Support following incident in Flinders Street

Support following incident in Flinders Street

22 December, 2017

The Department of Health and Human Services is working to support the community following the tragic Flinders Street incident on the Thursday, 21 December; when a car was driven into a number of pedestrians resulting in several casualties.

There has been a significant impact and trauma experienced by those immediately affected, the victims, their families, witnesses and the broader the community.

The department is working with a number of key partners to provide outreach and support services to help people recover from this terrible tragedy. People in need of immediate support can be referred to the Victims' Support Helpline on 1800 819 817. Anyone who witnessed the incident should call CrimeStoppers on 1800 333 000.

For support

  • See your GP 

Further information

  • Information about a number of conditions related to trauma and recovery can be found on the Better Health Channel.

Regular updates on the support services available will also be shared on:

  • Twitter @VicGovDHHS
  • Twitter @BetterHealthGov