Get Help: bullying, violence and harassment

This page is maintained by the Australian Human Rights Commission.

We hope you find the information on these sites useful and to that end, here is a list of referral services if you or someone know is in need of help.

 

For emergencies call 000

 

Youth services

ReachOut.com

  • ReachOut is anonymous and here for you 24/7. It’s packed with loads of facts and info, stories, videos, blogs and forums to help you deal with whatever you’re going through.

Kids Help Line

  • Kids Help Line is a free and confidential phone help line for young people aged 5 – 25.
  • You can have a chat by phone, online or by email about anything that is worrying you, including cyberbullying.
  • Phone: 1800 55 1800

Lifeline

  • Lifeline is a free and confidential service staffed by trained telephone counsellors to assist people in crisis. Lifeline is open to people of all ages.
  • Phone: 13 11 14

Headspace

  • Headspace is a national youth mental health foundation. They can help young people who are going through a tough time.
  • There are headspace centres all over Australia that you can go to. Check out their website for locations.

Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault

National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service

  • Phone 1800RESPECT, a National counselling helpline, information and support 24/7
  • There's a 'QUICK EXIT' button in the top-right corner

Legal help

If you are interested in seeking legal help or information for any human rights concerns that you have experienced or witnessed, please see:

  • Australian Human Rights Commission

The Australian Human Rights Commission can investigate and resolve complaints of discrimination, harassment and bullying on human rights grounds.

Complaints website: www.humanrights.gov.au/complaints_information/
Email: infoservice@humanrights.gov.au
Phone: 1300 656 419

 

Assisted call services

For assisted call services, you may like to contact: