Useful links


If you are in immediate danger, call 000.

You can also call the police on 131 444 to report a crime after it’s happened.

Queensland Police

Australian Federal Police Family Law Policing

Domestic violence support services

DVConnect provides a 24-hour advice phone line for women and children affected by domestic and family violence across Queensland. Call 1800 811 811 (free call).

1800RESPECT provides a national sexual assualt and domestic violence counselling service. Call 1800 737 732 (free call).

Sexual assault support services

The Queensland Statewide Sexual Assault Helpline provides a free confidential service open from 7.30am to 11.30pm, 7 days a week. Call 1800 010 120 (free call).

Sexual Assault

Gold Coast Centre Against Sexual Violence

Child protection

To report or find our more about child protection, call the Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services on 1800 811 810 (free call).

The South West Brisbane Community Legal Centre also has specialist publications on child protection.

For counselling for children exposed to domestic violence, call Centacare at (07) 3252 4371.

Legal Aid

Call Legal Aid Queensland at 1300 651 188 (anywhere in Queensland for legal information and referral) or 1300 650 143 (for legal information and referral for indigenous people).