Links to other relevant services
The Royal Commission will inquire into how institutions with a responsibility for children have managed and responded to allegations and instances of child sexual abuse.
It will investigate where systems have failed to protect children, and make recommendations on how to improve laws, policies and practices to prevent and better respond to child sexual abuse in institutions.
Callers within Australia – 1800 099 340 (Toll free number. Calls from a mobile or pay telephone will attract additional charges).
Callers from Overseas – 61 2 8815 2319
The Royal Commission Intake Service operates Monday to Friday (excluding national public holidays) between the hours of 8am and 8pm Eastern Standard Time.
GPO Box 5283, Sydney NSW 2001
Child, Youth and Family Support
Phone: 1800 001 219
Hearing Impairment Service
Phone: 1800 555 677
Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania
Free legal advice available.
Phone: 1300 366 611
Translating and Interpreting Service
Victims Support Services
Phone: 1300 300 238
Phone: (03) 6278 1660
Freecall 1800 265 669
Phone: (03) 6273 9117
Hobart Women's Health Centre
25 Lefroy Street North Hobart
Phone: (03) 6231 3212 (local callers)
Phone: 1800 675 028 (women's health information line)
127 Davey St, Hobart
Phone: (03) 6224 1777
Huon Domestic Violence Service
Pulse Youth Health Centre
Phone: (03) 6233 8900
S.H.E. (Support, Help & Empowerment) Inc.
Phone: 6278 9090
57 Liverpool St, Hobart
For young people, aged 12 - 24 years.
Phone: (03) 6231 2927
44 Collins Street, Hobart.
Phone: (03) 6231 5150
Other available National Services, Contacts & Website Links:
About Date Rape
A great site for information about date rape, drink spiking and tips for being safe.
Australian Domestic & Family Violence Clearinghouse
Phone: 1800 753 382 or (02) 9385 2990
Bursting the Bubble
A great site if things aren't ok in the family. Quizzes-stories-help-ideas.
Health Insite / Sexual Abuse and Assault / Sexual Health
Federal Government Initiative web-site
Indigenous Justice Clearing House.
Multilingual Mental Health Australia Fact Sheets
10 Health Topics in over 20 languages.
A dedicated service for men with relationship and family concerns.
Phone: 1300 78 99 78
Resources to help understand and prevent violence www.ourwatch.org.au
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