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15th May: ‘Return anxiety’ ‘Coronavirus has caused a mass emotional event in our lives’

13th May: Australia creates new deputy chief medical officer position amid coronavirus mental health fears

6th May: HealthPathways Melbourne – free web-based portal with relevant and evidence-based information on the assessment and management of common clinical conditions

6th May: phn North Western Melbourne: Immunisation updates and advice for primary health care providers

6th May: Free online and phone counselling with Care in Mind

6th May: Mental Health Care for Trans, Gender Diverse, and Non-Binary People

30th April: NDIS Participants can now use exisiting funds within NDIS Plans differently

29th April: COVIDSafe App speeds up contacting people exposed to coronavirus (COVID-19). This helps us support and protect you, your friends and family. Please read the content on this page before clicking on the download button.

21st April: VCOSS confronting family violence during lockdown

21st April: VCOSS: Energy hardship with everybody at home

21st April: VCOSS: Household lockdown for diverse households

21st April: The Disability Royal Commission is seeking information about the experiences of people with disability during COVID-19

21st April: The Federal Health Department formal Management and Operational Plan for People with Disability

20th April: Message from the Minister for Child Protection, Disability, Ageing and Carers – Luke Donnellan

6th April: NDIS participants have priority access to home delivery services

2nd April: healthline: I Have OCD. These 5 Tips Are Helping Me Survive My Coronavirus Anxiety

2nd April: Scott Morrison announces free childcare for working parents during coronavirus

2nd April: Black Dog Institute The Importance of Self-Care

30th March: Woolworths to employ 20,000 more staff

30th March: $1.1 billion Medicare, mental health, domestic violence package on its way in response to coronavirus crisis

30th March 2020: Federal Government launches Coronavirus app and WhatsApp feature

March 25th 2020: The Guardian: We face a pandemic of mental health disorders

March 25th 2020: Don’t forget to exercise during the pandemic to boost immunity and mental health

24th March 2020: New stimulus care package

23rd March 2020: Department of Health’s latest update

22nd March 2020: Emergency relief packages for Victorians who need it most

19th March 2020: RB Breakfast: ‘Disability services are essential services’: NDS CEO

20th March 2020: The Guardian – How to cope with anxiety and self isolation

20th March 2020: ABC – Coronavirus hand-washing drive is a challenge for people with obsessive compulsive disorder

“The outbreak of coronavirus could impact on those with the condition amid a heightened focus on germs, hand washing, social distancing and demand for sanitary products.”