National Advice Hotline – 1800020080
General info & update – https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/
State Health services – Contacts and details
Canberra Hospital Switchboard – 0251240000
Central Health Intake (CHI) – 0251249977
- Infosearch [ Column – A-Z topics & Doctors Directory ]
Legal-Aid A.C.T. – https://www.legalaidact.org.au/
Legal Aid information helpline: 1300654314
Natural disasters – Storms, Bush Fires : Be prepared in your district
General Crisis services – Utilities and Emergency : Useful contacts.
Canberra Health Services – see the website for Links and Locations.
Parent-line ACT – supporting parents and carers and connecting them with the network of services available to families in Canberra and surrounding areas.
or you can phone them – 0262873833 (9-5 M-F)
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Family adventures and fun activities – in the A.C.T. to consider:
The Australian Capital Territory (ACT), known as the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) until 1938, is a federal territory of Australia containing the Australian capital city of Canberra and some surrounding townships which is located in the south-east of the country and thus an enclave within the state of New South Wales. Consequently founded after Federation as the seat of government for the new nation and as such the all important institution of the Australian Federal Government of whom has it’s headquarters within the territory.
The population of Australian Capital Territory (ACT) is in the region of 380,000. The total area of the territory is a fraction over 2,400 square kilometres; tiny by Australian standards. The Capital Territory is surrounded by New South Wales, with the capital Canberra surrounding Lake Burley Griffin, which is man made.
The Australian Capital Territory stretches 88km from north to south and only 30km from west to east. The landscape around Canberra is made up of rugged plains, hills and mountains, as well as plenty of trees. This countryside leads into New South Wales from all directions, with most of the landscape being National Parks.
Australian Capital Territory