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Seek help and report

​​Report your concerns

If you need an interpreter, call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450 and ask them to call your selected service.

Refer someone you are concerned about

If you think someone you know may be radicalising to violent extremism, contact the National Security Hotline. You can remain anonymous.

Phone (within Australia): 1800 1234 00
Phone (outside Australia): (+61) 1300 123 401
TTY: 1800 234 889
SMS: 0429 771 822

Email: hotline@nationalsecurity

Report a crime

If you require police assistance but there is no immediate danger, call 131 444. If it is an emergency call 000 (triple zero).

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or filling out an online form.

Report online extremist material

Report information on websites or social media platforms that could support or encourage violent extremism.

Ask for help and advice

Never be afraid to ask for help. The following support services are free, confidential and offer professional counselling and advice.

Step Together Helpline

Step Together is a helpline and online service funded by the New South Wales Government. It is designed to support people who know someone who may be headed down the path to violent extremism.

Phone: 1800 875 204 (available 7am – 9pm EST every day)


Lifeline provides all Australians experiencing a personal crisis with access to online, phone and face-to-face crisis support and suicide prevention services.

Phone: 13 11 14 (available 24/7)

Crisis Support Chat (available 7pm – 12am EST every day)

Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline provides counselling for young Australians aged 5 to 25 no matter who they are, where they live or what they want to talk about.

Phone: 1800 55 1800 (available 24/7)

WebChat Counselling (available 24/7)

Ask a question

For more information on Australia’s efforts to counter violent extremism in all its forms, please contact us.

All media enquiries should be directed to ​the media enqui​ry form.