Services for Women in Darwin and Northern Territory Australia

Women – sources of help in Darwin and Northern Territory

  • Alternatives to Violence Project  The Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP) is a network of independent not-for-profit grass-roots volunteer groups offering experiential workshops on creative conflict transformation in prisons, schools, and the wider community
  • Australian Women’s Health Network – acts as an advocate, lobbyist and information centre for Australian women and their health.
  • Capers Bookstore – Specialising in books on pregnancy and birth, fertility issues, midwifery, breastfeeding, parenting and grief; and teaching resources for midwifery and childbirth education.
  • Domestic Violence Resource Centre
  • DHCS – Northern Territory government site outlining plans and programs for women’s health.
  • Government Services for Women  – The Women’s Portal is an online directory of all three levels of government information and services for women.
  • Let’s Face It  – Based on the film The Man Who Stole My Mother’s Face, deals with issues surrounding sexual assault.
  • Marie Stopes International Australia offers care in family planning and sexual health, offers support and essential information regarding abortion, vasectomy, contraception, STI (STD) check-ups for men and women, and unplanned pregnancy help  in a caring and non-judgemental way. See locations in Victoria and around Australia here
  • Maternity Coalition Inc  – An umbrella organisation to bring together support groups and individuals for effective lobbying, information sharing, networking and support in maternity services.
  • NT Anti-Discrimination Commission  – can help if you’ve been discriminated against in employment, education and many other areas.
  • Relationships Australia  – Provides a range of relationship support services.
  • When Love Hurts  – A guide on love, respect and abuse in relationships
  • Women’s Centre for Health Matters  – Offers services to support women in their pursuit of health and wellbeing.
  • Women’s Network Northern Territory – a site committed to supporting and developing the personal, professional and public profile of women in the Northern Territory


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