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Psychology Board of Australia The regulatory body for all registered psychologists in Australia.
Kids Helpline

Kids Helpline is Australia’s only free (even from a mobile), confidential 24/7 online and phone counselling service for young people aged 5 to 25.

Qualified counsellors at Kids Helpline are available via WebChat, phone or email anytime and for any reason.

Lifeline

Lifeline is a national charity providing all Australians experiencing emotional distress with access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Lifeline is committed to empowering Australians to be suicide-safe through connection, compassion and hope.

Parent Line NSW For more than 25 years Parent Line counsellors have been supporting families across NSW. Parent Line is a telephone counselling, information and referral service for parents or carers of children aged 0 to 18 who live in New South Wales.
ReachOut Australia

ReachOut is the most accessed online mental health service for young people and their parents in Australia.

Federation of Parents and Citizens Associations of New South Wales

Federation of Parents and Citizens Associations of New South Wales is commonly known as “P&C Federation”.

P&C Federation was established in 1922 and was incorporated in 1976 by an Act of the New South Wales Parliament.

  • The P&C Federation is committed to a free public education system which is open to all people irrespective of culture, gender, academic ability and socio-economic class.
  • The P&C Federation believe that students should be empowered to be contributing members of society.
  • The P&C Federation is committed to parents and carers and citizens being partners in the education process.
  • The P&C Federation works closely with the Department of Education and other educational stakeholder groups.
  • The P&C Federation represents the voice of parents through councillors and delegates.
  • The P&C Federation provides a range of services including public liability insurance cover and other insurance options, resources and assistance to P&C Associations.
  • The P&C Federation welcomes membership from parents and citizens associations in NSW public schools.
NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc.

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. is a non for profit Aboriginal organisation that provides advice on all matters relevant to education and training with the mandate that this advice represents the Aboriginal community viewpoint.

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. promotes respect, empowerment and self-determination and believes the process of collaborative consultation is integral to equal partnership and is fundamental to the achievement of equality.

The NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Inc. advocates cultural affirmation, integrity and the pursuit of equality to ensure that the unique and diverse identity of Aboriginal students is recognised and valued.

If you know of any other credible resource that should be on this list, please email your recommendation to info@scpansw.org.au