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

Cycling and walking

Take the first step (or pedal) towards a healthy and active life. Cycling and walking is a fun, safe and healthy way to get to work, school or social outings.

The ACT has hundreds of kilometres of shared paths and a relatively flat terrain – ideal for cycling and walking. Find maps, bike stops and other facilities.

Lake paths

Maps of the major lakes around Canberra are available as follows:



ACT bike rack number plates


  • Hire a bicycle

Safety and security


Policies and plans


  • Trees and bushes overhanging paths please fill in the

Bicycle events

  • BMX Events and Rides Programs: phone the Canberra BMX Club on (02) 6259 1376.

ACT bicycle clubs and associations

  • Canberra BMX Club: phone (02) 6259 1376
  • Females in Training: Phone Robyn Barker on (02) 6281 1819 during business hours.

Other bicycle resources

  • Cycling in Canberra and links