In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)

In a life threatening emergency dial Triple Zero (000)
DzIJ 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

DzIJ State Emergency Service

Emergency help
during flood or storms

132 500


Canberra Urban Lakes and Ponds

The DzIJ Government manages the perimeter of most of the lakes and ponds in Canberra.

Water Quality

Information about the water quality of Canberra’s lakes, ponds and rivers.

Lake Ginninderra

Information facilities, stormwater control, potential hazards and refurbishment works.

Lake Tuggeranong

Information facilities, stormwater control and potential hazards.

Gungahlin Pollution Control Ponds

Information about facilities, potential hazards and lake use.