Online Psychology Service

Victorian farmers may be eligible for free sessions. Follow the link below to find out more.

Farmer Online Assist Program

Farmer Online Assist provides Victoria’s flood-affected farmers with up to three free sessions with a farmer health trained and registered AHPRA accredited Psychologist – without a need to have a GP mental health plan.

Farmer Online Assist is not a crisis service. If you require crisis support please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or in an emergency where there is an immediate risk of harm to a person call 000.

The following eligibility criteria apply:

  • You must be over 16 years of age
  • You must be a Victorian resident living in a local government area affected by the 2022 floods
  • You must be currently living or working on a farm

Please submit your request to access this service by filling out the form below:

Register your interest in accessing the Farmer Online Assist program

Find a trusted psychologist

If you, or someone you know, are in need of crisis support call 000.

Access professional support, in the comfort of your own home,  with a registered Australian Psychologist who understands the many factors of farming life and work contributing to poor mental health.

Australian rural communities are vulnerable to a wide range of challenging circumstances including social and geographic isolation, the impact of drought and other extreme climatic events and diminishing face-to-face services. This has an effect on the health and wellbeing of everyone involved.

We have partnered with Lysn to improve access to mental health care to all Australian farming regions through this online telehealth platform. Giving you—the most important farming asset—greater control over your wellbeing.

How it works

There are two pathways to access the Lysn service:


You will not need to visit a GP for a referral before booking an appointment through Lysn.

Create account

Visit our telehealth platform and create your account profile

Login to Lysn

We’ll show you the next available psychologist. Use our filters to find a psychologist that suits you

Book appointment

Book an appointment for a video, phone consultation with your chosen psychologist


You will receive a booking confirmation and link to your consultation


Afterwards, We’ll process your private health care claims (if required). You’ll pay the gap, as shown in the pricing section below

Medicare Supported

Bulk billed sessions are now available with a referral and mental health care plan from your GP.

Create account

Visit our telehealth platform and create your account profile

Visit your GP

Obtain a Mental Health Care Plan and referral from your GP addressed to ‘Lysn’

Send referral

Fax referral to
02 9167 9009
or email to

Book appointment

Once Lysn team receive referral, they will contact you to book an appointment


You will receive a booking confirmation and link to your consultation

You can also continue to use the online fee-for-service platform. 

Pricing starts at $89 for 25 minutes. Medicare rebates are available for people living in remote areas (Modified Monash level 4-7) with a Mental Health Care Plan.