On this page:
- COVID-19 support
- COVID-19 resources for people with disability – Winter Planning Stakeholder kit
- Information in Easy Read
- Information in Auslan
- Information in Braille and other languages
To keep you and your community safe, whether you have been vaccinated or not, you should continue to:
- Stay 1.5 metres away from other people and avoid handshakes and physical contact with people outside your household.
- Stay home if you feel unwell and get tested for COVID-19. You must stay at home until your results come back.
- Wash your hands regularly with soap and water or use hand sanitiser.
- Always cough or sneeze into your arm or a tissue and put the tissue in the bin straight away.
COVID-19 resources for people with disability – Winter Planning Stakeholder kit
In this stakeholder kit, you will find key messages to help you communicate the importance of planning for winter and managing COVID-19 for people with disability. This kit will help you easily share information with your contacts and includes links to materials such as videos and factsheets.
Australian Government advice and information
You can also find up-to-date COVID-19 advice and information here. Australian Government website
Australian State and Territory advice and information
You can find COVID-19 advice and information about your state or territory here. Advice and information from the ACT Government Advice and information from the NSW Government Advice and information from the Northern Territory Government Advice and information from the Queensland Government Advice and information from the South Australian Government Advice and information from the Tasmanian Government Advice and information from the Victorian Government Advice and information from the Western Australian Government
Coronavirus (COVID-19) planning resource
It is important Australians with disability can make a coronavirus (COVID-19) plan that meets their needs. Collaborating 4 Inclusion have guides and Easy Read resources for COVID-19 person-centred emergency preparedness (PCEP). Visit the Collaborating 4 Inclusion website for further information
Covid-19 financial help
If you’re impacted by COVID-19, you may be eligible for financial help depending on your situation. The rules are different for each payment. See if you are eligible for financial help
The COVIDSafe app can help health officials let you know if you have been in contact with someone who has COVID-19. Download the COVIDSafe app
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Information about carer supports and services. Visit the Carer Gateway
If you have a question about or need to apply for Centrelink payments: Visit the Services Australia website for more information
COVID-19 Symptom Checker
Department of Health
Information from the Department of Health. Visit the National Coronavirus Helpline website or call 1800 020 080Are you a Disability Service Provider? You can visit the Department of Health disability service provider page.
National Disability Advocacy Program
Support for people with disability to help understand and protect your rights. Visit the National Disability Advocacy Program
National Disability Insurance Scheme
Information for NDIS Providers and participants. Visit the National Disability Insurance Scheme
NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
Information and support for disability support workers and providers. Visit the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission
COVID-19 updates for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
Stay up to date with our latest advice on COVID-19 and other health-related information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Subscribe to the Australian Department of Health newsletter for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
Information in Easy Read
All current information is available and downloadable on the Department of Health website. This information is also available below in Easy Read.
- Coronavirus (COVID-19) Easy Read resources | Australian Government Department of Health
- Person Centred Emergency Preparedness Plan
Information in Auslan
All current information is available and downloadable on the Department of Health website. This information is also available below in Auslan.
- Auslan – About the Disability Information Helpline
- Auslan – Coronavirus (COVID-19) accessible resources
- Auslan – Who else can you talk to?
- Auslan – Looking after yourself
- Auslan – Support for your situation
- Auslan – Helping others
- Auslan – Do you want to make a complaint
Information in Braille and other languages
Australian Government information in your language
Australian Government information is also available in a range of languages. COVID-19 vaccine information in your language | Australian Government Department of Health
Coronavirus information in Braille
You can request a large print with Braille overlay version of the Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information for people with disability and their supporters fact sheet by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with your name and address.