Additional Mental Health and Counselling Services for Communities Affected by PFAS

This page contains information regarding the additional mental health and counselling services made available in response to PFAS contamination.

Page last updated: 14 March 2018

The Australian Government has funded dedicated mental health and counselling services for the people surrounding the RAAF Base Williamtown, NSW, Army Aviation Centre Oakey, Qld and RAAF Base Tindal, NT Investigation Areas to support these communities during this period of uncertainty.

If you need support, please notify your GP, who can refer you to appropriate mental health and counselling services in your region.

Alternatively, information on the services can also be found at:

For those who reside outside of these areas, please contact your local Primary Health Network for more information on the mental health and counselling services available in your region. Click here to locate your local Primary Health Network.

Support Now (Telephone Counselling Service)

The Australian Government has engaged On The Line Australia to provide a telephone and online counselling service, called Support Now, for people affected by PFAS contamination.

This service can be accessed anywhere in Australia and will provide callers with specialised telephone and online counselling services to support them during this period of uncertainty.

This telephone counselling service can be accessed by calling: 1300 096 257.

To access the online counselling service, or for more information, please visit the Support Now website.