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Support for health professionals and people affected directly and indirectly by global conflicts and humanitarian crises

The Refugee Health Network acknowledges the stress and suffering that the ongoing conflicts around the world have caused to people, especially the violence that occurred recently in Israel and Palestine. Such extreme situations and graphic images widespread in mass and social media have significantly impacted community members and service providers. If you or someone you know is experiencing distress in light of the recent situation, please reach out for support. You can contact the numbers listed below for reliable support:

Free support Monday to Friday from 9am to 6pm. Staff can speak to callers in Arabic, Hebrew, Dari, Ukrainian, English, and other languages with an interpreter.

Free Queensland-wide phone service providing support and information to find aid, assistance and mental health services for people from multicultural backgrounds. Mon-Fri  9am to 4.30pm

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for Confidential health advice from a registered nurse. Interpreters are available.

A confidential mental health telephone triage service that provides the first point of contact for public mental health services to Queenslanders. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and will link to the caller’s nearest Queensland Public Mental Health service.

Free support available for people with a refugee or refugee-like experience from Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

A statewide telephone service offering free professional and non-judgemental telephone support to women who are experiencing domestic or family violence. They can help women to obtain safe refuge accommodation, confidential counselling and referral to other services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Free clinics across the state can provide medical care for illness or injury that is not life threatening. Most of these clinics are open  8am – 8pm (some open until 10pm). Clinic locations here.

If you have a Medicare card, please take this with you to the clinic.


Gabby Cabral da Rocha Weiss

Refugee Health Network Queensland

Ph: (07) 3163 2958

Ally Wakefield

Capacity Building and Resource Coordinator
Refugee Health

Ph: (07) 3163 6355