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If you or someone you know is in immediate danger call 000.

Domestic Violence Hotline
1800 656 463. (NSW)
If you’re worrying about domestic violence, call the 24 hour Domestic Violence Hotline: 1800 656 463.. For more information on Domestic Violence please see

Child Protection Helpline: 132 111
To report suspected child abuse or neglect, call the Child Protection Helpline on 132 111 (24 hours/7 days).

National sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling and information referral service, available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

Men's Referral Service: 1300 766 491
No to Violence is the peak body for organisations and individuals working with men to end family violence, they specialise in telephone counselling, information and referrals for men.

NSW Rape Crisis: 1800 424 017
Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia provides counselling for people of all genders whose lives have been impacted by sexual assault. They provide telephone, online, and some face to face counselling. Their services are free and available (24 hours/7 days).

Women NSW

Women NSW is a government unit within the NSW Department of Communities & Justice (DCJ).

To contact us, please mail or email using the details below:

Women NSW
NSW Department of Communities & Justice
Locked Bag 10
Strawberry Hills NSW 2012
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If you would like to receive emails about announcements, events and funding, please subscribe to the Women NSW mailing list. We may occasionally send you emails about related topics, for example, NSW Government announcements relating to women or events run by other agencies.

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Right to information (GIPA)

On 1 July 2010, the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (GIPA Act) replaced the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act 1989. The NSW Department of Communities & Justice (DCJ) is committed to ensuring the public’s right to information meets the requirements of the GIPA Act and that we appropriately respond to other requests for information.Access to DCJ information may be considered through either formal or informal applications. This is currently managed by each DCJ agency individually. For more information, please visit the DCJ website.

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Last updated: 23 Apr 2021