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Phone 000 or your local police if you, or someone you know, is in immediate danger or risk and requires an urgent response.

Please note that the National Bullying Advice Centre website is not set up to provide counselling advice or services.

If you require urgent assistance, please contact the 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 talk to more than 6,000 kids each week, 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 1300 52

 ACT

(02) 6287 3833

 NT

1300 301 300

 QLD

1300 301 300

 SA

1300 364 100

 Ngala 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.

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) 8962 4361


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)

Cybersafety

The Office of the Children's eSafety Commissioner's Cybersmart website provides cyber safety information for young children, teens and parents. The Cyber Report team investigates complaints about offensive and illegal online content, including online child sexual abuse material. It also has an Online Helpline for young people who have had negative online experiences, such as cyber bullying.

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