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If you believe a child is in immediate danger or in a life-threatening situation call 000.

How do I report a child protection matter?

If you wish to report a child protection matter, directly contact the agency responsible for child protection in your state or territory:

New South Wales

Department of Family & Community Services

Tel. 132 111
www.community.nsw.gov.au/preventing-child-abuse-and-neglect/reporting-suspected-abuse-or-neglect

Victoria

Department of Health and Human Services

Tel. 131 278 (after hours emergency)
www.dhs.vic.gov.au/for-individuals/crisis-and-emergency/reporting-child-abuse

Queensland

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Tel. (07) 3235 9999 or 1800 177 135 (after hours and weekends)
www.communities.qld.gov.au/childsafety/protecting-children/reporting-child-abuse

Western Australia

Department for Child Protection and Family Support

Tel. 1800 622 258
a/h: (08) 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008
www.dcp.wa.gov.au/Organisation/contactUs/Pages/ContactUs.aspx

South Australia

Department for Child Protection

Tel. 131 478
www.childprotection.sa.gov.au/reporting-child-abuse

Tasmania

Department of Health and Human Services

Tel. 1300 737 639
www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/children/child_protection_services

Australian Capital Territory

Community Services Directorate

Tel. 1300 556 729
www.form.act.gov.au/smartforms/csd/child-concern-report/

Northern Territory

Territory Families

Tel. 1800 700 250
https://nt.gov.au/law/crime/report-child-abuse