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Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) offer immediate phone interpreting service 24 hours a day, every day of the year by calling 131 450.

You can call TIS National for the cost of a local call throughout Australia. The majority of TIS National interpreting services are free to non-English speakers.

Learning about sexual assault and relationship violence is never easy, and it can be even harder when your native culture and language is very different from that of Australia. The Your Body, Your Choice (PDF) factsheets below contain important information for students who have experienced sexual assault. Resources have been developed by Redfern Legal Centre, City of Sydney and Study NSW.

The International Student Health Hub has information on sexual and reproductive health for international students.

Coercive control

Coercive control is when someone repeatedly hurts, scares or isolates another person to control them.

Visit the Coercive Control website to find out how to recognise the signs of abuse.

Family Safety Pack

The Family Safety Pack for men and women coming to Australia. It includes information on Australia’s laws regarding domestic and family violence, sexual assault and forced marriage, and a woman’s right to be safe.

The Family Safety Pack is translated into 46 languages.

eSafety has legal powers to help protect people who live in Australia from the most serious online abuse and harmful content. This includes cyberbullying of children, adult cyber abuse and image-based abuse (sharing intimate images without the consent of the person shown).

Help and resources

Modern slavery refers exploitative practices, that undermine a persons’ freedom and ability to make choices for themselves. These practices include trafficking in persons, slavery, servitude, forced marriage, forced labour, debt bondage and deceptive recruiting for labour or services.

Modern slavery resources - Downloadable materials, videos, guides and toolkits about modern slavery in Australia available in languages other than English.

Get help at UOW

The Safe and Respectful Communities (SARC) team are here to help you.

The team are available 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday and are on standby to respond to emergencies 24/7.

Contact SARC