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: 03 July 2019

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)

This service is no longer available. For telephone and online mental health support resources, please visit the Australian Government’s digital mental health gateway at Head to Health.

Head to Health

Head to Health helps connect Australians to information, advice, and free low-cost phone and online mental health services and support. To seek support for yourself, or to help support someone else, you can access the digital mental health gateway, “Head to Health” by visiting Head to Health.