This section is designed to keep you updated with the latest information available on Coronavirus (COVID-19).
The Australian Government Department of Health are monitoring the outbreak and provide updates as they become available. The Australian health sector emergency response plan for novel coronavirus (COVID-19) guides the Australian health sector response. The Response plan is a living document and is updated as required.
This online tool allows you to check your symptoms using a simple-self- guided process. Answers to many questions are available on the healthdirect website coronavirus hub. There are also a range of resources.
National Coronavirus Helpline: Ph: 1800 020 080
The National Indigenous Advisory Group was set up by the government to fast-track an emergency response plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to any potential spread of COVID-19.
The Australian Government is offering 45 flexible grants to help 110 remote communities across Australian to protect themselves against COVID-19.
The National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO) are also providing regular updates for their members and community. For the latest news from NACCHO please follow this link NACCHO Updates. The NACCHO Facebook page also has regular updates .
For contact details of local state and territory health departments please follow this link.
For resources please go to
The Respiratory Health section also has information and resources. We have also added some key Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander resources below, this list will be updated as they become available.
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