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

Building waste

Private operators provide construction and demolition disposal services in the ACT. Businesses can be found at (commercial services) and (domestic services).

Location: Mugga Resource Management Centre, Mugga Lane, SYMONSTON
Opening hours: 7.00am – 5.00pm Mon – Fri, 7.00am – 3.30pm Sat
Closed Sundays and Public Holidays.

ACT Recycling offers services to commercial customers only. For more information including fees and holiday operating hours call 6239 7916.

What can I drop off?

Visit the website above to check eligible materials.

You can drop off construction materials such as:

Fees and charges may apply.

What do C&D businesses do?

C&D businesses sort and process construction and demolition materials so they can be recycled into other products, e.g. crushing bricks for gravel.

Professional code

With increased building activity occurring within the ACT, sustainable waste management solutions are needed. Find out about the Waste Management Development Control Code.