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News and media

  • The latest news, media releases and articles from 1800RESPECT
  • Information on media enquiries
  • Information on promoting the 1800RESPECT service.

Media releases

Read and download our current media releases and statements in the media release archive. All past releases are also available.

Media enquries

Please submit media enquiries via the Contact Us webform or direct them to:

1800RESPECTenquiries@health.telstra.com

Please note that this email for media enquiries only. For other enquiries, please see our Contact Us page for information on how our team can assist you.

1800RESPECT tagline

When writing articles or blogs on domestic, family and sexula violence, we request that you include our tagline at the end of your piece. Reading about violence and abuse can be triggering. Including our tagline in your article allows those you are impacted by media coverage to know immediately who they can reach out to for support.

1800RESPECT is the national domestic, family and sexual violence counselling, information and support service.

If you or someone you know is experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, domestic, family or sexual violence, call 1800RESPECT on 1800 737 732, chat online via our website, or text 0458 737 732.

We also highly recommend becoming familiar with and adhering to the Our Watch guidelines on reporting violence against women.

About 1800RESPECT

If you would like to know more about 1800RESPECT, please visit the About Us section of our website. This section includes information on:

  • Frequently asked questions
  • 1800RESPECT partners
  • Our projects
  • Careers and volunteering
  • Accessibility.

Articles

In addition to information on our website, 1800RESPECT also publishes case studies, webinars and articles from our staff and sector partners.

Read more in our Case studies and articles.

See the latest in our Sector In-focus series.

See all of our Past webinars (all videos are also available on the 1800RESPECT YouTube Channel).

1800RESPECT newsletter

1800RESPECT publishes the Workers and Professionals Connect quarterly email newsletter. Anyone is welcome to subscribe to receive sector and service updates delivered to their inbox. See past issues and subscribe on our website.

Promoting 1800RESPECT

We encourage all organisations from all sectors around Australia to promote the 1800RESPECT service to their staff, clients, networks and the community. See our page on Promoting 1800RESPECT for resources to assist promoting our service in your social and work communities, and online.

1800RESPECT on social media

1800RESPECT is active on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. You are welcome to share our messaging on your own accounts at any time.

We also have social media resources available for the service, and for ongoing and previous campaigns.