Resources to keep you safe

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June 28, 2021

A number of handy resources are available to provide you with the latest updates on Coronavirus in Australia.

World Health Organisation
NSW Health
NSW Government Health

Easy English resources regarding Coronavirus

The NDIA have recently published Easy Read information about the virus.

The Council for Intellectual Disability has also released a guide to the virus and staying healthy.

For information regarding those returning to Australia from overseas travel please visit the Smart Traveller website. Returning from Overseas Travel Poster.

SBS on Demand has released the video series “Coronavirus explained in your language“, which explains Coronavirus in 16 different languages.

As we closely monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation we will continually update this page with the latest information and resources.

Mental Health Support

Relationships Australia are offering free online and phone support for people with disabilty, families and careers during this difficult time. To access this free support service contact Relationships Australia on 1300 024 320, email drccs@ransw.org.au or visit www.relationships.org.au.

Disability Information Helpline

The Disability Information Helpline provides information and referrals for people with disability who need help because of coronavirus (COVID-19). The Helpline can help families, carers, and support workers too. The Disability Information Helpline is free, private and fact-checked.

You can contact the Helpline in the following ways:

Disability Information Helpline on T 1800 643 787

If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment (National Relay Service) on T 133 677

Support in another language (Translating and Interpreting Service) free of charge:

Disability Information Helpline on 1800 643 787 and asking for an interpreter, or calling TIS on 131 450 and ask to be connected to the Disability Information Helpline on 1800 643 787.

For more information visit https://www.dss.gov.au/disability-and-carers/information-and-referrals-for-people-with-disability-and-their-supporters-about-coronavirus-covid-19

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