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Safety & Emergency Support

If you need urgent or emergency help, use the crisis support contacts below.

Your safety on campus is one of our biggest priorities. If you need urgent or emergency help, use the crisis support contacts below.

Safer Communities

Safer Communities is a free and confidential crisis support service for staff and students who experience concerning, threatening, inappropriate or uncomfortable behaviour. You can contact

Safer Communities to report problem behaviour, sexual harm, family violence and missing persons.

In addition to responding to incidents or concerns, Curtin University’s Safer Community Team offer a range of services including:

  • 24/7 security presence and availability
  • Security escort services
  • Mechanical assistance

If you require immediate support, you can call Safer Communities at +61 8 9266 444 or submit a report online here.

SafeZone app

Keep in direct contact with our Curtin Safer Community Team through SafeZone, a free smartphone app for all students, staff and visitors.

When using the app, not only are you able to talk directly to our team, but they will also be alerted to your exact location on campus. If you have an emergency or require first aid, it’s the easiest, quickest and safest method of alerting us to your whereabouts and needs on campus


If you feel threatened or need urgent help, tap the EMERGENCY button on your SafeZone app to let our team know your exact location.

For immediate emergency help

Our counselling service is not a 24-hour service for students in crisis. If you need immediate emergency help, contact LifeLine or SuicideLine now.

Lifeline (all ages)

  • Telephone counselling 13 11 14 (Open 24 hours 7 days a week)
  • Support Chat (Open 7 pm – 4 am 7 days a week)
  • Lifeline’s 24/7 crisis support services can be accessed through the free Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450. The caller should then ask to talk to Lifeline on 13 11 14 in the language required.

1800Respect: Sexual Assault & Family/Partner Violence Crisis Counselling (all ages)

  • Telephone Counselling 1800 737 732 (Open 24 hours 7 days a week)
  • Online Counselling (Open 24 hours 7 days a week)

Beyondblue (all ages)

  • Telephone Counselling 1300 22 4636 (Open 24 hours 7 days a week)
  • Chat (Open 3 pm – 12 am 7 days a week)

eheadspace (for ages 12 – 25)

  • Telephone counselling 1800 650 890 (Open 9 am – 1 am 7 days a week)
  • Chat (Open 9 am – 1am 7 days a week)

Student Counsellor 

We take seriously your right to access to a safe, diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environment at Curtin College.

Our Student Counsellor is available Monday to Friday (8.30am to 4.30pm) to support you by providing a safe and confidential space to work through any situation, whether it’s a crisis, or if you have wellbeing or learning needs.

We are here to enable you to progress and flourish.

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