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

131126

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

healthdirect

24 hour health advice

1800 022 222

ACT State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500

Green waste


Two private operators provide green waste public drop off services on behalf of the Territory at no cost to domestic customers. Restrictions apply.


Corkhill Bros

Location: Mugga Lane Resource Management Centre, Mugga Lane, SYMONSTON
Opening hours: 7 am – 5 pm
Green waste accepted: 7.30 am – 4.45 pm
RMC Closed: Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day and Good Friday

Please visit the Corkhill Bros website for holiday opening hours, fees, green waste restrictions and service details.


Canberra Sand and Gravel

Location: Parkwood Rd, HOLT
Opening hours: 7.30 am – 4:45 pm

Please visit the Canberra Sand and Gravel website for holiday opening hours, fees, green waste restrictions and service details.


What can I drop off?

The green waste drop off centres accept garden organics only. Please see the restrictions below:

  • Grass clippings
  • Leaves
  • Branches (No longer than 45 centimetres
    and a diameter of 10 centimetres*)
  • Flowers
  • Garden prunings
  • Weeds

*Larger branches incur a fee.

For information on the green bins collection service please see green bins. Please note fees apply.