COVID-19 Resources

Resources for our local area

The following information has been copied from our local member of Parliament Marjorie O’Neill’s website. Please find a list of key COVID-19 information, resources, links and contact details.  

If you have a local business you can place your details on a local business directory.  More information here.

There is also a useful summary of all financial assistance and support available to businesses in the Waverley and Randwick Local Government Areas. More information here.

 

Public Safety

  • Emergency000

  • Police Assistance Line: 131 444

  • Crime Stoppers: 1800 333 000

  • Child Protection Helpline: 13 2111

 

Health

 

Access To Medications For High Risk Individuals

Individuals considered to be high-risk can now have their medication delivered.

More information at www.health.gov.au/resources/publications/covid-19-national-health-plan-home-medicines-services-information-for-consumers

 

Mental Health

If you or anyone you know is suffering from mental health issues, please reach out and get the support available to you from the following:

  • Mental Health Line: 1800 011 511

  • Lifeline: 13 11 14

  • Beyond Blue: 1300 22 46 36

  • Mensline: 1300 789 978

  • Kids Helpline: 1800 551 800

  

Help With Work And Unemployment

 

Businesses

Australian Tax Office Information

Visit the ATO’s website at www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Dealing-with-disasters/In-detail/Specific-disasters/COVID-19/

 

Tenancy And Housing Issues

Financial Relief

Most banks have offered relief for people experiencing hardship due to the COVID-19 crisis. Links to support from the following banks are below:

If you feel you are being treated unfairly by a bank, insurer or other financial institution, you can call the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) on 1800 337 444 or 1800 931 678. Information from AFCA on COVID-19 is at: www.afca.org.au

Other financial assistance is available from:

 

Legal Help

 

Help For Older People

Help For People With Disability

  

Help For Migrations Or People From Culturally Diverse And Linguistically Backgrounds

 

Migration And Overseas Travel Information 

  • The Australian Government has imposed significant restrictions on people entering or leaving Australia. Exemptions may apply. These restrictions and exemptions continue to change frequently.

  • The latest information about entering Australia is available at covid19.homeaffairs.gov.au

  • The latest information regarding travel conditions in other countries is available at www.smartraveller.gov.au

  • For urgent consular assistance, please call the Consular Emergency Centre (CEC) in Canberra on 1300 555 135.

 

Education

 

Public Health Orders

Find up-to-date public health orders at preview.nsw.gov.au/covid-19/public-health-orders

Protecting Yourself And Others

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