Information-Covid 19

You can find information about what is happening in our communities, how it affects our life, the new things we need to adapt to as well as the great support services available to the communities, especially to the aged and vulnerable people.    

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Covid-19 News

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Testing

GET TESTED | Visited Crossroads Hotel, Casula? Get tested immediately and self-isolate. Anyone with even the mildest of symptoms should come forward for testing. Symptoms include fever, cough, sore or scratchy throat or shortness of breath. For a list of testing clinic locations click here

COVID-19 Restriction Checker

COVID-19 infection control training

MyAusCOVID-19 is a free resource that aims to support Australia with information at this critical time, by providing an engaging and user-friendly app with links to government information related to COVID-19. Languages available: English, Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian, Somali, Vietnamese, Korean, Punjabi, Tamil, Thai, Japanese, Italian, Greek, Tagalog, Indonesian, French, Spanish, Khmer, Turkish, Persian, Dari, Karen S’gaw, Burmese and Dari. We have content, animations and flash cards in all these languages.

NSW COVID-19 case statistics

Covid-19 Update

FAQs for NDIS participants about COVID-19

COVID-19 (coronavirus) scams

Anti-Discrimination NSW has put together resources that provide the NSW community information about their rights and how to make a complaint if they experience discrimination.

- Social media tool kit

- Your rights during the COVID-19 pandemic

Updates to Australia's immigration and border arrangements during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

Information for Targeted Earlier Intervention (TEI) service providers

Coronavirus (COVID-19) wearing personal protective equipment for disability support workers video

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for people in aged care facilities

Support Services

Canterbury Bankstown Multicultural Interagency service directory for refugees, asylum seekers and international students

Information provided by the NSW Government, which will assist in ensuring that community centres are prepared to reopen and manage the safety of all users

Strengthening the emergency preparedness of vulnerable older people

The Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line - 1800 171 866 A dedicated free call support line that provides information and support to senior Australians, their families and carers.The support line operates Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) from 8:30am to 6pm

Australian Red Cross has launched a new national telephone service for the COVID-19 pandemic to help build connections as home isolation forced by the pandemic brings a sharp increase in people reporting feelings of social isolation and loneliness

2 audio products about COVID-19 support on Services Australia’s sound cloud playlist that customers can listen to in 12 languages: The audio files, along with the transcripts, can also be accessed via the Affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage.

An easy read English product titled How we’re helping people affected by coronavirus (COVID-19) has also been produced and is available on COVID-19 resources for community groups.

Corona Mental Wellbeing Support Service

How to stop Centrelink debt payments

State Government support for businesses, employees and jobseekers to help manage the impact of COVID-19

Red Cross’s Emergency relief and casework support for temporary visa holders

A NSW subsidised transport service for those severe and permanent disability

More financial support for people affected by coronavirus

Emergency relief support for people on temporary visas

For Refugee Week 2020: Year of Welcome, we asked 5 leaders to talk about what they imagine a welcoming

The Welfare Service of the Greek Orthodox Community is providing free nutritious cooked meals, bread and other items to community members in need every Tuesday from 12pm. The service is commencing Tuesday 21st July 2020, delivered from the Greek Community Club: 206-210 Lakemba St, Lakemba. Tel: 02 9740 8310

Respectfully Challenging Problematic Behaviour - MATE. Being an active bystander and respectfully challenging problematic behaviour is confronting. Here we share some tips to assist you to #besomeonewhodoessomething.

Free parenting resources for workers