It is now up to every Victorian to do the right thing if we are going to stop the spread of COVID-19 and protect the most vulnerable members in our community. If you can STAY HOME, you must STAY HOME. We will get through this together.
Below are some phone numbers and key websites where you’ll find the most up to date information on COVID-19 support
Coronavirus hotline 1800 675 398 (for advice on suspected COVID-19 cases and requests for emergency relief packages)
Please leave 000 for emergencies only. The Police Assistance Line 131 444 can be used to report breaches of quarantine or services operating.
The Victorian government coronavirus website is: www.coronavirus.vic.gov.au
If you wish to register for work, please go to: www.vic.gov.au/workingforvictoria
Small business hotline 13 22 15
The Victorian government website for small business support: www.business.vic.gov.au
DHHS Fact sheets:
Mental health support: accessible here
Social distancing fact sheets: accessible here
Self-isolation fact sheets: accessible here
Assessment centre locations: accessible here
Aged & residential care services: accessible here
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORT & RESOURCES
Federal government information on payments (including Jobseeker, Family payments, Older Australians, People with disability, Carers, Students and trainees) is available on the Services Australia website:
For people who don’t currently receive payments but may need them, please go to this page on Services Australia website.
The Federal Government website https://www.australia.gov.au/ has links to information on income support for individuals, payments to support households, temporary early release of superannuation, temporarily reducing superannuation minimum draw down rates and reducing social security deeming rates.