OFFICE OF THE eSAFETY COMMISSIONER
Australia’s independent regulator for online safety through which Australians can report online abuse, including image-based abuse. The eSafety Commissioner’s website provides online safety information, guidance and many other helpful resources for kids, young people, parents, carers, women and seniors.
A national counselling service that is open 24 hours, 7 days a week to support people impacted by sexual assault, domestic or family violence and abuse.
Note to anyone whose first language is not English: When you call 1800RESPECT, you can ask for an interpreter, or you can call the Translation and Interpretation Service (TIS) directly on 131 450 and ask them to call 1800RESPECT.
A 24-hour crisis support and suicide prevention helpline.
A specialist counselling & referral service for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender & Intersex (LGBTI) people.
Advice and support for people affected by child sexual abuse.
1800 272 831 or
Phone counselling and crisis support to young people (kids, teens, and young adults), as well as parents, carers, teachers and schools.
REFUGEE COUNCIL OF AUSTRALIA
The national umbrella body for refugees and people seeking asylum and those who support them.
For a range of migrant, refugee and asylum seeker support services, please search the Internet for a “Migrant Resource Centre” in your state or territory, or in your local area. There are also specialist migrant and refugee support services available depending on which state and territory you live in (e.g. in Victoria, there’s the inTouch Multicultural Centre Against Family Violence: https://intouch.org.au/).
WORK RIGHTS ON TEMPORARY OR PROVISIONAL VISAS
The Council of International Students Australia (CISA) provides a wide range of information for international students studying at the postgraduate, undergraduate, private college, TAFE, ELICOS and foundation level.