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If you or someone you know is in immediate danger, please call 000 or visit your nearest hospital emergency department.
Crisis support and suicide prevention services
Some useful contacts for crisis support and suicide prevention services include:
The Suicide Call Back Service
The Suicide Call Back Service operates 24 hours a day and is a nationwide service that provides free telephone, video and online counselling. Phone: 1300 659 467 or visit the website for online chat and video counselling.
Beyond Blue provides information and support to help everyone in Australia achieve the best possible mental health, whatever your age and wherever you live.
13YARN is an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander crisis support line. Phone: 13 92 76 to talk with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Crisis Supporter.
MensLine Australia is a telephone and online counselling service for men with family and relationship concerns. MensLine Australia are experts in men’s mental health and suicide, anger management, family violence, healthy relationships, problematic drug and alcohol abuse and other men’s health concerns.
The phone service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or via MensLine online chat and video counselling.
A telephone counselling for young people 5-25 years.
QLife provides anonymous and free LGBTI peer support and referral for people in Australia. Telephone and online chat support are available 3pm to midnight every day. Phone: 1800 184 527
Health in Gear
A 24/7 support line for transport and logistics workers and their families. Phone: 1800 464 327.
A 24/7 support line for building and construction workers and their families. Phone: 1300 694 357.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) support
Some useful resources and contacts for coronavirus (COVID-19) support include:
An Australian Government statutory body that develops national policy relating to WHS and workers’ compensation. The website features a section for small business providing related information and resources.
COVID-19 information for small business - This website is regularly updated with information about COVID-19 regulations and responsibilities for small business, with links to supporting resources.
Head to Health
Head to Health is offered by the Australian Government and provides access to a range of digital mental health resources and services from trusted Australian-based providers, as well as access to a suite of support and resources on COVID-19 and mental health.
This website is regularly updated to give you the latest coronavirus news, updates and advice from government agencies across Australia.
National coronavirus and COVID-19 vaccine helpline
Available 24/7 for people seeking information on COVID-19.
Natural disaster support
Information and support for those affected by natural disasters:
Emergency and disaster assistance
Australian Government directory of emergency and disaster assistance support and services nationally and for each state and territory
Information on assistance for those affected by natural disasters.
Disaster Recovery Allowance
The Disaster Recovery Allowance provides people whose income has been reduced because of a declared major disaster with a short-term allowance for up to 13 weeks.
Learn more: Call 1802266