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Community Support Services

National Services

1800 RESPECT: 1800 737 732 (24/7 Telephone support)
National sexual assault, domestic and family violence telephone counselling service.
Web: 1800respect.org.au

DV Connect: 1800 811 811 (24/7 Telephone support, referral and refuge) Sexual Assault & Domestic Violence National Help Line

SASS: Sexual Assault Support Services throughout Australia
Web: sass.org.au/directory

Lifeline: 131 114

Bravehearts: 1800 Brave 1 (1800 272 831) Child sexual assault counselling services and reporting.
Web: bravehearts.org.au

Crime Stoppers (Police): 1800 333 000

Police Link: 131 444 (24hr, 7day)
Translating & Interpreting Service
TIS National can provide an interpreter immediately over the phone.
Phone: 131 450

CQUni Student Counselling
Email: counselling@cqu.edu.au
Phone: 07 4930 9456

Queensland Support Services

Queensland Statewide Emergency and Crisis Support Services

Police Emergency Services: 000
Police Link: 131 444 (24hr, 7day) (non-urgent) 24hrs

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

Statewide Sexual Assault Helpline: 1800 010 120 (Phone support 0730-2330 7 days)

Resource and Support Centres QLD: police.qld.gov.au/programs/adultassault/support/

Brisbane Region Support Services

Queensland Health Sexual Assault Helpline
Crisis counselling and referrals for people who have experienced sexual assault and abuse. Caters for women in rural and remote areas of QLD. Interpreters available.

Phone: 1800 010 120
Available 7.30 am – 11.30 pm, 7 days/week
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault/html/contact

Brisbane RBWH Sexual Assault Response Team
Acute response for women and men who have been recently assaulted. Access- direct presentation to emergency services within 72 hours.

Phone: 3646 5207 (24/7)
Address: Butterfield St., Herston
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault
Email: bribane_sas@health.qld.gov.au

Brisbane Rape and Incest Survivors Support Service (BRISSC)
Individual and group support for persons 15 years+ who have experienced sexual violence.

Phone: 07 3391 0004
(Monday to Thursday, 9 am – 1 pm)
Address: 15 Morrisey Street, Woolloongabba, Brisbane, 4102 QLD
Web: brissc.org.au
Email: admin@brissc.org.au

Living Well
Support to men who have been sexually abused/assaulted. Face to face, online and phone counselling.

Phone: 07 3028 4648
Web: livingwell.org.au

Women's Info Link
Information and referral service for women and girls.

Phone: 1800 177 577
(Monday to Friday 8 am – 6 pm)
Web: qld.gov.au/community/women/womens-infolink

Immigrant Women's Emergency Support Service
Support to immigrant NESB women and their children who have experienced domestic and/or sexual violence. Translation services available.

Phone: 07 3846 3490
Web: iwss.org.au
Email: mail@iwss.org.au

Queensland Indigenous Family Violence Legal Service
Phone: 1800 88 77 00

Murrigunah Family & Cultural Healing Centre
Information for legal, health and medical services, counselling, court support for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders who have experienced sexual assault/

Phone: 07 3290 4254

Bundaberg Region Support Services

Police
07 4153 9111

Queensland Health Sexual Assault Helpline
Crisis counselling and referrals for people who have experienced sexual assault and abuse. Caters for women in rural and remote areas of QLD. Interpreters available.

Phone: 1800 010 120
Available 7.30 am – 11.30 pm, 7 days/week
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault

Phoenix House
Provides crisis response, counselling and support for past and present sexual assault for men women and children.

Phone: 07 4153 4299
Web: phoenixhouse.com.au
Email: admin@basas.org.au

Wide Bay Sexual Health ServiceHervey Bay and outreach services

Phone: 07 4194 5230
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault
Email: admin@wbsass.com.au

Cairns and FNQ Region Support Services

Queensland Health Sexual Assault Helpline
Crisis counselling and referrals for people who have experienced sexual assault and abuse. Caters for women in rural and remote areas of QLD. Interpreters available.

Phone: 1800 010 120
Available 7.30 am – 11.30 pm, 7 days/week
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault

Cairns City Police
Phone: 07 4030 7000

Cairns Sexual Assault Service (QLD Health, Base Hospital)
Counselling, Support, Advocacy

Phone: 07 4031 3590
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault

Tablelands Sexual Assault Service (QLD Health)
Counselling, Support, Advocacy

Phone: 07 4091 4036
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault

Gladstone Region Support Services

Police
Phone: 07 4971 3222

Queensland Health Sexual Assault Helpline
Crisis counselling and referrals for people who have experienced sexual assault and abuse. Caters for women in rural and remote areas of QLD. Interpreters available.

Phone: 1800 010 120
Available 7.30 am – 11.30 pm, 7 days/week
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault

Gladstone Region Sexual Assault Service
Provide free profession past or recent sexual assault counselling for women and men.

Phone: 07 4979 1456
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault
Email: info@gladstonewomenshealth.org.au

Mackay Region Support Services

Police
Phone: 07 4968 3444

Queensland Health Sexual Assault Helpline
Crisis counselling and referrals for people who have experienced sexual assault and abuse. Caters for women in rural and remote areas of QLD. Interpreters available.

Phone: 1800 010 120
Available 7.30 am – 11.30 pm, 7 days/week
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault

Mackay Sexual Health and Sexual Assault Service
Community Health Centre
Provides sexual assault counselling and support for 14 years and over.

Phone: 07 4968 3919  or 07 4968 6000  (After hours)
Address: 12-14 Nelson St. Mackay
Web: mackay.health.qld.gov.au/your-hospitals/mackay-base-hospital/sexual-health-assault-service/

Rockhampton Region Support Services

Police
Phone: 07 4932 3500 (Bolsover Street) / 07 4932 6262 (North Rockhampton Police)

Queensland Health Sexual Assault HelplineCrisis counselling and referrals for people who have experienced sexual assault and abuse. Caters for women in rural and remote areas of QLD. Interpreters available.

Phone: 1800 010 120
Available 7.30 am – 11.30 pm, 7 days/week
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault

The Women's Health Centre Rockhampton
Provides counselling, support, advocacy, information, advice and referral to women who have been sexually assaulted and support and education for parents, siblings and friends.

Phone: 07 4922 6585 or 1800 017 382 (after hours)
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault

Sunshine Coast Region Support Services

Police
Phone: 07 5440 8111 (Noosa Heads) / 07 5475 2444 (Maroochydore)

Queensland Health Sexual Assault Helpline
Crisis counselling and referrals for people who have experienced sexual assault and abuse. Caters for women in rural and remote areas of QLD. Interpreters available.

Phone: 1800 010 120
Available 7.30 am – 11.30 pm, 7 days/week
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault

Laurel House (Maroochydore)
Laurel provides information and resources on a range of topics relating to sexual violence including legal, medical, and court procedures.

Phone: 07 5443 4711
Web: laurelplace.com.au

Townsville Region Support Services

Police
Phone: 07 4759 9777

Queensland Health Sexual Assault Helpline
Crisis counselling and referrals for people who have experienced sexual assault and abuse. Caters for women in rural and remote areas of QLD. Interpreters available.

Phone: 1800 010 120
Available 7.30 am – 11.30 pm, 7 days/week
Web: health.qld.gov.au/sexualassault

The Women's Centre
The Women's Centre is a women's services hub run by women for women, incorporating the Sexual Assault Support service and a Women's Health Service and offering free counselling services to women over 15 in the Townsville region.

Phone: 07 4775 7555
Web: thewomenscentre.org.au
Email: nqcws@thewomenscentre.org.au

QLD indigenous Family Violence Service (QIFVLS)
Provides legal & support services for people suffering direct or indirect effects with DV or sexual assault.

Phone: 1800 887 700
Web: qifvls.com.au
Email: help@qifvls.com.au

New South Wales Support Services

Police Assistance Line: 131 444

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

More Services in New South Wales

NSW Rape Crisis Centre
NSW Rape Crisis is the 24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling service for men and women who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault past or present.

Phone: 02 9819 6565 or 1800 424 017 (NSW regional) / 02 9181 4349 (TTY) (hearing impaired)
Web: nswrapecrisis.com.au

Domestic Violence LineDepartment of Community Services
Phone: 1800 656 463 (24 hours)

Victim Support Line
Provides support services, including free counselling and financial assistance to victims of crime.

Phone: 1800 019 123 / 1800 633 063 (Victims Access Line)
Web: victimsservices.justice.nsw.gov.au

Child Sexual Assault Counselling and Support Services (CASAC)
Phone: 02 9601 3790

Immigrant Women's Speak out
Provides assistance to immigrant women for advice and referral for sexual assault and domestic violence, migrant resource centres, migrant women's health services. 9.30 am – 5 pm

Phone: 02 9635 8022
Web: speakout.org.au/rsrces

Transcultural Mental Health Service
Phone: 1800 648 911 / 02 9912 3851
Web: dhi.health.nsw.gov.au

Eastern and Central Sexual Assault Service
Based at Royal Prince Alfred Hospital.

Phone: 02 9515 9040 / 02 9515 6111 (After hours)
Web: health.nsw.gov.au/sexualassault

Southern Sydney Sexual Assault Service
St. George Hospital Kogarah
Phone: 02 9113 2494 / 02 9113 1111 (After hours)
Web: health.nsw.gov.au/kidsfamilies/protection

North Sydney Sexual Assault Service (RNSH)
Royal North Shore Hospital St Leonards.
Phone: 02 9462 9477 / 02 9926 7111 (After hours)
Web: health.nsw.gov.au/kidsfamilies/protection

Australian Capital Territory Support Services

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

Canberra Sexual Health CentrePhone: 02 6244 2184 (BH)
Web: health.act.gov.au/sexualhealth

Canberra Rape Crisis Centre
Crisis Line: 02 6247 2525 / 02 6247 8071 / 02 6247 2536
Web: crcc.org.au
Email: crcc@rapecrisis.org.au

Forensic & Medical Sexual Assault Care (FAMSAC)
Based at Canberra Hospital FAMSAC provides forensic and medical sexual assault care to people who have experienced sexual assault.
Phone: 02 6247 2184  (9 am – 5 pm) / 02 6244 2222 (After hours)

Victorian Support Services

Police: 03 9247 6666 (Switchboard)

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

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

CASA Forum
Lists Victorian Centres Against Sexual Assault
Phone: 03 9635 3600
Web: casahouse.com.au
Email: casa@thewomens.org.au

Women's Information and Resource Centre
Phone: 134 130
Web: wire.org.au
Email: support@wire.org.au

South Australian Support Services

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

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

Direct services include 24 hour crisis response service (medical and counselling services for recent sexual assault), professional counselling, therapeutic support groups for recent and past sexual assault, collection of forensic evidence as requested by those people who have made, or wish to make, a report to the police and referral to other services, as appropriate. Yarrow Place also offers therapeutic support for youth – Families.

West Australian Support Services

Police – Sexual Assault matters: 131 444

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

Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC)
On the grounds of King Edward Memorial Hospital (metropolitan Perth)
Phone: 08 6458 1828 (24 hour Crisis Line) / 1800 199 888 (country areas) / 08 6458 1820 (office)
Web: kemh.health.wa.gov.au/about_us

24-hour emergency sexual assault (rape crisis) service including medical care, a forensic examination and counselling support to people who have been sexually assaulted (or raped) within the previous 14 days.
SARC also provides counselling in centres across the Perth metropolitan area to people who have experienced sexual assault (rape) and sexual abuse in the past.

Crisis Care Helpline
Phone: 08 9223 1111 / 1800 199 008

Royal Perth HospitalPhone: 08 9224 2244

Northern Territory Support Services

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

Sexual Assault Referral Services (SARC)
Alice Springs: 08 8955 4500
Darwin: 08 6472
Katherine: 08 8973 8524
Tennant Creek: 08 89 4100

Web: nt.gov.au/wellbeing/hospitals-health-services/sexual-assault-referral-centres

‚ÄčTasmanian Support Services

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

Laurel House Launceston
Phone: 03 6334 2740 (Business Hours) / 1800 697 877 (After hours)
Web: laurelhouse.org.au

Laurel House North West
Phone: 03 6431 9711 / 1800 697 897 (After hours)
Web: laurelhouse.org.au