The Daniel Morcombe Foundation is a not for profit foundation that provides free resources for children and young people’s personal safety education.
If you are seeking other information or support, we recommend the following websites and services.
Emergency call 000
For any emergencies or if someone is in danger please call 000 immediately.
If you have a complaint about a bus service, please contact the bus company directly. If you are unhappy with the response, you are able to write a formal letter to your local State Member of Parliament and the State Transport Minister.
The Australian Centre to Counter Child Exploitation (ACCCE)
ACCCE provides a nationally consistent response to reports of inappropriate, harmful or criminal activities that have occurred to children online.
You can report online at www.accce.gov.au/report or call 132 237.
The Office of the eSafety Commissioner provides information and support on cyberbullying and online safety. www.esafety.gov.au
Mental Health and Crisis Services
24 hour crisis line for any issue including 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.
Call 131 114 or visit www.lifeline.org.au
Domestic and Family Violence
DV Connect – Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7
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.
1800 811 811 (Women)
1800 600 636 (Men)
1800 010 120 (Sexual Assault Helpline)
Men’s Referral Service
Australian men’s helpline for dealing with family and domestic violence matters.
Call 1300 766 491
Act for Kids
Offers a wide range of support for families under pressure and children at risk of abuse and neglect Act for Kids provide intensive therapy for children and young people who have experienced abuse.
Call 1300 228 000 or www.actforkids.com.au
Relationships Australia -Victims Counselling & Support Service
Victims Counselling & Support Service 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.
Call 1300 139 703 or www.raq.org.au or www.vcss.org.au
Support for Victims of Crime
Queensland Homicide Victims Support Group – QHVSG
New South Wales Homicide Victims Support Group – HVSG
Victoria Homicide Victims Support Group – VHVSG
South Australia Homicide Victim Support Group – HVSG
Tasmania Victim Support Services Tasmania Department of Justice
Information on your rights, legal procedures, Victim Impact Statements, or related issues.
Call 03 6165 7524 or 1300 663 773 (toll free) or email email@example.com or visit www.justice.tas.gov.au/victims
Northern Territory Victims of Crime
Reporting Child Abuse
If you suspect that a child has experienced abuse or is at risk of harm you should contact the relevant state or territory child protection agency. The Australian Institute of Family Studies has an up to date contact list https://aifs.gov.au/cfca/publications/reporting-abuse-and-neglect
POLICELINK 131 444
QLD Crime and Corruption Commission, Information or a complaint about the conduct of a public sector officer including police 1800 061 611
VIC Victorian Police’s Professional Standards Command 1300 363 101
TAS Tasmanian Integrity Commission 1300 720 289
WA Corruption and Crime Commission 08 9215 4998
NT Ombudsman 1800 806 380