Get Support

Students and staff who need immediate support are encouraged to call 1800 572 224. This line is available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week and is staffed by qualified counsellors from Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia.

UniSA’s Student Counselling Service is also available if you prefer to speak to a UniSA counsellor face-to-face or over the phone. Counsellors are available for appointments from Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm. You can book an appointment online or via phone: 1300 301 703 (Metropolitan campuses), (08) 8723 1999 (Mount Gambier campus) or (08) 8645 8233 (Whyalla campus).

Staff counselling is available through UniSA’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP). To book a consultation with a trained counsellor, call 1300 277 924. You and your immediate family members are able to access four free counselling sessions.

Yarrow Place is the lead public health agency responding to adult rape and sexual assault in South Australia. They provide direct services to people aged 16 years or older who have been raped or sexually assaulted or who were aged 16 years or older at the time of the assault. You can contact Yarrow Place on 1800 817 421.

SHine SA is a leading not-for-profit provider of primary care services and education for sexual and relationship wellbeing. They provide sexual health education, early intervention, health promotion, clinical services and therapeutic counselling. You can contact SHine SA on 1300 794 584. 

Should you wish to report the rape or sexual assault, you can contact the Police on 000 or UniSA Security on 1800 500 911. 

Resources for UniSA students and staff:


Urgent Assistance

24/7 Phone Support

1800 572 224

UniSA Support

Student Counselling Service
Monday to Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm
Metropolitan campuses: 1300 301 703
Mt Gambier campus: (08) 8723 1999
Whyalla campus: (08) 8645 8233

UniSA Out-of-Hours Crisis Line
1300 107 441 or text 0488 826 346 
5:00pm to 9:00am weekdays 
24hrs weekends and public holidays

Staff Counselling Service
1300 277 924

External Support

Yarrow Place
Rape & Sexual Assault Service
1800 817 421

SHine SA
Sexual Health Education Agency
1300 794 584