November 11, 2014

Fellow Worker Support Organisations in NSW

Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia Inc 1800 006 196

Asbestos Diseases Foundation of Australia (ADFA) is a not-for profit organisation working to provide support to people living with asbestos related diseases, family members, carers and friends. ADFA is a community based group founded by Trade Unions, victims, families of victims, and concerned citizens to meet the needs of people affected by asbestos related disease and has a long history of being engaged in advocacy work within the Australian community.

Workplace Tragedy Family Support Group

The Workplace Tragedy Family Support Group is both a support group and a campaign organisation. Most of us have lost loved ones and know first hand the deep grief and suffering caused by workplace accidents – in particular, grief caused by workplace fatalities.

Police Post Traumatic Stress Group 24 Hour Helpline 0468 832 564

It is not the intention of the PPTSG to profess any great knowledge about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. The PPTSG membership consists of people suffering from this disorder as a result of work related incidents, who support each other as they work towards healing.

Transhelp Foundation 1300 787 996

This is the transport industries own 24/7 ‘Lifeline” Our national support line is manned by people with transport backgrounds who understand the industry. The services offered is very diverse, so if you have an issue and don’t know where to turn give us a call, if we can’t assist directly we have a huge network in which we can refer you to.

Mates in Construction  1300 642 111

MATES in Construction exist to help Construction and Building workers and their mates who are doing it tough at home or work.

If you or your mate are doing it tough and would like help please call us 1300 MIC 111 (1300 642 111). This is a 24/7 line

If you are concerned about someone else and would like to know what you can do to help, either phone 1300 MIC 111 (1300 642 111) yourself or pass the number to the person you are concerned about and get them to phone us.