Below we’ve listed some of our favourite service options that provide products directly.
Ask Izzy is a mobile website that connects people who are in crisis with the services they need right now and nearby. Search ‘tampons’, and also ‘shampoo and put in your postcode to see what’s available near you.
The Nappy Collective receives nappy donations from the general public, which are passed on to our registered service providers working with families to be distributed to their clients. If you need nappies, please contact The Nappy Collective and they’ll help put you in touch with an organisation that can assist.
The Period Project, by National Homelessness Collective, is an Australia-wide initiative that provides support, menstruation products and essential living items to women, non-binary people, and trans men experiencing homelessness and housing uncertainty. Contact the National Homelessness Collective to enquire about a period pack.
Foodbank source food for people in need. They also provide essential items including period products at their locations all over Australia. Their website has options to find your nearest Foodbank Food Hub.
OzHarvest is Australia’s leading food rescue organisation. They save surplus from ending up in landfill and deliver it to charities that help people in need, this at times can include period products. If you need help, search the OzHarvest website to find services providing help near you.
There are hundreds of individual food pantries that stock period and menstrual products across Australia. Google ‘food pantry near me’ to see what’s available in your area.
If you’re a student attending TAFE or university, chances are there’s a food pantry available to you. Google your TAFE or university name and ‘food pantry’ to see what’s available near you.
We would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners of all the lands and waters throughout Australia on which our work takes place. In particular, we acknowledge the Turrbal and Yagara people of the Yagara Nations on whose Country See Red Australia is based and was founded on. We pay our respects to Elders — past, present and emerging — and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.