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  • 8700 Find Your Ideal Figure

    What is a kilojoule (kJ)? Nearly everything we eat and drink provides our bodies with energy to fuel our basic body functions and physical activity. This energy is measured in kilojoules (kJ). When we are active, our bodies burn up more kJ energy. The average Australian adult consumes about 8700kJ a day find out more…

  • ADA – Australian Dental Association

    The Australian Dental Association is an organisation of dentists which has as its aim the encouragement of the health of the public and the promotion of the art and science of dentistry. There are Branches of the Association in all States and Territories. Membership is voluntary and over 90% of dentists in Australia are members. […]

  • ADA – Australian Dental Association NSW Branch

    ADA NSW is the prime membership association for dentists in NSW and the ACT. Established in 1929, we: help our members deliver the best possible oral health care to their patients promote oral health awareness in the community.  

  • All About Acne

    All About Acne is written by a team of leading Australian health and medical professionals from around the country – dermatologists as well as a cosmetic medicine practitioner, a GP, pharmacist and obstetrician / gynaecologist – who have all volunteered their time to this resource. Together, we’ll keep you up to date with the latest, […]

  • as 1 diabetes

    This website provides explanations, ideas, links and references to assist everyone in your circle to gain a better understanding of diabetes and how it affects your life.  With knowledge comes confidence and support.

  • Asthma Australia

    Asthma Australia provides education, training and advocacy for patients with asthma and linked conditions.

  • Australasian College of Dermatologists A – Z of Skin

    The Australasian College of Dermatologists is the medical college responsible for the training and professional development of medical practitioners in the specialty of dermatology. Dermatologists are qualified medical specialists who, through additional training, have obtained postgraduate qualifications to specialise in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of skin, nail and hair diseases and skin cancers.

  • Australian Hearing

    Australian Hearing is one of the largest hearing service providers in the world with a reputation for innovation and world-leading practices.  Australian Hearing provides subsidised services to clients with a disability under our Community Service Obligation.

  • Australian Podiatry Association NSW/ACT

    Podiatrists are health professionals specialising in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders of the foot and the lower limb. The Podiatrist’s scope of practice includes areas such as paediatrics, diabetes, sports injuries, structural problems, the treatment of the elderly as well as general foot care.  

  • Better Health Channel

    The Better Health Channel (BHC) provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand, regularly reviewed and locally relevant. BHC does not have any advertising or sponsorship and is fully funded by the State Government of Victoria (Australia). The Better Health Channel provides health and medical information to […]

  • Cancer Australia

    Cancer Australia was established by the Australian Government in 2006 to benefit all Australians affected by cancer, and their families and carers. Cancer Australia works to reduce the impact of cancer and improve the well-being of those diagnosed by ensuring that evidence informs cancer prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment and supportive care.

  • Cancer Council

    As Australia’s peak national non-government cancer control1 organisation, Cancer Council Australia advises the Australian Government and other bodies on practices and policies to help prevent, detect and treat cancer. We also advocate for the rights of cancer patients for best treatment and supportive care.

  • Cancer Institute NSW

    The Cancer Institute NSW is Australia’s first statewide, government-funded cancer control agency.

  • Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders (CEDD)

    The Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders (CEDD) is funded by the Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Office, NSW Ministry for Health.  It is an academic and service support centre based in Sydney, Australia resulting from a collaboration between The Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise & Eating Disorders in the Faculty of Medicine […]

  • Cervical Screening NSW

    Regular Pap tests can reduce your risk of being diagnosed with cervical cancer by up to 96%. Make an appointment with your doctor or nurse today.

  • Contraception at ReachOut.com

    Contraception is a really important aspect of having safer sex, and helps ensure that you won’t get pregnant if you don’t want to. There are different types of contraception; hormonal contraceptive pillsor the vaginal ring; contraceptive injections orimplants; intrauterine devices (either hormonal or non-hormonal), barrier contraception and fertility awareness based methods.  Find out more information from ReachOut.

  • Diabetes Australia

    Diabetes Australia was established in 1984 as a national federated body comprising state and territory organisations supporting people with diabetes and those professional and research bodies particularly concerned with the treatment and prevention of diabetes

  • Diabetes Australia: Eating Well with Diabetes

    Choosing healthy foods and being active will help manage your blood glucose levels and your body weight. Healthy eating for people with diabetes is similar to recommendations for everyone so there is no need to prepare separate meals or buy special foods. Healthy eating can be enjoyed by the whole family.  

  • Diabetes NSW

    We are the New South Wales branch of Diabetes Australia which formed on 27 July 1938. Diabetes NSW works proactively to improve the day-to-day lives of people living with diabetes, help prevent diabetes-related complications and make things easier by educating carers, employers and the general public. We are Australia’s largest member-based non-profit organisation dedicated to people […]

  • Eat for Health

    The Australian Dietary Guidelines (the Guidelines) provide up-to-date advice about the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and wellbeing. The recommendations are based on scientific evidence, developed after looking at good quality research. By following the dietary patterns recommended in the Guidelines, we will get enough of the nutrients […]

  • Eating Disorders Info

    Eating disorders can affect anyone. They can impact someone of any age, gender or cultural background. We’re here to help, no matter what you’re going through. 

  • Get Healthy at Work

    Get Healthy at Work is an important new NSW Government initiative that aims to help improve the health of working adults by focussing on: – Healthy weight – Physical activity – Healthy eating – Active travel (i.e. walking, cycling, public transport to work) – Smoking – Harmful alcohol consumption.No matter what industry you’re in or […]

  • Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service

    The Get Healthy Service is a telephone service aimed at providing information and ongoing support for adults in relation to: healthy eating. physical activity. achieving and maintaining a healthy weight. The Get Healthy Service is delivered by Healthyways Australia, an organization who has significant experience running health coaching programs.  All of the Get Healthy Coaches are universally qualified […]

  • Girls Make Your Move

    It’s time to get active. It’s not about ability, and it’s not about perfection – it’s about having more energy and feeling better. Putting yourself first. Get out there with friends, or get active by yourself. Have fun, it’s not about competition and it doesn’t have to be an organised sport. Being active makes you […]

  • Health Direct: Symptom Checker

    Are you experiencing pain or other symptoms and not sure what they mean or what to do?  The healthdirect Symptom Checker guides you to the appropriate healthcare action: if you need to see a doctor or go to your nearest hospital or emergency department. It helps you understand symptoms and possible signs of illness, causes […]

  • Healthdirect for Teenagers

    Healthdirect Australia is a public company limited by shares and delivers health services by contracting with service providers, managing ongoing operations and implementing governance structures for its health services to be provided safely and efficiently. Services available through Healthdirect Australia are wholly or jointly funded by federal, state and territory governments.

  • Healthdirect for Young Adults

    Healthdirect Australia is a public company limited by shares and delivers health services by contracting with service providers, managing ongoing operations and implementing governance structures for its health services to be provided safely and efficiently. Services available through Healthdirect Australia are wholly or jointly funded by federal, state and territory governments.

  • HEARsmart

    HEARsmart is about helping Australians take charge of their hearing health. To make this happen, HEARsmart is: • raising awareness of the risks associated with excessive noise and sound exposure • providing information and tools to minimise the risk of hearing loss • encouraging people to take action today so they can hear for the […]

  • Heart Foundation

    The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health through funding world-class cardiovascular research, guidelines for health professionals, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease.

  • Heart Foundation Walking Groups

    If your looking for fun, social and easy way to get active, why not join the Heart Foundation Walking today.  As Australia’s largest network of free walking groups, you are sure to find a group to suit you.

  • Hepatitis Australia

    Our mission is to provide leadership and advocacy on viral hepatitis and support partnerships for action to ensure the needs of Australians affected by or at risk of viral hepatitis are met.

  • Hepatitis NSW

    We work to prevent the transmission of viral hepatitis and to improve the health and well-being of affected people and communities.    

  • Inside Radiology

    “InsideRadiology” provides consumers and health professionals with free and easily accessible accurate, up to date, credible information about medical imaging tests and procedures. All information items have been written by experts and edited by a team of specialised consumer writers to make them easy to read and understand. If you are unsure or have concerns […]

  • Kidney Health

    Kidney Health Australia is a not for profit organisation whose focus is to improve kidney health outcomes which lead to improvements to the quality of life for people with kidney and urinary tract diseases.

  • Know Pathology Know Healthcare

    Australia’s pathology service is the best in the world, and we want to keep it that way. Know Pathology Know Healthcare is boosting awareness that: Pathology services are an essential part of almost all aspects of a patient’s healthcare Pathology saves lives Pathology reduces healthcare costs Pathology involves doctors who are specialists, scientists and sophisticated technologies Australian […]

  • Know Your Noise

    The purpose of the Know Your Noise website is to provide accurate and meaningful information about noise exposure and its impact on your hearing health.  It’s a place where you can get personalised information that’s directly relevant to your own situation. You can find out whether your levels of noise exposure (at work and play) […]

  • Lab Tests Online

    All you need to know about pathology testingPathology tests are essential to modern medicine. They provide the information needed to make diagnoses, screen for illnesses and monitor treatment and medication. We’re here to help you understand them with up-to-date information written by practising Australian pathologists and senior laboratory scientists. Managed by the Australasian Association of Clinical […]

  • Love Your Liver

    Welcome to the Love your Liver Website. We have tips for good liver health, delicious liver-friendly recipes and information that will help you to get to know one of your most hardworking and vital organs – your liver.

  • Lung Foundation

    Lung Foundation Australia is a national organisation which was originally established as The Australian Lung Foundation in 1990 to provide support to patients and carers burdened by lung disease and to ensure lung health is a priority for all in Australia. 

  • MS Australia

    MS Australia is the national voice for MS. We work in advocacy and communications and collaboratively with our stakeholders to benefit thousands of people affected by MS across the country. We also work closely with MS Research Australia to fund research into better detection, treatments and a cure. We do all this on behalf of […]

  • My Health Record

    My Health Record is a secure online summary of your health information. You can control what goes into it, and who is allowed to access it. You can choose to share your health information with your doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.

  • National Asthma Council Australia

    National Asthma Council Australia is a not for profit organisation working to improve health outcomes and quality of life for people with asthma.

  • National Eating Disorders Collaboration

    The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) brings research, expertise and evidence from leaders in the field together in one place. It’s a one stop portal to make eating disorders information a lot more accessible for everyone.

  • NPS MedicineWise

    Independent, evidence-based and not-for-profit, at NPS MEDICINEWISE we provide practical tools and information about medicines, health conditions and medical tests. We give individuals the tools and knowledge to help them make better decisions about their health and medicines and keep health professionals up to date with the latest evidenced-based information.

  • NSW Government Office of Sport and Recreation

    Find out about over 70 sport and recreational activities including how to participate, links to state sport associations and local clubs.

  • NSW Health: Be in the know rights of young people in healthcare

    NSW Health: Maternity, Child, Youth and Paediatrics Unit champion the health interests of children and young people whether they are at home, in the community or in or out of hospital. This includes health services for babies, children, adolescents, mothers, parents and families.  Developed by NSW Health: Maternity, Child, Youth and Paediatrics Unit  this video highlights […]

  • NSW Health: How to get your own Medicare Card

    The following youth-friendly resources have been developed to explain how young people can get their own Medicare card under different circumstances. These resources will be useful for workers in a range of settings.

  • NSW Health: Immunisation Program

    The Immunise Australia Program aims to increase national immunisation rates by funding free vaccination programs, administering the Australian Childhood Immunisation register and communicating information about immunisation to the general public and health professionals.    

  • NSW Health: Make Healthy Normal

    With over half the adults in NSW overweight or obese, being unhealthy has become normal. Just a handful of belly fat increases risk of heart disease, cancer, stroke and type 2 diabetes. The good news? It’s never too late to make healthy normal. Find out more from Make Healthy Normal.

  • NSW Health: Our Health Our Way Videos

    The seven short Our Health, Our Way videos were developed on the basis of extensive consultation with young people and use their words as key messages.

  • NSW Health: Public Oral Health (Dental) Services

    The range of oral health services provided through the NSW public health system broadly includes dental services to children and adults according to criteria that target emergency situations, those in most need, dental education and oral health promotional services.   Operationally in NSW these services are delivered by each of the Local Health Districts.   […]

  • NSW Health: Youth friendly confidentiality resources

    This set of resources addresses confidentiality for young people. The poster and pocket-sized card are to explain confidentiality of health services for young people aged 12 to 24. These resources were developed through extensive consultation with an identified expert group including young people.

  • NSW Health: Youth Friendly General Practice Video

    The youth friendly general practice video informs young people about the breadth of the GP role, the confidentiality of the services that GPs provide, and encourages young people to access GPs. The video is a resource for schools, in particular as part of the PDHPE program. Teacher notes are available to accompany the video resource […]

  • NSW Poisons Information Centre

    Our mission is to provide high quality, up-to-date and evidence-based information regarding the risk assessment, management and treatment of human poisoning to the general public and health care professionals, across New South Wales 24 hours a day and after-hours to the remainder of Australia. We aim to be a focal point for toxicology education and […]

  • Optometry Australia: Your Eyes

    Optometrists are a source for all your eye health, vision and prescription eyewear needs. Here at Optometry Australia we think we have everything you need to ensure you and your family have good vision for life. We have information on: What happens in an eye exam Children’s vision Myopia Cataract Eye safety Eye health for parents Nutrition…. […]

  • Pretty Shady

    Pretty Shady was established in NSW in the summer of 2013. Our aim is to stop skin cancer, one summer at a time.

  • Siblings Australia

    Siblings Australia is a unique national organisation committed to improving the support available for siblings of children and adults with chronic conditions including disability, chronic illness and mental health issues.  

  • Smart Eating For You

    Nutrition information, tips and recipes to help you eat well. All our information has been written by Accredited Practising Dietitians (APDs), and is reviewed regularly.So you can be sure this is the most up-to-date and credible nutrition info around!

  • The Butterfly Foundation

    The Butterfly Foundation represents all people affected by eating disorders and negative body image – a person with the illness, their family and their friends. As a leading national voice in supporting their needs, Butterfly highlights the realities of seeking treatment for recovery, and advocates for improved services from both government and independent sources.

  • Tune In Not Out

    TINO features videos, stories, blogs, music and factsheets from services right across Australia, brought together in one central location. We want you to find the information you need with ease, whilst also discovering services and other websites which can assist you further on specific topics. For example, on our depression page we have over 50 videos created […]

  • Vision Loss: Resources for Vision Impairment

    Designed by Guide Dogs NSW/ACT the website is believed to be the first of its kind in Australia dedicated to the issue of vision loss. Featuring sections on different vision conditions, information on local services, links to support groups and industry bodies, and an interactive discussion forum, it aims to provide eye-care professionals, people experiencing vision […]

  • Your Brain Matters

    This website will show you the close links between what’s good for your physical health and what’s good for your brain. There are many things you can build into your everyday life to be brain healthy. Over the next three years with funding from the Commonwealth Government Alzheimer’s Australia will be informing you of ways […]

  • Youth Cancer

    The Youth Cancer Service (YCS), funded by the Australian Government and administered by CanTeen, aims to reach all young people diagnosed with cancer and provide specialist medical, nursing and psychosocial support from diagnosis, throughout treatment and into survivorship.

  • Youth.gov.au

    youth.gov.au is the Australian Government’s central hub for information on services and programs for young people.

About Mental Wellbeing

About Mental Wellbeing Links, .
  • Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network

    Australian Child and Adolescent Trauma, Loss and Grief Network links parents, members of the community and professionals to share experiences and resources on the care of children and youth experiencing the impact of trauma, loss and grief.

  • Australian Childhood Foundation

    The Australian Childhood Foundation works to give children back the childhoods that have been stolen from them through no fault of their own. We work to help children who know only fear, anger, shame, loneliness and the deepest hurt, to re-connect with the world: to learn to trust, to feel safe, to develop self-confidence, to […]

  • beyondblue

    beyondblue is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working to increase awareness and understanding of depression and anxiety in Australia and to reduce the associated stigma.

  • Black Dog Institute

    Black Dog Institute is a national not for profit concerned with mood disorders such as depression and bipolar disorder.

  • Bullying at Youth beyondblue

    Anyone can be bullied – it’s a lot more common than people think and can happen at school, at home, on the sporting field, at work or online. If you are being bullied, it’s important to remember that you are not to blame, and that there are steps you can take to stop it. Bullying […]

  • COPMI: Children of Parents with a Mental Illness

    The COPMI (Children of Parents with a Mental Illness) national initiative develops information for parents, their partners, carers, family and friends in support of these children.

  • eheadspace

    eheadspace is a confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 – 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional Young people may contact us if they need advice, are worried about their mental health or are feeling isolated or alone. eheadspace can help with a […]

  • GROW

    GROW is a community of people working towards better mental health through mutual help and a 12 step program of recovery. Small groups of people, who have experienced depression, anxiety or other mental or emotional distress, meet together on a weekly basis to help each other deal with the challenges of life.

  • headspace

    Headspace (National Youth Mental Health Foundation) Headspace provides mental and healthwellbeing support, information services to young people aged 12-25 years andtheir families across Australia.

  • Healthdirect for Young Adults

    Healthdirect Australia is a public company limited by shares and delivers health services by contracting with service providers, managing ongoing operations and implementing governance structures for its health services to be provided safely and efficiently. Services available through Healthdirect Australia are wholly or jointly funded by federal, state and territory governments.

  • Interrelate – Family Mental Health Support

    Connect is a free service which provides assistance for families and children/young people where a child or young person’s mental health and wellbeing are at risk

  • It’s Allright

    Dealing with mental illness in your family can be hard. Here’s how we can help: Read the diaries of four teenagers, based on real stories, as they deal with the challenge of living with mental illness in their families Read or listen to Factsheets and Podcasts for clear facts and information Contact our Helpline for […]

  • Lifeline

    Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

  • Lifeline: Loss & Grief

    Feelings of loss and grief can be experienced after we lose someone or something we care about like; the death of a loved one; loss of a relationship; loss of a pet; loss of a job; a change to your way of life; or loss of important possessions. The grief you experience in these instances […]

  • Lifeline: Preventing Suicide

    Suicide is the leading cause of death in Australia for men under 44 and women under 34. Men are four times more likely to die by suicide than women and ABS data (2009) shows more people die from suicide than road deaths. Most people don’t want to die they just want their pain to stop. […]

  • Mental Health Association NSW

    We play a vital role in the development of mental health initiatives which result in increased community awareness and knowledge of mental health issues. With the support of our Board, staff, members, volunteers and students, we work towards a society free from prejudice and discrimination against people living with mental illness. We strive towards a […]

  • Mind Health Connect

    We know there’s a lot of information out there on stress, anxiety and depression but finding what’s relevant and trustworthy can be a confusing process. mindhealthconnect is here to point you in the right direction and enable you to take those first positive steps towards a healthier you. Use our unique Guided Search Tool or browse the Library to find quality resources […]

  • Mind Spot

    The MindSpot Clinic is a free service for Australian adults who are experiencing difficulties with anxiety, stress, depression and low mood. We provide online Screening Assessments and Treatment Courses, or we can help you find local services that can help.

  • National Association for Loss And Grief (NSW) Inc

    Since its formation NALAG (NSW) Inc’s primary objective has been to encourage and promote professional and community education in loss, grief, bereavement and trauma. NALAG (NSW) Inc has been involved in the establishment of many of the loss and grief support groups throughout Australia. NALAG is frequently called upon for training and advice by schools, […]

  • National Eating Disorders Collaboration

    The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) brings research, expertise and evidence from leaders in the field together in one place. It’s a one stop portal to make eating disorders information a lot more accessible for everyone.

  • NSW Government Office of Sport and Recreation

    Find out about over 70 sport and recreational activities including how to participate, links to state sport associations and local clubs.

  • NSW Health: Youth Friendly General Practice Video

    The youth friendly general practice video informs young people about the breadth of the GP role, the confidentiality of the services that GPs provide, and encourages young people to access GPs. The video is a resource for schools, in particular as part of the PDHPE program. Teacher notes are available to accompany the video resource […]

  • Partners In Depression

    Partners in Depression is a group education program designed to address the information and support needs of those who care for or love a person experiencing depression. It is a six session program run by two facilitators in community settings. The six session format of the program includes coverage of the following topics: Session 1 […]

  • ReachOut.com

    ReachOut.com is Australia’s leading online youth mental health service. It’s the perfect place to start if you’re not sure where to look. Every year it helps hundreds of thousands of young Australians with information support and stories on everything from finding your motivation, through to getting through really tough times.

  • ReachOut.com: All About Panic Attacks

    Up to 40% of Australians will experience a panic attack at some point in their lives but having a panic attack doesn’t necessarily mean that they have a panic disorder. Panic attacks and panic disorder have many different risk factors and symptoms, but they can be managed and controlled.

  • ReachOut.com: Psychosis disorders

    Psychosis, in a simple explanation, is a word used to describe the experience of a distortion or loss of contact with reality. You could have delusions, hallucinations and/or confusing thoughts.

  • RUOK

    The R U OK? Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging all people to regularly and meaningfully ask ‘are you ok?’ to support those struggling with life. R U OK? Day is our national day of action on the second Thursday of September (11 September 2014), and dedicated to reminding people to regularly check […]

  • SANE Australia

    Mental health-related information, tips, links and online help.

  • Siblings Australia

    Siblings Australia is a unique national organisation committed to improving the support available for siblings of children and adults with chronic conditions including disability, chronic illness and mental health issues.  

  • Smiling Mind

    Smiling Mind is modern meditation for young people. It is a unique web and App-based program, designed to help bring balance to young lives.

  • Somazone

    Somazone is a safe space for young people to ask questions, share stories and get help for mental health issues, sexual health, relationships, abuse, body image, and drug use.

  • Suicide Call Back Service

    The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone counselling to people 18 years and over who fit one of the following categories: People who are suicidal People caring for someone who is suicidal People bereaved by suicide

  • The Butterfly Foundation

    The Butterfly Foundation represents all people affected by eating disorders and negative body image – a person with the illness, their family and their friends. As a leading national voice in supporting their needs, Butterfly highlights the realities of seeking treatment for recovery, and advocates for improved services from both government and independent sources.

  • Your Brain Matters

    This website will show you the close links between what’s good for your physical health and what’s good for your brain. There are many things you can build into your everyday life to be brain healthy. Over the next three years with funding from the Commonwealth Government Alzheimer’s Australia will be informing you of ways […]

  • Youthbeyondblue

    Provides support for Youth experiencing anxiety and depression.

Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs

Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs Links, .
  • Al – Anon Family Groups Australia

    Do you need help to cope with the effects of someone else’s drinking? Is the drinking of your partner, parent, child or friend worrying you? Did you grow up in a family affected by alcohol abuse? Alcoholism, alcohol abuse, or problem drinking affects thousands of families in Australia and worldwide. Your inquiry is confidential and […]

  • Alcohol and Drug Information Service

    ADIS is a NSW statewide telephone service providing education, information, referral, crisis counselling and support about illegal drugs such as heroin, ice and cannabis, and legal drugs such as alcohol. We keep a database with over 1500 Drug and Alcohol related services across NSW.ADIS operates 24 hours, 7 days a week. All calls are confidential […]

  • Australian Drug Information Network

    The Australian Drug Information Network (ADIN) is Australia’s leading alcohol and drug search directory. Here you will find reliable information on alcohol, other drugs and mental health, with links to treatment services, research, statistics, guidelines, journals, policy, campaigns, events, curriculum, professional development opportunities and more.  

  • Drinkwise Australia

    Established in 2005 by the alcohol industry, DrinkWise Australia is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. Our primary focus is to help bring about a healthier and safer drinking culture in Australia.

  • Family Drug Support Australia

    Supporting families affected by alcohol and other drugs.

  • NSW Health: Crystalline Methamphetamine

    Methamphetamines are stimulants, and part of the amphetamine group of drugs manufactured from common pharmaceutical drugs and readily available chemicals such as acetone, bleach, battery acid, and engine coolant. Methamphetamines are potent and illegal stimulants that speed up the function of the brain and nervous system. Find out more from NSW Health.

  • NSW Health: Drug and Alcohol Fact Sheets

    This site provides information on Drug and Alcohol issues.

  • NUAA: New Users and AIDS Association: Living with Drugs

    Living with drugs is not easy. For a start, the fact that most drugs are illegal poses special problems for people who use them, ranging from the potential of contracting blood-born viruses such as hepatitis C to the possibility of winding up in prison. These, and many other, issues are covered in this section of the site.

  • Quitline

    The first step when quitting smoking is to think through your reasons to quit. People quit smoking for many reasons, most commonly to improve their health and to save money. Thinking through your own personal reasons to quit will help you decide if smoking is worth it or not.

  • ReachOut.com: Psychosis disorders

    Psychosis, in a simple explanation, is a word used to describe the experience of a distortion or loss of contact with reality. You could have delusions, hallucinations and/or confusing thoughts.

  • Red Frogs Australia

    Red Frogs is a support program for young people from the ages of 15 – 25. Red Frogs recognize that the culture of young people is dominated by alcohol and that excessive consumption of alcohol and other substances can lead to dangerous and life altering behaviours. Therefore Red Frogs make it their mission to provide […]

  • Somazone

    Somazone is a safe space for young people to ask questions, share stories and get help for mental health issues, sexual health, relationships, abuse, body image, and drug use.

  • Stimulant Health Check Up

    Regardless of how often or how much crystal you use health issues can arise. Seeing a GP or Specialist Clinic with experience in providing health checks specifically for people who use crystal or other stimulants can help you stay on top of your physical and mental health.

  • Stimulant Treatment Line

    St Vincent’s Stimulant Treatment Line (STL) is a NSW state-wide telephone service providing education, information, referral, crisis counselling and support specifically for stimulant use such as speed, ice, ecstasy, cocaine etc. STL also supports the Stimulant Treatment Program (STP), an innovative program that deals with stimulant use. The Stimulant Treatment Program runs Monday to Friday, but […]

  • Tune In Not Out

    TINO features videos, stories, blogs, music and factsheets from services right across Australia, brought together in one central location. We want you to find the information you need with ease, whilst also discovering services and other websites which can assist you further on specific topics. For example, on our depression page we have over 50 videos created […]

  • Your Room

    Your Room offers information about alcohol and a wide range of drugs, how they can affect people, side effects, withdrawal, and how to get help for yourself or for anyone else who needs it. You can access help, learn about support and treatment options, or test your knowledge about alcohol and other drugs with the Spinner Game. There are resources to order or […]

Education and Employment

Education and Employment Links, .
  • Australian Universities.com.au

    Study in Australia at an Australian university or college and you will be opening the door to a world of study that will fill your life with knowledge, skills, and enthusiasm. The Australian higher education sector offers a complete range of university courses and programs leading to highly regarded and internationally recognised qualifications. Australia is […]

  • Department of Human Services: Job Seekers

    Find a range of information on payments and services for job seekers.

  • Human Rights in the School Classroom

    As many teachers and educators know, the learning that occurs inside the classroom spreads outside – to the school community, families, and to the wider community. This is why human rights education in the classroom is so important. The Commission’s education resources  – rightsEd  – are designed to help students gain a critical understanding of human rights and […]

  • jobactive

    jobactive helps both employers and job seekers. At no cost to you, it can find the right staff for your business – or, if you’re looking for work, it can find jobs that are a good fit for you.

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy Support for Job Seekers

    The Skills for Education and Employment program provides language, literacy and numeracy training to job seekers who find it hard to get work. Job seekers are referred to the program by the Department of Human Services, Employment Service Providers including the Remote Jobs and Communities Program.

  • My Future

    myfuture is Australia’s free, online, interactive career information and exploration service. The website allows you to actively explore career options and make informed career decisions. As well as using myfuture to develop a career plan, you can use it to research options for further study or training. You can also access information on occupations, industries, […]

  • My Skills

    Welcome to MySkills: Australia’s Directory of Training. The most up-to-date information on training courses for school leavers, students, apprentices, and employers. Find a course to start a career.

  • NSW Department of Education and Communities

    The NSW Department of Education & Communities provides information on a wide variety of education and training issues including early childhood, finding a school in your area and TAFE.

  • NSW Education: Aboriginal educational and communities

    The role of the Aboriginal Education and Communities Directorate is to advance education for Aboriginal students in public schools across New South Wales. To achieve this, the Directorate works closely with a number of partners, including the NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Incorporated.

  • NSW Education: Public Schools

    NSW Public Schools provide a range of learning environments to suit specific child needs. Find out more about the different types of public schools available at NSW Public Schools.

  • NSW Education: Selective high schools and opportunity classes

    Find background information about both selective high schools and opportunity classes.

  • Racism. No Way

    The Racism. No way! project aims to assist Australian school communities and education systems to recognise and address racism in the learning environment. The project is managed by the NSW Department of Education and Communities on behalf of government and non-government education systems across Australia.  

  • Reading Writing Hotline

    The Reading Writing Hotline is Australia’s national telephone adult literacy and numeracy referral service. It is funded by the Australian Government Department of Industry Innovation Science Research and Tertiary Education (DIISRTE) and managed by TAFE NSW Social Inclusion and Vocational Access Skills Unit ( SIVA).The Reading Writing Hotline provides information on: Reading and writing classes […]

  • School A – Z

    School A to Z has been produced by the NSW Department of Education and Communities We are aiming to create an online community with comprehensive homework and ‘school life’ support for parents that is easy to use, relevant and engaging.

  • Service NSW

    Service NSW offers a broad range of NSW Government services and transactions through three service channels: A new, easy-to-use customer friendly website 18 service centres to begin with and extended opening hours (7am-7pm weekdays and 9am-3pm on Saturdays) a 24/7 telephone service answered by a real person in NSW

  • SkillsOne

    Launched in Sydney in 2007, SkillsOne works with Industry, Educators, Government and TAFE to engage and promote the extensive career opportunities and pathways in traditional trades and emerging skills areas ranging from automotive, construction & mining; through to hairdressing, healthcare and horticulture.

  • TAFE NSW

    The NSW Technical and Further Education Commission, known as TAFE NSW, is Australia’s leading vocational education and training provider.

  • Youth Attainment and Transitions

    Everyone deserves the chance to create a positive future for themselves. Year 12 or an equivalent qualification is a foundation for success. The Youth Attainment and Transitions website connects you with information, resources and services that aim to improve educational attainment and support successful transitions to further education, training and employment.

  • Youth.gov.au

    youth.gov.au is the Australian Government’s central hub for information on services and programs for young people.

Feeling Safe?

Feeling Safe? Links, .
  • 1800RESPECT: Daisy

    IMPORTANT: If you, a child or another person is in immediate danger CALL 000 now. Daisy can link you up with a service phone number, be used to search the internet for more information and let you know what to expect when contacting a service. Family members and friends can use Daisy to gather information […]

  • 1800RESPECT: National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service

    IMPORTANT: In an emergency – if anyone is in immediate danger – please call 000 now. Are you experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence? Seeking to support someone who is? We can help. National counselling helpline, information and support 24/7

  • Another Closet Domestic and Family Violence in LGBTIQ Relationships

    IMPORTANT: If you, a child or another person is in immediate danger CALL 000 now. This website is written for people in same-sex or LGBTIQ relationships who are or may be experiencing domestic violence. It contains information on what domestic violence is, what to do if you are experiencing abuse, tips for making a crisis […]

  • Australian Childhood Foundation

    The Australian Childhood Foundation works to give children back the childhoods that have been stolen from them through no fault of their own. We work to help children who know only fear, anger, shame, loneliness and the deepest hurt, to re-connect with the world: to learn to trust, to feel safe, to develop self-confidence, to […]

  • Bullying at Youth beyondblue

    Anyone can be bullied – it’s a lot more common than people think and can happen at school, at home, on the sporting field, at work or online. If you are being bullied, it’s important to remember that you are not to blame, and that there are steps you can take to stop it. Bullying […]

  • Department of Human Services: Family and Domestic Violence

    We support people experiencing family and domestic violence by providing information, resources and referrals.

  • eheadspace

    eheadspace is a confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 – 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional Young people may contact us if they need advice, are worried about their mental health or are feeling isolated or alone. eheadspace can help with a […]

  • Enter the Party

    Hepatitis C can be caught or spread between people through blood to blood contact. Without treatment, about three quarters of people infected with hepatitis C develop chronic (long-lasting) infection, which can eventually develop into liver failure or cancer of the liver. However, there is treatment that can cure hepatitis C in 70-80% of cases and […]

  • Kid’s Helpline

    Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, confidential and anonymous 24 hour telephone and online counseling service specifically for young people aged between five to 18.

  • Lifeline

    Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

  • Lifeline: Preventing Suicide

    Suicide is the leading cause of death in Australia for men under 44 and women under 34. Men are four times more likely to die by suicide than women and ABS data (2009) shows more people die from suicide than road deaths. Most people don’t want to die they just want their pain to stop. […]

  • Link2home

    For people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless Link2home is a statewide information and referral service.

  • NSW Government: Domestic Violence

    There are many types of domestic and family violence. It is violent, abusive or intimidating behaviour by a partner, carer or family member to control, dominate or cause fear. It doesn’t have to be physical abuse. It can be emotional, psychological, financial, sexual or other types of abuse.

  • NSW Police Online

    The NSW Police Force is Australia’s oldest and largest police organisation and one of the biggest in the English speaking world serves a population of seven million in the state of New South Wales, an 801,600 square kilometre area comparable in size to Texas in the USA and double the combined geographic areas of England, […]

  • Our Watch

    Our Watch has been established to drive nation-wide change in the culture, behaviours and attitudes that underpin and create violence against women and children. Our vision is an Australia where women and their children live free from all forms of violence. Our mandate is to stop violence before it happens.

  • Rape & Domestic Violence Services Australia

    NSW Rape Crisis Centre provides the 24/7 telephone and online crisis counselling service for anyone in Australia who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault, family or domestic violence and their non offending supporters. Counselling services for women who were sexually assaulted in childhood are also available from Women’s Health Centres across NSW.

  • Red Frogs Australia

    Red Frogs is a support program for young people from the ages of 15 – 25. Red Frogs recognize that the culture of young people is dominated by alcohol and that excessive consumption of alcohol and other substances can lead to dangerous and life altering behaviours. Therefore Red Frogs make it their mission to provide […]

  • RUOK

    The R U OK? Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to encouraging all people to regularly and meaningfully ask ‘are you ok?’ to support those struggling with life. R U OK? Day is our national day of action on the second Thursday of September (11 September 2014), and dedicated to reminding people to regularly check […]

  • Schoolies: Be Safe and Watch Your Mates

    The Queensland Government does not promote participation in Schoolies but seeks to enhance the safety and responsible behaviour of school-leavers at Safer Schoolies locations and to minimise disruption to local communities. The Schoolies website provides Parents, Students and Teachers information on a range of topics including safety precautions.

  • Somazone

    Somazone is a safe space for young people to ask questions, share stories and get help for mental health issues, sexual health, relationships, abuse, body image, and drug use.

  • Stay Smart Online

    Stay Smart Online is the Australian Government’s online safety and security website, designed to help everyone understand the risks and the simple steps we can take to protect our personal and financial information online. The website was developed to recognise that online safety is an important area of Government responsibility. The website provides support so […]

  • Suicide Call Back Service

    The Suicide Call Back Service is a 24-hour, nationwide service that provides telephone counselling to people 18 years and over who fit one of the following categories: People who are suicidal People caring for someone who is suicidal People bereaved by suicide

  • Suicide Prevention Australia

    Get Help » Are You Feeling Suicidal? If you are feeling suicidal it is important that you take immediate steps to keep yourself safe.

  • The Line

    The Line is a primary prevention behaviour change campaign for young people aged 12 to 20 years. The Line encourages healthy and respectful relationships by challenging and changing attitudes and behaviours that support violence.

  • Think U Know – Youth

    ThinkUKnow is a free, evidence-based cyber safety program that provides accessible cyber safety education to parents, carers and teachers through schools and organisations across Australia.

  • Tune In Not Out

    TINO features videos, stories, blogs, music and factsheets from services right across Australia, brought together in one central location. We want you to find the information you need with ease, whilst also discovering services and other websites which can assist you further on specific topics. For example, on our depression page we have over 50 videos created […]

Finances / Housing / Legal

Finances / Housing / Legal Links, .
  • Department of Human Services Payment Finder

    Select the options that describe your circumstances then explore a suggested list of possible Centrelink and Medicare payments and services online.

  • Department of Human Services: Concession and Health Care Cards

    Concession and health care cards can help you access cheaper health care services and medicines.

  • Department of Human Services: Family and Domestic Violence

    We support people experiencing family and domestic violence by providing information, resources and referrals.

  • Department of Human Services: Job Seekers

    Find a range of information on payments and services for job seekers.

  • Energy Rebates: NSW Trade and Investment

    The NSW Government offers a number of rebates to help customers pay their energy bills. These rebates include the: Low Income Household Rebate – for customers who hold eligible concession cards issued by the Federal Department of Human Services or the Department of Veterans Affairs; Family Energy Rebate – available to customers who have received […]

  • Law Access NSW

    What is LawAccess NSW?LawAccess NSW is a free government telephone service that provides legal information, referrals and in some cases, advice for people who have a legal problem in NSW. 1300 888 529

  • Law Term Finder

    This LawTermFinder homepage gives access to an online termbank of words and phrases frequently used in Australian Family Law. Its compilation is a joint project between theAttorney General’s Department and Macquarie University’sTermFinder group, in the Centre for Language Sciences. Legal consultants to the project are from Macquarie Law School, theANU College of Law, and a barrister […]

  • Legal Aid

    Legal Aid NSW helps people with their legal problems. Our legal services include legal advice, help at court and family dispute resolution. We can help in most areas of criminal law, family law and civil law.

  • Legal Aid NSW – Youth Hotline

    The Hotline provides legal advice and information to young people under 18, and operates 9am to midnight weekdays, with a 24-hour service from Friday 9am to Sunday midnight and also on public holidays.

  • Link2home

    For people who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless Link2home is a statewide information and referral service.

  • Moneysmart

    Free and impartial financial guidance and tools you can trust.

  • Moneysmart: Urgent Money Help

    Are you behind on your bills and struggling to cover your rent or afford food? Whatever your situation, there are services that can help you.

  • NSW Fair Trading

    NSW Fair Trading safeguards the rights of all consumers and advises business and traders on fair and ethical practice. We provide services directly to individuals and businesses to create a fair, safe and equitable marketplace. The laws we administer set the rules for fairness in the countless daily transactions between consumers and traders. We investigate […]

  • NSW Police Online

    The NSW Police Force is Australia’s oldest and largest police organisation and one of the biggest in the English speaking world serves a population of seven million in the state of New South Wales, an 801,600 square kilometre area comparable in size to Texas in the USA and double the combined geographic areas of England, […]

  • Service NSW

    Service NSW offers a broad range of NSW Government services and transactions through three service channels: A new, easy-to-use customer friendly website 18 service centres to begin with and extended opening hours (7am-7pm weekdays and 9am-3pm on Saturdays) a 24/7 telephone service answered by a real person in NSW

  • The Federal Register of Legislation

    The Federal Register of Legislation incorporates all content previously published on ComLaw including the Federal Register of Legislative Instruments and the Acts database established under the Acts Publication Act 1905.

  • Youth.gov.au

    youth.gov.au is the Australian Government’s central hub for information on services and programs for young people.

Relationships

Relationships Links, .
  • AIDS Council of NSW (ACON)

    We promote the health and wellbeing of the LGBTI community and people with HIV. We also provide information and support for people at risk of or affected by HIV, including sex workers, people who use drugs and the family and/or carers of people with HIV. We run HIV prevention programs for the groups most at […]

  • eheadspace

    eheadspace is a confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 – 25 or their family can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional Young people may contact us if they need advice, are worried about their mental health or are feeling isolated or alone. eheadspace can help with a […]

  • For children – Family Relationships Online

    A page for children, with information and advice about family relationship issues. Includes links to help and ideas for keeping yourself safe, questions and answers about separation, and foster families.  

  • Interrelate

    Interrelate provides services that strengthen and support all of the relationships in your life – with yourself, your partner, your family, your children and during life’s transitions such as becoming a parent, grandparent, divorce and separation and forming a stepfamily. Our focus is always on what is best for the children in the family. Regardless […]

  • Interrelate – Counselling

    Counselling offers opportunities for individuals, couples and families to explore and change aspects of their lives and relationships that are not working. Getting help for emotional or relationship concerns takes courage. It is not a last resort or a sign of weakness – it’s smart!

  • Lifeline

    Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

  • National LGBTI Health Alliance

    The National LGBTI Health Alliance is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people and other sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTI) people and communities. The Alliance is concerned about practical health issues which affect LGBTI people […]

  • Somazone

    Somazone is a safe space for young people to ask questions, share stories and get help for mental health issues, sexual health, relationships, abuse, body image, and drug use.

  • Stepfamilies Australia

    Stepfamilies Australia is a national peak body working with a network of state stepfamily groups and community service providers to strengthen stepfamilies across Australia.

  • Tune In Not Out

    TINO features videos, stories, blogs, music and factsheets from services right across Australia, brought together in one central location. We want you to find the information you need with ease, whilst also discovering services and other websites which can assist you further on specific topics. For example, on our depression page we have over 50 videos created […]

  • Young Carers

    Young carers help in families where someone has an illness, a disability, a mental health issue or who has an alcohol/drug problem. This site provides information to help Young Carers.

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Sexual and Reproductive Health Links, .
  • AFAO: Better to Know

    It’s better to know! It takes 30 seconds to let someone know they’re at risk of STI.  What are STIs? STIs are infections that are transmitted through close body contact, mostly sexual. STIs can be caused by viruses (HIV, herpes, genital warts), bacteria (chlamydia, gonorrhoea, syphilis), funguses (thrush), or parasites (crabs, scabies).

  • AIDS Council of NSW (ACON)

    We promote the health and wellbeing of the LGBTI community and people with HIV. We also provide information and support for people at risk of or affected by HIV, including sex workers, people who use drugs and the family and/or carers of people with HIV. We run HIV prevention programs for the groups most at […]

  • Ask Nurse Nettie

    Hello, I’m Nurse Nettie, I’m here to help with any questions you might have about sexual health.

  • Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations

    The Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations (AFAO) is the national federation for the HIV community response. We provide leadership, coordination and support to the Australia’s policy, advocacy and health promotion response to HIV/AIDS.

  • beyondblue: Pregnancy and Early Parenthood

    Depression and anxiety can happen at any time – but we know women are more likely to experience these during pregnancy and the year following birth.  Find out more from beyondblue

  • Body Talk

    Family Planning NSW is the state’s leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services. We are experts on contraception, pregnancy options, sexually transmissible infections (STIs), sexuality and sexual function, menstruation, menopause, common gynaecological and vaginal problems, cervical screening, breast awareness and men’s sexual health.

  • Cancer Council: HPV and the HPV Vaccine

    Find out information on the HPV Vaccine and the myths via short video presentations from the Cancer Council.

  • Contraception at ReachOut.com

    Contraception is a really important aspect of having safer sex, and helps ensure that you won’t get pregnant if you don’t want to. There are different types of contraception; hormonal contraceptive pillsor the vaginal ring; contraceptive injections orimplants; intrauterine devices (either hormonal or non-hormonal), barrier contraception and fertility awareness based methods.  Find out more information from ReachOut.

  • Enter the Party

    Hepatitis C can be caught or spread between people through blood to blood contact. Without treatment, about three quarters of people infected with hepatitis C develop chronic (long-lasting) infection, which can eventually develop into liver failure or cancer of the liver. However, there is treatment that can cure hepatitis C in 70-80% of cases and […]

  • Family Planning NSW

    Family Planning NSW is the state’s leading provider of reproductive and sexual health services. We are experts on contraception, pregnancy options, STIs, sexuality and sexual function, menstruation, menopause, common gynaecological and vaginal problems, cervical screening, breast awareness and men’s health.

  • Gender Centre

    The Gender Centre is committed to developing and providing services and activities, which enhance the ability of people with gender issues to make informed choices. We offer a wide range of services to people with gender issues, their partners, family members and friends in New South Wales.

  • Get a Test: ENDING HIV

    To find out where to have an HIV test, a rapid HIV test, or a rapid HIV test at a[TEST] site across NSW, simply type in your postcode in the “Enter postcode” field and then click on “Search”. The map will highlight the nearest locations with a different letter for each location.

  • Let Them Know

    This website has been developed by Melbourne Sexual Health Centre to help people who have been diagnosed with Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Mycoplasma genitalium, Syphilis and Trichomonas to tell their sexual partners that they might also be at risk. It also provides local service information for NSW health residents, this is supported by NSW STI Programs Unit. Ensuring partners are […]

  • National LGBTI Health Alliance

    The National LGBTI Health Alliance is the national peak health organisation in Australia for organisations and individuals that provide health-related programs, services and research focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex people and other sexuality and gender diverse (LGBTI) people and communities. The Alliance is concerned about practical health issues which affect LGBTI people […]

  • NSW Health: Ending HIV

    The best way to protect yourself and others from HIV is to practice safe behaviours. Safe is still the way to play. You can play safe by: Always using a condom if you have vaginal or anal sex. Condoms are the best way to guard against HIV and prevent STIs. The end is on with […]

  • NSW Health: Youth Friendly General Practice Video

    The youth friendly general practice video informs young people about the breadth of the GP role, the confidentiality of the services that GPs provide, and encourages young people to access GPs. The video is a resource for schools, in particular as part of the PDHPE program. Teacher notes are available to accompany the video resource […]

  • NSW Sexual Health Clinics

    For sexual health information and advice, or to find your closest appropriate sexual health service, call the NSW Sexual Health Information Line on 1800 451 624.

  • NSWSTI Programs Unit

    The New South Wales Sexually Transmissible Infections Units (NSW STIPU) work is guided by the New South Wales Sexually Transmissible Infections and HIV Strategies. These strategies aim to reduce HIV and STIs and associated morbidity and mortality in NSW by working with priority populations, the public and private health system to build capacity for prevention, […]

  • Play Safe

    The Play Safe website developed by NSW Health provides comprehensive information on Sexual Health, STI’s and Safe Sex.

  • Post Exposure Prophylaxis PEP

    You can be assessed for PEP at sexual health clinics, doctors (including some general practitioners) who specialise in HIV/AIDS, and hospital accident and emergency departments (which are open 24 hours). If possible, seek assistance from a doctor who specialises in HIV or sexual health clinic first. If you would like further information about PEP or […]

  • Sex In Other Cities

    Sex on holiday happens. Whether planned or not, away from home we lose at least some of inhibitions and may take more risks than we would at home. Sex In Other Cities Website is developed by the Western Australian AIDS Council and provides you with useful tips on staying safe.

  • Sexual Health Infolink

    Mon – Fri 9am-5.30pm Free and confidential sexual health support and information. Sexual health nurses, doctors and counsellors will answer your questions on sexual health and sexually transmissible infections. They can also provide referrals to services close to you.

  • Sexual Health Plus

    The Sexual Health Plus section of the NSW Health website provides a portal with links to NSW Health strategies, reports, services, policy directives and guidelines; as well as national research, policies and agencies relating to sexually transmissible infections (STIs) and blood borne viruses (BBVs). Sexual Health Info Line 1800 451 624

  • Somazone

    Somazone is a safe space for young people to ask questions, share stories and get help for mental health issues, sexual health, relationships, abuse, body image, and drug use.

  • Tune In Not Out

    TINO features videos, stories, blogs, music and factsheets from services right across Australia, brought together in one central location. We want you to find the information you need with ease, whilst also discovering services and other websites which can assist you further on specific topics. For example, on our depression page we have over 50 videos created […]

Support Services

Support Services Links, .
  • Ambulance Service of NSW

    The Ambulance Service of NSW website will provide you with a range of information on Ambulance – what they do, how to access services and call for an ambulance in a medical emergency, important patient and community information, employment opportunities and contact details.

  • Australian Unity: Home Service

    Tailored support so you can remain independent and spend more time doing the things you enjoy. Our home services are suitable for people of all ages and abilities who would like to receive extra support to get the most out of life.

  • Caring for Someone – My Aged Care

    Caring for someone can be challenging, both emotionally and physically. It can also be a rewarding experience. However, from time to time carers may need some extra help and support. This could include counselling or advocacy for you as a carer, or respite services for the person you care for – which would allow you […]

  • COPMI: Children of Parents with a Mental Illness

    The COPMI (Children of Parents with a Mental Illness) national initiative develops information for parents, their partners, carers, family and friends in support of these children.

  • Deptartment of Human Services: Medicare

    Medicare usually covers: •free or subsidised treatment by health professionals such as doctors, specialists, optometrists and in specific circumstances dentists and other allied health practitioners •free treatment and accommodation as a public Medicare patient in a public hospital •75% of the Medicare Schedule fee for services and procedures if you are a private patient in […]

  • Deptartment of Human Services: Medicare Card

    Everyone who lives in Australia—except Norfolk Island residents—is eligible for a Medicare card. A New Zealand citizen who is living in Australia may also enrol if they provide the required documentation.

  • Fire and Rescue NSW – Home Fire Safety

    Statistics reveal that almost half of all home fires are started in the kitchen and 43% of all fire fatalities occur in winter. The key to reducing the risk of fire occurring in your home and to surviving a house fire is being prepared. Everyone in your household should understand what risks there are in […]

  • I’ve Been There

    I’ve Been There is a website for young parents to find out more about pregnancy and parenting, as well as some of the mental health problems that are common during this time.

  • Interrelate

    Interrelate provides services that strengthen and support all of the relationships in your life – with yourself, your partner, your family, your children and during life’s transitions such as becoming a parent, grandparent, divorce and separation and forming a stepfamily. Our focus is always on what is best for the children in the family. Regardless […]

  • Kid’s Helpline

    Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free, confidential and anonymous 24 hour telephone and online counseling service specifically for young people aged between five to 18.

  • Lifeline

    Lifeline provides access to crisis support, suicide prevention and mental health support services.

  • NSW Police Online

    The NSW Police Force is Australia’s oldest and largest police organisation and one of the biggest in the English speaking world serves a population of seven million in the state of New South Wales, an 801,600 square kilometre area comparable in size to Texas in the USA and double the combined geographic areas of England, […]

  • PCYC

    Police Citizens Youth Clubs NSW is one of Australia’s leading youth focussed organisations. We provide an extensive and varied range of fun, safe activities for young people and the wider community. We are focussed on the reduction of crime by and against young people and on the promotion of citizenship within communities across the state.

  • Service NSW

    Service NSW offers a broad range of NSW Government services and transactions through three service channels: A new, easy-to-use customer friendly website 18 service centres to begin with and extended opening hours (7am-7pm weekdays and 9am-3pm on Saturdays) a 24/7 telephone service answered by a real person in NSW

  • St John Ambulance Australia

    St John Ambulance Australia is a self-funding charitable organisation active in all states and territories, dedicated to helping people in sickness, distress, suffering or danger. St John is Australia’s leading provider of first aid training, first aid services at public events and supplier of first aid kits and equipment. St John runs the ambulance services […]

  • Who Cares? App

    Are you 25 years or under? Do you help to care for a family member or friend? If so, you might be a young carer. Young carers are children and young people, 25 years or under, who help to support a family member or friend who has a disability, mental illness, drug or alcohol dependency, […]

  • Young Carers

    Young carers help in families where someone has an illness, a disability, a mental health issue or who has an alcohol/drug problem. This site provides information to help Young Carers.

  • Youth Cancer

    The Youth Cancer Service (YCS), funded by the Australian Government and administered by CanTeen, aims to reach all young people diagnosed with cancer and provide specialist medical, nursing and psychosocial support from diagnosis, throughout treatment and into survivorship.

  • Youth NSW

    Provides a broad range of links to information for Young People.

  • Youth.gov.au

    youth.gov.au is the Australian Government’s central hub for information on services and programs for young people.

  • Youthbeyondblue

    Provides support for Youth experiencing anxiety and depression.

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