Emergency Contacts

On campus emergency

University Security Emergency (24 hours) Phone: 8313 5444

Are you or someone else in immediate danger? 

  • Contact University Security on 8313 5444
  • Call the Police on 000
  • Go to your nearest hospital emergency department
  • Contact mental health triage (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) -131 465
  • If you are in another state, please call the nearest major hospital -they will connect you with the local mental health service.
  • If you are outside Australia, please contact your local emergency or crisis services, or a local hospital.

Rape and sexual assault

  • Police: 000 (for emergencies only)
  • Yarrow Place rape and sexual assault service: 1800 817 421
  • National sexual assault, domestic family violence counselling service - 24 hours: 1800 737 732 (1800 RESPECT)
  • Full Stop 1800 385 578 
  • Rainbow Sexual, Domestic and Family Violence Helpline (formerly LGBTIQA+ Violence Services) - 24 hours: 1800 497 212
    • Telephone trauma counselling from counsellors who have completed specialist training to support anyone in Australia who is from the LGBTIQ+ community and has recently or in the past experienced sexual, domestic or family violence.
    • The service also provides telephone support to family members, friends and supporters, or professionals who are impacted by violence targeted towards the LGBTIQ+ community

Domestic violence

Suicide and mental health emergencies

University Crisis Line

For after-hours crisis support service for University of Adelaide students:

  • Call 1300 167 654or text +61 488 884 197
  • Weekdays 5pm - 9am, Weekends & public holidays 24 hrs
  • Offshore students - use the text number for contacting the University Crisis Line during the designated hours