After Hours Medical Care:

If you are a patient of companion house and need after hours medical care you can access: An ACT Walk in Centre from 7am-10pm https://www.health.act.gov.au/hospitals-and-health-centres/walk-centres GP at Home 13 74 25 https://homedoctor.com.au/locations/canberra If a life threatening emergency call 000

Response to COVID19 pandemic

Stay safe and stay well -feel free to ring us at any time. Companion House is open: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 9.30am to 5pm We are conducting all our normal business with the addition of vaccination clinics and support for people with Covid-19. Please try to ring and make an appointment before you… Read more

Drs using children as interpreters for parents is “child abuse”

The Australian National University’s Dr Katrina Anderson works as a GP at Companion House,  where she recently conducted research into patients’ interactions with the broader healthcare system.  The full story by Tabitha Carvan including input from Companion House’s Hongsar Channiabanya, can be found at ANU College of Health and Medicine website.

UNHCR saddened by the death of a Rohingya refugee

In a statement released on 22 May 2018 UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, said it is profoundly saddened by the death of a Rohingya refugee on Manus Island, Papua New Guinea, today. The tragic loss of yet another vulnerable person under Australian ‘offshore processing’ again underscores the need for proper care and immediate solutions. View… Read more

Generous donation from 2018 ANU Med Revue

Companion House thanks the full 2018 ANU Med Revue team for their support of our client services through the generous donation of the $18,000  raised through ticket sales this year.  The ANU Med Revue has supported Companion House clients in this way for a number of years and these funds really help make a difference…. Read more

Easter Weekend Cane Ball competition

27 teams from all over Australia came to Canberra to compete in the 2018 National Karen Cane Ball Tournament over the Easter Long Weekend. For those unaccustomed to the sport it involves all types of athletic agility, high flying bicycle kicks, incredible flexibility and amazing coordination skills in order to kick a softball sized ball… Read more

Go organic – and $ for Companion House

The Kambah Community Garden is holding an Open Day on 8 October and will be donating all proceeds from the Open Day fundraising components to Companion House.  Here is your invitation:Kambah COGS Open Day 2016

Companion House T-Shirts 4 Sale

Companion House now has new T-shirts for sale to raise funds for our services and focus on a message from the Universal Human Rights Declaration. Our new T-shirts are $28 each and available in pale blue in sizes S – L and feature the Companion House logo on the front and a quote from the… Read more