Coronavirus (COVID-19): useful links and resources

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Information on COVID-19 in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages

A number of linguists are collating COVID-19 resources in Australian Indigenous languages and in English aimed at Indigenous communities in remote areas.

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Government Covid-19 websites

The Department of Health

This website provides current status, symptoms, how to protect yourself and others, advice for people at risk and in the aged care sector, and government responses. The department developed a specific health related Management Plan for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Populations. There are also resources like FAQs, factsheets and posters.

Australian Government website

This website provides information about relief packages for employees, families, business, advice for landlords and people renting, alerts, new regulations and new mobile applications to stay informed.

National Indigenous Australians Agency (NIAA)

NIAA provides information such as announcements by the Minister for Indigenous Australians, news and resources. These include information for businesses and providers including for grant recipients and for individuals including on protecting of yourself and others, on the CDP scheme, and about health and support services.

Indigenous Business Australia (IBA)

IBA provides COVID-19 support for business and home ownership. They have partnered with Terri Janke & Co and 33 Creative to produce a 4-part video series on managing your business during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Western Australian Government Pilbara

The WA Government has published the website recov19er with specific information for the Pilbara and greater region for traditional owner groups and communities. It contains news, links resources such as notes of weekly teleconferences between agencies and organisations to update on developments.

WA Lotterywest

Lotterywest has announced a $159 million COVID-19 Relief Fund to respond to hardship.

Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC)

ORIC provides information on temporary provisions to support corporations and their governance such as annual reporting, holding and passing resolutions, using technology for meetings and communication, and other useful information on employment issues, relief for financially distressed business.

Other Indigenous Agencies COVID-19 websites

Australian Indigenous Doctors' Association (AIDA)

This site provides health response plans, support services, Infection control information for healthcare workers, and COVID-19 training (requires free registration). It also directs to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander specific information for federal, state and territory governments.

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations (NACCHO)

NACCHO provides updates, resources (Medicine and Pharmacy, Stop the spread, COVID-19 Advisory group communiques).

Deadly Story

Deadly Story published links for resources, health and support for young mob, youth from 14-21 years.

Last modified: 
26 May, 2020