Where to Get Support

Here you can find contact to get more support at UNSW as well as support outside of UNSW.

Support at UNSW

First Responders

A network of specially trained staff and students who will listen to you and help you access information about support and reporting.

Campus Security 

24 hour security to protect you and prevent crime. 9385 6666

Counselling and Psychological Services

Meet confidentially with a qualified psychologist. 9385 5418

Health Services

Make a confidential appointment with a Doctor: 9385 5425

Residential Colleges

Each College has complaint procedures and support available.

Student Development International

Support for international students

Student Support and Success

Confidential consultations for students requiring educational support, or advice on UNSW policies and procedures: 9385 4734

Ally network for LGBTIQ

Support for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, intersex or queer students.

Nura Gili

Support for Indigenous students.

Legal services

Legal advice and advocacy for students.

Women's Collective at Arc

Contact your Student Representative Council.


More support outside UNSW

Medical and counselling

The closest specialist sexual assault services to UNSW (for young people aged 14 years and older and adults) is at the Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Camperdown:

  • Address: Eastern & Central Sydney Sexual Assault Service, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown
  • Phone daytime: (02) 9515 9040
  • Phone after hours: (02) 9515 6111

NSW Health Sexual Assault Services - counselling and medical assistance

Sydney Sexual Health Centre - LGBTI safe place particulaly if you want information on sexually transmitted diseases

NSW Rape Crisis Centre - 1800 424 017

Domestic Violence Information (and 24/7 contact numbers)

National Home Doctor Service

The Albion Centre - a multidisciplinary public health care facility with a primary focus on HIV management

NSW Victims Services - Help for victims of sexual assault

  • Victims Support Line (Victims Access Line 1800 633 063)
  • Aboriginal Contact Line 1800 019 123

Lifeline - 24 hour mental health help and crisis line

Medical and counselling in Canberra/ACT

ACT Health: Forensic and Medical Sexual Assault Care (FAMSAC)

  • Tel: 02 6244 2185
  • or call the Canberra Hospital switchboard on 02 6244 2222

Canberra Rape Crisis:

  • Women and Girls (02) 6247 2525
  • Text only (for hearing impaired): 0488 586 518 7.00am-11.00pm 7 days.
  • Men (02) 6287 3935 9am-5pm Monday-Friday
  • Forensic Medical Care 24/7 call-out (02) 6247 2525

Women's support

Sydney Women’s Counselling Centre

Aboriginal Women's Sexual Assault Network

Men's support


Survivors and mates support network


Another Closet - Domestic and family violence support for lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender, intersex or queer


NSW Police Assistance Line - for non-emergencies and general enquiries

NSW Police Adult Sexual Assault

SEXUAL ASSAULT REPORTING OPTIONS (SARO) - Sexual assault questionnaire

Crime Stoppers - provide crime information anonymously

Legal support

Women's Legal Services NSW - a community legal centre providing women across NSW with a range of free legal services. Contact Line 1800 801 501. Telephone Interpreter Service 13 14 50