I know it is a very hard time in our local community. Things are changing rapidly as new cases of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) emerge. I have put together the best online departmental sites for you to visit to stay up to date with the most accurate available information – including financial assistance for you, your business, your staff and your family should you need it.
Good personal hygiene combined with social distancing can help slow the spread of coronavirus through the community. This will help to protect the most vulnerable members of our community and reduce the impact of coronavirus on our essential, life saving health services.
Key updates can be found here: https://www.australia.gov.au/
The Federal Government has launched the Coronavirus Australia app, which is available to download from the Apple App Store and on Google Play, as well as a WhatsApp information service. Message +61 400 253 787 on WhatsApp to register.
I encourage you to share these links with those that may need them.
The most up to date health information on coronavirus – including information on social distancing and social gathering restrictions - can be found at the following websites:
- Support for Child Care
- JobKeeper Payment
- Information on Payments for Individuals, Sole Traders, and Families
- How To Access Payments - Individuals
- Financial Information for Small Businesses
- Health - Advice and Information
- Mental Health Information
- Translated Resources - Health Information
- Labor's Support for Artists and Musicians