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


ACT household rubbish bins are collected weekly and recycling is collected fortnightly.

Check Suburb information for bin collection days in your local area.

Find out more about:

Remember, you can also drop off your waste, recycling, green waste or building waste.

Bin collection calendar

Find out when your wheelie bins are collected.

Wheelie bins collections

Everything you need to know about wheelie bins.

Bulky waste collections

The ACT's pick up services for large items.

Green waste bin program

Further information about green waste bins in Canberra.