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Child protection agencies

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

Victoria

Department of Health and Human Services

Tel. 131 278 (after hours emergency)

Queensland

Department of Communities, Child Safety and Disability Services

Tel. (07) 3235 9999 or 1800 177 135 (after hours and weekends)

Western Australia

Department for Child Protection and Family Support

Tel. 1800 622 258
a/h: (08) 9223 1111 or 1800 199 008

South Australia

Department for Child Protection

Tel. 131 478

Tasmania

Department of Health and Human Services

Tel. 1300 737 639

Australian Capital Territory

Child and Youth Protection Services

Tel. 1300 556 729

Northern Territory

Territory Families

Tel. 1800 700 250