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Appendix 7

Resources

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


Lifeline - 13 11 14


Kids Helpline - 1800 55 1800

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

Australian Childhood Foundation - 1800 176 453

The Child Abuse Prevention Service - 1800 688 009


ASCA - 1300 657 380

Living well – 1300 114 397
Offers services to assist men who have experienced childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault abuse or sexual assault 

 


National disability abuse and neglect hotline - 1800 880 052

Office of Aged Care Quality and Compliance

Rights of Older People – website of advocacy services for older people

Elder Abuse Prevention Unit - 1300 651 192 (helpline) (07) 3867 2525

Intellectual Disability Rights Service - 1800 666 611 (free call)


FASSTT: Forum of Australian Survivors of Torture and Trauma - (03) 9389 8932
(Provides refugee centres around the country)

Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS) - 131 450 Doctors’ priority line - 1300 131 450


Reporting child abuse – mandated reporters - 1300 556 728

Reporting child abuse – public - 1300 556 729

Office for Children, Youth and Family Support - 132 281 

Child, Youth and Family Gateway - 1800 647 831

 

Multicultural Women’s Advocacy

Companion House - (02) 6251 4550
Assisting survivors of torture and trauma)

 


Legal Aid ACT - 1300 654 314

Magistrates’ Court - (02) 6207 1709: Civil - (02) 6207 1728: Criminal


Doctor’s Health Advisory Service: ‘Colleague of First Contact’ – 0407 265 414
24 hour phone service

 


NSW Rape Crisis Centre - 1800 424 017

DoCS Domestic Violence Line - 1800 656 463

Another Closet: ACON Anti-violence (Lesbian, Gay and Intersex Domestic Violence Support) - 1800 063 060


Multicultural Health Communication Service - (02) 9816 0347

Immigrant Women’s Speakout - (02) 9635 8022

STARTTS (Service for the Treatment and Rehabilitation of Torture and Trauma Survivors) - (02) 9794 1900


Legal Aid NSW - 1300 888 529

Law Access NSW - 1300 888 529

Local courts (listing of courts in NSW)

Aboriginal Legal Service (NSW/ACT)


Doctors’ Health Advisory Service – 24 hour phone service - (02) 9437 6552


Crisis Line - 1800 019 116

Sexual Assault Referral Centre

Darwin – (08) 8922 6472
Katherine – (08) 8973 8524
Tennant Creek – (08) 8962 4100
Alice Springs – (08) 8955 4500

Women’s Information Centre Alice Springs - (08) 8951 5880

Dawn House – women’s shelter and domestic violence counselling - (08) 8945 1388

Ruby Gaea – support for women and children survivors of sexual assault - (08) 8945 0155


Crisis Line - 1800 019 116


Department of Health and Community Services – Child abuse/child protection hotline - 1800 700 250 (24 hours)

Ruby Gaea  - (08) 8945 0155
Support for women and children survivors of sexual assault


Executive Office of Adult Guardianship

(08) 8922 7343 (Darwin)
(08) 8951 6028 (Alice Springs)
(08) 8951 6741 (Office of Public Guardian)


Multicultural Council of the Northern Territory - (08) 8945 9122

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


Doctors’ Health Advisory Service – 24 hour phone service

(02) 9437 6552 – helpline
0409 446 489 – office


dvconnect mensline - 1800 600 636

Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline - (08) 9223 1199 - 1800 000 599


Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services
Child safety after hours service - 1800 177 135 - (07) 3235 9999
Child safety services enquiries unit - 1800 811 810


Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors Support Service - 1800 010 120 - (07) 3391 0004

Living Well – offers services to assist men who have experienced childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault - (07) 3028 4648


Elder Abuse Prevention Unit - 1300 651 192

Office of Adult Guardian - 1300 653 187


Queensland Government: Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services – What to do if you suspect someone is being abused


Migrant Women’s Advice Service (Nambour) - 1800 451 183

Immigrant Women’s Support Service 

QPASTT (Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma) - (07) 3391 6677


Legal Aid QLD - 1300 651 188

Magistrates’ Court: Domestic and Family Violence - 1800 811 811

Magistrates’ Court (listings of magistrates’ courts in QLD)

DV Connect

1800 811 811 – Dvconnect womensline
1800 600 636 - Dvconnect mensline

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services - 13 74 68

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Service (QLD) Ltd - 1800 012 255


Crisis Care - 131 611

Women’s Information Service of South Australia - 1800 188 158 - (08) 8303 0590

Yarrow Place Rape and Sexual Assault Service - 1800 817 421 - (08) 8226 8777

Domestic Violence Gateway Helpline - 1800 800 098


Department for Communities and Social Inclusion – child abuse support line - 131 478


Relationship Australia (SA) - 1800 188118 or 1800 161 109


Office of the Public Advocate

(08) 8342 8200
1800 066 969 (Country SA toll free)


Migrant Women’s Support Service, Adelaide

STTARS (Survivors of Torture and Trauma Assistance and Rehabilitation Service) - (08) 8206 8900


Doctors’ Health Advisory Service – 24 hour phone service

(08) 8366 0250 – helpline
(08) 8232 1250 – office

Dr DOC (Duty of Care) program for rural doctors in SA - (08) 8234 8277


Sexual assault support service - (03) 6231 1817

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

(03) 6334 2740 (North)
(03) 6431 9711 (North-West)

Family Violence Counselling and Support - 1800 608 122


Centacare - (03) 6278 1660


Department of Health and Human Services – Child Protection Services - 1300 737 639

Commissioner for Children - (03) 6233 4520


Sexual Assault Support Service - (03) 6231 1817

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

(03) 6334 2740 (North)
(03) 6431 9711 (North-West)


Multicultural Women’s Council of Tasmania
Phoenix Centre (Support for Survivors of Torture and Trauma) - (03) 6221 0999


AMA Tasmania Peer Support Service - 1300 853 338

Confidential and anonymous peer support for doctors by doctors – 365 days of the year from 8am to 11pm


Department of Human Services – Child Protection Crisis Service; Children, Families and Young People - 13 12 78

Royal Children’s Hospital – Gatehouse - (03) 9345 6391


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


In Touch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence (Victoria) - 1800 755 988

Refugee and Immigration Legal Centre - (03) 9413 0101

Victorian Immigrant and Refugee Women’s Coalition - 03 9654 1243

Centre for Ethnicity and Health

Foundation House (Victorian Foundation for Survivors of Torture)

Victoria Legal Aid - 1300 792 387

Magistrates’ Court of Victoria - 03 9628 7991

Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention and Legal Service Victoria - 1800 105 303

Women’s Legal Service - 1800 133 302

AMA Victoria Peer Support Service – phone advice service 8am–11pm
1300 853 338 – helpline
9280 8722 – office

Victorian Doctors’ Health Program

Clinical services with some phone support - (03) 9495 6011


Crisis Care Helpline - (08) 9325 1111

Sexual Assault Resource Centre

1800 199 888
(08) 9340 1828

Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline - 1800 007 339


Men’s Domestic Violence Helpline 
(08) 9223 1199
1800 000 599 

Menstime


Multicultural Women’s Advocacy Service
(08) 9328 1200
(08) 9336 8282 – Fremantle
(08) 9490 4988 – Gosnells
(08) 9344 8988 – Mirrabooka
(08) 9227 8122 – Northbridge

ASeTTS - (08) 9227 2700
(Association for Services to Torture and Trauma Survivors)


Doctors’ Health Advisory Service - (08) 9321 3098