Health Information Links
Please note that Women’s Health Victoria cannot provide health advice or counselling services to individuals.
For confidential health and medical advice you can contact the following :
See your doctor
Nurse on Call: 1300 606 024
Kids Help Line (if you’re under 25): 1800 55 1800 or chat online
Lifeline: 131114 or chat online
Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636 or chat online
Sexual assault, domestic or family violence: 1800 737 732 or online
The Women’s Health Information Centre (WHIC)
The Women’s Health Information Centre (WHIC) is a free confidential service. The WHIC offers information, support and referral options on a wide range of women’s health issues.
WHIC’s experienced women’s health nurses and midwives are available by telephone or email. Women’s health information is also available in a range of languages other than English and interpreters are available.
Health Information Line: (03) 8345 3045
Regional/Rural Callers: 1800 442 007
Better Health Channel
The Better Health Channel contains a wide variety of factsheets on women’s health issues along with an extensive list of Victorian services and health professionals.
It includes information on Abortion services in Victoria.
healthdirect is a Commonwealth Government of Australia initiative which provides access to quality information from leading health information providers.
It includes the National Pregnancy Birth and Baby Helpline.
Victorian Women’s Health Services
Find women’s health information specific to your local area.
Content Reviewed: 5 March 2015
Last Updated: 5 March 2015