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


MattressesYou can drop old mattresses and ensembles off at Soft Landing on John Cory Circuit from 7.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday (closed public holidays) to have them recycled for a fee.

Mattress recycling facility

The ACT mattress recycling facility, run by Soft Landing, recycles up to 90% of mattress components. An average mattress contains:

All parts can be separated for recycling to divert thousands of tonnes of waste from landfill each year.