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Wellbeing and Complaints

Protecting your wellbeing

EOC acknowledges the review may raise sensitive issues for individuals that could lead to times of distress. People experiencing distress are encouraged to seek support.

In an emergency always dial '000'.

SAPOL Employee Assistance Section: Tel. 08 7322 3152 or email DLSAPOLEAS@police.sa.gov.au

The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is an external professional counselling service delivered by psychologists, offering short-term support for work-related and personal problems. It is:

  • a confidential service
  • available to all employees and immediate family members
  • available for up to 6 sessions

The EAP can be accessed through referral by members of the Employee Assistance Section in Health Safety and Welfare Branch, or by direct contact (self-referral) with Converge International on the dedicated SAPOL access number 1300 469 327.

Beyondblue: support service for depression and anxiety. Tel. 1300 22 4636

Yarrow Place: an inclusive service for anyone who has been sexually assaulted. Tel. 08 8226 8777 or 1800 817 421 (for country callers) or email info@yarrowplace.sa.gov.au.

1800 Respect: a counselling helpline, information and support service for sexual assault or domestic and family violence. Tel. 1800 737 732.

Life Line: provides access to 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services. Tel. 13 11 14.

Living Well: designed to assist men who have experienced sexual assault. Tel. 07 3028 4648 or 1300 114 397 or email livingwell@anglicaresq.org.au.

South Australia’s Victim Support Service: provides free confidential help to adult victims of crime, witnesses, their families and friends across South Australia. Tel. 1800 842 846 or email helpdesk@victimsa.org.

Q life: a counselling and referral service for people who are LGBTIQ. Tel. 1800 184 527 or access their online chat service at qlife.org.au.

Working Women’s Centre: provides information, support, advice and advocacy services to women on work related issues. Tel. (08) 8410 6499 or 1800 652 697 (country callers) or emailwwc@wwc.org.au.



If you wish to make a complaint of sexual discrimination or sexual harassment

If you think you have been unlawfully discriminated against, sexually harassed or victimised you may be able to lodge a complaint under the South Australian Equal Opportunity Act.

To find out if your complaint is covered by the Equal Opportunity Act, see When is discrimination against the law? or contact us and talk to one of our staff. We can arrange interpreters if required.

Our service is free and impartial.

Tel. 08 8207 1977 or 1800 188 163 (Country callers) or 08 8207 1911 (TTY) or email eoc@agd.sa.gov.au.

In an emergency always dial ‘000’

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