New page on Department of Health website for people with disabilities
The Coronavirus advice for people with disability web page is now live on the Department of Health website
The Department will continue to add resources as they are developed.
New Disability Information Helpline
As part of the new government funding there is now a Disability Information Helpline to support people with disabilities in relation to the coronavirus (COVID-19).
To access the service, you can call 1800 643 787 (free).
If you are deaf or have a hearing or speech impairment, you can also call the National Relay Service on 133677.
The helpline is available Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm (AEST) and Saturday and Sunday 9am to 7pm (AEST). It is not available on national public holidays.
For more information see Information and referrals for people with disability and their supporters about coronavirus (COVID-19).
Easy Read and Easy English information
A number of organisations have produced information that is easy to read and understand on the Coronavirus COVID-19:
The organisations below have provided Auslan videos on Coronavirus COVID-19
The following organisations have provided information on Coronavirus COVID-19 in different languages: