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The Emergencies Act 2004 The ACT Emergency Services Agency (ESA) operates under the Emergencies Act 2004. The Emergencies Act 2004 (the Act) was developed in response to the Report of the McLeod Inquiry into the Operational Response to the January 2003 Bushfires in the ACT (the McLeod Report). The Act also consolidated all previous emergency… Read more »


The ACT Ambulance Service currently operated from eight ambulance stations located throughout the ACT. Dickson Challis & Morphett Streets Belconnen Bardi Place, Aranda Woden Hindmarsh Drive Calwell Johnson Drive Fyshwick Dalby Street Gunghalin Anthony Rolfe Drive Greenway Reed Street West Belconnen Lhotsky Street  


1913 – 1935 The Ambulance Service The Ambulance Service began its life in 1913 as a single model T-Ford, owned and operated by the Transport Section of the Australian Federal Government. Throughout the 1920’s, Medical Officer  Dr. RM Thomson trained volunteers in administering first aid  and transporting sick or injured Canberra workmen. The single ambulance… Read more »

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Emergencies In a life threatening emergency, at any time, day or night, you should dial Emergency Triple Zero (000) for Police, Fire or Ambulance. General Non Emergency Patient Transport & Service (NEPT) bookings (Booking requires authorisation) (02) 6200 4126 Administration (02) 6207 9980 Accounts (02) 6207 9990 Bookings for public events (02) 6207 9986… Read more »


Do you want to work for the ACT Ambulance Service? ACTAS offers some of the best conditions and pay in Australia in a great location. Canberra has all the benefits of country living with city facilities (Canberra is 2 hours from the snow, the coast and three hours from Sydney). For more information on living… Read more »