Contact us

Elizabeth Spark | Manager, Student Equity and Inclusion | equity@federation.edu.au | 03 5327 6461

Baden Cutts | Respectful Communities Coordinator | equity@federation.edu.au | 03 5327 6461

Jade McIlfatrick | Equity and Inclusion Officer | j.mcilfatrick@federation.edu.au | 03 5327 9795

Other support services

Student Counselling Service at Federation University

After hours and weekend hotline for mental health support: Phone 1300 758 109 or text: 0480 089 177

Student Advocacy Service at Federation University

Advice and information around University policies, procedures and processes regarding student concerns

Campus Security

  • Ballarat: 5327 6333
  • Berwick: 5122 8555
  • Brisbane: 1300 136 102 and quote Site ID S183771
  • Gippsland: 5122 6662
  • Wimmera: 5382 0560 or 0417 820 560
  • For emergency (all campuses): 1800 333 732
  • Federation campus security

External supports

Lifeline

13 11 14 | text: 0477 13 11 14 | lifeline.org.au | hours of operation – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

National service for people experiencing emotional distress providing 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.

1800 RESPECT

1800 737 732 | 1800respect.org.au | hours of operation - 24 hour a day, 7 day a week

Counselling service offering support for people who have experiences of sexual, domestic or family violence.

Sexual Assault Crisis Line (Victoria)

1800 806 292 | sacl.com.au | hours of operation – 5pm through to 9am the next day

Providing after hours confidential telephone crisis counselling service for people who have experienced both past and recent sexual assault.

QLife

1800 184 527 | qlife.org.au | hours of operation – 3pm to midnight every day

Australia-wide free, anonymous LGBTI peer support and referral service.

The Orange Door

orangedoor.vic.gov.au (Victoria)

The Orange Door is a free service for adults, children and young people who are experiencing or have experienced family violence and families who need extra support with the care of children.

Brisbane Domestic Violence Service (Queensland)

(07) 3217 2544 | bdvs.org.au | hours of operation – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Domestic and family violence support service providing a range of services including information and referral, crisis support, advocacy and counselling.

Police

000 | text: 106 | non-emergency: 131 444

Triple zero (000) calls are free to access Police, Fire or Ambulance in incidences of emergency - if someone is seriously injured or in need of medical help, if life or property is being threatened or if a person has witnessed a serious accident or crime