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
- 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 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 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 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
- Phone 1800RESPECT, a National counselling helpline, information and support 24/7
- There's a 'QUICK EXIT' button in the top-right corner
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.
- National Association of Community Legal Centres. Click here to find your nearest community legal centre.
- State-based law and justice agencies:
- Legal Aid:
- State and Territory anti-discrimination and equal opportunity agencies:
- Anti-Discrimination Board of NSW
- Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission
- ACT Human Rights Commission
- Anti-Discrimination Commission of Queensland
- Northern Territory Anti-Discrimination Commission
- Office of the Anti-Discrimination Commission (Tasmania)
- Equal Opportunity Commission Western Australia
- South Australia Equal Opportunity Commission
Assisted call services
For assisted call services, you may like to contact: