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

Road infrastructure and maintenance


There are close to 1,000 bridges in the ACT, ranging from pedestrian foot bridges to multi-lane long span bridges.

Street lighting

General information about street lights in the ACT.

Street sweeping

Roads ACT conducts a comprehensive street sweeping program to remove leaves and debris from gutters along our road network.


Information on the stormwater network, sump conversions and how to protect your property from flooding.

Community paths

Information on the management and maintenance the ACT's community path network, lake paths and shopping pavements.


Approval is required for construction of new driveways or modification of existing driveways.

Road pavement

Roads ACT manages road pavements for the ACT road network which is approximately 5,900 lane kilometres in length and about 20 million square metres in area.

Road resurfacing

Road resurfacing is undertaken across the ACT between October and April each year. Each year approximately 1,000,000 sq.metres of our streets and roads are resurfaced to extend the life of the road pavements.

Truck road infrastructure

TRIS sets out the design standards for all trunk roads.

Truck road infrastructure technical specifications

TRITS prescribes the detailed practice for the construction of trunk road (sub-arterial to parkway) infrastructure in the ACT.

Roads ACT manage the majority of free, metered or vouchered carpark spaces in the ACT. Carpark resurfacing and linemarking is conducted as part of a planned maintenance program. If however, you are concerned about the condition of a carpark you can contact Roads ACT or lodge a .