Welcome to the First Nations Racism Register! A register to report racism and discrimination experienced by First Nations Peoples.

If you need support, you can contact:

13YARN on 13 92 76 (24/7 crisis support for First Nations people)
Brother to Brother on 1800 435 799 (24/7 crisis line for First Nations men)
Lifeline on 13 11 14 (24/7 crisis support)
Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 (24/7 crisis line for young people aged 5-25 years)
Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467
1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732 (24/7 national sexual assault and family violence counselling service)
The Healing Foundation
Hate Crime Support Directory
Your local Aboriginal Legal Service
Your local Aboriginal Medical Service

WHERE TO MAKE A FORMAL COMPLAINT

If you have experienced discrimination, you can contact the national or relevant state/territory-based agency.

NATIONAL

The Australian Human Rights Commission is an independent organisation that investigates complaints about discrimination, harassment and unfair treatment on the basis of race, colour, descent, gender, disability, age and other grounds.

For free advice on discrimination and your rights, or to make a complaint, call the National Information Service on 02 9284 9888 or 1300 656 419 (local call) or 1800 620 241 (toll free). You can also email infoservice@humanrights.gov.au

Information about making or responding to a complaint is available at http://www.humanrights.gov.au/complaint-information

LEGAL SERVICES

Australian Capital Territory:
Legal Aid
1300 654 314 (free-call) or 02 6243 3411
www.legalaidact.org.au

Aboriginal Legal Service
Police charges and court matters: 1800 765 767
Care and protection and family matters: 1800733 233
www.alsnswact.org.au

Community Legal Centres
02 6218 7900
https://canberracommunitylaw.org.au/our-legal-services/

New South Wales:
Legal Aid
1300 888 529 (free-call)
www.legalaid.nsw.gov.au

Aboriginal Legal Service
Police charges and court matters: 1800 765 767
Care and protection and family matters: 1800 733 233
www.alsnswact.org.au

Community Legal Centres
www.clcnsw.org.au/find-legal-help

Northern Territory:
Legal Aid
1800 019 343 (free-call)
www.legalaid.nt.gov.au

North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA)
1800 898 251 (free call)
www.naaja.org.au

Community Legal Centre
https://lawsocietynt.asn.au/nt-legal-directory/other-legal-links-1.html

Queensland:
Legal Aid
1300 651 188 (free call)
www.legalaid.qld.gov.au/Home

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Legal Service
1800 012 255 (free call)
www.atsils.org.au

Community Legal Centre
www.communitylegalqld.org.au/find-legal-help/

South Australia:
Legal Aid
1300 366 424 (free call)
https://lsc.sa.gov.au/

Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement
1800 643 222 (free call)
www.alrm.org.au

Community Legal Centres
1800 860 529 (free call)
www.clcsa.org.au

Tasmania:
Legal Aid
1300 366 611 (free call)
www.legalaid.tas.gov.au

Tasmanian Aboriginal Legal Service
1800 595 162 (free call)
www.tals.net.au

Community Legal Service
www.clctas.org.au

Victoria:
Legal Aid
1300 792 387 (free call)
www.legalaid.vic.gov.au

Victorian Aboriginal Legal Services
1800 064 865 (free call)
www.vals.org.au

Community Legal Service
www.fclc.org.au/find_a_community_legal_centre

Western Australia:
Legal Aid
1300 650 579 (free call)
www.legalaid.wa.gov.au

Aboriginal Legal Service
1800 019 900 (free call)
www.als.org.au

Community Legal Centres
www.communitylegalwa.org.au