Australia

National Coordinator:

Yvette Miller
Associate Professor
School of Public Health & Social Work
Queensland University of Technology
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
e: yvette.miller@qut.edu.au

Support groups for women to contact about their maternity experience:

If you wish to talk to someone about your experience or how you are feeling, you can contact:

  • Lifeline counselling service (131 114, 24-hour, free)
  • healthdirect helpline (1800 022 222, 24-hour, free) – staffed by registered nurses who provide expert health advice
  • Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency – if you wish to raise a concern or make a complaint about the service you have received from a Health Practitioner in Australia, you can contact the complaints management team by email at AHPRAfeedback@ahpra.gov.au or by calling 1300 419 495
  • SANDS (1300 072 63, 24-hour, free) for support after pregnancy and infant loss

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