The event will include details of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE).
It is a very human response to find content relating to CSE triggering or at times difficult to hear.
If you feel you need a break, please feel free to step out of the room, or if you need someone to speak with, we recommend you contact professional support services. We’ve listed several options below.
We also want to acknowledge all survivors of child sexual abuse and exploitation who are joining us here today. We thank you for your bravery in helping fight this crime.
If you need immediate support for yourself or someone you know, please use one of the services listed below.
- Urgent: Call 000
- Non-urgent: Call 131 444
- eSafety: Make a report about cyberbullying, image-based abuse or illegal and harmful content.
- ACCCE: Make a report about inappropriate behaviour towards children online, grooming or sextortion.
Bravehearts Information & Support Line Line is a toll-free phone service for those seeking advice or help related to child sexual abuse, including what to do if your child or someone you know has disclosed child sexual abuse.
Call 1800 241 826, 8:30am – 4:30pm, Monday – Friday AEST (hours may vary on public holidays).
Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free 24/7 confidential and private counselling service specifically for children and young people aged 5 – 25.
Call 1800 55 1800.
Blue Knot Foundation Helpline is the National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma. It provides support, education and resources for the families and communities of adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse.
Call 1300 657 380, Monday – Sunday between 9am – 5pm AEST or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
PartnerSPEAK provides support for non-offending partners, family members, friends, or anyone else who is affected by a person’s involvement in child sexual abuse and child exploitation material. Call 1300 590 589, chat online or access their forum.
1800RESPECT provides support for people impacted by domestic, family or sexual violence. Call 1800 737 732 (1800RESPECT) or chat online.
Lifeline provides 24-hour crisis counselling, support groups and suicide prevention services.
Call 13 11 14, text 0477 13 11 14 or chat online. For more services, please see healthdirect’s Mental Health Helplines.
Concern about your own thoughts or someone else’s thoughts towards children
Stop It Now! Australia works with adults with concerns about their own or someone else’s sexual thoughts or behaviours towards children.
Call 1800 01 1800 or chat online Monday – Tuesday 10am – 2pm AEST/AEDT or Wednesday – Thursday 1pm-4pm AEST/AEDT.