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  • Arthritis NSW

    Arthritis NSW offers education, support and health services to empower people suffering from arthritis to improve the quality of their lives.

  • ASCIA: Anaphylaxis e-training (Community)

    ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training for first aid (community) has been developed by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) in response to the recognised need for ready access to reliable and consistent anaphylaxis education throughout Australia and New Zealand.

  • Asthma Australia

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

  • Australian Breastfeeding Association/Breastfeeding Helpline

    The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) is Australia’s largest breastfeeding information and support service.

  • 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.

  • 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.  

  • Breast Screen NSW: Information for Aboriginal Women

    Breast cancer is a collection of cells in the breast tissue that grow in an uncontrolled way. Breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women in NSW. 1 in 9 women in NSW will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. There are several types of breast cancer depending on where the cancer is within the breast, […]

  • Cancer Council-Ovarian Cancer

    Ovarian cancer is the ninth most common cancer in women in NSW. In 2003, 363 women were diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Most cases (86%) occur in women over the age of 45.

  • Cancer Council: Anal cancer screening and vaccination

    Testing for cancer when there are no symptoms is known as screening. At present, screening for anal cancer is not recommended by any clinical bodies in any country. However, researchers are currently investigating the usefulness of screening and vaccination for anal cancer, particularly for high-risk groups. 

  • Cancer Council: HPV vaccine

    A vaccine called Gardasil 9 has been developed that protects against nine HPV types which cause around 90% of cervical cancers in women (and the majority of other HPV-related cancers in women), 95% of all HPV-related cancers in men and 90% of genital warts.

  • Cancer Institute NSW

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

  • Continence Foundation of Australia

    The Continence Foundation of Australia is the peak body for continence promotion, management and advocacy.  Our main aims are to:   raise community awareness about bladder and bowel health and the prevention of incontinence  educate people about treatment and management options for incontinence  encourage people with bladder or bowel control problems to seek professional help – no matter how small their problem […]

  • 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 Australia: Indigenous Australians

    Diabetes medicine won’t fix or cure your diabetes. Help it work better by eating healthy, being active and being a healthy weight to keep your sugar (glucose) levels normal and your body strong. Take charge of your diabetes and find out more from your Aboriginal Health Worker, Health Clinic/Community Centre, Aboriginal Medical Service or doctor.

  • 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

    Australian Dietary Guidelines – Advice about the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and wellbeing.

  • Epilepsy Action Australia

    As the leading provider of epilepsy support and information nationwide, Epilepsy Action Australia is here to provide the very best answers, care and support to all those affected by this devastating disease. Whether you are a parent of a newly diagnosed child or an individual who lives with the daily challenges of epilepsy, our quality […]

  • Exercise Right

    Exercise Right is a public awareness campaign created by Exercise & Sports Science Australia. We aim to inspire all Australians to be healthier and more active. We want everyone, especially those living with chronic conditions, illness, and injury, to know how to “exercise right” for their specific needs. To do that, we get expert advice […]

  • Finish with the Right Stuff

    Finish with the Right Stuff is an exciting program launched by NSW Health to encourage children who participate in junior community sport to eat healthy and drink water after sport. Finish with the Right Stuff has partnered with Good Sports in NSW to further expand Finish with the Right Stuff in NSW.

  • GESA: Health Information Fact Sheets

    The gastrointestinal (GI) system is imperative for our well being and our life-long health. A poorly functioning GI tract can be the source of many chronic health problems that can interfere with your quality of life.

  • Get Healthy at Work

    Healthy bodies feel better and work better. Find all the tools, resources and support you need to create a simple yet effective workplace health program.

  • Get Healthy in Pregnancy

    Get Healthy in Pregnancy is a free confidential information and/or telephone coaching service for pregnant women in NSW aged 16 years and over. At Get Healthy in Pregnancy we understand the individual and changing needs of pregnant women.

  • 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

    We want to inspire girls to find activities they enjoy. We have events, activities and inspiration from other girls to help you get motivated to make your move.  

  • Glaucoma Australia

    Glaucoma Australia’s mission is to eliminate glaucoma blindness by detecting and treating early. We aim to give hope to the 300,000 Australians who have glaucoma. 

  • Haemochromatosis Australia

    Haemochromatosis Australia is the primary advocacy group for Australians affected by haemochromatosis. Haemochromatosis Australia provides support and promotes awareness, early diagnosis and research.

  • Healthdirect Australia

    Healthdirect Australia is a national, government-owned, not-for-profit organisation. We support Australians in managing their own health and wellbeing through a range of multichannel health information and advice services’

  • 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.

  • Healthy Living Apps Guide

    Looking for a healthy living app? Check out over 300 apps rated. Search by category, device, age group and pricing to find the app that suits you. Find out more at Vic Health

  • 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 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.

  • Heart Foundation: Aboriginal Health

    A new set of information sheets on cardiovascular disease and its risk factors have been developed by the Heart Foundation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  Designed for patients and families, these information sheets are easy-to-read and cover a range of topics including: Blood pressure Cholesterol Coronary heart disease Heart attack Nutrition Obesity Physical […]

  • Hepatitis Australia

    Hepatitis Australia works to improve health and social outcomes for all Australians who are at risk of, or living with hepatitis B or hepatitis C. We pay particular attention to those groups which are at higher risk of infection or have a disproportionate burden of chronic disease.

  • Hepatitis NSW

    A WORLD FREE OF VIRAL HEPATITIS We are a not-for-profit charity started by the hepatitis community and together we inform, support and educate.

  • iCanQuit

    iCanQuit this site provides information on methods of quitting, getting started and staying quit.

  • 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 […]

  • Jean Hailes For Women’s Health

    Jean Hailes for Women’s Health is a national not-for-profit organisation dedicated to improving women’s health across Australia through every life stage.

  • Kidney Health Australia: Keeping Your Kidneys Healthy

    Your kidneys play an important role in the daily workings of your body and help maintain your general health and wellbeing, so it makes good sense to take good care of them.

  • 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 […]

  • Lab Tests Online

    All you need to know about pathology testing Pathology 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 […]

  • Learn the Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

    These are the most common symptoms of a heart attack. You may have just one, or a combination. It’s vital to get treatment fast, to limit damage to your heart.  Download or order our Heart Attack Action Plan below and learn what to do in the event of a heart attack.

  • Liver Foundation

    2018 was a historic timeline for the Liver Foundation with the amalgamation of the ‘Australian Liver Foundation’ with the ‘Liver Foundation of WA’ coming together to be hereon known as the ‘Liver Foundation. A truly national representative body supporting all Australians.

  • 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. 

  • Macular Disease Foundation

    The Foundation is a national organisation based in Sydney, meeting the needs of the macular disease community across Australia. The Foundation’s key charter is to work for those with macular diseases, specifically macular degeneration, Australia’s leading cause of blindness. It is a ‘patient driven’ organisation working with key stakeholders including people with macular diseases, their […]

  • 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.

  • My Hospitals

    My Hospitals: presents information on hospitals throughout Australia.

  • MyJointPain.org.au

    This website can help you relieve the symptoms of joint pain or osteoarthritis (OA) and help you lead a more active and pain-free life. It’s easy-to-use and free!

  • 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.

  • 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 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 Centre for Genetics Education

    The Centre for Genetics Education provides a wide range of information on Genetic Testing services, Genetic Counselling Services and education resources for individuals, families and health professionals.

  • 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: 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 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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…. […]

  • Osteoporosis Australia

    This website provides valuable information about maintaining better bone health and managing osteoporosis which is easy to access and download. Enjoy browsing and please take the time to consider your bone health!  

  • Pain Australia

    Painaustralia is a national not-for-profit body established to improve the treatment and management of pain in Australia. We were formed in February 2011 to facilitate implementation of the National Pain Strategy (NPS), which was developed by more than 200 delegates at the Pain Summit held at Parliament House, Canberra, in March 2010. The goals of the National Pain […]

  • Pozhet: Heterosexual HIV Service

    For heterosexual people at risk of or living with HIV, Pozhet offers news and information about HIV, including the latest on testing and prevention.

  • Save The Date To Vaccinate

  • Services Australia: Medicare Card

    You get a Medicare card when you’re enrolled in Medicare. Learn how to get, use and replace your card.

  • The Women’s A – Z Fact Sheets

    The fact sheets on this site are managed by the Women’s Consumer Health Information team. We come from writing, editing and communications backgrounds and specialise in bridging the gap between health professionals and women. We work with women and health professionals to find out what the information needs are and the best ways to deliver […]

  • Vision Australia

    Vision Australia is a partnership between people who are blind, sighted or have low vision. We are united by our passion that people who are blind or have low vision will have access to and fully participate in every part of life they choose.

  • 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 […]

About Mental Wellbeing

About Mental Wellbeing Links, .
  • beyondblue: Healthy Families

    Healthy Families is all about giving you the information, knowledge and confidence to support the young people in your life – whether you’re a parent, guardian, grandparent, a favourite uncle or an awesome auntie. We’re also here to help you take care of your own mental health and wellbeing, especially if you’re a new parent […]

  • beyondblue: Just Speak Up

    Just SpeakUp Postnatal Depression information and resources from beyondblue.

  • Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness Week

    Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is a complex mental disorder that is often misunderstood.

  • 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.

  • Early Trauma and Grief: Indigenous Children and Families

    When an indigenous child or adolescent experiences trauma, loss or grief, there can be extra complexities that need to be taken into account. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians experiences of loss are multifaceted and complex, and involve the ‘normal’ losses that people experience as well as the other losses that are specific to Indigenous […]

  • eSafetyWomen

    eSafetyWomen is designed to empower Australian women to take control of their online experiences.

  • GROW

    GROW is a community-based organisation that has helped tens of thousands of Australians recover from mental illness through a unique program of mutual support and personal development.

  • headspace: Yarn Safe

    Is there a lot going on? If you feel like there is too much happening clearing your head can help. There is no shame in talking it out. headspace is your space to yarn safe. 

  • Helping Minds

    HelpingMinds offers free and confidential support to the family and friends of people living with mental health challenges, across Western Australia. Previously known as ARAFMI, we have been around for more than forty years. When someone close to you changes because of mental ill-health you may feel a mix of emotions, including anger, loss 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: 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. […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • Official Visitors Program

    Official Visitors are people with experience in mental health treatment and care. They are appointed by the Minister for Mental Health and are independent from NSW Health. Official Visitors can assist you to talk to hospital staff, advise you about your rights and about any concerns you may have about your mental health treatment

  • Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia PANDA

    PANDA’s National Perinatal Depression Helpline, funded by the Australian and Victorian Governments, provides vital support, information, referral and counselling to thousands of Australian parents and their families.  Callers do not need to have a diagnosis of antenatal or postnatal depression to make contact with the Helpline, PANDA is keen to support any new parent struggling […]

  • 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.

  • SANE Australia

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Young and eSafe

    Young & eSafe is practical advice by young people, for young people to help challenge the haters and fakers online.  As the most tech savvy generation ever, it’s important to be armed with the right skills to help you and your friends have the best possible experience online.

  • 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 […]

  • DrinkWise

    DrinkWise aims to: Promote a generational change in the way Australians consume alcohol. Increase the age that young Australians are introduced to alcohol,  as evidence has shown that alcohol can impact the development of the adolescent brain. To promote such significant behavioural changes, we develop and implement a range of national information and education campaigns, […]

  • Hepatitis NSW

    A WORLD FREE OF VIRAL HEPATITIS We are a not-for-profit charity started by the hepatitis community and together we inform, support and educate.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault

Domestic Violence/Sexual Assault 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: Safety Planning Information

    IMPORTANT: If you, a child or another person is in immediate danger CALL 000 now. Are you experiencing sexual assault or domestic and family violence? Seeking to support someone who is? We can help. Safety planning is a way to think about and develop a plan of action for when things are unsafe find out […]

  • 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 […]

  • Lifeline – Domestic Abuse & Family Violence

    Domestic and family violence occurs when someone who has a close personal relationship with you makes you feel afraid, powerless or unsafe. It can be physical, but can also be emotional and psychological. Anyone can experience domestic and family violence. It happens across communities, ages, cultures and sexes. If you are experiencing abuse or violence […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Services Australia: Family and Domestic Violence

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

Finance/Housing/Legal/Education/Jobs

Finance/Housing/Legal/Education/Jobs Links, .
  • Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS)

    The CAPS is an Australian Government Scheme that provides a payment to assist eligible people who have permanent and severe incontinence to meet some of the costs of their incontinence products.

  • Gambling Help

    This website provides information and useful resources for problem gambling.

  • Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme (IPTAAS)

    IPTAAS is the Isolated Patients Travel and Accommodation Assistance Scheme. This is a NSW Government scheme providing financial assistance towards travel and accommodation costs when a patient needs to travel long distances for treatment that is not available locally.  

  • 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.

  • M.E.R.I.T (Magistrates Early Referral Into Treatment Program)

    MERIT is a program available in most Local Courts in New South Wales that provides the opportunity for adult defendants with substance abuse problems to work, on a voluntary basis, towards rehabilitation as part of the bail process.

  • 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.

  • 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: 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 Government: Rebates and Discounts

    Our programs improve energy efficiency in the home. By accessing rebates and discounts you can cut back on your energy use, save on power bills and help the environment. These programs are available to eligible NSW residents.

  • Services Australia: Job Seekers

    Payments and services while you’re looking for work or doing approved studies to help you find and keep a job.

  • Services Australia: What’s Covered by 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 […]

  • 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 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.

Relationships

Relationships Links, .
  • 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 […]

  • eSafetyWomen

    eSafetyWomen is designed to empower Australian women to take control of their online experiences.

  • Family Relationship Advice Line

    The Family Relationship Advice Line (1800 050 321) is available from 8 am to 8 pm, Monday to Friday, and 10 am to 4 pm on Saturday (local time), except national public holidays.

  • Family Relationship Centres

    Family Relationship Centres are a source of information and confidential assistance for families at all stages in their lives. Centres have a focus on providing family dispute resolution (mediation) to enable separating families achieve workable parenting arrangements outside the Court system. Whether you are going through separation, starting a relationship, want to make your relationship […]

  • Family Relationship Education and Skills

    There may be times in your life when a lot of change occurs and you are looking for help to adapt to this change. Education and skills training can help people either individually, as a couple or family unit to learn new skills. 

  • Family Relationships – Children & Parenting

    Separation is a difficult time for children as well as parents. Because it can be difficult to focus on your children’s long term wellbeing when you are upset, there are professional services that can assist.  

  • Interrelate

    We specialise in supporting parents and children, and strengthening family relationships.

  • Interrelate – Aboriginal Building Connections

    Helping separated Aboriginal parents have strong, healthy relationships with their kids.

  • Lifeline – Domestic Abuse & Family Violence

    Domestic and family violence occurs when someone who has a close personal relationship with you makes you feel afraid, powerless or unsafe. It can be physical, but can also be emotional and psychological. Anyone can experience domestic and family violence. It happens across communities, ages, cultures and sexes. If you are experiencing abuse or violence […]

  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • Services Australia: Separated Parents

    Information about payments and services for separated parents providing financial support to children.  

  • 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.

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 […]

  • 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.

  • Body Talk

    The reproductive system is an amazing part of the human body, from creating new life to also being a source of pleasure, but do you know how it actually works?

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Intersex Peer Support Australia

    Intersex Peer Support Australia is an intersex peer support, information and advocacy group for people born with variations in sex characteristics and their families.

  • 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: Aboriginal Sexual Health

    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).   Community members accessing this site for information on STIs such […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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

Support Services

Support Services Links, .
  • Find the meaning of an Aboriginal Word

    This guide helps you to find the English meaning of an Aboriginal word. Click onto the tabs across the top of this page for more detailed information. To begin, it first may be helpful to understand the scope of your search. There were and are, hundreds of Aboriginal dialects throughout Australia (Thieberger and McGregor, 1994). There is, however, no […]

  • 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.

  • Skills for Education and Employment

    The Skills for Education and Employment program may help you improve your speaking, reading, writing or maths skills.

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