Australian Capital Territory: helplines

Parentline ACT
(02) 6287 3833, 9 am-5 pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays)

New South Wales: helplines

Parent Line NSW
1300 130 052, 9 am-9 pm Monday to Friday, 4 pm-9 pm weekends

Karitane Careline
1300 227 464, 12.30 pm-9 pm Monday to Thursday, 9 am-3.30 pm Friday to Sunday

Tresillian Parent Helpline
1300 272 736 (1300 2Parent), 7 am-11 pm 7 days
Tresillian live advice service, 5 pm-11pm Monday to Friday

Northern Territory: helplines

Parentline Queensland and Northern Territory
1300 301 300, 
8 am-10 pm 7 days

Queensland: helplines

Parentline Queensland and Northern Territory
1300 301 300
, 8 am-10 pm 7 days

13 HEALTH
13 43 25 84
, Speak to a registered nurse 24 hours 7 days, or request the Child Health Team 6.30 am-11 pm 7 days.

South Australia: helplines

Parent Helpline South Australia
1300 364 100
, 7.15 am-9.15 pm 7 days (calls outside these times will be redirected to the national Health Direct helpline)

Tasmania: helplines

Parentline Tasmania
1300 808 178
, 24 hours 7 days

Victoria: helplines

Parentline Victoria
132 289
, 8 am-12 am 7 days

Maternal and Child Health Advisory Line
132 229, 24 hours 7 days

Western Australia: helplines

Grandcare (information service for grandparents)
1800 008 323, 10 am-3 pm Monday to Friday

Ngala Helpline
(08) 9368 9368
(metropolitan) or 1800 111 546 (regional callers) 8 am-8 pm 7 days

General helplines: Australia-wide

Child Care Access Hotline
1800 670 305
, 133 677 (TTY service for people with a hearing/speech impairment), 8 am-6 pm Monday to Friday

Family Relationship Advice Line
1800 050 321, 8 am-8 pm Monday to Friday, 10 am-4 pm Saturday

healthdirect  (not available in Victoria or Queensland)
1800 022 222, 24 hours 7 days

Kids Helpline
1800 551 800, 24 hours 7 days

Lifeline
131 114, 24 hours 7 days

Medicare Public Enquiries Line
132 011, 24 hours 7 days

Mensline Australia (support and referral to specialist men’s services)
1300 789 978, 24 hours 7 days

National Breastfeeding Helpline
1800 MUM 2 MUM (or 1800 686 268), 24 hours 7 days

National Poisons Information Centre
131 126, 24 hours 7 days

Perinatal Anxiety and Depression Australia (PANDA) Helpline
1300 726 306, 10 am-7.30 pm (AEST/AEDT), Monday to Friday

Playgroup Australia
1800 171 882, 9 am-3 pm Monday to Friday

Pregnancy, Birth and Baby
1800 882 436
, 24 hours 7 days

Sane Australia Mental Health Helpline
1800 187 263, 9 am-5 pm Monday to Friday

1800 RESPECT (National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence Counselling Service)
1800 737 732, 24 hours 7 days