Links To More Information And
Phone Numbers For Australia


Links and phone numbers vary for some services in each state and territory in Australia. For information and services for the following please click on the service:

NATION WIDE:

1800 RESPECT - National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line - 1800 737 732.
The 1800 RESPECT Line is for any Australian who has experienced, or is at risk of, family and domestic violence and/or sexual assault.  1800 RESPECT is free, confidential and available 24 hours, 7 days a week.  Professionally qualified, specialist counsellors will provide counselling, information, advice and referrals to relevant local services.  Workers and counsellors in isolated and remote areas who work with victims of physical or sexual violence can also call 1800 RESPECT to access clinical supervision, advice and debriefing services.

http://www.1800respect.org.au/



Lifeline - For 24 hour telephone crisis support call 13 11 14.

http://www.lifeline.org.au/Home


Salvos (Salvation Army) - 13 72 58

http://salvos.org.au/


Relationships Australia - 1300 364 277

http://www.relationships.org.au/


Kid’s Helpline - 1800551800 anytime for any reason

http://www.kidshelp.com.au/kids/


Men’s Line - 1300 78 99 78 Available 24/7

http://www.mensline.org.au/


Men in Australia concerned about their behaviour at home can call the Mens Referral Service on -
1800 065 973


Drug Arm - 1300 656 800

http://www.drugarm.com.au/


Elder Abuse  Complaints Investigation Scheme1800 550 552 

http://www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au/internet/agedcare/publishing.nsf/Content/Prevention+of+elder+abuse




OTHER LINKS:

http://au.reachout.com/
From everyday troubles through to really tough times, take the first step with ReachOut.com, Australia's leading online youth mental health service.


http://www.dvrcv.org.au/ Domestic Violence Resource Centre

Aims to improve the safety and status of women, children and family members experiencing domestic and family violence through individual and systemic advocacy.


http://www.communities.qld.gov.au/communityservices/violence-prevention

Queensland Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services


http://www.police.qld.gov.au/programs/cscp/dv/

Queensland Police Domestic Violence Information


http://www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/legalinformation/relationships-and-children/pages/family-and-domestic-violence.aspx

Legal Aid Queensland (Note this legal advice is for Queensland.  If you live elsewhere in Australia you will have to contact your state’s legal aid service for relevant information.)


SEQ Legal - a web site that supplies Website legal notices, commercial contracts, and liability disclaimers templates that can be used for free on any website.


United States Environmental Protection Authority - this section of their web site has information about keeping our homes smoke free for the protection of children.


Quit Now - Australian Government Quit Smoking - 137848
a web site with information about the dangers of smoking for smokers and those around them, ways to quit, and the help that is available.



BY SERVICE:


Elder Abuse Prevention, advocacy and information telephone:

  • QLD – Elder Abuse Prevention Unit 1300 651 192 or 07 3250 1955

  • NSW – Police Assistance Line 131 444

  • ACT -  Elder Abuse Prevention Information Line 02 6205 3535

  • VIC – Seniors Rights Victoria 1300 368 821

  • TAS – Tasmanian Elder Abuse Helpline - 1800 441 169

  • SA - Aged Rights Advocacy Service - 08 8232 5377 or 1800 700 600

  • WA – Advocare Inc - 08 9479 7566 or 1800 655 566

  • NT - NT Health Services - 08 8999 2809


Domestic and Family Violence



Parentline



Sexual Assault Help

  • QLD - Queensland Statewide Sexual Assault Helpline
    • FREECALL 1800 010 120 - 7.30 am to midnight, 7 days a week.

  • NSW - Rape Crisis Centre - http://www.nswrapecrisis.com.au/  This is a 24/7 telephone and online service.
    • Phone 9819 6565 
    • Phone 1800 424 017 if calling from regional NSW 
    • Phone 9181 4349 (TTY - a system to assist hearing impaired people to use the telephone).

  • ACT -
    • Canberra Rape Crisis Centre,
      PO Box 916, Dickson 2602,
      Phone (02) 6247 2525 24 hr service hotline 
    • SAMSSA (Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault)
      Ph: (02) 6287 3935
      Fax: (02) 6287 4475
      TTY (02) 6287 4308
      Email samssa@crcc.org.au
      For further information visit the SAMSSA Website http://www.samssa.org.au/

  • VIC -  CASA and the after hours Sexual Assault Crisis Line (SACL)

  • TAS -
    • Centacare  Phone (03) 6278 1660
    • Laurel House - Northern Sexual Assault Group
      Launceston  Phone (03) 6334 2740 (24 hrs).  Web http://www.laurelhouse.org.au/
    • North West Centre Against Sexual Abuse 
      Burnie  Phone (03) 6431 9711 
    • SASS - (Nth Hobart) Sexual Assault Support Service
      Phone (03) 6231 1817 (24 hrs)  Web http://www.sass.org.au/ 

  • SA -
    • Yarrow Place, Level 2, Norwich Centre, 55 King William Rd, North Adelaide 5006.
      Phone 08 8226 8777
      After Hours and Emergency 08 8226 8787
      Toll Free 1800 817 421
    • Respond SA - Adult childhood sexual abuse service Delivered by Relationships Australia (SA)  Recources online at http://respondsa.org.au
      Central/Adelaide: 8223 4566
      West/Hindmarsh: 8340 2022 
      Riverland/Berri: 8582 4122 
      Southern/Marion: 8377 5400
      Northern/Salisbury: 8250 6600
      North East/Ridgehaven: 8396 4237
      Mount Barker: 8393 1833
      Murraylands: 8532 4577
      Elizabeth: 8255 3323

  • WA - Sexual assault Helpline FREECALL 1800 199 888

  • NT - Crisis Line Free Call 1800 019 116 (24 hrs)
    • Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC) Casuarina Plaza, Casuarina 0810
      Phone (08) 8922 7156 (24 hour phone service)
    • Ruby Gaea Centre against Rape - Darwin
      Phone (08) 8945 0155

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