Who To Go To For What

It is important you read accurate information from credible sources and know where to go, as there is large volumes of negative and incorrect information across various sources that can heighten feelings of anxiety and distress. It is important to stay informed, but accurately informed.

Australian Government Department of Health: COVIDSafe app

Australian Government National Mental Health Commission: Mental Health Information and Support

Australian Government Department of Health: The current situation and statistics

HealthPathways Melbourne: free web-based portal with relevant and evidence-based information on the assessment and management of common clinical conditions

Tandem: The Victorian peak body representing organisations and individuals advocating for family and friends of people living with mental illness

VCOSS: The peak body for the state’s social and community sector

People With Disability Australia: Updates on COVID-19 and the NDIS

Care in Mind: Free online and phone counselling with

SBS Radio: Coronavirus Information In Your Language: 63 languages available

Consumer Action: Free legal advice to Victorians with fair trading or consumer finance problems by email and over the phone.

World Health Organisation: Rolling updates on COVID-19

Victoria State Government Health and Human Services: About coronavirus

smartraveller: Travel updates

Prime Minister of Australia: Regular updates from the Prime Minister

The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne: Video on how keeping well and stopping the spread of viruses

Emerging Minds: Supporting children during the Coronavirus outbreak

WorkSafe Victoria: Exposure to coronavirus in workplaces

Australian Government FairWork Ombudsman: Coronavirus and Australian workplace laws

ABC News: Dr Norman Swan explains coronavirus terminology

Victorian Homelessness Entry Points