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


Canberra's skateparks are available for use by all skateboarders, cyclists, scooters, rollerbladers and roller skaters.

Currently there are seven major skateparks in Canberra suitable for all levels of use located in Belconnen, Canberra City, Eddison Park (Woden), Weston and Tuggeranong, Erindale and Yerrabi District Park in Gungahlin. Five of these parks are fitted with lighting which is timed to switch off at 10 pm, while the Erindale and Yerrabi District Park are unlit.

A further 12 parks offering skating features are listed below.

The major skateparks can become busy with users on weekends and during school holidays. Beginners are encouraged to utilise the other skatepark features to develop their skills. All users are encouraged to wear appropriate safety equipment, ride or skate the parks within their limits and be courteous to other users.

Park nameLocation
Kambah bowl Access off Springbett Street, adjacent to Kambah High School
Fadden Pines Access off Bugden Avenue
Richardson Located adjacent to the shops
Campbell Access from Blamey Place
Charnwood bowl Access from Dean Place
Kippax mini (Holt) Access from Kippax Place
Lanyon (Conder) Access from Sidney Nolan Place
Rivett mini ramp Access from Goodenia Street
Stirling mini ramp Access from Sherratt Place
Macarthur Located at the playground
Barton mini ramp Telopea Park
Flynn Located at the playground at George Simpson Park