If you have a complaint about a bus service, please contact the bus company directly. If you are unhappy with the response, please write a formal letter to your local State Member of Parliament and the State Transport Minister.
KIDS HELP LINE
1800 55 1800
Telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.
Help | Information | Complaining & Reporting | Cyberbullying and much more visit www.esafety.gov.au
1300 224 636
They promote good mental health and create change to protect everyone's mental health and improve the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by depression, anxiety and suicide.
1800 RESPECT1800 737 732
National sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service.
DV CONNECT - Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7
1800 811 811
(Women)1800 600 636
(Men)1800 010 120
(Sexual Assault Helpline)
DVConnect is the only state wide telephone service offering anyone affected by domestic or family violence a free 'crisis hotline' 24 hours a day 7 days a week. They offer free, professional and non-judgemental telephone support, wherever you live in Queensland.
MEN'S REFERRAL SERVICE
Call 1300 766 491
Australian men helpline for dealing with family and domestic violence matters.
ACT FOR KIDS
Call 1300 228 000
Offers a wide range of support for families under pressure and at risk of child abuse and neglect. Offer intensive therapy for children and young people who have experienced trauma of abuse.
Call 1800 272 831
School based programs, training, counselling, support and advocacy for survivors. Operates in Qld, NSW, VIC and Tasmania.
RELATIONSHIPS AUSTRALIA - Victims Counselling & Support Service
Call 1300 139 703
VCSS provides a 24 hour telephone referral service and information line for those affected by crime. Additionally they provide a range of counselling and support services to assist people whose lives have been impacted by crime, to try and resume their lives.
Relationships Australia offers either face-to-face or telephone counselling for VCSS clients.
The main focus of the Victims Counselling and Support Service is to assist people, who have been affected by crime, to manage the situation as best they can and to provide them with a range of counselling and support services that assist them to resume their lives.Who is this service for?
Queensland residents who have been impacted by crime including:
Victims of crime.
Family members and friends of victims of crime.
Witnesses of crime.What is involved?
The service involves sitting and talking with a counsellor about any difficulties that you are experiencing or any support you may require. As well as offering counselling to those affected by crime either directly or indirectly the service also provides information and referral to other support services. We also offer telephone counselling.
Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group - QHVSG
Call 1800 774 744
24 hour emotional support, personal advocacy and information to all people affected by homicides that occur in Qld regardless of age, gender, culture or religion.
New South Wales Homicide Victims Support Group - HVSG
Call 1800 191 777
Offer counselling, support and information to families and friends of homicide victims throughout NSW.
Victoria Homicide Victims Support Group - VHVSG
Call 0396 621 368
VHVSG Victims Assistance Support Team (VAST) will provide immediate &specialised service management to all homicide victims.
South Australia Homicide Victim Support Group - HVSG
Call 08 8301 4200
or visit www.dpp.sa.gov.au/03/HomicideMaze.pdf
The group is exclusive for people who have suffered the loss of a loved one through homicide, whether it is a wife, partner, child or sibling.
Tasmania Victim Support Services Tasmania Department of Justice
Call 03 6165 7524
or 1300 663 773
(toll free) or email firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit www.justice.tas.gov.au/victims
For when you would like to know any more about your rights, legal procedures, Victim Impact Statements, or related issues.
Northern Territory Victims of Crime
Call 1800 672 242
To support victims in the Northern Territory affected by crime. They provide support, information, referral & advocacy to victims of crime.
Homicide Victims Support Group - HVSG
Call 0451 974 685
or visit www.hvsg.org.au
Offers peer-to-peer support, by and for, those who have lost a loved one through homicide. We are not a counselling service, and cannot offer professional or legal advice.
OTHER AGENCIES IN RELATION TO VICTIMS OF CRIME ARE LOCATED AT:www.aic.gov.au/crime_community/victims/victimsorganisations.html
Call 131 114
or visit www.lifeline.org.au
24 hour crisis line for suicidal thoughts or attempts, personal crisis, anxiety, depression, loneliness, abuse and trauma, stresses from work, family or society, self-help information for friends and family.
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITIES WEBSITES FOR INFORMATION
REPORTING CHILD ABUSE
QLD refer to "Protecting children and supporting families
" print out
NSW Child Protection Helpline 132 111
VIC Child Protection Crisis Line 131 278
or 03 9344 2210
TAS Child Protection Services 1300 737 639
SA Child Abuse Report Line 131 478
WA Department of Child Protection and Family Support 1800 622 258
or Crisis Care 1800 199 008
POLICE LINK 131 444
QLD Crime and Corruption Commission, Information or a complaint about the conduct of a public sector officer including police 1800 061 611
NSW The Police Integrity Commission and the Crime Commision 1800 451 524
or 02 9286 1000
VIC Vctorian Police's Professional Standards Command 1300 363 101
TAS Tasmanian Integrity Commission 1300 720 289
SA Independent Commissioner Against Corruption 1300 782 489
or 08 8207 1777
WA Corruption and Crime Commission 08 9215 4998
NT Ombudsman 1800 806 380
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