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

Trees and Nature

Trees and nature are an integral part of Canberra’s landscape and design. City Services manages the maintenance of trees and open space areas throughout the city.


City Services manages over 760,000 trees on Canberra’s urban public land, and the protection of many trees on leased land.

Weed control

Weed control is an essential maintenance activity required to provide a safe, beautifully presented and sustainable city.

Nature strips

Find out about maintaining your nature strip and what types of activities require approval.