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Support services

If you have experienced sexual assault or sexual harassment and feel you would like to speak to someone for support or information, 1800RESPECT (Phone: 1800 737 732) can provide counselling 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.

A new national University Support Line is available: 1800 572 224
The support line will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It will operate until 30 November 2017.

If you are feeling unsafe right now, call 000.


If you have experienced sexual assault and feel you would like to make a complaint or report to the police, click here for the relevant state and territory police contacts.

If you have experienced sexual harassment, you can make a complaint to the Commission.

 

Sexual assault services

National

Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence National Help Line
1800 Respect (1800 737 732)
www.1800respect.org.au/

 

ACT

Canberra Sexual Health Centre
(02) 6244 2184
www.health.act.gov.au/sexualhealth

Service Assisting Male Survivors of Sexual Assault (SAMSSA)
(02) 6287 3935

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre
Crisis Line: (02) 6247 2525
Ph: (02) 6247 8071
Fax: (02) 6247 2536
Email: crcc@rapecrisis.org.au
www.crcc.org.au

 

New South Wales

NSW Rape Crisis Centre
(02) 9819 6565 or 1800 424 017 (outside Sydney)
www.nswrapecrisis.com.au

Domestic Violence Line
Department of Community Services
1800 656 463 (24 hours)

Bravehearts NSW
(02) 9810 5898
www.bravehearts.org.au

 

Northern Territory

Sexual Assault Referral Services (SARC)
Alice Springs: (08) 8955 4500
Darwin: (08) 8922 6472
Katherine: (08) 8973 8524
Tennant Creek: (08) 8962 4100
www.health.nt.gov.au/Sexual_Assault_Services/index.aspx

 

Queensland

Brisbane Rape & Incest Survivors Support Centre
(07) 3391 0004
www.brissc.org.au

Bravehearts
1800 Brave 1 (1800 272 831)
Ph: (07) 5552 3000
Fax: (07) 5552 3088
www.bravehearts.org.au

Sexual Assault Help Line
1800 010 120
www.health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault

 

South Australia

Yarrow Place Rape & Sexual Assault Service
Freecall 1800 817 421
Ph: (08) 8226 8777
After hours and emergency: Ph: (08) 8226 8787
www.yarrowplace.sa.gov.au

 

Tasmania

Laurel House Launceston
Ph: (03) 6334 2740
Ph (After hours): 1800 697 877
www.laurelhouse.org.au

Laurel House North West
Ph: (03) 6431 9711
Ph (After hours): 1800 697 877
http://www.laurelhouse.org.au

 

Victoria

Sexual Assault Crisis Line
Crisis Line: 1800 806 292 (free call)
Administration: (03) 9344 2725 / (03) 9344 2744
Fax: (03) 9344 2726
Email: ahcasa@thewomens.org.au
www.sacl.com.au

CASA Forum
Lists Victorian Centres Against Sexual Assault
www.casa.org.au

Bravehearts Victoria
1800 272 831 or
Shepparton Education Team: (03) 5831 2797 or Fax (03) 5831 1996
www.bravehearts.org.au

 

Western Australia

Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC)
Crisis 24 hour (08) 9340 1828
Country areas (free call) 1800 199 888
Ph: (08) 9340 1820 (office)
Fax: (08) 9381 5426
http://www.health.wa.gov.au/services/detail.cfm?Unit_ID=319

Waratah Support Centre (Bunbury)
Phone: (08) 9791 2884
Freecall: 1800 017 303
Fax: (08) 9721 3102 
http://www.waratah.asn.au

 

Mental health support services

Lifeline—13 11 14
24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention.

beyondblue—1300 224 636
Mental health support.

Suicide Call Back Service—1300 659 467.

 

 

Page updated 6 June 2016