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


Disruptions to household waste and recycling collection services on Monday 2 November 2020

ACT household rubbish bins are collected weekly and recycling and green bins are collected on alternate fortnights.

Bin collection calendar

Find out when your wheelie bins are collected.

Wheelie bin collections

Everything you need to know about wheelie bins, bin requests, maintenance, upgrading and opting out of services.

Multi-unit developments

Recycling and waste services for multi-unit developments and apartments.

Green bins

Information about the green bin collection.

Bulky waste

The Bulky Waste Collection Service provides households with a convenient way to dispose of unwanted bulky household items.


Recycle your old mattresses at Soft Landing to recover steel, timber and foam.