

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