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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 Communities & Justice

Tel. 132 111


Department of Families, Fairness and Housing

Visit child protection contacts for contact numbers by area

Tel. 131 278 (after hours)


Department of Children, Youth Justice and Multicultural Affairs

Visit regional intake service for contact numbers by area

Tel. 1800 177 135 (after hours)

Western Australia

Department of Communities - Child Protection and Family Support

Tel. 1800 273 889

For Crisis Care, contact 1800 199 008 (after hours)

South Australia

Department for Child Protection

Tel. 131 478


Department of Communities Tasmania

Tel. 1800 000 123

Australian Capital Territory

Community Services Directorate

Tel. 1300 556 729

Northern Territory

Department of Territory Families, Housing and Communities

Tel. 1800 700 250