National Information Lines

Phone numbers for national programs and information lines.

Page last updated: 20 July 2015

OrganisationContact number
AIDS/HIV (NSW) 1800 451 600
Australian Hearing 13 17 97
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (02) 6244 1000
Australian Organ Donor Register 1800 777 203
Australian Radiation Protection and
Nuclear Safety Bureau (ARPANSA)
1800 022 333
Breastscreen Australia 13 20 50
Department of Health 1800 020 103
Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) 02 6271 2222
GrantNet (NHMRC) 1800 500 983
Health Care Complaints Commission (NSW) 1800 043 159
Immunisation Hotline 1800 671 811
Kids Help Line 1800 551 800
Lifeline 13 11 14
Medical Rural Bonded Scholarships 1800 248 720
National Blood Authority (NBA) Information Line 1300 025 663
National Cervical Screening Program 13 15 56
Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) 1800 181 030
Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme Information Line 1800 020 613
Practice Incentives Programme 1800 222 032
Private Health Insurance Ombudsman (PHIO) - Complaints 1800 640 695
Professional Services Review (PSR) (02) 6120 9100
Quitline 13 78 48
Rural Workforce Agencies:  
  • NSW Rural Doctors Network Ltd
(02) 4924 8000
  • Rural Workforce Agency Victoria Ltd
(03) 9349 7800
  • Health Workforce Queensland
(07) 3105 7800
  • Rural Health West (WA)
(08) 6389 4500
  • SA Rural Doctors Workforce Agency Inc
(08) 8234 8277
  • Health Recruitment Plus Tasmania
(03) 6334 2355
  • NT Remote Health Workforce Agency
(08) 8950 4800 - Alice Springs
(08) 8982 1050 - Darwin
Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) 1800 020 653

Please note
Calls to 1800 numbers are generally free to the caller when made from a land line.
Calls to 13 or 1300 numbers are charged at a low fixed amount to the caller when made from a land line.
All calls made from mobile phones are charged at the rates applicable to each telephone provider.