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General Contacts

Ambulance-Police-Fire Brigade

  • In a life threatening or time critical emergency – 000

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Crime Stoppers

  • Crime Stoppers – Service requesting information on crime 1800 333 000

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Hospitals

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After hours medical attention

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After hours pharmacies

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Chemists

  • Kingston Capital Chemist, 58 Giles Street, Kingston 6295 9146
  • Manuka Arcade Amcal Pharmacy, Shop 10, Manuka Arcade, Manuka 6295 0059

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Medical Centres

  • Kingston Family Surgery, Cnr Giles & Jardine Streets, Kingston 6239 5520
  • Oasis Medical Centre, 34 Bougainville Street, Manuka 6282 8008
  • Wentworth Avenue Family Practice, 55 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 6203 4600
  • Canberra Medical Practitioners website
  • ACT Department of Health Walk-in Centre, Canberra Hospital, Yamba Drive, Garran.

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Dentists

  • Forghani Dental Care, 39 Leichhardt Street, Kingston 0405 071 348
  • Drs. Amanda McKeon and Alexander Parragi, Suite 6, Kingston Manor, 10 Kennedy Street, Kingston 6295 6190
  • Oasis Dental – Cosmestic Dentist, 5/71 Leichhardt Street, Kingston 6162 3888
  • Dr. Peter Stejskal, Kingston Chambers Dental Surgery, 1/86 Giles Street, Kingston 6295 9460
  • Symmetry Dental, Drs. Michael Ryan and Robert N Waites, 27 Jardine Street, Kingston 6295 3006
  • Dr. Serena Tan – Oasis Dental, 5/71 Leighhard Street, Kingston 6162 3888
  • Tucker, Michael, The Gateway, Cnr Wentworth & Giles Sts, Kingston 6295 9333

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Optometrists & Eye Specialists

  • Unique Optical, Shops 31 & 32, 18 Flinders Way, Manuka Terrace, Manuka 6295 0137
  • Vista Eyes, 51 Jardine Street, Kingston 6260 7100

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Child Care Centres

  • ABC Kingston, 19 Giles Street, Kingston 6295 6425
  • Abacus Child Care and Education Centre, Treasury Building, Parkes Place, Parkes 6215 2600
  • Currawong Child Care Centre, 1 Sydney Avenue, Barton 6273 5911
  • Forrest Early Childhood Centre, 1 Hobart Avenue, Forrest 6295 8876
  • Honey Tree Early Childhood Centre, 14 Kennedy Street, Kingston 6257 2163
  • Little Nest Childcare Centre, Suite 2, Lionel Murphy Building, 50 Blackall Street, Barton 6251 6565
  • Manuka Occasional Childcare Centre Association, Flinders Way, Manuka 6295 6503
  • Parliament House Early Childhood Centre, Parliament House, Canberra 6277 5555
  • SDN Acacia Children’s Education and Child Care Centre, Ground Level, 3-5 National Circuit, Barton 6273 6415
  • Telopea Park School P&C ASP, New South Wales Crescent, Barton (offering before and/or after school care) 6273 2553
  • YMCA PMC Vacation Care, 1 National Circuit, Barton (offering school holiday/vacation care) 6230 0165

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Gyms & Fitness Centres

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Accountants

  • Achilleus Accounting, Unit 28, 47 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston6295 2899
  • Gail Freeman & Co, Unit 9, 71 Leichhardt Street, Kingston 6295 2844
  • Henderson Bolin Accountants, Unit 3, 71 Leichhardt Street, Kingston  6295 9800
  • Kinsella Partners, 47 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston  6262 6655
  • Maxim Chartered Accountants, 2/59 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston  6295 8744
  • National Institute of Accountants, 3/4 Kennedy Street, Kingston 1800 426 232
  • Poulton Deborah & Associates, 2/82 Wentworth Avenue, Kingston 6239 5011
  • Walter Turnbull Chartered Accountants, 44 Sydney Avenue, Barton  6247 6200

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Airlines at Canberra Airport

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Car rentals at Canberra Airport

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Hire cars

  • Brindabella Chauffeured Limousines: Website – www.brindabellalimos.com 0414 510 740
  • Business Limousines: 0412 970 135
  • Canberra Hire Cars: Website – www.canberrahc.com.au 6126 1577
  • Canberra Region Tours 0411 183 091
  • Carwoola Chauffeured Limousines 0428 240 224

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Taxis – ACT

  • Canberra Elite: 13 22 27 SMS: 0417 672 773 – Sms Name, Pickup Address and time. Wheelchair Access: 6126 1596
  • Cabxpress 6260 6011 to book a taxi. For wheelchair accessible taxis 6260 6077

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ACTION bus services

  • Customer Service Line: 13 17 10 Website: www.action.act.gov.au
    MyWay smartcards are available for purchase from most newsagents. These re-usable smartcards will replace bus tickets. They can be recharged via direct debit or BPAY for a 5% discount on bus fares. There will be a transition period where passengers can continue to use the pre-existing magnetic strip tickets.
    Sightseeing services are listed in the brochure ‘Sightseeing Around Canberra using ACTION Buses’, which is available from Bus Interchanges, ACT Government shopfronts and the Canberra and Region Visitor Information Centre.

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Interstate bus services

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CountryLink rail services

  • Timetables and reservations 13 22 32
  • CountryLink holidays 13 28 29
  • Group Bookings 13 28 29
  • Teletypewriter service (for hearing and speech impaired customers) 1800 637 500
  • Lost Property (02) 9379 3341
    Website: www.countrylink.info/ The Canberra Railway Station is located off Wentworth Avenue in Kingston.

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Other Contacts

  • Canberra Airport: This website is a comprehensive information site. From flight information, transports options, terminal information and all the latest news, this site is highly recommended.
  • Canberra Connect: Connecting you with the ACT Government 13 88 22
    This website is a comprehensive ACT Government information service. Useful if you don’t know where to look or which government agency you need to assist you.
  • Citizens Advice Bureau, Griffin Centre, Bunda Street, Canberra City 6248 7988
    This bureau will give you information on everything from social, health and sports groups to employment services, respite care and social policy. A free database is available on their website.
  • Canberra and Region Visitors Centre, 330 Northbourne Avenue, Dickson 6205 0044 or Freecall 1300 554 114
  • National Capital Exhibition at Regatta Point 6257 1501
  • CitySearch

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Local Services

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ACT Government Shopfronts

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ATMs

  • ANZ, 33 Bougainville Street, Manuka
  • Commonwealth Bank, 84 Giles Street, Kingston
  • Commonwealth Bank, Unit 10, Manuka Shopping Village, Bougainville Street, Manuka
  • National Australia Bank, 64-66 Giles Street, Kingston
  • National Australia Bank, Shops 11-13 Manuka Plaza, Flinders Way, Manuka
  • St.George, Giles Street, Kingston
  • St.George, BP Express, 77 Canberra Avenue Kingston
  • St George, Bougainville Street, Manuka
  • Westpac, 74 Giles Street, Kingston
  • Westpac, 14 Franklin Street, Manuka

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Banks

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Bottle Shops

  • BWS Liquor Store, 42 Giles Street, Kingston 6295 9706
  • Jim Murphy’s Market Cellars, 19 Mildura Street, Fyshwick 6295 0060
  • Kingston Hotel Wines, Cnr.Oxley & Giles Streets, Kingston 6232 6174
  • Local Liquor, Giles Street, Kingston 6239 6755
  • Plonk, Fyshwick Markets 6260 6336

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Bottled Water Deliveries

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Dry Cleaners

  • Bell’s Dry Cleaners, 60 Giles Street, Kingston 6295 2178
  • Bell’s The Cleaners, Shop 6, Endeavour House, Franklin Street, Manuka 6295 9603
  • First Choice Dry Cleaners, Shop 6, Manuka Plaza, Flinders Way, Manuka 6295 2896
  • Kingston Coin Op Laundry & Dry Cleaning, Cusack Centre, Eyre Street, Kingston 6295 6607
  • Top Cat Dry Cleaners, Jardine Street, Kingston 6295 8687

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Florists

  • Botanics on Jardine, 5/22 Jardine Street, Kingston 6295 0721
  • Kingston Flowers & Gallery, 5 Kennedy Street, Kingston 6262 2626
  • Joanne Flowers, The Lawns, Bougainville Street, Manuka 6295 0315
  • Manuka Flowers, Shop 1, Style Arcade, Franklin Street, Manuka 6295 0713

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Hairdressers

  • Bond Hair & Body, Shop 6/Green Square, Jardine Street, Kingston 6295 8073
  • Bizarre of Canberra, 3 Furneaux Street, Manuka 6295 0828
  • CHAT Style Colour & Cut, Shop 15b/Eyre Street, Kingston 6260 8003
  • Ch’e For Hair, Shop 7 Andrews Arcade, Giles Street, Kingston 6295 2417
  • Form Haircutters, 25 Kennedy Street, Kingston 6295 6355
  • Gallery Hairdressers, 7/18 Furneaux Street, Manuka 6232 6234
  • GK Hairdressing, Shop 8/Andrews Arcade, Giles Street, Kingston 6295 0027
  • Hair Stylist of Manuka, 10/14-16 Franklin Street, Manuka 6295 1952
  • Headway Hair Stylists, Eyre Street, Cusack Centre Kingston 6295 1209
  • Impressionists, Shop 6 Kingston Plaza, Cnr Giles & Jardine Sts, Kingston 6295 6968
  • Lush Hair, Jardine Street, Griffin Apartments, Kingston 6295 2170
  • Mest Hair, 1 Palmerston Lane, Manuka 6295 9010
  • Motifs for Hair, Manuka Oval Manuka Circle, Manuka 6239 4777
  • SHI Haridressing, 37 Kennedy Street, Kingston 6260 6669
  • The Muse Manuka, Shop 10 Manuka Crt, 11-17 Bougainville St, Manuka 6232 6878
  • Vanity Fayre Salon, 22 Bougainville Street, Manuka 6295 9789

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Local 24 hour Petrol stations

  • Canberra City – Lonsdale and Mort Streets Braddon
  • Manuka – Flinders Way

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Library

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Movie Theatres

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Movies, Games & Video Rentals

  • Blockbuster, 84 Giles Street, Kingston 6260 7700

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Newsagents

  • Kingston Newsagency, 66 Giles Street, Kingston 6295 9132
  • Manuka Newsagency, 38 Franklin Street, Manuka 6295 9703

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Places of Worship

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Post Offices

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Real Estate Agents

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Supermarkets & Fresh Food Markets

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Travel Agents

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Water Filters

  • Water Plus, 8/64 Wollongong Street, Fyshwick 6280 8125 (Free local delivery)

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Restaurants

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Restaurants – Asian & Chinese

  • Abell’s Kopi Tiam, (Indonesian to Malaysian cuisines, via Singaporean and Nonya food) Shop 7 Furneaux Street, Manuka 6239 4199
  • Ginseng Restaurant, 15 Flinders Way Manuka 6260 8346
  • Hoang Hau Restaurant, serving Vietnamese, Chinese & Asian, 54 Giles Street, Kingston 6295 0318
  • Lee’s Inn Chinese, Canberra Avenue, Manuka 6295 8953
  • Madam Woo, 1/30 Giles Street, Kingston 6232 6932
  • Portia’s Place, 11 Kennedy Street, Kingston 6239 7970
  • Timmy’s Kitchen, Manuka Village, Furneaux Street, Manuka 6295 6537
  • Choices Vietnamese Restaurant, Shop 5, Palmerstone Lane, Manuka 6295 0722
  • Wild Duck Restaurant, Cnr Eastlake Parade & Giles Street, Kingston 6232 7997

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Restaurants – East Meditteranean

  • Saffron Franklin Street, Manuka 6295 7068

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Restaurants – French

  • Aubergine Restaurant, (French & European overtones) 18 Barker Street, Griffith 6260 8666
  • Chrisophe’s Restaurant, Palmerston Lane, Manuka 6295 6703

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Restaurants – German

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Restaurants – Indian

  • Jewel of India, 1st Floor, Manuka Court, Bougainville Street, Manuka 6295 7037
  • Ruchi, Shop 19, Upstairs Style Arcade, Franklin Street, Manuka 6295 7122
  • Tandoor House, 39 Kennedy Street, Kingston 6295 7318

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Restaurants – Italian

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Restaurants – Japanese

  • Wasabi Teppanyaki Restaurant, Shop 7/18 Flinders Way, Manuka 6295 8777

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Restaurants – Mediterranean

  • Konoba, Hotel Realm, 18 National Circuit, Barton Ph. 6163 1818

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Restaurants – Mexican

  • Francisco’s Mexican Cantina, Shop 9, Manuka Village, Cnr Furneaux & Bougainville Street, Manuka Ph. 6239 6201

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Restaurants – Modern Australian

  • Alto Tower Restaurant, Telstra Tower, Black Mountain Drive, Acton 6247 5518
  • Artespresso, 31 Giles Street, Kingston 6295 8055
  • Bookplate Café, National Library of Australia, Parkes Place, Parkes 6262 1154
  • Café in the House, Old Parliament House, King George Terrace, Parkes 6273 4366
  • Caph’s Restaurant & Cafe Bar, Franklin Street, Manuka 6295 9783
  • Corque Restaurant & Bar, 36 Franklin Street, Manuka 6260 7398
  • First Floor Restaurant, Green Square, Jardine Street, Kingston 6260 6311
  • Kingston Hotel Bistro, 73 Canberra Avenue, Griffith 6295 0123
  • Lawsons Bar & Grill, 42 Franklin Street, Manuka 6295 0418
  • Minque, Franklin Street, Manuka ACT 6295 8866
  • My Cafe, Manuka Arcade, Shop 1 Furneaux Street, Manuka 6295 6632
  • Pizzazz, 41 Kennedy Street, Kingston 6239 6200
  • The Boat House, Grevillea Park, Menindee Drive, Barton 6273 5500
  • The Julep Lounge, Level 1, 8 Franklin Street, Manuka 6239 5060
  • The Kennedy Room, 25 Kennedy Street, Kingston 6162 2318
  • The Lobby, King George Terrace, Parkes 6273 1563
  • Urban Pantry, 5 Bougainville Street, Manuka 6162 3556
  • Verve Cafe & Bar, Cnr Franklin Street & Flinders Way, Manuka 6239 4666
  • Vie Restaurant & Bar, Cnr Giles & Tench Streets, Kingston 6234 8080

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Restaurants – Moroccan

  • Mecca Bah, Manuka Terrace, 25-29 Flinders Way, Manuka 6260 6700

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Restaurants – Pizza & Pasta

  • g’ILT Cafe & Bar, 71/75 Giles Street, Kingston 6166 4458
  • La Dolce Vita Restaurant, 34 Giles Street, Kingston 6295 7877
  • Le Rendezvous, Manuka Court, Bougainville Street, Manuka 6295 9763
  • Pizza Hut, Shop 1, Kennedy Street, Kingston 1300 749 924

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Restaurants – Portugese

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Restaurants – Seafood

  • Emilio’s Ocean Grill, 36 Franklin Street, Manuka 6295 1036

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Restaurants – Spanish

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Restaurants – Thai

  • Thai Amarin, Green Square, Jardine Street, Kingston 6295 9798
  • Thai Chiang Rai, 48 Giles Street, Kingston 6232 6999
  • Thai Corner, 16 Furneaux Street, Manuka 6295 6131

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Restaurants – Turkish

  • Alanya Restaurant, 22 Style Arcade, Franklin Street, Manuka 6295 9678
  • Harem Turkish Restaurant, Green Square, 48 Jardine Street, Kingston 6295 0386
  • Ottoman Cuisine, Cnr Broughton & Blackball Streets, Barton 65273 6111

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Restaurants – Other

  • Axis Restaurant, National Museum of Australia, Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula, Canberra 6208 5222
  • Durham Castle Arms, (old style pub food) Shop 1, Green Square, Jardine Street, Kingston 6295 1769
  • El Torogoz, (International and South American cuisine) Palmerston Lane, Manuka 6260 7077
  • The Ginger Room, (Australian cuisine with Asian influence) Old Parliament House, King George Terrace, Parkes 6273 4366
  • Holy Grail Restaurant & Bar, Green Square, Jardine Street, Kingston 6295 6071
  • Idelic Cafe, 62 Giles Street, Kingston 6239 4142
  • Little Brussels Belgian Beer Cafe, 1/29 Jardine Street, Kingston 6260 6511
  • Ostani Bar & Restaurant, The Realm Hotel, 18 National Circuit, Barton 6163 1802
  • Pork Barrel, King George Terrace, Parkes, ACT (opposite rose gardens of old Parliament House)  6273 1455
  • Saffron (East Mediterranean cuisine), Franklin Street, Manuka 6295 7068
  • Silo Bakery, 36 Giles Street, Kingston 6260 6060
  • Sizzle Bento, Green Square, Kingston 6295 6288
  • The Promenade Café, Park Hyatt Hotel, Commonwealth Avenue, Yarralumla 6269 8810

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2 Responses to Useful Contacts

  1. rmvs says:

    Christophe’s Restaurant in Palmerston Lane, Manuka closed down years ago. It is now Taste of Himalaya.

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