Interview Support Services
The following links provide details of services that provide 24/7 telephone and/or online support and counselling services for health and wellbeing issues.
These are not emergency services. For emergencies please call 000 (triple zero).
Defence-oriented Telephone and/or Online Support and Counselling
Defence All-hours Support Line (ASL) - 1800 628 036
The ASL is a confidential telephone service for ADF members and their families, available 24/7.
Defence Family Helpline - 1800 624 608
The Helpline is available 24/7 for ADF members and their families, and is staffed by qualified human services professionals including social workers and psychologists.
1800 IMSICK - 1800 467 425
If you are away from base or for out-of-hours assistance call to locate the nearest support.
National Welfare Coordination Centre (NWCC) - 1800 801 026
Advice and assistance for families of deployed personnel, available 24/7.
Sexual Misconduct Prevention & Response (SeMPRO) - 1800 736 776
24/7 support for Defence employees (ADF, Defence APS, male and female) affected by sexual misconduct.
Open Arms Veterans and Families Counselling Services - 1800 011 046
Counselling services and group programs for veterans, their families and eligible ADF members, available 24/7.
General Telephone and/or Online Support and Counselling
Lifeline - 13 11 14
Crisis support and suicide prevention.
Relationship Counselling: Mens Line Australia - 1300 789 978
Counselling for men available 24/7.
SANE Australia - 1800 187 263 (1800 18 SANE)
Helping Australians affected by mental illness.
1800 RESPECT - 1800 737 732
National sexual assault and domestic violence counselling available 24/7.