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Specialised support, advice and information on FGM/C is available from a variety of services in Australia for health professionals as well as individuals. Some of the services listed below can assist directly and others can provide referrals.

ACT

Women’s Health Service, Canberra Health Services

Location: Various locations

Contact: (02) 5124 1787

Website: https://www.health.act.gov.au/services-and-programs/women-youth-and-children/womens-health/womens-health-service

New South Wales

Multicultural Health

Location: Jacaranda House Building 57, Cumberland Hospital, 5 Fleet Street, North Parramatta

Postal address: Locked Bag 7118, Parramatta CBD NSW 2124

Phone: (02) 8838 2175

Website: www.health.nsw.gov.au

Queensland

True

Location: True has branches in Brisbane, Cairns, Cold Coast, Inala, Ipswich, Rockhampton, Sunshine Coast and Toowoomba.

Contact: Culturally Responsive Health Team (07) 3250 0240

Website: https://www.true.org.au

South Australia

Women’s Health Service

Location: 21 Market Street Adelaide

Contact: Refugee Health Service (08) 8237 3900 or free call 1800 635 566

Website: https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/health+services/refugee+health+service

Tasmania

Bi-cultural Health, Australian Red Cross

Location: Red Cross has offices in Hobart, Bridgewater, Burnie and Mowbray

Contact: Community Health Worker (03) 6326 6025, tasbiculturalhealth@redcross.org.au

Website: https://www.redcross.org.au/about/how-we-help/migration-support/bi-cultural-health

Victoria

Victoria’s Family and Reproductive Rights Program provides specialised services, support and training on FGM/C across the State via a network of services listed below.

Western Australia

King Edward Hospital 

Location: 374 Bagot Rd Subiaco

Contact: (08) 6458 1557

Website: https://www.kemh.health.wa.gov.au/Our-services/Statewide-Services/Womens-Health-Strategy-and-Programs/Gender-based-violence-in-the-CALD-community