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People you can talk to

If you need to talk to someone about anything, including what's going on at home or school, you can call Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 (www.kidshelp.com.au), eheadspace on 1800 650 890 (www.eheadspace.org.au) or Lifeline on 13 11 14 (www.lifeline.org.au). 

In an emergency, please call the police on 000.

Urgent legal advice

If you need urgent legal advice, please visit www.naclc.org.au to find your local community legal centre.  You can also call the State/Territory Legal Aid Office in your state or territory. You can find their number here.

 

If you’re under 18 and have an urgent question about police or crime, you can call:


In NSW - Youth Justice Hotline on 1800 10 18 10 – they are open 9am to midnight weekdays, and non-stop from Friday 9am to Sunday midnight
In WA - Contact Youth Legal Service on 9202 1688 (Perth metro) or 1800 199 006 (from regional areas)
In Victoria - Contact Youthlaw on 03 9611 2412 or Victorian Legal Aid's Youth Crime team on 1300 792 387
In Queensland - call 1300 65 11 88 and ask to speak to the Youth Legal Aid team
In ACT, contact the Youth Law Centre on (02) 6173 5410
In Tasmania, call Legal Aid on 1300 366 611 or the Hobart Community Legal Service on (03) 6223 2500
In South Australia, call Legal Aid on and ask to speak to the Youth Legal Service on 8111 5310.
In Northern Territory, call Legal Aid on 1800 019 343. If you're calling from Darwin – (08) 8999 3000, Alice Springs – (08) 8951 5377 or Katherine – (08) 8973 8704.

If you’re under 18 and Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and have an urgent question about police or crime:

You can contact the following numbers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:

NSW and ACT - 1800 765 767
Victoria – (03) 9418 5999 or 1800 064 865
South Australia: (08) 8113 3777 or 1800 643 222
Queensland: 1800 012 255



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