Have you been subject to or witnessed harassment, discrimination, violence, accessibility issues or other safety concerns while at an NT music venue? Are you concerned about your own or a friend's use of alcohol or other drugs?
NT ANTI-DISCRIMINATION COMMISSION
The NT Anti-Discrimination Commission can provide information about your rights and responsibilities under anti-discrimination law. They also accept, investigate and help resolve complaints of discrimination. You can contact them using their free call line 1800 813 846 or (08) 8999 1444. Visit their website for more information.
SEXUAL ASSAULT REFERRAL CENTRE
The Sexual Assault Referral Centre (SARC), provide medical assistance and support for people who have recently been sexually assaulted. They also offer free counselling for victims of sexual violence and their family members and/or partners. In Alice Springs and Darwin SARC operate 24-hours a day, in Tennant Creek and Katherine they can be contacted 8am-4.21pm.
Darwin: (08) 8922 6472, Katherine: (08) 8973 8524, Tennant Creek: (08) 8962 4361 and Alice Springs: (08) 8955 4500 or 0401 114 181.
Ruby Gaea provide free, confidential counselling and support to women around Darwin who have experienced sexual assault. Call 8945 0155 (8.30am-5pm weekdays).
WOMEN'S SAFETY SERVICES OF CENTRAL AUSTRALIA
WoSSCA provide a women's shelter in Alice Springs as well as counselling and legal support for those suffering from domestic and/or sexual violence. They can be contacted 24/7 via (08) 8952 6075 or their website.
Clinic 34 are a free specialist sexual health service that offer testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections and blood born viruses as well as a needle and syringe program. They can supply contraception, pregnancy termination, HIV prevention and GP referral services.
The Darwin clinic operates Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30am to 3.30pm and Tuesday 8:30am to 6pm. Call 08 8999 2678 to make an appointment. Alice Springs and Katherine clinic hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3.30pm. Call 08 8951 7549 (ASP) or 08 8973 9049 (Katherine) for an appointment. Tennant Creek clinic hours are Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4pm. To make an appointment call 08 8962 4259.
FAMILY PLANNING NT
They offer bulk billed consultation with LGBTQI+ friendly doctors who specialist in a range of contraceptive and sexual health services. They operate services in Darwin and Palmerston, call 8948 0144 (9am-4pm, Monday-Friday) or visit their website.
NORTHERN TERRITORY MENTAL HEALTH LINE
A free and confidential hotline for mental health inquiries from anyone experiencing a mental health crisis or concerned about someone's wellbeing. Free call 1800 682 288 (24/7).
24-hour confidential crisis support line, online chat support service and suicide prevention service. Free call 13 11 14 (24/7) or visit their website.
headspace is a free and confidential service that supports young people aged 12 to 25 with their mental health and wellbeing. headspace provides assistance in 4 key areas: Mental Health, Physical and Sexual Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) and Vocational Support (Work and Study).
Darwin operates 9am-5pm Monday & Friday, 9am-7pm Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. Call (08) 8931 5999. Katherine operates Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9am-5pm and Tuesday 10.30am-7pm. Call (08) 8912 4000. Alice Springs headspace operates Monday-Friday 8.30am-5pm. Book an appointment via (08) 8958 4544.
NORTHERN TERRITORY MENTAL HEALTH LINE
A free and confidential hotline for mental health inquiries from anyone experiencing a mental health crisis or concerned about someone's wellbeing. Free call 1800 682 288 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Alcohol and Other Drugs
ALCOHOL DRUG INFORMATION SERVICE
A free service for those who are having issues with alcohol, are concerned about someone else’s alcohol use, or just have general questions about alcohol. Call 1800 250 015 (24/7)
TOP END ALCOHOL AND DRUG SERVICES
Top End Alcohol & Drug Services offer medical management of alcohol or other drug withdrawal, care planning, counselling, intervention and information. Call 8922 8399.
ALCOHOL & OTHER DRUGS SERVICES CENTRAL AUSTRALIA
ADSCA are a non-residential service providing specialised alcohol and other drug assessment, treatment, referral and managing withdrawal at home. Phone 08 8951 7580.