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Resources for COVID - 19

Here is a list of resources including fact sheets, guidelines and other publications relating to COVID 19. 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and remote communities

A collection of resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and remote communities, about coronavirus (COVID-19).

Multilingual resources

EthnoLink has put together a library of multilingual resources, so that all Australians can access information in their preferred language about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The library includes resources in 24 languages, from the Department of Health (Australian Government), Department of Home Affairs, and the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Communication resources for understanding and staying safe from the coronavirus (COVID-19)

Key Word Sign resources, communication aids, Easy English resources.

Guidelines on the rights of people with disability in health and disability care during COVID-19

The rights of people with a disability and the obligations of others, during a pandemic. 

 

COVID 19 Australian helplines

Disability Information Helpline 1800 643 787 (free call)
The Disability Information Helpline is available Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm (AEST) and Saturday and Sunday 9am to 7pm (AEST). It’s not available on national public holidays. If you are deaf, hard of hearing, or have a speech impairment, you can call the National Relay Service on 133 677 and ask for 1800 643 787
Livechat: click on this external link to Livechat which will connect you to IDEAS, then on the button in the bottom right corner. (8am – 8pm weekdays)

NDIS CoronaVirus Hotline – 1800 800 110 then press 5 (free call)
The NDIS have staff that are available to answer your questions and help with your plan, if you press 5 after calling the NDIS number. Open Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm.

National CoronaVirus Hotline – 1800 020 080 (free call)
If you are deaf, have hearing loss or a speech impairment, you can call the National Relay Service on 133 677. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.