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Phone 000 or your local police if anyone is in immediate danger.

Please note that the National Centre Against Bullying is not able to provide counselling or case management.

To report bullying or speak to a counsellor, please contact an appropriate organisation below:

Kids Helpline 1800 551 800

Kids Helpline is a 24-hour, seven day a week counselling service for Australian young people aged between 5 and 25 years. Kids Helpline have talked to more than 8 million kids over 28 years about all sorts of problems. Young people can access Kids Helpline by calling 1800 551 800 or visiting their website.

Parentline

Talking to a Parentline counsellor can help you navigate difficult parenting dilemmas. You don't have to be in crisis to reach out for help. Visit their website.

VIC

13 22 89

 TAS

1300 808 178

 NSW

1300 130 052

 ACT

(02) 6287 3833

 NT

1300 301 300

 QLD

1300 301 300

 SA

1300 364 100

WA

(08) 9368 9368 or 1800 111 546

 

Lifeline 13 11 14

Lifeline offer a free 24-hour telephone counselling service. Anyone can call Lifeline at any time. As well as providing telephone counselling, Lifeline can provide you with information about other support services available in your area. You can contact them by either calling on 13 11 14 or visiting their website.

Report cyber bullying

The Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner deals with cyber bullying of children, image-based abuse, and illegal and harmful content online. You can report concerns here, and learn more about how to have safer, more positive experiences online. 

Legal support and information

Access free legal advice from services including the following:

Talking to kids about online safety

Dolly's Dream Parent Hub pulls together the most trusted information about online safety and bullying, to help parents have conversations with kids about bullying, communication, porn, violence, social media, sharing, and more.

Child protection

If you are a victim of child abuse or know a child needing protection contact Child Protection Service in your area.

   

 VIC

Child Protection Crisis Line 13 12 78 (24 hours)

 TAS

Child Protection Advice & Referral Service 1800 000 123

 NSW

Child Protection & Family Services 13 21 11 (24 hours)

 ACT

Child Abuse Prevention Service 1300 556 729

 NT

Child & Family Protective Services 1800 700 250

 QLD

Emergency Crisis Line 07 3235 9999 or free call 1800 177 135 (24 hours, QLD only)

 SA

Child Abuse Report Line 131 478 (24 hours)

 WA

Crisis Care Unit 1800 273 889


Sexual assault support services

If you are a victim of sexual assault or know someone who is, phone the support service in your area.

  

ALL STATES

1800 RESPECT National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line 1800 737 732 (24 hours)

 VIC  

 Sexual Assault Crisis Line (after hours) free call 1800 806 292

 TAS

Sexual Assuault Support Service 1800 697 877

 NSW 

 Rape Crisis Centre 1800 424 017

 ACT

 Rape Crisis Centre (02) 6247 2525 (24 hours)

 NT

 Sexual Assault Referral Centre, Darwin (08) 8922 6472, Katherine (08) 8973 8524,

 Tennant Creek (08) 8962 4361, Alice Springs (08) 8955 4500

 QLD

 State wide Sexual Assault Help Line 1800 010 120

 SA

 Yarrow Place Sexual Assault Service 1800 817 421 or 08 8226 8787 (after hours)

 WA

 Sexual Assault & Referral Centre (08)6458 1828


Domestic violence prevention and support services

If you are a victim of domestic violence or know someone who is, contact the following support service.

ALL STATES

1800 RESPECT National Sexual Assault, Family & Domestic Violence Counselling Line
1800 737 732 (24 hours)

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