Department of Human Services
Where there is no immediate risk to the child's safety
Child Protection Services
If a delay would have a serious impact on a child's immediate safety, stability or development.
National child protection clearinghouse
To make a complaint about the services the Department of Human Services delivers:
phone 1300 884 706
Counselling, information and referral service for parents and carers with children aged from birth to eighteen years.
Parentline is a confidential and anonymous service.
Paid Parental leave
Australia’s first national Paid Parental Leave scheme started on 1 January 2011. It gives working parents support to spend more time at home with their new baby and help employers retain valuable and skilled staff.
Creating opportunities for children and young people in care
Phone: 9918 0002
Freecall: 1800 655 105
Free and confidential legal advice
Free, private and confidential phone and online counselling 24 hrs a day 7 days a week
Child care concerns
Working with Children Check
Royal Children's Hospital Safety Centre
Centres Against Sexual Assault
South Eastern Centre Against Sexual Assault (SECASA)
Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare
New South Wales