The below services and resources are all available free of charge and based in WA (unless otherwise noted).


Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC)
King Edward Memorial Hospital
Crisis 24 hour (08) 6458 1828
Country areas (free call) 1800 199 888
Ph: (08) 6458 1820 (office)

The Sexual Assault Resource Centre (SARC) is located in Perth and provides a range of free resource, support and counselling services to people in the metropolitan area affected by sexual violence. SARC also provide free telephone advice/support to those in non-metropolitan areas and have a 24 Hour Emergency Line. SARC is part of the Western Australian Department of Health and all services are provided free of charge.

Information Resources VIEW
Care Package for adults who have experienced sexual trauma VIEW
Supporters Guide for people supporting an adult who has experienced sexual trauma VIEW

National Sexual Assault, Domestic Family Violence Counselling Service (National service)
Phone: 1800 737 732

This service provides information and resources, plus free web chat and telephone counselling services. A database of support services in your area is also available.

Mental Health Emergency Response Line (MHERL)
Metro: 1300 555 788
Peel: 1800 676 822

Facilitated by the Government of Western Australia, the MHERL clinicians provide assessment, specialist intervention and support for people experiencing a mental health emergency and if required, referral to a local mental health service. Rapid response to mental health emergencies are provided across the Perth metro area, from Two Rocks to Peel and Waroona.

Lifeline WA
24/7 Crisis Support: 13 11 14

Beyond Blue (National service)
Phone: 1300 22 4626

Support Act (National service)
Wellbeing Help Line (Free 24/7 support): 1800 959 500

Legal Aid WA
Phone: 1300 650 579

Western Australian Police Force
Support for Victims of Crime:
Victim Support Service: Phone: 1800 818 988 (freecall STD)
Reporting a crime:

Safer Venues WA
Facebook page:

Safer Venues Western Australia (SVWA) is a responsive community group working towards improving standards of inclusivity and safety in Perth’s music and entertainment spaces. They have identified harmful behaviours such as harassment, discrimination and assault as barriers to safety and inclusion and are working with venues, audiences, artists and industry to initiate a collective responsibility for change.

LISTEN (National)

LISTEN is a grassroots community organisation that exists to initiate and foster change in Australian music. LISTEN seeks to promote the visibility and experiences of people who have been excluded and under-represented across the music industry, including women, gender non-conforming and LGBTQIA+ people, people of colour, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and other marginalised groups.


Year-round training opportunities 
Presented by Support Act

Every year Support Act presents a range of free or low cost online training and workshop opportunities focussed on encouraging positive mental health and eliminating harassment in the music industry. Simply subscribe to their e-newsletter to stay in the loop with the latest workshop announcements.

Australian Hotel’s Association WA
Training Courses (cost $149 – $169 each)

Performance & misconduct management, investigations and termination:
Appropriate workplace behaviours and dispute resolution:


WorkSafe WA
Phone: 1800 737 732

Australian Human Rights Commission
Free complaint investigations for workplace discrimination
Information for people making complaints:

Know The Line Anti Sexual Harassment campaign

Live Performance Australia
Australian Live Performance Industry Code of Practice to Prevent Workplace Discrimination, Harassment, Sexual Harassment and Bullying
Code of practice:

Live Performance Australia prepared a code of practice (effective 3 September 2018) to support the live performance industry to prevent workplace discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment and bullying. It affirms our industry’s commitment to providing a safe, respectful, inclusive and flexible workplace. It features:

An overview of the relevant legislative framework and obligations
Best practice guidance on steps an organisation can take to effectively prevent and respond
Check-lists to assess an organisation’s current policies and procedures
Template to assist organisations develop policies and procedures

Fair Work Ombudsman
Workplace discrimination overview:
Bullying and harassment overview:

State Department of Local Government, Sports and Cultural Industries
Preventing Drink Spiking Campaign
Print-ready posters & assets: