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

Domestic animals


Found or return a lost dog, adopt a dog, get advice on caring for your dog and where you can take your dog in the ACT, learn about Domestic Animal Services.


Get advice on caring for your cat including your responsibilities as a cat owner. Learn how to report a lost or found cat and what areas in the ACT cat containment applies.

Animal welfare

How the ACT protects the welfare of animals.

Dangerous dogs

We are responsible for undertaking compliance activities under the Domestic Animals Act.

Animal nuisance

Do you know of a dog causing a nuisance? Get advice and help to deal with it.


Find out where you can ride horses in the ACT.

Assistance animals

The new ACT assistance animal accreditation framework promotes the rights of access of persons with a disability who use an assistance animal.