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

Student Transport Program


The Student Transport Program provides eligible primary school, high school and college students with free bus travel Monday to Friday during school term. An application must be submitted each term.

Applications may be emailed, posted or submitted in person at an Access Canberra Service Centre. The application must be received by the Student Transport Program four to six weeks prior to the commencement of term to ensure processing of the application prior to school returning.

For more information, and to download the STP application form, visit the Access Canberra website or contact Access Canberra on 13 22 81.