Interstate Patient Travel Assistance Scheme (IPTAS)
02 6205 5868
Provides financial assistance towards travel and accommodation costs to ACT residents who need to travel interstate for medical treatment.
Interstate Patient Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS)
1800 478 227
Provides financial assistance towards travel and accommodation costs to NSW residents who need to travel lengthy distances for specialist medical treatment that is not available locally.
Cancer Council NSW Accommodation Service
Cancer Council NSW
Provides a list of accommodation options near the cancer treatment centres in NSW and ACT as well as access to reduced room rates at AccorHotels, for cancer patients and their family or carers.
Canberra Hospital Residences
02 6244 2358
Provides accommodation for patients and their carers attending Canberra Hospital for treatment from interstate.
02 6244 3774
Provides accommodation less than 10kms from the hospital for regional patients and their carers who are having cancer treatment at Canberra Hospital.
John James Village
02 6215 7002
Provides accommodation for patients affected by leukaemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and related blood disorders and their families who have to travel from interstate for treatment.
Calvary Health Care ACT
Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
02 6201 6111
Provides accommodation for patients and/or their carers attending Calvary Public Hospital Bruce for treatment from interstate.
Most community services in the ACT provide transportation to medical appointments as well as a range of other services. Contact your local service for more information.
Belconnen - Capital Region Community Service
02 6278 8124
Gungahlin - Communities@Work
02 6126 9090
Northside Community Service
02 6171 8000
Southside - Community Services#1
02 6126 4700
Tuggeranong - Communities@Work
02 6293 6500
Weston Creek - Communities@Work
02 6293 6500
Woden Community Service
02 6282 2644
Queanbeyan - Valmar Community Transport Services
02 6297 2720
Flexible Bus Service
02 6205 3555
A free bus service designed specifically for residents such as the aged or people with a mobility difficulty which operates off a basic timetable, picking up residents from their home and taking them to local community service providers such as local shopping centres and hospitals. Bookings essential.
1800 555 021
Provides people affected by leukaemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma and related blood disorders and their families with courtesy transport to and from treatment.
Inclusion of a service in the directory does not imply endorsement of the service by Cancer Council ACT.
Page updated July 2020