Safety

Helplines

  • Rape Crisis Centre NSW - 1800 424 017. Freecall 24 hours 7 days a week.
  • Domestic Violence Line - 1800 65 64 63. Freecall 24 hours 7 days a week.
  • Legal Aid Youth Hotline - 1800 10 18 10. Legal advice for those under 18 years of age. Available from 9am - midnight, Monday - Thursday and 24 hours, Friday to Sunday.

Apps

  • Party Survival Guide App is designed for young teens and their parents with information on planning a safe teen party, organising guest lists, venues and checklists, and accessing emergency situation information.

Websites

  • Think U Know is aimed at 11 – 17 year olds with information on how to stay safe and what to do if something goes wrong.
  • Youth Safe has information on keeping young people safe on roads, in workplaces, playing sport and partying. Resources are available to order or download.
  • My Nite has information on safe partying issues including alcohol, breaking the law, cyber crime, sex, driving, violence, drugs, graffiti, parties, offensive behaviour and legal advice.
  • Save a Mate (Red Cross) has information on drugs, alcohol, wellbeing, festivals and overdoses.
  • Law Stuff provides legal information to children and young people in Australia.
  • Legal Aid NSW provides information on legal rights, cyber bullying, defamation, sexting, privacy and self incrimination.
  • Rape Crisis Centre NSW provides 24/7 telephone and online counselling service for anyone who has experienced or is at risk of sexual assault, family or domestic violence.
  • Geared provides information for young people on safe driving, cars and licences.
  • Love the Good, the Bad and the Ugly provides relationship information for young people. 
  • Bursting the Bubble is a website for young people experiencing family violence. The site is produced by DVIRC Victoria and assist young people to identify family violence in their own homes, develop safety strategies and ways to deal with the emotional impact of abuse, and provide options for seeking further support.
  • Cybersmart provides information for young kids (0-7 years), kids (8-12 years) and teens (13-18 years) on staying cyber smart. The site includes information on cyberbullying, digital reputations, identity theft, sexting and unwanted contact.

Videos 

  • Videos are available on the Tune In Not Out website.
  • Who are You? - Many females and males will experience sexual assault, especially when alcohol is involved: You can make a difference, it's not about being a hero – it's about doing something small and watching out for your mates when out. This video is in the alcohol and other drugs section of the website.
  • Photo Fail - Asking friends before you post pictures of them online can save everyone stress and embarrassment. Look after your mates and help keep their digital reputation clean! This video is in the safe partying section of the website.
  • Love Control - is a groundbreaking film produced by Women's Health In the North. It draws directly from young women's experiences of abusive relationships and shows how quickly controlling behaviour can escalate into full blown violence. This video describes abuse that some may find disturbing. This video is in the sex/sexual assault section of the website.
  • Keep it Tame - you can use phones, tablets and computers to do awesome stuff. But things can turn nasty if you use them to disrespect each other. Treat each other with respect and Keep It Tame. This video is in the safety and violence section of the website.
  • Alcohol, Sex and Consent - Off your head, don't share your bed! This video explores the important issue of sex and consent particularly when alcohol is involved. This video is in the sex section of the website.