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Support for victims of abuse

Emergency contacts

  • If you are in immediate danger, phone the police on Triple Zero (000).
  • For help and advice call DVConnect Womensline on 1800 811 811 (24 hours, 7 days a week) or Mensline on 1800 600 636 (9am to midnight, 7 days a week).
  • If you or someone you know has experienced elder abuse, phone the Elder Abuse Helpline on 1300 651 192 for help and advice.
  • If you have experienced sexual abuse, phone the Sexual Assault Helpline on 1800 010 120.

Victims Linkup

Victims LinkUp is an information and referral service for victims of crime.

For a free interpreting service, call 13 14 50.

Financial assistance for victims of violent crime

If you are a victim of an act of violence, we may be able to help you pay for the things you need to help you recover from the crime and its effects. Find out about the types of financial assistance available.

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Last updated:
17 March 2015

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