13 Yarn is a crisis support line. The service offers a culturally safe, confidential, one-on-one yarning opportunity with a Lifeline-trained Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander crisis supporter. Call 13 YARN (139 276) for support 7 days, 24 hours.
All Together Now
All Together Now provides information about racism and support for people experiencing or witnessing racism in Australia. This organisation is involved in many projects to educate people about racism and reduce racism in Australia.
All Together Now – Reporting Racism Clearing House
This webpage explains how to report racism that you’ve witnessed or experienced. It includes links to industry complaint processes, dispute resolution services, and state and territory discrimination laws in Australia. It also has advice on looking after yourself and calling out racism.
Australian Government Attorney-General’s Department – Legal assistance services
This webpage lists legal assistance services in Australia. These services can give you information and advice about a range of legal problems, including racial discrimination.
Australian Human Rights Commission – Complaints
This webpage covers the process of making a complaint to the Australian Human Rights Commission if you’ve experienced racial discrimination or hatred.
Australian Pro Bono Centre – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services
This webpage lists the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander legal services in each state and territory in Australia.
Beyond Blue provides support and services to people in Australia to improve mental health and prevent suicide. It also has a wide range of resources, including resources on racial discrimination. You can call Beyond Blue for support on 1300 224 636 or use the Beyond Blue webchat support service.
Call It Out
Call It Out is an online register to report incidents of racism toward Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The reports are collected and analysed by the Jumbunna Institute for Indigenous Education and Research to raise awareness and encourage change.
Embrace Multicultural Mental Health
This national online platform is for people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and mental health service providers in Australia. It has links to mental health resources, services and information in culturally accessible formats.
Kids Helpline offers free and confidential 24-hour counselling and support for young people aged 5-25 years. Your child can talk to someone on the phone by calling 1800 551 800, or your child can use Kids Helpline email counselling or Kids Helpline webchat counselling.
Lifeline provides information, support and free counselling to people in Australia experiencing emotional distress. You can call Lifeline for support on 131 114, use the Lifeline crisis text service by texting 0477 131 114, or use the Lifeline crisis online chat service.
NACCHO – National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation
This webpage has a map of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations across Australia.
Racism. It Stops With Me – Responding to racism
This webpage has information and links to options for reporting racist incidents in Australia.
Racism. No Way
This website provides resources and activities for students, parents and school staff to combat racism in schools and other learning environments.
WellMob provides social, emotional and cultural wellbeing online resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
Youth Law Australia
Youth Law Australia is a national online legal service. It can help children and young people in Australia with human rights issues.
If you need to report a racist incident, you can contact your state or territory anti-discrimination commission. Search online to find which commission to contact and what to do.