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

Drop off

Resource management centres

Dispose and recycle a broad range of materials including reuseable items, excess household recycling, e-waste and hazardous items.

Recycling drop off centres

Where to drop off excess household recycling in the ACT.

Container deposit scheme

Return eligible containers for a 10 cent refund.

Green waste

Where to drop off green waste.

Building waste

Construction and demolitions materials can be recycled.

Hazardous waste

How and where to dispose of e-waste, asbestos, paint and other chemicals.


Recycle your old mattresses at Soft Landing.


Search for the item you want to dispose of in the Recyclopaedia.