With player welfare front of mind we have set up contact points within the club for any player or parent to approach on any matters relating to physical or mental health.
While these player welfare advocates are not professionals they are great listeners and a resource as to the steps to follow to seek appropriate help.
If you need emergency support, call Lifeline on 13 11 14 (a free and confidential 24-hour crisis helpline) or dial ‘000’ for the police or an ambulance.

Kate Grandey Ph: 0439 434 034 (CSO)
Kingsley Rowse Ph: 0434 073 812 (CSO)
Gary Scott Ph: 0411 178 838 (CSO)
Michael Harby Ph: 0434 432 456

Our member policies can be found here
Member Protection Policy July 2023


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We all have good days and bad days. Then there are those days when something isn’t quite right, you’ve got something on your mind, or things just seem too much. Whatever it may be, sharing the load with someone else can really help. So no matter who you are, or how you’re feeling, you can talk it through with us – we’ll point you in the right direction so you can seek further support.

Call: 1300 224 636

Website: https://www.beyondblue.org.au

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Drug & Alcohol Services:

If your drinking is harming yourself or others, it may be time to contact one of the many services that can help. You could speak to your GP, local health service or call a helpline. There are trained telephone counsellors available in every Australian state and territory.

Website: https://drinkwise.org.au/drinking-and-you/support-services-adults

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Family Violence & Sexual Assault:

Have you experienced sexual assault, domestic or family violence? You’re not alone. Counselling, information and support are available. Find services and resources that can help in your state.

Call: 1800 737 732
Website: www.1800respect.org.au/service-support/south-australian-domestic-family-violence-and-sexual-assault-services/#link5

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Financial Help:

Financial counselling is a free service offered by community organisations, community legal centres and some government agencies. Financial counsellors can help you solve your money problems.

Call: 1800 007 007
Website: www.moneysmart.gov.au/managing-your-money/managing-debts/financial-counselling

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Seek Help
Recognise the Signs
Find out if you have a gambling problem
You are not alone – read real stories

Call: 1800 858 858 for support, information and counselling
Website: http://gamblinghelponline.org.au

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Homelessness & Hardship:

Homelessness Australia (HA) is the national peak body for homelessness in Australia. We provide systemic advocacy for the homelessness sector. If you are experiencing homelessness, visit the website below.

Call: 02 6247 7744

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Australian Red Cross:

Red Cross believes that everyone deserves a home that is safe, secure and affordable. In an average year, Red Cross helps 2180 people to find housing, supports 1360 people at risk of becoming homeless, and provides 43,400 meals to people experiencing hardship.

Website: www.redcross.org.au/homelessness.aspx


Mental & Physical Health:

OnTrack is a website offering online psychology services including; free online treatment programs, information and facts about mental and physical health, information and advice on where to get help, access to quizzes with immediate feedback.

Website: www.ontrack.org.au/web/ontrack

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Mind Health Connect:

mindhealthconnect is the easy way to find mental health and wellbeing information, support and services from Australia’s leading health providers, together in one place. Supported by the Australian Government, mindhealthconnect helps you to find information you can trust.

Website: www.mindhealthconnect.org.au

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Spanner In The Works:

Men’s Shed Association

Spanner in the Works’ is a Men’s Health initiative by the Australian Men’s Shed Association provides some key health messages to men in a form that is understandable and achievable.

Website: http://malehealth.org.au



Quitline is a telephone service available to smokers who want to quit.
• Call the Quitline from anywhere in Australia for the cost of a local call (except for mobile phones – normal charges apply).
• Quitline is confidential – there is no need to give your name if you don’t want to.
• Quitline is staffed by friendly professional advisors who are there to help you. They have a great deal of experience and have helped thousands of Australians to quit. They know how hard it can be to quit smoking and are never judgemental about people who smoke.
• When you ring Quitline ask for a Quit Pack to be sent free of charge.
• Quitline is available from 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday.
If you are thinking about quitting, or even if you’re not ready yet but want some more information, call the Quitline to speak with an advisor to find out what kind of help is available.

Call: 13 7848
Website: http://quitnow.gov.au

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Men’s Line Australia:

Men’s Line Australia is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, with professional counsellors providing confidential and anonymous information and support for all relationship issues.
Call us on 1300 78 99 78 or register for online counselling.

Website: https://www.mensline.org.au

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Relationship Support:

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships.

Call: 1300 364 277
Website: www.relationships.org.au

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Sports Chaplain:

Relationships Australia is a leading provider of relationship support services for individuals, families and communities. We aim to support all people in Australia to achieve positive and respectful relationships.

Call: 1300 364 277
Website: www.relationships.org.au


Stress & Anxiety:

There’s a difference between good stress and bad stress. Good stress can help you get through tough situations because you’re alert and ready to face the thing you’re anxious about. Bad stress is when you feel uptight and nervous all the bloody time. Stress relief is about finding ways to manage your anxiety. There’s plenty of info on it here – plus what could be going on if it’s something more serious.

Website: http://au.reachout.com/tough-times/somethings-not-right/stress-and-anxiety

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Having a tough time and need someone to talk to right now? The following services are there to listen and help you out. They are confidential and available 24/7. For all ages. Phone counselling, online web chat.

Call: 13 11 14
Website: www.lifeline.org.au

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Kids Help Line:

To talk to someone about anything that’s going on in your life. Ages 5-25. Phone counselling 24/7. Online web chat and email.

Call: 1800 55 1800
Website: www.kidshelp.com.au

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Suicide Call Back Service

Support if you, or someone you know, is feeling suicidal. For all ages. Phone counselling 24/7. Online web chat.

Call: 1300 65 94 67
Website: www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au