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Resources are listed here by location. Click on the state or territory to find resources in that state or territory.

 

General

Lifeline

13 11 14

Website

Sexual assault and family violence services

1800RESPECT - National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Line

1800 737 732

Website

 
Forensic and Medical Sexual Assault Clinicians Australia

Website

Men’s services

Relationships Australia

Website

Mensline Australia

1300 364 277

Website

Children related services and reporting abuse

Kids Helpline

1800 55 1800

Website

Australian Institute of Family Studies – provides contact telephone numbers for each state and territory to report incidences of child abuse

Website

Australian Childhood Foundation

1300 381 581

Website

The Child Abuse Prevention Service

(02) 8080 4600

Website

Adult survivors of child abuse

Blue Knot Redress and Support Service

1300 657 380

Website

Living well – offers services to assist men who have experienced childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault abuse or sexual assault

1300 114 397

Website

Vulnerable populations

National disability abuse and neglect hotline

1800 880 052

Website

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

Website

Older persons advocacy network (OPAN)

1800 700 600

Website

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

Queensland: 1300 651 192

Other states and territories:(07)3867 2525

Website

Migrant and refugee communities

FASSTT: Forum of Australian Survivors of Torture and Trauma (provides refugee centres around the country)

(07) 3391 6677

Website

Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS)

131 450

Website

1300 131 450 (Doctors’ priority line)

Website

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander violence

Indigenous health services – lists services across all states

Website

Legal support services

Forensic and Medical Sexual Assault Clinicians Australia

Website

 

Sexual assault and family violence services

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre &
Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault (SAMSSA)

(02) 6247 2525

Website

Website

Domestic Violence Crisis Service

(02) 6280 0900

Website

Men’s services

EveryMan

(02) 6230 6999

Website

Domestic Violence Crisis Service

(02) 6280 0900

Website

Children related services and reporting abuse

Reporting child abuse – mandated reporters

1300 556 728

Reporting child abuse – public

1300 556 729

Office for Children, Youth and Family Support

132 281

Website

Adult survivors of child abuse

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre &
Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault (SAMSSA)

(02) 6247 2525

Website

Website

Vulnerable populations

ACT Disability, Aged and Carer Advocacy Service

(02) 6242 5060

Website

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

(07) 3867 2525

Website

Migrant and refugee communities

Multicultural Women’s Advocacy

(02) 6230 4632

Companion House (assisting survivors of torture and trauma)

(02) 6251 4550

Website

Legal support services

Legal Aid ACT

1300 654 314

Website

Magistrates’ Court

1300 654 314

(02) 6207 1709: Civil

(02) 6207 1728: Criminal

Website

Doctors’ support

Doctor’s Health Advisory Service: ‘Colleague of First Contact’ – 24 hour phone service

1300 654 314

9437 6552

Website

 

Sexual assault and family violence services

NSW Rape Crisis Centre

1800 424 017

Website

DoCS Domestic Violence Line

(02) 6280 0900

Website

ACON (Lesbian, Gay and Intersex Domestic Violence Support) 1300 364 277

 

Website

Men’s services

Relationships Australia

(02)9206 2000

Website

Children related services and reporting abuse

Department of Community Services

132 111 (24 hours)

Website

Adult survivors of child abuse

NSW Rape Crisis Centre

132 111 (24 hours)

Website

Vulnerable populations

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

(07) 3867 2525

Website

NSW Trustee & Guardian

1300 361 389

Website

Intellectual Disability Rights Service

1300 665 908

Website

Migrant and refugee communities

Multicultural Health Communication Service

(02) 9332 9710

Website

Immigrant Women’s Speakout

(02) 9635 8022

Website

STARTTS (Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors)

(02) 9646 6700

Website

Legal support services

Legal Aid NSW

1300 888 529

Website

Law Access NSW

1300 888 529

Website

Local courts (listing of courts in NSW Website
Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT)

1800 765 767 for police charges and court matters

1800 733 233 for care and protection and family matters

(02) 9213 4100 for general enquiries

Website

Doctors’ support

Doctors’ Health Advisory Service – 24 hour phone service

 

(02) 9437 6552

Website

 

Sexual assault and family violence services

Sexual Assault Referral Centre

Darwin – (08) 8922 6472

Katherine – (08) 8973 8524

Tennant Creek – (08) 8962 4361

Alice Springs – (08) 8955 4500

Website

Dawn House – women’s shelter and domestic violence counselling

(08) 8945 1388

Website

Ruby Gaea – support for women and children survivors of sexual assault

(08) 8945 0155

Men’s services

MensLine

1300 789 978

Website

Children related services and reporting abuse

Department of Health and Community Services – Child abuse/child protection hotline

132 111 (24 hours)

Website

Adult survivors of child abuse

NSW Rape Crisis Centre

1800 700 250 (24 hours)

Website

Ruby Gaea – support for women and children survivors of sexual assault

(08) 8945 0155

Vulnerable populations

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

(07) 3867 2525

Website

Executive Office of Adult Guardianship

1800 810 979

Website

Migrant and refugee communities

Multicultural Council of the Northern Territory

(08) 8985 3311

Website

Melaleuca Refugee Centre (Torture and Trauma Survivors Service of the Northern Territory)

(02) 9635 8022

Website

Legal support services

Northern Territory Legal Aid Commission

1800 019 343

Website

Magistrates’ Court

1300 888 529

Website

Local courts (listing of courts in NSW Website
North Australian Aboriginal Family Violence Legal Service

(08) 8923 8200 – Darwin

(08) 8972 3200 – Katherine

Website

Doctors’ support

Doctors’ Health Advisory Service – 24 hour phone service

 

(08) 8366 0250  – helpline

(08) 8232 1250  – office

Website

 

Sexual assault and family violence services

Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors Support Service

Administration line: (07) 3391 2573

Support line: (07) 3391 0004

Website

Statewide Sexual Assault Helpline

1800 010 120

Website

Zig Zag Young Women’s Resource

(07) 3843 1823

Website

DV Connect

1800 811 811

Men’s services

dvconnect mensline

1800 600 636

Website

Children related services and reporting abuse

Queensland Government – Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs

Child safety after hours service centre: 1800 177 135

 Local services contact list 

Adult survivors of child abuse

Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors Support Service

Administration line: (07) 3391 2573

Support line: (07) 3391 0004

Website

Living Well – offers services to assist men who have experienced childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault

 New clients & enquiries: 1300 114 397

Existing clients: (07) 3028 4648

Website

Vulnerable populations

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

1300 651 192

Website

Office of Adult Guardian

1300 653 187

Website

Queensland Government

Website

Migrant and refugee communities

Migrant Women’s Advice Service (Nambour)

1800 451 183

Website

Immigrant Women’s Support Service

(07) 3846 3490

Website

QPASTT (Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma)

(07) 3391 6677

Website

Legal support services

Legal Aid QLD

1300 651 188

Website

Magistrates’ Court: Domestic and Family Violence

1800 811 811

Website

Magistrates’ Court (listings of magistrates’ courts in QLD) Website
DV Connect

1800 811 811 – Dvconnect womensline

1800 600 636 – Dvconnect mensline

Website

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Queensland Government – Department of Seniors, Disability Services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships

13 74 68

Website

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (QLD) Ltd

1800 012 255

Website

Doctors’ support

Doctors’ Health Advisory Service – 24 hour phone service

(07) 3833 4352 – helpline

(07)  3067 2351  – office

Website

 

Sexual assault and family violence services

Crisis Care

131 611

Women’s Information Service of South Australia

1800 188 158

(08) 8303 0590

Website

Yarrow Place Rape and Sexual Assault Service

1800 817 421

(08) 8161 2000

Website

Domestic Violence Crisis Line

1800 800 098

Children related services and reporting abuse

Government of South Australia – child abuse report line (24 hours)

131 478

Website

Adult survivors of child abuse

Relationships Australia (SA)

1300 364 277

1800 182 325 (country callers)

Website

Vulnerable populations

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

(07) 3867 2525

Website

Office of the Public Advocate

(08) 8342 8200

1800 066 969 (Country SA toll free)

Website

Migrant and refugee communities

Women’s Safety Services SA - Migrant Women’s Support Program

(08) 8152 9260

Website

STTARS (Survivors of Torture and Trauma Assistance and Rehabilitation Service)

(08) 8206 8900

Website

Legal support services

Legal Services Commission SA

1300 366 424

Website

Magistrates’ Court

(08) 8204 2444

Website

Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement Inc

1800 643 222

Website

South Australian Council of Community Legal Centres

(08) 8342 1800

Website

Doctors’ support

Doctors’ Health Advisory Service – 24 hour phone service

(08) 8366 0250 – helpline

(08) 8232 1250 – office

Website

Rural Doctors Workforce Agency

(08) 8234 8277

Website

 

Sexual assault and family violence services

Sexual assault support service (24 hours)

1800 697 877

Website

Laurel House – North and North-West Tasmania Sexual Assault Support Services

(03) 6334 2740 (North)

(03) 6431 9711 (North-West)

Website

Family Violence Counselling and Support Service

1800 608 122

Website

Children related services and reporting abuse

Department of Communities Tasmania –  Children, Youth and Families

1800 000 123

Website

Commissioner for Children and Young People Tasmania

(03) 6166 1366

Website

Adult survivors of child abuse

Sexual Assault Support Service (24 hours)

1800 697 877

Website

Laurel House – North and North-West Tasmania Sexual Assault Support Services

(03) 6334 2740 (North)

(03) 6431 9711 (North-West)

Website

Vulnerable populations

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

(07) 3867 2525

Website

Elder Abuse Tasmania

1800 441 169

Website

Office of the Public Guardian

(03) 6165 3444

(03) 6165 6767 (emergency after hours number)

Website

Migrant and refugee communities

Multicultural  Council of Tasmania

(03) 6170 9196

Website

Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania - Phoenix Centre (Support for Survivors of Torture and Trauma)

(03) 6221 0999

Website

Legal support services

Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania

1300 366 611

Website

Magistrates’ Court Website

Website

Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre Website

Doctors’ support

AMA Peer Support Line – phone advice service  8am–11pm 7 days

1300 853 338 – helpline

(03) 9280 8722 – office

Victorian Doctors’ Health Program

Clinical services with some phone support

(03) 9495 6011

 

Sexual assault and family violence services

Centre against sexual assault (CASA) – Sexual Assault Crisis Line

1800 806 292

Website

Women’s Information and Referral Exchange (WIRE)

1300 134 130

Website

Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria

(03) 8346 5200

Website

Women’s Domestic Violence Crisis Service

Website

Safe Steps – Family Response Centre – 24 hours

1800 015 188

Website

Men’s services

Men’s Referral Service

1300 766 491

Website

Children related services and reporting abuse

Victoria State Government – Families, Fairness and Housing, Child Protection

13 12 78

Website

Royal Children’s Hospital – Gatehouse

(03) 9345 6391

(03) 9345 5522 (after hours Crisis Care) - ask to page the Gatehouse Centre after hours clinician

Website

Adult survivors of child abuse

Centre against sexual assault (CASA) – Sexual Assault Crisis Line

1800 806 292

Website

Vulnerable populations

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

(07) 3867 2525

Website

Office of the Public Advocate

1300 309 337

Website

Seniors Rights Victoria

1300 368 821

Website

Migrant and refugee communities

In Touch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence (Victoria)

1800 755 988

Website

Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre

(03) 9413 0101

Website

Victorian Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition

03 9654 1243

Website

Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health

Website

Foundation House (Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture)

03 9389 8900

Website

Legal support services

Victoria Legal Aid

1300 792 387

Website

Magistrates’ Court of Victoria

Website

Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria

1800 105 303

Website

Women’s Legal Service Victoria

(03) 8622 0600 (metro callers)

1800 133 302 (regional callers)

Website

Doctors’ support

AMA Peer Support Line – phone advice service 8am–11pm 7 days

1300 853 338 – helpline

(03) 9280 8722 – office

Victorian Doctors’ Health Program

Clinical services with some phone support

(03) 9495 6011

 

Sexual assault and family violence services

Crisis Care Helpline

1800 199 008

Sexual Assault Resource Centre

1800 199 888

(08) 6458 1828

Website

Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline

1800 007 339

Website

Men’s services

Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline

1800 000 599

Website

Menstime

Website

Children related services and reporting abuse

Department of Communities -  Child Protection and Family Support

1800 176 888

Website

Adult survivors of child abuse

Phoenix Support and Advocacy Service

(08) 9443 1910

Website

Vulnerable populations

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit

(07) 3867 2525

Website

Office of the Public Advocate

1300 858 455

(08) 9278 7300

Website

Migrant and refugee communities

Women’s Health and Family Services - Multicultural Women’s Advocacy Service

(08) 9328 1200

Website

ASeTTS (Association for Services to Torture and Trauma Survivors)

(08) 9227 2700

Website

Legal support services

Legal Aid WA

1300 650 579

Website

Magistrates’ Court

Website

Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia

1800 019 900

Website

Doctors’ support

Doctors’ Health Advisory Service – 24 hours

(08) 9321 3098

Website

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