Like many of you, we at NDAN have found numerous challenges in the last few weeks both personally and within our chosen work. In line with our commitment to advocacy, education, choice and empowerment NDAN wanted to provide you with some practical resources for your information and use around Covid-19.

We invite you to use and share any of the links provided here both in your lives and communities, as together, we navigate this unique time in our world.

If there is something particular not included here and you would like more information, please feel free to search through our directory for someone who may be able to assist you. Alternatively, you are able to email us.

Wishing you and all you care about strength, wellbeing and support now and always.

 

Please note this resource list was last updated on 16 April 2020.

 

NATIONAL INFORMATION

Corona Virus Health Info line – 1800 020 080 or 131 450

My Aged Care for help at home – 1800 200 422

Australian Government Official Covid19 site (different languages available) -

https://www.australia.gov.au/

State contacts 

https://www.health.gov.au/about-us/contact-us/local-state-and-territory-health-departments?utm_source=health.gov.au&utm_medium=redirect&utm_campaign=digital_transformation&utm_content=state-territory-contacts

Aged care information

https://www.agedcarequality.gov.au/covid-19-coronavirus-information\

https://www.health.gov.au/sites/default/files/documents/2020/03/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-families-and-residents-on-restricted-visits-to-residential-aged-care-facilities_0.pdf

https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-for-the-health-and-aged-care-sector

Health and wellbeing

https://www.agedcareguide.com.au/talking-aged-care/keeping-yourself-healthy-and-safe-during-covid-19

Financial assistance

https://www.servicesaustralia.gov.au/individuals/subjects/affected-coronavirus-covid-19

https://treasury.gov.au/coronavirus/households

Isolation Information

https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/how-to-protect-yourself-and-others-from-coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-self-quarantine-for-coronavirus-covid-19

How to speak to your children about Coronavirus

https://www.unicef.org.au/blog/news-and-insights/march-2020/how-to-talk-to-your-children-about-coronavirus

 

STATE INFORMATION

New South Wales

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/alerts/Pages/coronavirus-faqs.aspx

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/alerts/Pages/coronavirus.aspx

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Pages/contacts-and-travellers.aspx

Health direct Corona Hotline – 1800 022 222

Victoria

https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/coronavirus

Corona virus hotline – 1800 675 398

Queensland

https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19

https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/current-status-and-contact-tracing-alerts

Corona Virus phone line – 13 43 25 84

Northern Territory

https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/

https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/updates

Corona Virus phone line – 1800 020 080

South Australia

https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/Public+Content/SA+Health+Internet/Health+topics/Health+topics+A+-+Z/COVID+2019/

https://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/wps/wcm/connect/public+content/sa+health+internet/health+topics/health+topics+a+-+z/covid+2019/latest+updates/latest+updates+-+covid-19

SA Health central office - (08) 8226 6000

Western Australia

https://www.wa.gov.au/government/covid-19-coronavirus

https://ww2.health.wa.gov.au/Articles/A_E/Coronavirus

WA phone line for Corona – 13 26 43

Tasmania

https://www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au/

https://www.coronavirus.tas.gov.au/facts

Tasmanian Corona hotline – 1800 671 738

Australian Capital Territory

https://www.covid19.act.gov.au/

ACT Hotline – 02 6207 7244

 

MENTAL HEALTH SUPPORT

Various mental health support options -

https://lifeinmindaustralia.com.au/support-for-those-impacted-by-adverse-events/mental-health-support-for-covid-19

NSW Mental Health Line for Corona Virus Anxiety – 1800 011 511

 

FUNERAL INFORMATION

NATIONAL - https://www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-for-funeral-directors

NSW - https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Infectious/factsheets/Pages/covid-19-funeral-directors.aspx

VIChttps://www2.health.vic.gov.au/public-health/cemeteries-and-crematoria

QLDhttps://www.qld.gov.au/law/laws-regulated-industries-and-accountability/queensland-laws-and-regulations/regulated-industries-and-licensing/regulated-industries-licensing-and-legislation/personal-services-industries-regulation/funeral-industry-regulation/funeral-industry-code-of-conduct

WAhttps://www.mcb.wa.gov.au/our-cemeteries/important-community-information-covid-19-funeral-services-and-operational-impact-at-perth-cemeteries

NT – Nothing at this time

SA – Nothing at this time

TAS – Nothing at this time

ACT - Nothing at this time